Historical Attractions in Hobart
Hobart is Tasmania’s very historic and very scenic capital city.
It’s the perfect place for kids to immerse themselves in culture, and of course, the great outdoors! Naturally, there are a few surprises along the way!
Tasmania is an island, so naturally there is a maritime history! Just as well there is the Maritime Museum of Tasmania where kids to explore the fascinating stories of the past!
Hobart itself is an incredibly historic town, and there is so much history to uncover you won’t be short of places to explore! The very spooky Penitintiary can even lead to some fun ghost tours, or spend the day exploring Battery Point with original buildings from over a century ago!
Art fans will just love the Museum of Old and New Art, and those sweet toothed family members will LOVE sinking their teeth into the Cadbury Chocolate Factory! (Don’t eat too many samples at once!)
From animals at Bonorong Animal Sanctuary, the relaxing State Cinema, to the challenging Mount Wellington, Hobart really has something for everyone in the family!
A family-friendly island filled with family-friendly history, culture and FUN!
One of Australia's most significant historic sites relating to female convicts. A look through history at this unique prison in Tasmania.1 Miles from Hobart
An incredible experience among the ruins of Tasmania's first operational mine, with FREE entry!21 Miles from Hobart
An unforgettable experience in one of the most historically important convict sites in Tasmania. 2 day admission with tours, prisons, and nature.32 Miles from Hobart
Bruise-less, mess-less combat games played in glow in the dark, atmospheric arenas: with friends, against family, or everybody versus everybody!1 Mile from Hobart
Take the kids through a maritime journey where they can explore the influence of the sea on the lives of Tasmanians, and the strong maritime heritage of the islands. They can also enjoy the informative displays about aboriginal watercraft, early Eur....1 Mile from Hobart
Outdoor family skating experience on cutting edge Super-Glide synthetic ice. They also offer free use of their Penguin skating aids.1 Mile from Hobart
Gardens adventures in these beautiful botanical gardens, with colorful collections, and fun attractions for the kids. Green fun in Hobart!1 Miles from Hobart
Indoor and outdoor 18 hole putting courses where the whole family can play. Kids will love the fun and tasteful little obstacles and challenges along the way!3 Miles from Hobart
Woodys Skate offers fun skating sessions for the family, including toddler rides, as well as a fun play structure for indoor play!4 Miles from Hobart
Fun ice skating in Tasmania with public skating sessions, lessons, figure skating, ice hockey, parties & more!4 Miles from Hobart
Landscaped outdoor 18 hole mini golf within a resort, welcomes day visits too.7 Miles from Hobart
A fun and colourful multi-level fully padded indoor play centre for kids with a 2 lane astro slide, superslide, flying fox, crawl tubes and large ball pit, plus a separate fully enclosed toddler soft zone. Phew, that's a lot to fun to be had!7 Miles from Hobart
An exciting hands-on wildlife park in Richmond, Tasmania with a large range of native, agricultural and exotic animals including Bengal tigers and rare white African lions!11 Miles from Hobart
Have a healthy active stomp around two individual mazes with challenges.11 Miles from Hobart
This multi award winning authentic model village has been reconstructed from original plans and it gives a unique glimpse into the tough life of Australia’s convict past.12 Miles from Hobart
Explore a sanctuary just for the wildlife of Tasmania, where kids can have some truly special wildlife encounters close to Hobart!12 Miles from Hobart
Discover one of the oldest private conservation areas and in Tasmania, featuring a beautiful wildlife sanctuary19 Miles from Hobart
Discover a whole new kind of Port Arthur residents by lantern light as you take on these fascinating and spooky ghost tours!32 Miles from Hobart
Incredible natural experiences, from thermal springs to rich forests and the Newdegate Cave.42 Miles from Hobart
This stunning Tasmanian National Park is perfect for enjoying the great outdoors. Beach strolls, swimming, wildlife spotting, snorkelling, super fun rock pools and diving are all waiting for you!73 Miles from Hobart
Fun laser games offering bruise-less, mess-less combat fun played in glow in the dark, atmospheric arena100 Miles from Hobart
Extensive fine, colonial and decorative arts collections to explore with the family, within a 120 old building. Free guided tours.100 Miles from Hobart
Get out into the Tasmanian nature with walking and hiking trails, the WORLD longest single span chairlift, tons of wildlife, a swimming pool, beautiful gardens and panoramic lookouts with incredible views. Phew!100 Miles from Hobart
Spooky yet fascinating 90 minute tours that will introduce you to Launceston's OTHER residents....BOO!100 Miles from Hobart
Offering several tours suitable for families from 50 mins to 2.5hrs in length, from a multi award winning silent running 1890s vessel.100 Miles from Hobart
Kids who love engines, cars and motorbikes will have a great time with four sensational theme displays, as well as constantly changing exhibits in the main hall and a mezzanine floor packed with motorcycles.101 Miles from Hobart
Social and Natural Science history collections, plus interactive science play zone, planetarium and more.101 Miles from Hobart
Kids Paradise is a unique indoor play experience for kids AND adults with pirate ships, crazy mirrors, under 5s zone and cafe too!102 Miles from Hobart
Animal-tastic fun with 900 acres of private native bushland which is home to the largest collection of native and exotic animals in Tasmania! Only 18km from Launceston.102 Miles from Hobart
Go back in time to where men laboured through treacherous landscapes to forge a railway link between mining towns. Kids will be thrilled as it climbs through sheer sided rainforested gorges.106 Miles from Hobart
Families fly or glide across the treetops in this award winning treetops adventure forest experience, offering ziplines, segways & more!109 Miles from Hobart
Scenic river trip with informative historical commentary and buffet lunch.113 Miles from Hobart
Hillwood Strawberry Farm is a great indoor and outdoor play areas with multi level climbing mazes, slides and other classic features.114 Miles from Hobart
a uniquely beautiful day trip with ten rooms of outstanding wildlife photography inherently appealing to children plus multimedia displays.115 Miles from Hobart
Seahorse World gives kids and their families a unique educational tour experience through their fascinating aquarium dedicated to the breeding, education and conservation of the seahorse!122 Miles from Hobart
Indoor climbing, laser tag, interactive Imaginarium science lab, and big indoor play area.128 Miles from Hobart
Home to a significant collection of vintage motors including one of two Model A Fords in existence. Plus local and national art and a visitor centre.154 Miles from Hobart