Hobart Travel Guide (TAS, 7000)

Cascade Brewery | Hobart

Cascade Brewery was established by the Degraves family in 1824. The brewery is a magnificent building with picturesque brick tiers located in a magnificent mountain setting.

Customs House, Hobart | Hobart

An impressive stone building dating from 1902 Customs House is ornamented with all the classical devices of high Victorian style and makes a powerful impact on its maritime setting at Constitution Dock.

Lenna House, Hobart | Battery Point

Lenna House is one of the grander mansions on Battery Point. The open arcaded facade was designed to take full advantage of water views over Derwent River. The building is now a hotel-motel, with the opulent interiors largely preserved.

Mount Field National Park | Mount Field

This reserve of 40,000 acres was opened in 1917 and is situated at the head of the Derwent Valley, approximately 80 km by rail or road from Hobart. The park covers a plateau varying in elevation from 500 feet to 1,432 feet above sea-level, and includes a rugged mountain chain known as the Mount Field Range and several alpine lakes. The central portion of the park is a snow-sports area during win...

Old Guard and Signal House, Hobart | Hobart

In the park can also be seen the old Guard and Signal House, the last of a chain of semaphore stations which were used for the transmission of messages between the centres of population on the island from about 1818 until they were superseded by the telegraph.

Richmond Bridge, Richmond | Richmond

Richmond Bridge, spanning Coal River at Richmond, is the oldest bridge in Australia. Built in sandstone by convict labour and bearing date 1823 the bridge was not completed until two years later in 1825.

St. Luke's Church, Richmond | Richmond

Completed in 1836, St. Luke's Church with its clock and garrison-like stone tower was built to the order of Lieutenant-Governor Arthur.

Titania's Palace | Hastings

Titania's Palace, Hastings Caves State Reserve. Hastings Caves State Reserve lies near Hastings in southern Tasmania. First discovered in 1917 by timber workers, the caves are formed from dolomite and consist of three lofty chambers decorated by weird and wonderful formations of stalactites and stalagmites.