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MONA, the Museum of Old and New Art, is a ‘subversive adult Disneyland’ in Hobart, Tasmania. Journey to the site via high-speed ferry from Hobart. Upon arrival, a huge, windowless, concrete and corten steel construction disorients your expectations. And as you descend, your senses are thrown into overdrive. Be sure to have a refreshing drink at the Void bar, set against a dramatic sandstone backdrop, to provide some delicious balance. As you pass through the building, contemporary, ancient and modern art jostles for attention and compels you to look at your world in a whole different light. For more information, visit the Website Here.
Theatre Royal, Hobart, Tasmania
Why not mix your love of history with your passion for the arts during your time in Tasmania? Located in Hobart, the Theatre Royal was opened in 1837 and is Australia’s oldest working theatre. It also presents an annual program of live theatre, contemporary music, dance and entertainment within a magnificent and historically significant setting. For bookings and details, freecall 1800 650 277 (within Australia) or visit the Website Here.
Tas Theatre Company, Salamanca, Hobart, Tasmania
The Tasmanian Theatre Company showcases the best of Australian and particularly Tasmanian theatre. The TTC exists to enrich Tasmania as a place to live by making, presenting and facilitating exceptional theatrical experiences with an emphasis on contemporary new work. Performing productions on both stages of the Theatre Royal, just a few blocks from Hadley’s Hotel, the Tasmanian Theatre Company offers fantastic entertainment options for those visiting Tasmania. View this year’s program at the Website Here.
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Hobart, Tasmania
For more than six decades, the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra has been at the forefront of concert life in Tasmania. Resident in Hobart’s purpose-built Federation Concert Hall (a leisurely five-minute walk from Hadley’s Hotel), the TSO performs everything from early Romantic music to instantly recognisable cinematic pieces to new Australian commissions. Featuring the combined talents of 47 world-class musicians led by Chief Conductor and Artist Director Marko Letonja, the TSO is an official Tasmanian Icon! For more information, call the TSO Box Office on 1800 001 190 or go to the Website Here.
Huon Valley Escapes: Accommodation, Activities, Car Hire
Huon Valley Escapes can arrange your accommodation, activities and car hire throughout Tasmania’s Huon Trail including:
Tasman Island Cruises, Port Arthur, Tasmania
Tasman Island Cruises is another quality, award-winning product from Pennicott Wilderness Journeys. Cruise along the spectacular coastline of the Tasman National Park between Port Arthur and Eaglehawk Neck for this exciting and authentic three-hour wilderness cruise. Experience Cape Pillar, which is considered the highest vertical sea cliffs in the Southern hemisphere. Enter deep-sea caves. See wonderful wildlife, hundreds of seals, migrating whales and abundant bird species in the thousands. At any time of the year, you’re likely to witness the feeding frenzy of diving gannets, albatross and sea eagles wheeling on the wind, cliff-nesting peregrine falcons and playful dolphins surfing the bow wave of the boat. Drive yourself to Port Arthur to join the three-hour wilderness cruise departing daily at 10:00 a.m. Or meet at the Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Booking Centre, conveniently located on Franklin Wharf and walking distance from The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel to join a full-day tour from Hobart, featuring meals, transfers and the award-winning three-hour wilderness cruise. You also have the option of including a visit to the Port Arthur Historic Site or the Tasmanian Devil Conservation Park on the full-day tour. For bookings or for more information, visit the website or phone (03) 6250 2200.
Bruny Island Cruises, Bruny Island, Tasmania
Bruny Island Cruises provide coastal wilderness experiences along the rugged coastline of the South Bruny National Park on Bruny Island. Cruise alongside some of Australia’s highest sea cliffs, beneath towering crags and drift up close to listen to the awesome ‘Breathing Rock.’ Enter deep sea caves, pass through the narrow gap between the coast and ‘The Monument,’ a tall slender stack, and feel the power of nature at the point where the Tasman Sea meets the might of the Southern Ocean. Join in the search for abundant sea and coastal wildlife such as Australian Fur Seals, dolphins, an abundance of sea birds and whales in their migration seasons. Drive yourself to Adventure Bay on Bruny Island to join the three-hour wilderness cruise, departing daily at 11:00 a.m. Or meet at the Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Booking Centre, conveniently located on Franklin Wharf and walking distance from The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel to join a full-day tour from Hobart featuring meals, transfers and the award-winning three-hour wilderness cruise. For bookings or for more information, visit the website or phone (03) 6293 1465.
