Hobart (and beyond), Tasmania
by Eliza Does Oz | elizadoesoz.com
26 Jan 2019 - 28 Jan 2019
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MACQ 01 Hotel
Resort
Hobart, Australia
Storytelling hotel at Hobart's waterfront. Remarkable Tasmanian characters have informed the concept and design of this hotel in a setting of informal luxury. Suite also included Butler service. This hotel set a new standard!
Preachers
Bar
Battery Point, Australia
Relaxed pub specialising in craft beers and boutique wines. Cool venue - a retro sailmaker's cottage with a garden bar, in which an old bus is now full of beer booths.
Drunken Admiral Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Hobart, Australia
This iconic restaurant is a seafood lovers treasure cove. It provides a truly unique experience embracing all things from the sea. Fresh, locally sourced seafood and maritime decor.
Barilla Bay Oyster Farm
Farm
Australia
Tasmanian oysters are the best in Australia. This is a great place to try fresh, local oysters with eight toppings to choose from. Located in Cambridge, 15 minutes drive from Hobart city.
Frogmore Creek Winery
Vineyard
Cambridge, Australia
One of Tasmania's most awarded wineries. Located in Coal River Valley, just 15 minutes drive from Hobart city. Excellent cool climate wines and beautiful views over the valley and waterways. Sparkling Rose was our favourite.
Hobart Brewing Company
Brewery
Hobart, Australia
Charmingly rustic warehouse turned into a brewery and tap room. Great local craft beers and a cool venue - outdoor beer garden also includes a barber shed.
Templo
Restaurant
Hobart, Australia
This 20-seat neighbourhood restaurant is a complete surprise. Shared food with Italian bent paired with unique and interesting wines. The chef's tasting menu was fantastic, and communal table a fun dining experience.
The Richmond Bakery
Curried scallop pie is a very Hobartian thing. Tried a few around Hobart, and the Richmond Bakery has the best ones. Located in a quaint little village, about 20 minutes drive from Hobart city.
Sullivans Cove Distillery
Distillery
Australia
Award winning whiskies made using only Tasmanian ingredients. Very personal tasting experience at the distillery. Worth the hype, however, the whiskies are quite pricy.
Dier Makr
Wine Bar
Hobart, Australia
Creative tasting menu focussing on local and seasonal ingredients. Most wines are organic or biodynamic - choose your wine from the walk-in wine room.
Mount Wellington
Mountain
Mt Wellington, Australia
Spectacular views over Hobart! Note that the road to the top is quite narrow and curvy, and be prepared that it's windy and much cooler. This is a must do in Hobart.
MONA: Museum of Old and New Art
Art Museum
Berriedale, Australia
"Subversive adult Disneyland". Ancient antiquities and contemporary works - sexy, provocative, disturbing and deeply engaging. MONA is an adventure and a must do in Hobart! Arrive in style by MONA ferry in the 'posh pit'.
Freycinet National Park
National Park
Australia
Wineglass Bay in Freycinet National Park is one of the most beautiful beaches in Australia. Spectacular views over the bay from the lookout. Note that the descent to the bay is steep and rocky - but it's worth the effort.
Cape Hauy
Scenic Lookout
Australia
Magnificent views of steep cliffs and spectacular offshore sea stacks known as The Lanterns. The walking track includes many, many stairs - but it's worth the effort.
Salamanca Market
Market
Hobart, Australia
Famous, bustling outdoor market is a must do if you visit Hobart over a weekend. Fresh produce, art, crafts, locally made products, flowers, hot foods etc. It's an adventure every Saturday!
The Hidden Hobart - Storytelling Tour
Storyteller takes you from the Old Wharf to the New Wharf telling captivating stories about Hobart and its history and some remarkable characters. Tour is complimentary for MACQ 01 hotel guests, $20 for general public. Can't recommend enough!