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Conquer Hobart and the South
Follow the footy to Tassie and stay on in Hobart and the South for some epic eating, drinking and adventuring. Hobart blends the old and new, outdoor adventure and cutting edge culture. You can sit on the bench in Salamanca Place and devour paddock-to-plate fare or knock back a wee dram at a whisky bar. Get out of town and jump aboard a thrilling eco-cruise or tackle a spine tingling ghost tour at Port Arthur Historic Site.
No need to pull a hammy reaching for that heavy guidebook, here are a few off-the-field tips for you to slice and dice to create your ultimate Tassie sporting getaway – 3 day, 7 day or go the full four-quarters with a 14 day itinerary.
You can even time your trip up with one of our awesome upcoming events!
See & Do
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
established in 1981 as a sanctuary for injured and orphaned wildlife and is Tasmania's most popular wildlife park.
Port Arthur & Salamanca Markets
Tasman National Park
Daily at 2:30pm (Oct - July)
Ocean & Seals
Daily at 9 am (Oct - July)
3.5 hour boat trip
Moorilla Wine Meets MONA Art
Winery Tour & Tasting
MONA and Mt Wellington Tour
- Full Day
- Entry to MONA
- Mt Wellington
- Ferry back to Hobart
Tasman Island Cruise
- 3 hour eco cruise
- Morning tea
- return transfers
Grand Port Arthur Tour
- Guided tour of Port Arthur
- Harbour cruise
- Isle of the Dead
Bruny Island Cruise
- 3 hour eco cruise
- Morning tea
- return transfers
Shimano Enduro Tasmania
The Enduro World Series, the leading race series for Enduro mountain biking, is heading to Australia for the first time to Derby in northeast Tasmania. The exciting Blue Derby mountain bike trails will host round 2 of the 2017 series, and will be called Shimano Enduro Tasmania.
The Blue Derby trail network will be getting some new trails specifically for the event, and this is on top of the 80km of trails already on offer; the area has become a massive drawcard for bike riders from all over Australia. Enduro Mountain Biking is an exciting format of racing, where riders compete against the clock on timed downhill runs throughout the day, traversing by bike from stage to stage.
During the race there will be a race village with local food and drink. Spectators are encouraged to line the track to cheer on the worlds best riders.
Tasmanian Whisky Week
Tasmanian Whisky Week consists of multiple events over 10 days that celebrate Tasmanian whisky in local distilleries, bars, barns, stables, restaurants and hotels. The inaugural event in July 2016 was an outstanding success and the 2017 event will be even better.
Local distilleries are opening their doors to host behind-the-scenes public tours to meet the distillers in person, provide access to unreleased whiskies, and offer dining opportunities to showcase their award winning products.
Great Chef Series
Between the months of March and August 2017, TasTAFE Drysdale presents the 'Great Chefs Series' in Launceston and Hobart. The series is an opportunity for some of the most influential culinary minds on the planet to mentor, coach and collaborate with the developing talent within the Tasmanian hospitality industry and TasTAFE Drysdale using Tasmanian produce.
The Launceston line-up includes world-class international chefs Alain Passard, Dominique Crenn and Christian Puglisi (March and April) along with Australian chefs Guillaume Brahimi, David Moyle (April and May), Phil Wood and Mike McEnearney (July and August).
Bream Creek Farmers Market
Bream Creek Farmers Market is a produce based market held at the Bream Creek Show Grounds on the first Sunday of every month, showcasing growers, cooks, brewers, producers and makers, from South Eastern Tasmania and beyond.
Shop for Tasmanian produce and specialty products, while enjoying a day of fresh air amongst Bream Creek’s lush green paddocks, a roll down the hill to the seaside.
Over six days of Targa Tasmania, the world’s best touring, sports and GT cars compete in competitive stages on the Island’s toughest roads.
They travel more than 2000 kilometres (1200 miles) to challenge the best in their category. Each year up to 300 of the world's finest cars and drivers compete on Tasmania's scenic routes and mountain passes.
It's your chance to get close to the best from Porsche, Lamborghini, Ferrari, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Lotus, Ford, Holden, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Audi, Nissan and Toyota.
The iconic Salamanca Market is a celebration of Tasmania's unique culture, creative artisans, talented musicians and diverse producers.
The weekly outdoor market, held every Saturday rain or shine, brings Hobart's waterfront alive with the colours, sounds and smells of Tasmania.
The diverse range of nearly 300 stallholders includes original, hand-made Tasmanian pieces, from woodwork to jewellery, fashion to fanciful, glassware and ceramics.