Local Attractions

“Apartment on King”  is a very smart couples retreat with no expense spared in the heart one of Hobart’s most exclusive suburbs, Sandy Bay. It is within easy walking distance to Battery Point (10 minutes), Salamanca Place (20 minutes), MONA ferry (about 25 minutes) and the Hobart CBD (about 30 mins or 5 by car). The Apartment is within metres of banks, shops, supermarkets, restaurants, wine bars and great coffee. It is also 200 m from the Royal Hobart Yacht Club.

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Salamanca Market www.hobartcity.com.au/Hobart/Hobart_Events/Salamanca_Market
Every Saturday from 8:30am to 3:00pm you mustn’t miss Hobart’s famous Salamanca Market. With over 300 stalls selling everything from  gourmet foods, organic vegetables, art and craft, glass and ceramics, clothing and bric a brac. Listen to live music while you take in the atmosphere. Set on Salamanca Place near Hobart’s historic waterfront its a must see.

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MONA www.mona.net.au  Fast becoming one of Tasmania’s most renowned tourist attraction, The Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) is an art museum located 20 minutes North of the Hobart CBD (Take the MONA Ferry from Hobart’s waterfront. The world class museum is situated on the grounds of Moorilla winery on the Berriedale peninsula. It is the largest privately funded museum in Australia. It is filled with modern and contemporary art as well as antiquities from the David Walsh collection.

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Cascade Brewery (www.cascadebreweryco.com.au) is the oldest continually operating brewery in Australia. Nestled under the magnificent Mt Wellington in South Hobart, Cascade Brewery is a 10 minute drive from the CBD. There are two tours a day including heritage and brewery providing a real taste of history. garden walks. Cascade Brewery produces some of the finest beers in the land including Cascade Premium Lager and Cascade Pale Ale.

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Mount Wellington or kunanyi (www.wellingtonpark.org.au ) is one of Hobart’s most popular tourist destinations. Standing at 1,271 metres (4,170 ft) it offers amazing views of Hobart, the Derwent Estuary and beyond. There many walking tracks, fire trails and amazing mountain bike tracks that can take you from thick rain forests to giant boulder fields. It is approximately 22km from the city to the summit.

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The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery or TMAG (www.tmag.tas.gov.au) has been recently renovated. It is situated on Hobart’s waterfront. Experience everything from the latest art and sculptural exhibitions, events, scientific and historic displays. Discover and learn about Hobart’s past or experience a snapshot of  Tasmania’s flora and fauna. Enjoy great coffee, delicious meals or a drink with friends and family in the fully licensed Courtyard Café and for something to remember drop past the museum shop.