Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Hobart

Enjoy the museums and other features of Hobart. This romantic and welcoming city entices travelers with its shopping and restaurants. Salamanca Market and Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Hobart

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hobart a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hobart Aquatic Centre (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Moorilla Estate (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Craigow Vineyard (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Coal Valley Vineyard (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Puddleduck Vineyard (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Tasmania Golf Club (10 mi / 16.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hobart

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Hobart is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Mount Nelson Lookout (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Mt. Wellington (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Franklin Square (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Brooke Street Pier (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Caldew Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Hobart

Fly into Hobart, TAS (HBA-Hobart Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.5 mi (15.3 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Hobart?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 322 house rentals around Hobart. From 147 Houses to 111 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Hobart is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Hobart?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Hobart. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Constitution Dock: 435 home rentals
  • Sullivan's Cove: 433 home rentals
  • St. Joseph's Catholic Church: 433 home rentals
  • Markree House Museum and Garden: 435 home rentals
  • Maritime Museum of Tasmania: 435 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hobart listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hobart?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 147 Houses in Hobart. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hobart include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 111 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 18 lodging choices
  • Studios: 124 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hobart?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation homes with pool available in Hobart.