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South Hobart

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Address: Hobart, Tasmania 2004, Australia
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Cockle Creek, dont miss it

if you get an opportunity to go to Cockle creek GO, aswell as being the most southern part of Australia accessible from a car is also stunning

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Croydon, Australia
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Croydon, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

if you get an opportunity to go to Cockle creek GO, aswell as being the most southern part of Australia accessible from a car is also stunning

Thank Milligate
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

This fringe of city suburb has all you need for refreshment. Hill Street Store for delicatessen, a great selection of cheese & all yr needs. Nearby is the Macquarie Food Store where the service is excellent as is the ambiance. Food is basic & good. Ginger Brown, a short walk uphill from the main shops has an excellent reputation for... More 

Thank Mary J
Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

South Hobart is an old part of the city, full of houses from the 1840s through to 1950's. Cafes, playgrounds, dog groomer, bike hire Wow! Walk up Maquarie Street, past two sets of shops, (cafes at each), at the 2nd you arrive at Darcy Street playground and park, with a shop across the road if you want to have an... More 

1 Thank Maree J
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I got off at South Hobart Village when riding the Red Decker "Hop On Hop Off" Bus yesterday. A nice setting - peaceful even on a weekday. Spent about an hour walking around before reboarding another Red Decker.

Thank AshleyAzavedo
Byron Bay, Australia
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33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed in South Hobart and found it to be a great location, it pays to go for a drive to see some lovely heritage homes. Fabulous how they have been preserved where in other cities the older homes are being torn down to allow for new developments.

Thank TraceyLea2013
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

South Hobart is an excellent base if you're staying in Hobart. Food in "salad bowl" is a must, can live without cooking from food here. Fresh, tasty and good value. Views of the mountain with snow is a bonus. Close to the city but quiet and available little cafes everywhere.

1 Thank AnnVince
Swansea, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Interesting place to visit, spend a little time looking around. Nice buildings to look at. Lovely cafes, great food.

Thank annie0987654321
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

South Hobart has the Rivulet Walk, the Female Factory and the Cascade Brewery. There are a few good shops on Macquarie Street in Sth Hobart but the real attraction for me is the variety of architecture from the 1800's situated between Macquarie and Davey Streets ranging from workers cottages around Macquarie St to mansions up on Davey Street. The back... More 

1 Thank Anthony P
Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

On week-ends vendors and buskers abound and provide a colorful at this favorite spots in Hobart. you will find bargains, good food and wonderful entertainment.

Thank captainwilliambillp
Swan Hill, Australia
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346 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Was lovely and easy walking, but so cold we didn't get too far, better in warmer weather I think. 3 deg was a bit cold.

Thank turoar

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