If you love the beauty of the bush, you’ll fall in love with Discovery Holiday Parks – Hobart. Hobart is nestled on the scenic Derwent River and Mount Wellington creates a truly unforgettable backdrop. Our park is in the South of Tasmania and is a perfect spot to base the family, to explore Hobart and its surroundings.
With so many experiences waiting for you – are you brave enough to go ghost hunting at Port Arthur, or can you resist the sweetest trip of all time, to the chocolate factory?
Discovery Holiday Parks – Hobart is a haven for families. The kids will enjoy the beach volleyball court and fun playground. Its only a short 25 minute drive to the stunning vistas at the summit of Mount Wellington.
It’s easy to get to Hobart from the mainland. There are daily flights from all major cities, or cross the water on the ‘Spirit of Tasmania’ ferry service which operates from Melbourne. Hobart is central to Bruny Island (90 minutes) with its delightful fairy penguins and bushwalks, Launceston (three hour drive) and Strahan (four hour drive).
Our accommodation is also perfect for business trips. We have a fully-serviced Conference Centre with internet access, ideal for corporate functions and large groups. The extremely comfortable options at our caravan park include en-suite powered Caravan and Motor Home sites to a large choice of cabins, cottages and lodges.
- Beach Volleyball Court
- Conference Centre
- Internet Access
- Play Boat
- Putt Putt
THINGS TO SEE AND DO
Salamanca Place is a hub for the creative. There are dozens of shops, galleries and pubs to wander into. It’s also the home of the famous Salamanca Market every Saturday, and is where you’ll find the finest local produce.
Cadbury Chocolate Factory
You know you can’t resist the sweetest trip of all!
Take a trip back in time when you visit Australia’s oldest convict bridge, goal Catholic Church and Post office, at Richmond. Built by convicts in 1823, this bridge is a special piece of the nation’s history and an amazing sample of architecture.
Port Arthur Historic Site
Take time to reflect on a long ago era and explore the Port Arthur Historic Site. The World-Heritage listed site is set amongst lush gardens on 40 hectares. You can even try paranormal gadgets in a ghost hunt.
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
These breath-taking gardens feature historic collections of plants and incredible significant trees from the nineteenth century. Take a stroll, picnic, or dine in the gardens’ picturesque restaurant.
Indulge in tastings at the end of your beer making tour. This is a truly historic brewery, with the gorgeous and historic Woodstock gardens as a feature. It’s a place you’ll be happy to get lost in.
Mona (New and Old Art)
Hobart’s latest Art Gallery, Mona is the Museum of Old and New Art, and a particular mode of pleasure and thought.
This three-hour eco-adventure cruise takes you through some of Tasmania's unspoilt coastline like nobody else. Meet the Bruny Island seals, dolphins, whales, albatross, eagles, gannet, shearwater and petrel who live in this delicate ecosystem.
Discover scenic Tasmania at its best along the Huon Trail. The adventurous will love the thrill of a cable glide high above the forest canopy. The Tahune Forest Air Walk is nothing short of spectacular. Wander boutique vineyards and World Heritage areas and enjoy the unforgettable breath-taking views.