After exploring the Hobart Rivulet and Cascades Gardens at this time of year, I generally return to the city via Fitizroy Gardens, possibly one of Hobart’s less-visited, or at least slightly hidden, gardens.
An urgent need for a photograph of the Steppes Homestead for a work-related project had me rising early and heading to Tasmania’s Central Highlands one recent morning, camera in hand.
Thanks to the team at Open House Hobart for another great weekend of privileged access and peeks behind doors that are normally closed.
Some or all of this track makes a great reason to stop and explore this pretty seaside town.
These beaches might not actually be secret, but they are little visited and one will often have miles of coast entirely to oneself when visiting, even in summer.
I combined three short walks around the town to make a very pleasant afternoon stroll of around 2 1/2 hours and about 8km.
A twelve kilometre stroll on Hobart’s Eastern Shore allows walkers to retrace the footsteps of the young Charles Darwin.
A walk from New Town to South Hobart via Mount Wellington Fire Trail
This New Year’s Eve walk took me along beaches, bush tracks and suburban streets to revisit some old and familiar haunts, revisit one I’d not seen for years, and to explore a new trail at the southern end of Blackmans Bay Beach.
Richmond, in the Coal River Valley near Hobart, has been a tourist hotspot since before there was tourism.