City View Motel

Hobart, Tasmania

Month: October 2017

  • Hobart’s eastern suburb of Bellerive

    For heritage lovers, the waterfront suburb Bellerive is perfect for a stroll through yesteryear. The picturesque village offers panoramic views of Hobart city and Mt Wellington from its marina and esplanade. Explore Bellerive’s beautiful historic homes by walking its streets from the marina to the beach. Walk up to Kangaroo Bluff Fort historic site, and discover how Queen Battery was…

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  • Top things to do in Hobart

    Explore Hobart’s Coastline The area around Hobart has some beautiful coastline to explore with the largest sea cliffs in the southern hemisphere providing habitat for seabirds and seals. On the water, it’s not uncommon to see Dolphins, Whales and Sea Eagles. We were even lucky enough this year to see a pod of Orcas in the Derwent River. The best…

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  • Tasmanian food and drinks story

    Tasmania’s rich soil, pure air and clean water, inspire dedicated growers to produce a truly authentic food and drink experience. Tasmania is a great place to learn about and try fresh produce. You can find it at farmers markets and in local eateries, from cheap and cheerful pubs to high-end bars and restaurants. You can even stop and buy from…

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  • The world of Tasmanian wines

    Tasmania’s naturally elegant wines are made from grapes grown in climates similar to those of the famous European wines – with mild summers and long autumn days that ripen the grapes providing elegance and intensity of flavour. This unique island state now produces elegant cool climate wines such as Pinot Noir, sparkling wines, Riesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon and…

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  • Tasmania Food & Drinks

    One of the many things to appreciate about Tasmania is the quality of its fresh produce. You would expect a place known as “the Apple Isle” to produce fruit in abundance, and Tasmania does that. However, small-scale, boutique-style farmers now produce a lot more than fruit. Fresh ingredients from Tasmania satisfy demand from interstate and international restaurants, and also from…

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  • World Heritage areas

    Tasmania’s unique wilderness and five of Tasmania’s historic convict sites are listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as worthy of World Heritage Listing. We have put together a quick guide for you: Tasmanian Wilderness Western Tasmanian Wilderness National Parks were added to the World Heritage Committee in 1982. It now covers around 1.4 million hectares,…

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  • The Taste of Tasmania

    The Taste of Tasmania is one of Australia’s most popular food festivals. The finest produce, cool climate wines and craft beers, ciders and soft drinks that are all proudly Tasmanian. Set in the historic Sullivans Cove precinct and the recently renovated Prince Wharf Shed No 1, the state’s largest annual celebration features stalls by more than 70 boutique, artisan and…

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  • What to do when in Hobart?

    Hobart – the capital of Tasmania has lots to offer. Enjoy a relaxed and laid-back escape from mainland Australia. To take of the many tasks off you when preparing your holiday, we have put together a little guide with our five top choices of must-do’s: 1. Climb Mount Wellington It’s Hobart’s most obvious highlight and is sitting just to the…

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  • Shopping in Hobart

    Hobart is, without doubt, the best place for shopping in Tasmania and the majority of the largest shops are located in and around the city centre. We have put a few ideas together, meaning more time to shop and less time to search for the ideal places: 1. Eastlands Shopping Centre Eastlands is Tasmania’s largest shopping centre with more than 100…

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