Hobart – a world class cruise destination

Hobart is increasingly becoming a popular destination for some of the world’s biggest cruise lines. With a stunning waterfront city, world class events, some of the cleanest air in the world and a lauded food scene, there’s much to love about a Hobart pit-stop!

If you’re interested in taking a cruise to Tasmania, you can download a list of all the cruise ships expected to travel to Hobart this year by clicking on the link below.

What to see and do in Hobart

Travelling to Hobart on a cruise offers a wide variety of experiences for passengers.

Hobart, the island’s capital, is situated on a beautiful harbour. Ships berth at Macquarie Point, near Salamanca Place where our world famous Salamanca Market takes place every Saturday morning. If your ship doesn’t dock on a Saturday never fear, there are world class cafes, restaurants, pubs, wine bars, galleries and great shopping available in Hobart every day, all year round.

From Hobart, passengers can take day trips to tourist areas such as the Port Arthur Historic Site or the Mt Field National Park. All tours can be booked here and can be personalised to your group or individual needs. Visitors can also explore some of the many local attractions around Hobart including:

  • embark on one of our city tours
  • take a tour to kunanyi / Mount Wellington
  • build a personalised day for your group from 2 – 20 people. Contact us to enquire
  • visit one of many museums in Hobart including MONA, the highest ranked museum on Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travelist.
  • take a day tour to Port Arthur or Mount Field (please be aware of pick up times and locations related to your ship arrival and departure time)
  • take a scenic flight into the heart of our world heritage areas
  • kayak your way around the Hobart Docks
  • or simply explore the beauty of Southern Tasmania.

If you only have a limited time to explore Tasmania, let us help you make the most of your experience. If you’d like help to plan your time in Tasmania before you arrive, you can contact us using the link below, or email us at We also meet every ship as they dock to help passengers make the most of their time in Tasmania.


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