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The weather in Hobart
Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your holidays. This year, January will have higher average temperatures. Conversely, July is the coolest month in Hobart, with temperatures going under 4°. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is February.
Explore Tasmania with Hobart Holiday Rentals
Located on the banks of the River Derwent, Hobart is the capital of the Australian island of Tasmania. Typical holiday rentals in Hobart include both charming city apartments and waterside cabins with views of the river. You can also opt for a more rural setting with a cottage in the undulating countryside close to the national parks and numerous outdoor attractions.
Eating Out in Hobart
Over the past decade Hobart has transformed itself into one of Australia's hubs of culture and cuisine. havens. From trendy brunches in Salamanca Place to seafood dinners by the harbour, Hobart has something to tantalise and titillate all tastebuds no matter what your budget.
Frank enjoys a fabulous waterside location and serves up coveted dishes of South American inspired cuisine. Reservations here are almost always required due to its popularity as one of the best lunch and dinners venues in the city. Another stylish waterside favourite is Peacock and Jones. This multiple award-winning restaurants uses fresh seasonal ingredients and has an excellent selection of local wines.
For a more relaxed dining experience, follow the flocks of locals to the neighbourhood eaterie, Templo. The menu at this 20 seater restaurant focuses on modern European dishes paired with Australian wines and it the restaurant is known for its casual but refined atmosphere. Dier Makr is a charming bistro which is simple in design but incredibly big on flavour. For a delicious low key burger or salad, check out the alfresco Preachers with its backyard vibes.
Exploring Hobart's Cultural Scene
Hobart has a wealth of cultural opportunities just waiting to be explored. You don't have to walk very far in this city without stumbling across a kitsch artistic space or a new museum devoted to a facet of local culture. An excellent place to begin is the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Famed for being the second oldest museum in the whole country, it exhibits a range of artefacts of scientific and archaeological significance. The Maritime Museum of Tasmania is another gem, documenting the islands nautical history and the influence it has had on people's lives across the centuries.
To experience a museum in a new and fascinating way head to the Museum of Old and New Art. Visitors can not only explore David Walsh’s extensive private collection but also enjoy a tipple or three at the museum's winery before checking out some of the temporary exhibits hosted by the museum. Finally, the Tasman Historical Museum and Coffee Shop which opened in 2015 highlights the achievements of the local population across a range of industries.
Hobart with Children
Hobart's size and laid-back approach to life mean that it is the perfect city for exploring with children - large enough that there's plenty going on but not so hectic as to be overwhelming. Even the more traditional attractions and museums encapsulate more kid-friendly tropes making them more accessible.
Hike to the top of Mount Wellington and the whole family can enjoy stunning views over the city. For a family inclusive Saturday morning, the Salamanca Market is great for shopping as well as being the perfect opportunity to enjoy ice cream on the grassy boulevards which surround the waterfront. Just a half an hour drive from the city centre the thrilling Richmond Maze offers the chance of spending the afternoon racing to the centre of the two mazes where a secret surprise awaits.
Exploring Tasmania Beyond Hobart
While Hobart is the main entry point for visitors to Tasmania and a fantastic destination in its own right, the rest of the island is blessed with thrilling adventure opportunities and majestic landscapes. Numerous tour operators organise hikes for all abilities to locations around Hobart but you can hire a car and explore the terrain alone. One of the best hikes is the Three Capes trail. For canoeing and kayaking head to the Derwent Valley with its rolling hills and rapid rivers which are perfect for some serious water sports.
Cycling and mountain biking are also popular pastimes and some of the best trails around Greater Hobart include the Gentle Annie Falls Circuit and the Cascade Walking Track. Scenic flights and cruises can also be arranged if you want to witness the glory of Tasmania from above from a hot air balloon or aeroplane.
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