Visiting Tasmania

Enjoy our crystal clear air, spectacular scenery, awe-inspiring wilderness and gorgeous seascapes. Sample wonderful fresh produce, stunning seafood, boutique wines and beers. 

As a cruising destination, Tasmania offers excellent marinas, sheltered waters and beaches you’ll have all to yourself. Visit the wooden boat building community at Franklin, just 40 minutes south of Hobart or look in to Devonport and Stanley on the north coast for picturesque scenery and strong maritime heritage. 

By road, there are dozens of locations to visit, including the beautiful East Coast, the wine trails of the Coal River and Tamar Valleys and stunning Cradle Mountain. 

Hobart is a capital city steeped in history with a vibrant, modern culture. Enjoy a visit to the famous Salamanca Markets, fine dining restaurants, heritage architecture and lively pubs. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the staggering Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) at Berriedale, just 20 minutes north of the city. 

For more touring ideas, see the Tourism Tasmania website

Getting here

Whether you are local, from interstate, coming on your own boat, driving your own car or flying in, please see the COVID-19 Tasmania page before travelling for all the up-to-date information.

If you are coming on your own boat, please be sure to get in touch with one of our many great marinas to reserve a berth for your stay.

If you are driving from interstate, please jump onto the Spirit of Tasmania website to make a booking.

For more information and travel enquiries please head to Discover Tasmania’s website.