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Hobart Central YHA

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Things to do in Hobart Central YHA

This Hobart traveller accommodation is in prime position to take advantage of everything Hobart has to offer! Attached to Hobart Central YHA is the pub Tom McHugos - stop by for delicious, value-for-money meals. The bars and restaurants at Salamanca Place are filled with locals and travellers alike, especially in summer.

It's a beautiful walk from the hostel along the foreshore to Constitution Dock, Salamanca Markets and the historic homes of Battery Point. If you're interested in art, both the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and the Salamanca Arts Centre are a short walk from the hostel and the Museum of Old and New Art - also known as MONA - is just a ferry ride away. 

Hobart is the ideal base to explore some of Tasmania's natural wonders. Drive to the top of Mount Wellington or hike to one of the lookout points for 360 degree panoramic views of Hobart, be swept away by the beauty of Maria Island National Park, walk among the tree tops on the Tahune Forest Air Walk or visit the Southwest National Park - the largest national park in Tasmania for rugged coastal views and an abundance or native wildlife.

Our friendly reception staff can help you organise one day and multi-day tours. Whether you want to visit Port Arthur, Bruny Island, kayak around Hobart or explore the rest of this amazing state,we can help you plan your ultimate Tasmanian holiday. 

At the hostel

Pub Trivia Night

Join our fun pub trivia, meet great people and enjoy a glass of wine, or two or five. - see you at reception 6:30pm 

When:
6:30 pm Thursdays
Where:
Meet at reception

Free MOVIE NIGHT

Relax and kick back with our free movie night! 

When:
7pm Sundays
Where:
TV Lounge Room - First Floor

Tours & activities related to this hostel

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Mega 4 Day Tasmania Tour

Explore the east coast of Tasmania from Freycinet National Park down to Bruny Island on this fantastic 4 day tour.
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Famous 5 Day Tasmania Tour

The original Tasmania backpacker tour and the perfect way to see the best of this amazing island state over 5 epic days. Includes two nights at Hobart Central YHA for before and after your tour.
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Super 7 Day Tasmania Tour

Enjoy 7 days of mountains, waterfalls, lakes, wildlife and stunning scenery on this action packed loop of Tassie. Includes pre and post tour accommodation at Hobart Central YHA.
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1 Day Bruny Island Tour

Visit renowned artisan producers on an all inclusive wilderness adventure whilst discovering the spectacular scenery and cultural heritage of Tasmania's favourite island.

FREE things to do in Hobart

  1. Check out Hobart's very own Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. It's unusual, avant garde, and absolutely free!
  2. Head out to the Waterworks Reserve for some prime bird watching. Just 4km from the city, this reserve is a haven of rosellas, cockatoos and many other tassie birds. Be sure to bring binoculars.
  3. Walk on Mt Wellington, the spectacular views from the 1,270m peak offer amazing views that you shouldn't miss!
  4. Every Saturday from 8am, head to the Salamanca Market in Salamanca Place. The trading hub offers artworks, organic food, and beautiful colonial buildings.
  5. Walk around Battery Point to see fishermen’s cottages, old alehouses and graceful mansions, built in the 19th century. From here, nip to nearby Anglesea Barracks, the oldest military buildings still in use in Australia.

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