Tasmania offers a wide range of world-class experiences in addition to golf.
Our island state is renowned for our fresh food, wine, award-winning whisky and pristine wilderness. We encourage you to take the opportunity to extend your stay in Tasmania and enjoy some of our unique experiences.
Iron Pot Cruises
Join us for a 2.5 hour, 60km adventure exploring the renowned waterways that influences the Hobart lifestyle. Two and a half hour cruise $125 per person, departing 2pm daily.
Call Pennicott Wilderness Journeys on +61 3 6234 4270 for enquiries and bookings or see www.ironpotcruises.com.au.
The Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) is a must see destination in Hobart. It is the largest privately owned museum in Australia and houses antiquities, modern and contemporary art from the collection of the owner, David Walsh. Walsh has described the museum as a “subversive adult Disneyland“.
Hobart’s market at Salamanca Place is a celebration of Tasmania’s culture, creative artisans, talented musicians and diverse producers with over 300 stalls. There are many cafes along Salamanca Place or in Salamanca Square to have breakfast.
The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is open between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm every day of the year except ANZAC Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day.
General admission to TMAG is free to all members of the public. Special exhibits may occasionally require paid entry.
Join Par Avion for a tour to Tasmania’s remote and pristine Southwest National Park. Tour includes a spectacular scenic flight to Melaleuca via the south coast followed by a boat trip to the Bathurst Harbour Marine reserve. There is also an opportunity to see the rare and endangered Orange Bellied Parrot, before flying back to Hobart via the mountains of the Western Arthurs. From $320 per person, tour approx 4 hours and includes refreshments.
Call Par Avion on +61 3 6248 5390 for bookings and information on other tours or see www.paravion.com.au.
Bruny Island Traveller
Enjoy a full day gourmet tour of Bruny Island with award winning Pennicott Adventures, only $135 per person departing Hobart daily at 7.45am returning at 5.30pm.
Call Pennicott Wilderness Journeys on +61 3 6234 4270 for enquiries and bookings or see www.brunyislandtraveller.com.au
Port Arthur Historic Site
The Port Arthur experience is unforgettable. Just a one-and-a-half hour drive from Hobart on the Tasman Peninsula, a visit to the World Heritage Listed Port Arthur Historic Site is one of Tasmania’s iconic cultural heritage experiences. You can explore the ruins of the Penitentiary, the Separate Prison, Dockyard, Convict Church and Museum Houses as well as the vast grounds and gardens. Port Arthur Historic Site is Australia’s most intact and evocative convict site.
Depart from Sullivan’s Cove onboard the catamaran, Peppermint Bay II. Cruise the River Derwent and d’Entrecasteaux Channel, arriving at Peppermint Bay restaurant for lunch featuring regional produce. You will have some time to explore the village of Woodbridge before returning to Hobart.
Boutique Wine Tours
A choice of two half day tours designed to cater for visitors with limited time to explore Tasmania’s cool-climate vineyards and the historic village of Richmond, or a choice of two full day tours taking in southern Tasmania cool-climate wines and MONA or wine, Willie Smiths Cider and Huon Valley. Tours from $99 per person departing from Hobart CBD with CBD hotel drop-off.
Call Boutique Wine Tours Tasmania +61 415 387 887 or visit
Mawson’s Huts Replica Museum
Mawson’s Huts Replica Museum stands on the waterfront in Hobart, near the wharf from which Mawson and his men sailed south to The Antarctic, aboard the SY Aurora on December 2nd,1911
This world class museum gives an insight into the daily lives of the expeditioners who spent two years living and working in the windiest place on Earth – the true ‘home of the blizzard’
Mawson’s Huts Replica Museum has won numerous awards, most recently Silver in the 2017 Tasmanian Tourism Awards “Cultural Tourism” category. As a not-for-profit charity, our mission is to generate funds for the ongoing conservation of this heritage site – the birthplace of Australia’s Antarctic history.