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is an oldy
but a goody
Hobart is Australia's second-oldest city
and displays colonial maritime charm.
The capital city sits between Mt
Wellington and the Derwent River, with
Constitution Dock filled with yachts and
Salamanca Place has many shops
selling arts and crafts.
The Tasmanian Museum and Art
Gallery and the Royal Tasmanian
Botanical Gardens are must-sees during
Other places to visit in and around
Hobart are ---
The Tasmanian Cricket Museum at
Maritime Museum, Argyle St.
Mt Wellington, a 30-minute drive
from the CBD.
Narryna Heritage Museum, Battery
The Hobart Historic Walk takes you through St
David's Park, in front of Parliament House.
Tourism Tasmania/Richard Eastwood
Take a wander through
the past and present
The Hobart Historic Walk leaves
daily at 9.30am from the Tasmanian
Travel and Information Centre and
takes about one and a half hours.
It aims to present participants
with a good understanding of the
early history of Hobart, and some of
the issues settlers were faced with.
The walk takes in Macquarie St,
across Franklin Square, past the
Treasury, up Davey St and into the
Royal tennis courts.
At all points, there will be
explanations of significant figures,
buildings and developments.
The walk continues through St
David's Park, in front of Parliament
House, and along Salamanca, where
discussion wil include the shipping
history and the impact of whaling
Then it is up Kelly's Steps, along to
the Lenna Hotel with a look inside,
and then through Battery Point ---
Arthur's Circus and Hampden Rd.
If time allows, the walk goes over
to Cromwell St and ends by coming
down Montpelier's Retreat past the
site of Rev. Knopwood's original
Cottage Green, back into Salamanca.
The Historic Pub Tour also takes
two hours and visits waterfront pubs
Knopwoods and Irish Murphys.
Included in this tour is a visit to
Lark Distillery, with a free sampling
of some locally distilled bush liqueur
and pepperberry gin.
The Hobart Historic Walk and Pub
Tour operates every day of the week
from the Tasmanian Travel and
Information Centre, at the corner of
Elizebth and Davey streets.
For more information call
6230 8233 or visit
Clydesdale Manor is an exclusive small hotel
with 7 rooms accommodating a maximum of 14
The recipient of 4 Tasmanian Tourism Awards
and recently inducted into the Tasmanian Tourism
"Hall of Fame" our completely renovated manor
will surely appeal to guests who seek an elegant
experience within strolling distance to the Hobart
292 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay
Ph (03) 6223 7289
Cascade Brewery - Australia's
Tours operate 7 days a week
Dine in our Restaurant and enjoy our three acres of heritage gardens.
Cascade Road, South Hobart,
Phone 03 6224 1117.
Tour bookings essential, eating, drinking and enjoyment also essential.
held at 3.00 pm
See chocolate being moulded, taste our raw
materials, explore in our discount shop or
experience the best hot chocolate in town!
We have loads of samples, free gift upon
arrival and wonderful merchandise to
purchase. Cadburys is a chocolate lover's
haven. The factory was established in 1921
and you will find us at
Cadbury Road, Claremont.
Free on site parking with light lunches and
snacks served in our Café.
Family discounts apply
Cadbury Visitor Centre
Open Monday -- Friday 8.00 am -- 4.00 pm,
closed public holidays
ELIZABETH STREET PIER
"Arguably the best fish and chips in Australia" - Sydney Morning Herald
Licensed, serving gourmet fish & chips, salads, grilled Tasmanian
seafood, unbelievable chowder, and regular mouth-watering chef
specials. Enjoy with a glass of wine overlooking the working docks.
Bookings not required.
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