Hobart Central YHA

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Things to do in Hobart Central YHA

This Hobart backpacker 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 backpackers 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

Free Hot Chocolate

Join your fellow travellers in the kitchen for a mug of hot chocolatey goodness and a chat

When:
Monday at 8pm
Where:
Kitchen

Free MOVIE NIGHT

Relax and kick back with our free movie night! Snacks are highly encouraged. 

When:
Tuesday 8pm
Where:
Lounge Room - First Floor

Free Games Night

Nothing like a little friendly competition at our board game night! 

When:
Wednesday at 8pm
Where:
TV Room

Free Pancake Breakfast

Pancakes! As many as you can eat! For free! 

When:
Fridays at 9am
Where:
Kitchen

Tours & activities related to this hostel

$1035
per person

Ultimate 8 day Tasmania Tour

Take the ultimate 8 day adventure around Tasmania. This trip does a full loop of the state and shows you all the major highlights and attractions.
$895
per person

Super 7 Day Tasmania Tour

Enjoy 7 days of mountains, waterfalls, lakes, wildlife and stunning scenery on this action packed loop of Tassie
$825
per person

Explorer 6 Day Tasmania Tour

Looking for a Tasmania tour? This 6-day eco-certified tour takes you to the see the best of this amazing island. Lace up your hiking boots and don't forget your camera!
$695
per person

Famous 5 Day Tasmania Tour

This is the original Tasmanian backpacker tour and the perfect way to see the best of the island state over 5 fun-filled days.
$560
per person

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.
$149
per person

Bruny Island 1 Day Tour

Discover what makes Bruny Island great on this sightseeing, gourmet food and lighthouse tour! Spot white wallabies, taste fresh local produce & admire wild ocean vistas!

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. Pedal between Hobart’s cultural hot-spots on a free bicycle: ArtBikes are available for pick-up from Arts Tasmania and the Tasmania Museum & Art Gallery – all you need is ID and a desire for active art appreciation.
  4. Walk on Mt Wellington, the spectacular views from the 1,270m peak offer amazing views that you shouldn't miss!
  5. Every Saturday from 8am, head to the Salamanca Market in Salamanca Place. The trading hub offers artworks, organic food, and beautiful colonial buildings.
  6. 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: the free museum opens 9am-1pm Tues and Thurs; free tours run 11am Tues.

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