Hobart, the colourful capital of Tasmania, offers a wonderful potpourri of tradition and modernity and justly sets globetrotters on a mad scramble for cheap air tickets on flights landing in Australia. Read on for a quick guide on this enchanting Australian metropolis.  

An absolute combination of tradition and modernity! Perhaps this is what describes Hobart, the capital city in Australian state of Tasmania, perfectly. A small metropolis with innumerable museums and monuments on one hand and world-class shopping malls and hotels on the other; Hobart overwhelms one and all who board flights for this magnificent metropolis. Then there are invigorating natural charms and an exciting array of outdoor recreations, which make this Tasmanian capital a holidaymaker’s dream comes true! No wonder, it was nominated as one of the World’s Top Destinations on the Rise by travel giant TripAdviser and allures a fair share of travellers to book tickets and holiday deals for Tasmania. Here is a quick guide on this historic and waterfront city in Australia.

Things to do ad see

There is a plenty to see and do in Hobart. Rich colonial heritage, stunning natural charms, great festivals and intriguing food and drink; you name it and Hobart has it!  If a visit to the Maritime Museum of Tasmania offers a peek into great colonial history of the region, Museum of Old and New Art is an art-enthusiast’s real delight. Battery Point is one of the most architecturally rich areas in Hobart. Walking around and visiting some wonderful building here is a mesmeric experience, well worth the cost of travel tickets and holiday deals for this part of Australia.

Fantastic views from the Mount Wellington are simply a treat for eyes and senses. Take a walk to the top of the mountain and you will not want to get back to the bustling roads of the city! The area also boasts an interesting array of flora and fauna, making it a hot favourite amongst naturists boarding flights to sojourn Tasmania. Salamanca Market is a walking tour of interesting culture in the city. Shop, eat or just laze in front of large sandstone warehouses; this place is for all. The beautiful Botanical Gardens, Wrest Point Casino and Cadbury’s Chocolate Factory are some other attractions that shine in itinerary of most international tourists who spend on air tickets aboard flights to this captivating metropolis in Australia.

How to get there

Hobart International Airport is about 15km from the city centre and is well connected with several airports in Australia. International tourists can book flights to Sydney, Melbourne or any other international airport in southern and eastern state of Australia to which Hobart International Airport (HIA) is connected. Travellers can use taxis or buses to reach the city centre after disembarking their flights at the airport.

Best Time to Visit

One of the driest cities in Australia, Hobart is a year-round travel destination. The best tourist season however is during the summer months (in Australia) of November to March. With temperature hovering around a maximum of 21 degrees Celsius and the calendar dotted with many events and festivals, this season sets holidaymakers from far and wide on a quest for cheap air tickets on flights bound for the city. The winter is extremely chilly and sees a sharp fall in number of people booking tickets to travel here.

Where to Stay

Hobart features a host of lodging facilities – from river-facing villas to luxurious hotels and economical inns and guest houses. The Islington is a gorgeous heritage hotel that offers amazing views of Mt Wellington. Once a mansion, the hotel features spacious rooms with excellent decor and antique furniture. Waterside Accommodation is another perfect setting for those seeking pleasant stay with warm hospitality. The Henry Jones Art Hotel, Lena and Hotel Collins are also some great choices for spendthrifts with luxury in mind.

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