Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries Sights & Sounds




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At 14 hectares the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens are easily viewed over the course of a relaxed day. The Gardens Visitor Centre is home to the Botanical Shop and our display gallery houses interesting di ..

 ◉ Alexandra Battery Park
Alexandra Battery Park was first constructed to defend Hobart in February 1885, and has since been developed as a public park. Alexandra Battery has expansive views of the River Derwent and is a popular gath ..

 ◉ Caldew Park
Caldew Park is located on the corner of Hill and Warwick Streets in West Hobart. A popular and stand out feature of the park is the installation of a large former railway train which has been converted into ..

 ◉ Cascade Gardens
Cascade Gardens is a green and tree-shaded linear park near Cascade Brewery and the remains of the 19th century Cascades Female Factory. Cascade Gardens features a childrens playground plus rhododendron back ..

 ◉ Cornelian Bay
Cornelian Bay features a collection of parks, consisting of Rugby Park, Friends Sports Ground and Cornelian Bay Sports Ground, divided by the Cornelian Bay Cemetary, Brooker Avenue and the popular pedestrian Qu ..

 ◉ Cultural Park
Cultural Park is located on the corner of Tasma and Murray Streets in North Hobart. The Park is the home of the North Hobart Skate Facility, and offers public convenience facilities and a new and dynamic chi ..

 ◉ Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden
Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden is a 13 hectare natural amphitheatre and home to some 22,000 select rhododendrons and companion plants, creating a unique landscape. Along with the relevant species rhododendr ..

 ◉ Fitzroy Gardens
Fitzroy Gardens in Dynnyrne are a picteresque rounds with roses, rhododendrons and mature copper beeches, elm, oaks and plane trees. The Gardens offer public convenience facilities and provides a quiet ambie ..

 ◉ Franklin Square
Franklin Square is situated in central Hobart, bordered by Macquarie, Elizabeth and Davey Streets. Franklin Square is the site of Hobarts first Government House, and features grand oak trees providing plenty ..

 ◉ Freycinet National Park
Sticking out into the sea on Tasmanias mild east coast is the rugged and beautiful Freycinet Peninsula. Freycinet National Park consists of knuckles of granite mountains all but surrounded by azure bays and ..

 ◉ Hobart Cenotaph
Hobart Cenotaph, also known as the Hobart War Memorial, stands overlooking the scenic and historic Regatta Grounds. A feature of this area is a recently dedicated memorial to Tasmanias 13 Victoria Cross reci ..

 ◉ Hobart Rivulet Linear Park
Hobart Rivulet Linear Park features a 2km walking trail which follows the banks of the Hobart Rivulet to Cascade Gardens. The walk passes through extensive plantings with a relaxing and scenic back drop, wit ..

 ◉ Long Beach and Nutgrove
Sandy Bays Long Beach and Nutgrove is a popular been destination and playground for locals and visitors alike, especially during Summer. The site features electric BBQs and picnic facilities, along with publ ..