Hobart

  • Accommodation:
    • The Pickled Frog Hostel
  • Transport:
    • You can purchase a Metro Greencard for the bus network, which costs $25 (which includes a $5 deposit and $20 of credit). you can buy them from aGreencard agents or at the Metro Shop on Elizabeth Street. After buying the card, you’ll receive a discount to your bus fares and a daily cap
    • Most buses in the Metro network will depart from Elizabeth Street
    • The 446 bus route to South Hobart goes to the Cascade Brewery, while the X20 express bus goes to the Museum of New and Old Art (MONA)
    • To catch a hop-on, hop-off bus, you can purchase a 24-hour City Loop ticket or a 48-hour City Loop ticket, both of which includes a number of attractions such as Salamanca Place and the Female Factory
    • The City Loop + Mount Wellington ticket enables you to visit the summit of Hobart’s majestic mountain on a separate two-hour tour
    • The SkyBus shuttle is an efficient way to get to Hobart Airport from the city. The bus drops and collects passengers from a range of hotels
  • Things to see:
    • Salamanca Market
    • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
    • Mount Wellington
    • Wrest Point
    • MONA
    • Hastings Caves State Reserve
    • Cape Bruny Lighthouse
    • Cascades Female Factory Historic Site
    • Hobart Convict Penitentiary
    • Franklin Square
    • Hobart Cenotaph
  • Tips:
    • Don’t forget to check out Kelly’s Steps, an architectural landmark built in 1839
    • Take a trip to South Bruny National Park, offering towering cliffs and a lush natural rainforest sanctuary for wildlife