Situated on the picturesque Derwent River, Tasmania's capital, Hobart is a warm, welcoming and cultural 'big town' on the Apple Isle. At its fashionable Salamanca Place, old sandstone warehouses host galleries, pubs and cafes, and a popular market is held on Saturdays. Nearby is Battery Point, the historic residential district, with its narrow lanes and colonial-era cottages. The city's backdrop is 1,270m-high Mt. Wellington, a hiking and cycling destination offering sweeping views.
Whether you are a local or visitor find reliable and quality Hobart local services available from Richmond to Bridgewater, and Kingston to Seven Mile beach and everywhere in between.
The Tasman Peninsula lies south and west of Forestier Peninsula, to which it connects via an isthmus called Eaglehawk Neck. This in turn is joined to the rest of Tasmania by an isthmus called East Bay Neck, near the town of Dunalley (about 60 kilometres by road from Hobart). Many smaller towns are also located on the Tasman Peninsula, the largest of which are Nubeena and Koonya. Smaller centres include Premaydena, Highcroft and Stormlea. The Conservation Park, located on the main highway at Taranna, is a popular local visitor attraction along with the Port Arthur Historic Site and a number of beaches.Long white sandy beaches, rugged sea cliffs, sheltered rainforests; not to mention the wildlife and history.
Whether walking, touring or cruising, the Tasman Peninsula and surrounding region offers some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. A concentrated package of the best Tasmania has to offer; a kaleidoscopic of habitats, wilderness, spectacular scenery, intriguing and extraordinary historic sites, fantastic walks, empty beaches, unique and enchanting wildlife, fishing, amazing surf, cruising, scuba diving and delicious local cuisine. Allow time to explore, to be wowed around every corner! Simply soak up the atmosphere or indulge in recreational play Home of the World Heritage Port Arthur Historic Site, the Tasman region hosts an abundance of offerings for your holiday or short break. Allow a few days to enjoy a taste of Tasmania that you will cherish - you will undoubtedly want to come back again and again.