Travel Blogs from Hobart, Australia

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Waterfalls and trees, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Waterfalls and trees

A travel blog entry by melsymo

... formed, due to a local damning issue in Tasmania. Lake St Clair was our lunch stop with a huge lake (the deepest in Australia) for scenery. After lunch we headed for Mount Fields National Park to look at some of the tallest trees there. This included ...

Lounging in Hobart, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Lounging in Hobart

A travel blog entry by viajesyvinedos


As Australia's second oldest city, we spent a few sloth-like days chilling out in Hobart, enjoying some local seafood (notably, the spicy calamari at Fish Frenzy) and an abundance of espresso at the Jackman and McRoss cafe & ...

South Hobart Tip Shop great for penguin hunting, Hobart Tasmania, Australia travel blog

South Hobart Tip Shop great for penguin hunting

A travel blog entry by penguinhunter


As I had a million things (or so it seemed) to do and only thinking about the upcoming long ride on the mainland beginning in less than 2 weeks I thought I'd stop in a the Tip Shop (landfill recyclable shop that employs the unemployed) and see if any ...

To Dance with the Devil, Hobart, Australia travel blog

To Dance with the Devil

A travel blog entry by mark.and.amaris


Eastern Coast of Tasmania, St Helens down to Hobart, Australia travel blog

Eastern Coast of Tasmania

A travel blog entry by kangaroopoo


So.... spent a night in St. Helens, next day travelled to The Bay of Fires, so called as when it was 'discovered' allot of the local Aboriginals were found having fires here, anyway, again more beautiful beaches, and although BLOODY cold, these were ...

Day 7 Hobart and the Huon Valley, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Day 7 Hobart and the Huon Valley

A travel blog entry by beefy45


... long there, just to get a few photos then back uo to Huonville to turn of the highway to take the coastal route back to Hobart through  towns like Cygnet, Kettering and Margate.   Cygnet is a small seaside town noted for its art& craft shops ...

DOH!bart, Hobart, Australia travel blog


A travel blog entry by scottnhan

... the weather, we decided that the arranged trip up to mt Wellington wasn't really a great idea. So, instead we booked a tour to Australia's oldest brewery and this meant using the dreaded bus system up to the Cascade! If the weather had been a bit dryer we ...

Christmas in Van Diemen's land, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Christmas in Van Diemen's land

A travel blog entry by surfy_sarah


... strip can be classed as an airport! Anyway, we went to our hotel & what a hotel it was!! The Grand Chancellor was amazing!!! Very posh & massive! I couldn't believe my room..........I even had a bath for the 1st time ...

Hills and breweries, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Hills and breweries

A travel blog entry by countyman


My last day in Tassie and I drove up to Mt. Wellington, a massive hill that dominates the Hobart skyline and the view was tremendous - Bloody windy though, and I didnt take a coat. After that I went for a tour of the Cascade brewery - Its the local drink ...

Natur pur, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Natur pur

A travel blog entry by roli


... in groben Zuegen konnte ich mir dann doch einen Reim bilden. Jetzt verbringe ich noch den letzten Tag im gemuetlichen Hobart, der zweitaeltesten Stadt Australiens (nach Sydney), und dann gehts via Auckland weiter nach Tahiti in die ...

Hobart to Home, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Hobart to Home

A travel blog entry by larsennz2007


By 8am we are at the airport after returning the rental car and catch our flight to Sydney with Virgin Blue. We have 4 hours to fill between flights and depart Sydney at 3.30pm for Coffs Harbour, so head back into Sydney for lunch The worst part of a ...

Hobart (Round II), Hobart, Australia travel blog

Hobart (Round II)

A travel blog entry by murf6481

Spent a few more days in Hobart.  Made a resume.  Going back to Coles Bay to apply for a ...

End of the Tasman trip, Hobart, Australia travel blog

End of the Tasman trip

A travel blog entry by beyou


... I've driven this great Mitsubishi Lancer all the way from West to East then down along the East coast from St Helen to Hobart. I went through beautiful forests, mountains, then a awesome coastal line down to the south. I wished sometimes I wouldn't have ...

Under Down Under, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Under Down Under

A travel blog entry by jo21


... on my arm. It was a spider with hair on it. Crawling. On my slightly less hairy arm. What a fantastic reminder that Australia may be close to paradise, but some sort of deadly creature will always show up at some point! Anyway, I'm still alive to ...

La fabuleuse citee d'Hobart, Hobart, Australia travel blog

La fabuleuse citee d'Hobart

A travel blog entry by cyril.galland


Bonjour a tous, notre periple en Tasmanie se termine a Hobart, une magnifique cite cotiere ou je suis accueilli par Hamish et Wendy. Ils me montrent la ville et nous partons meme nous exercer au surf, une premiere pour moi :-) A bientot Cyril Hallo Leute, ...

