Hobart is the capital city of Tasmania, and is the prefect destination for those looking for a break from the hustle and bustle of the big city. As the second oldest capital in Australia, Hobart has a rich history and culture that draws in over a million tourists each year. With so much to do and see, from scaling the heights of Mount Wellington to traveling to the Museum of Old and New Art, to dropping by the Cadbury Factory to whet your sweet tooth, you'll be thanking your lucky stars for CarRental.com.au's discount Hobart car rentals for making your time exploring Hobart a breeze.
If you're looking to absorb some culture and see Hobart at it's finest, the bi-annual MOFO and Dark MOFO festivals of art, light and music are not to be missed. Occuring in January and June each year, the festivals showcase the best food, art and performance that Tasmania has to offer, across a range of free and ticket only events.
If you're a history buff you'll be in heaven in Hobart, with historical sites like the antique State Cinema operating since the early days of film. You can drop by the to absorb some colonial history at the Port Arthur settlement, or see a play at the almost 200 year old Theatre Royal.
Those out after dark have a range of clubs and bars to choose from, from the upmarket and contemporary Observatory Bar looking out over harbor, to the dance driven Halo Nightclub with it's regular DJ sets and danceparties.
Get to know some of Hobart's best attractions in this video guide to Hobart.