10 Hot Spots For Your Hobart Motorhome Adventure

Vying against Sydney for Australia’s most scenic capital city, Hobart is a delight for the senses and offers plenty to do, see, feel, touch, taste and smell. The majority of visitors spend at least a couple of days exploring this charming southern hub and with a myriad of fantastic attractions and world-class eateries it is well worth the visit. Here is our pick for Hobart’s 10 must-visit locations for your motorhome adventure in the state.

1. Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)

Art lovers from around the globe flock to Hobart for the once in a lifetime opportunity to explore this controversial museum, home to an eclectic and shocking range of art exhibits surrounding the central themes of sex and death. Nestled on the Moorilla Winery on the Berridale Peninsula, Mona is the largest privately funded museum in Australia and is comprised of a range of art work from the collection of notorious gambler, David Walsh. For the best experience, catch the iconic ferry from the Salamanca/Wharf area along the Derwent River and marvel as Mona appears before you with its magnificent structure. The architecture alone will be enough to seduce you!

2. Salamanca

A trip to Tasmania’s alluring capital would simply not be complete without exploring the charming boutique galleries and urban cafes of Salamanca Place. The Sandstone buildings that line Salamanca Place are former warehouses for the port of Hobart Town and with the backdrop of Mount Wellington, make for a must-have photo opportunity. The best time of the week to visit this happening part of town is on Saturday when the cobbled street is taken over by bustling stall-holders at iconic Salamanca Market. Buy anything from handmade knits to some of the state’s finest locally-made produce. By night, the market gives way to an urban and chic nightlife hub where both locals and tourists can be found lining the streets enjoying the state’s boutique food and wine options.

3. Mount Wellington/Kunanyi

Standing protectively over the city at a height of over 1200 metres, Mount Wellington offers the best views of Hobart. Situated an easy 20 minute drive from the city centre, the pinnacle provides spectacular sweeping views of the city and its surrounding suburbs. Visit at sunrise or sunset to experience out-of-this-world vistas and to capture that unforgettable and coveted image of Hobart. In winter, Kunanyi is capped with snow and the perfect place for crafting a unique snowman.

4. Willie Smith’s Apple Shed

Nestled in the luscious Huon Valley, a magical 30 minute drive from Hobart you will discover the rustic Apple Shed, home to Tasmania’s finest cider. Visit this charming corner of the state on the weekend to absorb the heightened atmosphere where locals can be found galore, enjoying bonding time with friends over a glass or two of Willie’s finest. The Apple Shed makes for a picture-perfect photo and is home to an interesting museum outlining the history of apples in the area. Fill up one of their famous Growler’s to take with you and enjoy later in the holiday.

5. North Hobart

If you’re a passionate foodie, you will be rewarded in the hip and happening suburb of North Hobart located just moments from the CBD. In this vibrant suburb you will find chic wine bars spilling with locals on a weekend as well as the charming State Cinema, with its romantic rooftop cinema in the summer. Visit in the evening to enjoy a laidback and culinary rewarding experience with friends.

6. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG)

The recently refurbished TMAG offers a free pass to explore a number of culturally rich art exhibitions and displays. Gain insight into Tasmania’s rich indigenous history and learn about the state’s unique geological history.  The friendly courtyard café onsite is a great place to break up the day and is a charming venue offering delicious refreshments.

7. Royal Botanic Gardens

Tasmania’s Royal Botanic Gardens offer peace and tranquillity just outside of the heart of the city centre.  Here you will walk amongst historic plant collections and ancient trees. Explore the world’s only Subantarctic Plant House and dine onsite at the charming restaurant surrounded by flowers. On sunny days, a picnic is recommended!

8. Bruny Island

Just a 30 minute drive south of Hobart you will find the quaint town of Kettering, the launching pad for exploring Bruny Island. Catch the ferry across the mirrored surface of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and experience plunging cliffs, iconic Tasmanian wildlife and some of the best produce you will find anywhere in Australia. Watch as oysters are shucked onsite at Get Shucked Oysters, sample a range of unique cheese at Bruny Island Cheese and board an award-winning Pennicott Wilderness Cruise around the island to get up close and personal with local seals.

9. Battery Point

The historical suburb of Battery Point is a pleasure to explore by foot and is home to a wealth of historical houses and gardens. Simply walk along the waterfront or purchase some old-style boiled lollies from the local lolly shop. Visit the historical museum of Narryna, part of TMAG, or simply dine at one of the boutique cafes in the suburb.

10. Mount Nelson Lookout

Anyone seeking an alternative stunning view of Hobart and the Derwent River will be rewarded at the Mount Nelson Lookout just a ten minute drive from the city. Adjacent to the park you will find the Mount Nelson Signal Station and Brasserie; a cosy establishment offering majestic views and morning and afternoon tea including freshly baked scones, housemade jam and whipped cream – yum!

To start your motorhome adventure in Tasmania, contact Cruisin’ Tasmania Motorhomes on 1300 664 485.

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