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Hobart has a wide range of beautiful parks, natural reserves and high quality recreational facilities for residents and visitors to enjoy.

These range from neighbourhood parks to the extensive bushland reserves of the Queens Domain and Wellington Park.

Whether you enjoy bushwalking, cycling or barbecuing with the family, Hobart has something to offer.

For those that enjoy more active recreational pursuits the Queens Domain offers the Hobart Aquatic Centre, Domain Tennis Centre and Domain Athletic Centre, all high class sporting venues, or visit the TCA Ground or North Hobart Oval to watch the football on a Saturday afternoon.

Most residents have a park or reserve within easy walking distance of their home with a range of facilities for use in the parks including playgrounds, seating, barbecues, and even a skate parks.

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  • Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre

    Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre

    The Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre is the largest aquatic fitness and movement centre in Tasmania.

    With an accessible central location, loads of parking, gym with an amazing view, different pools, plus a range of fun inflatables, we offer both child and adult friendly spaces and activities. We have a café with fresh and tasty food, child minding services so that you can have some time out. Come for an hour and stay for the day.

  • Sporting Facilities

    Sporting Facilities

    The City of Hobart is committed to the provision of a diverse range of recreational facilities and services. Hobart has numerous high-quality sports ovals as well as other sporting venues of State significance

  • Parks and Gardens

    Parks and Gardens

    Hobart's parks and gardens offer a wonderful range of opportunities to make the most of your leisure time.

    While the city's parks provide varied opportunities for play, there are also a number of public playgrounds containing a range of high-quality play equipment.

  • Bushland


    More than half the area of Hobart is 'the bush' - the Hobart City Council manages almost 3,000 hectares of bushland within the city boundaries.

  • Hobarts Walks

    Hobart's Walks

    What better way to explore and enjoy Hobart's urban, historical and natural environments that by taking a walk along the city's wide variety of tracks and trails?

  • Hobart Regional Nursery

    Hobart Regional Nursery

    The Hobart City Council operates an industry accredited nursery. Located just 15 minutes from the heart of the City in Mornington, the nursery is committed to the production and delivery of high-quality plants and services

Customer Service Centre

16 Elizabeth St, Hobart
Office Hours: Mon–Fri 8.15am–5.15pm
Telephone (03) 6238 2711
Email coh@hobartcity.com.au

Postal address

Town Hall, Macquarie St
GPO Box 503
Hobart Tasmania 7001