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Interesting Facts About Hobart

Nestling between the lofty heights of Mt Wellington and the sparkling estuary of the Derwent, Hobart is a city that’s shaped and defined by hills, bushland and water. Sunshine on convict-chipped stone, whitecaps riffling the breezy river, the twinkle of lights in the branches of Salamanca’s plane trees, a spectrum of fine flavours from southern Tasmania’s wonderful food and wine – they’re just some of the things that make a short break in Hobart a great idea.

Hobart is the perfect base for explorations of southern Tasmania, with all the region’s attractions accessible in an easy day’s touring. Take your RV / Caravan or Motorhome and tour Hobart you will be glad you did.

If you’re visiting with kids or you just want to keep up with your fitness program, call in to the Hobart Aquatic Centre, on the edge of the city near the Cenotaph. This world-class complex includes two main pools, waterslide and fun pool, toddler pool and a range of resort-style facilities including health & fitness centre, cafe and child care – all indoors in a pleasant sub-tropical environment, all year-round.

For a wide view of this scenic city, take a drive to the summit of one of Hobart’s mountains. Mt Nelson is a 10 minute drive from the city – the Signal Station on top was one of a chain of semaphore masts that relayed messages between Hobart and Port Arthur. For a much wider panoramic view of the city, river and estuary, it’s a half-hour drive through alpine forest to the 1271 metre pinnacle of Mt Wellington – on a clear day the view extends from Ben Lomond in north-east Tasmania to the ranges of the Southwest.

Hobart is the perfect place for lots of natural adventures. Rent a campervan or motorhomes for a unique experience of adventure in Hobart. Having your rented motorhome or campervan on holidays can be most comfortable journey and unforgettable experience that you ever enjoy.

Decide how many people are going to travel with you. This will help to decide how many berth you need.Specify your needs and basic requirements that you want when hiring motorhome / campervan or rv.

It can be very exiting experience for your trip having your Motorhome / Campervan for adventure. You can enjoy each and every moments of your Motorhoming holiday with your family having full freedom.

Hobart has a mild temperate oceanic climate , with four distinct seasons. The highest maximum temperature recorded was 40.8°C on 4 January 1976 and the lowest minimum was -2.8°C on 25 June 1972. Compared to other major Australia cities Hobart has the second least daily average hours of sunshine, with 5.9 hours. (Melbourne has the least) The city rarely receives snow in winter; however, the adjacent Mount Wellington is often seen with a covering in winter, and it has received unseasonal snowfalls in all seasons, including summer. Hobart during the 20th century did receive many snowfalls at sea level because of cold masses arriving from Antarctica.

Cadbury Chocolate Factory
A chocoholics fantasy, visit the Cadbury's chocolate factory visitors center and cruise the Derwent River on this morning tour from Hobart.

Bruny Island Wilderness Coast
Untouched wilderness and ocean wildlife. The spectacle of massive stark cliffs by the forces of nature. Embrace the power of the ocean at Bruny Island - Tasmanian wilderness at its best!

Bonorang Wildlife Park
Get warm and friendly with a Tasmanian Devil at Bonorong Wildlife Park and get a taste of the convict days on this afternoon half-day tour from Hobart.

Mt Field National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary
Enjoy the beauty of the Derwent Valley, as you journey north from Hobart on this morning tour from Hobart. Stop at one of the oldest national parks in Australia - The Mount Field National Park.

Salamanca Market
At Hobart’s popular outdoor market you’ll join the locals for a shopping experience with a difference. Salamanca Market is one of those special places where you actually meet the people who create, make or grow what they sell.

Port Arthur Historic Site
Port Arthur Historic Site on the Tasman Peninsula is Australia’s most intact and evocative convict site. Port Arthur is one of Australia’s great tourism destinations. The Historic Site has over 30 buildings, ruins and restored period homes set in 40 hectares of landscaped grounds. Allow plenty of time to fully experience all that Port Arthur has to offer.

Here is small list of Tourist Park / Caravan park in Hobart

  • Treasure Island Caravan Park - Berriedale is conveniently located 10 minutes drive to the city centre of Hobart. Treasure Island Caravan Park is convenient to all the attractions of Hobart and the park is also only 5 minutes from the Glenorchy Swimming Pool and close to the showgrounds. The friendly staff are happy to provide information about the many things to do and see nearby.
  • Seven Mile Beach Cabin & Caravan Park - Seven Mile Beach Cabin Caravan Park is situated in a bushland setting just 20 minutes from the city, historic Richmond and Port Arthur. There is only a 5 minute walk to the beach and we are close to the airport. There are golf courses and horse riding close by.

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