The Maria Island Walk
Explore the breathtaking beauty of Maria Island National park with its deep-etched convict history.
On this leisurely and award-winning four-day walk, the world will slow down. Your stress will be reduced and you’ll delight in isolated beaches and Blue Gum forest with rare wildlife encounters and a look at the convict settlements. The first two nights are spent in secluded wilderness camps and the final night will take place in the heritage-listed Bernacchi House. Every evening’s reward is a candlelit dinner with Tasmania’s finest food and wines.
Departures are scheduled for 7.30 a.m. daily from Hobart within the season 1. October-1. May and upon availability. The walk returns you to your accommodation or Hobart airport at about 4.00 p.m.
For bookings or for more information, visit the website or email firstname.lastname@example.org +61 (0)3 6234 2999.
The Peppermint Bay Cruise, Tasmania
Be assured of a relaxing, rejuvenating and rewarding day discovering the real Tasmania on board the luxurious 23-metre catamaran, Peppermint Bay II. Departing from Sullivan’s Cove in Hobart, the Peppermint Bay Cruise takes in the harbour, the River Derwent and the magnificent waters of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel on its way past Bruny Island to Peppermint Bay. The fully guided half-day cruise provides a real connection with the Tasmanian lifestyle, history and wildlife. Rare and majestic sea eagles swoop down to greet the boat. Seals are spotted sunbaking near the Atlantic salmon fish farms. Underwater cameras allow you to observe crayfish amongst the colourful sea gardens. Whilst cruising, enjoy a Peppermint Bay regional platter. Why not spoil yourself! For more information and for bookings, please phone 1300 137 919. You may also visit the Website Here.
Lark Distillery, Hobart, Tasmania
The creation of single malt whiskies is a wonderful combination of science, art and passion. The Lark Distillery, located on Hobart’s waterfront, provides a wonderful opportunity for visitors to experience Hobart’s first specialised whisky bar and a walk-through tour of the distilling process. The outlook to Mawson Place gives visitors the chance to sit outside and enjoy their favorite dram overlooking Hobart’s vibrant port. For more information phone +61 3 6231 9088 or wander down to 14 Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania. You can also visit the Website Here.
Let’s Show You Tasmania Tours, Hobart, Tasmania
Let’s Show You Tasmania Tours offer visitors memorable, safe, enjoyable tours full of fun. The guides are professional, caring and offer personalised tours. Plus, the guests always know they are travelling with someone proud to be showing them Tasmania. This company provides a range of tours that covers all the must-see Tasmanian sites and tour can be customised just for you – right down to providing a transfer to the airport at the end of the day! For more information, phone +614 18 576 489. Or feel feel to visit the Website Here.
Gasworks Cellar Door, Hobart, Tasmania
With mild summers and long autumn days, it’s no wonder that Tasmania is home to some of Australia’s leading cool-climate wines. Gasworks Cellar Door will help you experience more of Tasmania’s fine wines without leaving Hobart CBD. Conveniently located across the road from The Old Woolstore, this popular attraction always has a large selection of Tasmanian wines available for tasting and a knowledgeable expert to guide your palate through the vibrant and elegant wines for which Tasmania is known. So make a trip to Gasworks Cellar Door and experience Tasmanian wine.
Farm Gate Market
Every Sunday, come rain, hail or shine, a busy street in the heart of Hobart transforms into a bustling farmers’ market. It’s all about Tasmanian produce and getting to know your farmer. From 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. every Sunday, you’ll find this market in Bathurst Street between Murray Street and Elizabeth Street. Visit the website here.