HOBART, Hobart, Australia travel blog


A travel blog entry by marie-claude.g


C'est jour férié et nous ne pouvons pas récupérer le courrier que nous avons fait adresser Poste Restante. Nous retournons dans le quartier de Salamanca pour en visiter la partie historique avec ses charmants petits cottages. L’après-midi, ...

Tassie Devils, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Tassie Devils

A travel blog entry by loskoivisto


Tasmanian kierros alkaa olla lopuillaan. Ilmojen kanssa kavi vahan huono tuuri ja meilta jai nakematta osa paikoista, joissa olimme ajatelleet kayda. Sellaista se joskus on, jos matkakohteet keskittyvat luontoon. Toissapaivana suuntasimme ...

Cockle Creek and Recherce Bay, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Cockle Creek and Recherce Bay

A travel blog entry by jadejones


... standing in a place where history was made.  For instance, not far from the Watering Place the first garden experiment in Australia took place.  Crew members brought seeds and planted them to see what would survive in this new land.  When ...

Canvas Ballet, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Canvas Ballet

A travel blog entry by jadejones


Canvas Ballet For quite some time, the Jones Family camping set up stood like a century on guard at the paddock of unpowered sites at Barilla Holiday Park, Cambridge, Tasmania. You see, when we first got here, it was high season, and as we wanted a long ...

Under Down Under, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Under Down Under

A travel blog entry by melsymo

Today I left Melbourne after one brief night there (less than 24 hours stop) and flew Jet star to Hobart, the state capital of Tasmania or Tassie as it is also known. I'm not feeling great I have to admit. My sniffles from earlier in the week have turned ...

"Tassie" - Tasmania, Australia -a wondrous place!

A travel blog entry by katclassy


... had to stop and gawk at it. As that is one thing that I had never thought I would have seen anywhere in Australia let alone Hobart. I am told this is perhaps the coldest place in all of Australia due to Tasmania’s proximity of the South.  It ...

Off Again, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Off Again

A travel blog entry by budz888


... my first trip - Colombia. As usual I should have been thinking of stuff I'd forget to take with me And the familiar screen in Hobart. It's getting a bit boring but a photo here at the start of any trip has become a bit of a tradition for me. How's ...

Under Down Under, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Under Down Under

A travel blog entry by lindavid1


... nbsp; Eating delicious fish with weird names like "ling, stripey trumpeter, red dory and orange roughy" Tasmanians reckon it is Australia's best kept secret.....and they want to keep it that way! Next entry hopefully from sunny climes. Linda and ...

Arrive in Tasmania, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Arrive in Tasmania

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle


An evening in Hobart before the Tasmania adventure ...

Rektango and the Salamanca Markets, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Rektango and the Salamanca Markets

A travel blog entry by jadejones

... vehicle in question) which makes a very happy Mummy indeed. All in all there is such a great positive and hospitable energy about Hobart.  But it isn’t just that making this city so special.  It is the fact that there is truly something ...

A small fishhing villiage - East Coast - TAS, Hobart, Australia travel blog

A small fishhing villiage - East Coast - TAS

A travel blog entry by roamingroaches

... land. After the included luch, we were ferried back to Hobart satisfied that this was worthwhile and good value. Returning to Hobart for a beer at Nopwoods Retreat (Cascade Blonde & Hoegaarden) and great seafood chowder with Fish & Chips at Fish Frenzy ...

Hobart, Hobart, Australia travel blog


A travel blog entry by danielfernandez


... a Westpac ATM around. So luckily the train accepted credit and I was on  my way. I arrived at the small airport of Hobart and shuttled over to Franklin Square to meet up with Isobel. I'm an hour early and can only people watch. It was like being in ...

Tasmanien – Port Arthur und Hobart, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Tasmanien – Port Arthur und Hobart

A travel blog entry by pasci


... auch noch Kängurus und Wallabys zum streicheln und füttern. Die waren beim Essen einiges gemütlicher und knuddeliger. Hobart, die Hauptstadt Tasmaniens war unsere letzte Destination auf der Insel. Nach einer Woche in zum Teil menschenleeren Gegenden, ...

St Sylvestre, Hobart, Australia travel blog

St Sylvestre

A travel blog entry by marie-claude.g


C'est samedi aujourd'hui et cela nous permet d’aller au célèbre marché de Salamanca, tout près du port encore. On y trouve des produits frais, des plats à emporter mais aussi des vêtements, des objets d’artisanat local, des vieux ...

Melissa and the chocolate factory, Hobart, Australia travel blog

Melissa and the chocolate factory

A travel blog entry by melsymo


... it melting so much in the heat) Despite this I was very excited today to be heading to the Australian Cadbury Factory here in Hobart. The bus there was quick and when I arrived there was a bit of queue so they pretty stuffed chocolate bars at you (mostly ...

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