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Getting Around Hobart

Nestled between kunanyi / Mount Wellington and one of the great harbours of the world on the River Derwent estuary, the City of Hobart is noted for its easy accessibility.

Walking and Mobility Assistance

For people with disabilities the Council provides services such as a Hobart CBD Mobility Map and a free wheelchair scheme to improve access to the City centre and Salamanca Market.


The City of Hobart offers plenty of cycling opportunities for both commuters and recreational cyclists.

Public Transport

There are two primary forms of public transport in Hobart, buses and taxis. The major provider of bus services is Metro.

Ferry services on the Derwent river for Tourists are available and a water taxi operates from the Waterfront area.


The free HobartHopper Saturday shuttle bus connects Hobart City Centre with Salamanca - and everything in between.

Private Car

Hobart has an efficient road transport system with minimal traffic flow interruptions.  Peak hour traffic is low in comparison to other major population centres although delays occur.


Information and directions to tourist destinations in Hobart is available here.

Customer Service Centre

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

Postal address

Town Hall, Macquarie St
GPO Box 503
Hobart Tasmania 7001