Things to Do in Hobart with Children

THE 10 BEST Family & Kid Activities in Hobart

Things to Do in Hobart with Kids

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What travellers are saying

  • Neil L
    Lake Forest, IL26 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great views and easy trip from Hobart. Short walk from the car to the viewing area. Good short visit from Hobart and convenient if you have a car.
    Written 19 February 2024
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  • JaydeAmber
    34 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Not the biggest gardens but definitely very beautiful! Being from QLD we seldom see bunnies around, but little bunnies and ducklings were all over the place (bunnies are probably a pest but gorgeous nonetheless) the variety of plants was amazing and some of the old trees were awe inspiring. Worth a couple hour stroll for sure, and free to get in :)
    Written 29 February 2024
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  • Julie A
    Tauranga, New Zealand92 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a must do just for the experience. I am not really a market person and found most of the products really expensive but it is popular and good to tick off your must do list. I love Hobart so it is nice to experience all it has to offer
    Written 21 February 2024
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  • RLD
    United States315 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Loved this boat ride, craft was on time very clean and efficient and the 20 mins it took had spectacular views. Great way to get to The Mona and ride home very efficient too
    Written 22 February 2024
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  • Joanne J
    Margaret River, Australia76 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Considering the small size of this museum there’s a lot to see and read about. Very interesting history.
    Written 5 December 2023
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  • EBoy679
    Adelaide, Australia53 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great ground floor exhibition on the history of aboriginal peoples in Tasmania, but not much in the way of aboriginal art. Excellent fauna exhibits and information.
    Written 14 February 2024
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  • Rotiman1
    Sydney, Australia1,622 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We were staying at Battery Point and enjoyed the sculpture trail. It was a pleasant walk that provided an insight into the history of the area. Two great pieces of trivia were sculptures 313 - number of boats launched in the 1800s from Battery Point shipyards and 1909 - the year Errol Flynn birth at Sandy Bay. A further benefit was the option to stop for a coffee in Battery Point and a drink at Salamanca.
    Written 20 April 2023
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  • Gill808
    Tasmania, Australia405 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    There are many ways to get to the lookout, signal station, and fabulous retaurant atop Mt Nelson, but walking the Truganini Track (about 2kms) from Cartright reserve on Sandy Bay Road is one of the best. It's a relaxing leafy experience with an abundance of birds. Moderate fitness is required as it climbs 300 metres. As a mid-70's couple we found it reasonably challenging, but we enjoyed a fabulous meal break at the restaurant, and an even more welcome coffee on completion. Note the Cartright reserve coffee van is not always open. We have marked this experience down from 5 star to 4 as the track needs some repair, with many of the steps getting old and by-passed. The slight downmark to this experience is about the state of the track. NOT a negative reflection on the interest of the signal station, or the restaurant. The staff and food there are top-notch. Having visited signal stations in the north of the State, Port Dalrymple (Georgetown), Mt. Direction (also a great walk), and Windmill Hill (Launceston), we can say that the information and historical memoribilia displayed at Mt Nelson is easily the best. Highly recommended.
    Written 12 November 2023
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  • Phil K
    Kingscliff, Australia37 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This area of Hobart is a must, so much great food and friendly locals. I strongly recomend you take your time to enjoy this area and explore the back alis and laneways, you will be surprised what you will find.
    Written 19 June 2023
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  • Beryl F
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic markets, great fresh produce, butcher and bakery also perfect. Best to get there early, pay for parking even on a Sunday..
    Written 26 February 2024
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  • JnVSydney
    Greater Sydney, Australia18,463 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A lovely part of the harbour, just to hang out, especially on a sunny day day, watching the world go by, whilst enjoying the beautiful scenery.
    Written 6 June 2023
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  • SMOAI76
    Tasmania, Australia1,421 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very good centrally located museum and a fine old building.
    Displays are on ground entry level and first floor.
    Good mix of sea/water navigation in Tasmania with Tasmanian indigenous displays through to the 1970's bridge disaster.
    Nice little souvenir/retail area and super helpful friendly staff.
    Would recommend even if 'boat stuff' isn't your thing.
    Written 6 December 2023
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  • Janet R
    Adelaide, Australia36 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We stayed for two nights. The room was large and comfortable , 2 windows, fireplace and bathroom beautifully decorated in the period as is the whole manor. I loved the colours used throughout. There is a pleasant dining room overlooking the lovely well kept gardens continental style breakfast provided with a kitchen for quests to cook their breakfast if required. For me this gave a relaxed, friendly feel and gives a chance to meet other guests and share experiences and to learn about the history of the house from the very helpful hostess. There is also a comfortable sitting room with port and chocolates, something I have not seen in a while and very relaxing after our evening meal. Parking is in the grounds so convenient. We very much enjoyed our stay and highly recommend.
    Written 17 October 2023
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  • Sian H
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I travelled to Hobart for an interstate trip with family and stumbled across this park. It’s a great spot for kids to play as it’s has many different slides and equipment for kids of all ages. I love that it also had toilets available - which is not a common find in playgrounds. Loads of shade, picnic tables and seating. Definitely a great find!
    Written 7 September 2023
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  • JJawandering
    Lethbridge, Canada333 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Be prepared to add a layer of clothing before you enter as the temperature is set at 8.6 C through blower fans
    Written 16 December 2022
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