Visitor Services

Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre

The Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre provides detailed local knowledge and information, offers personalised travel suggestions and assists in planning itineraries.

The travel centre employs over 20 enthusiastic, multilingual and knowledgeable staff to help visitors plan their Tasmanian stay and locals to explore more of Tasmania. In addition to skilled travel advisors, the travel centre has over 100 dedicated volunteers to greet visitors arriving from cruise ships and at Hobart Airport on selected days.

For more information about where to stay, what to see and do and to make a booking, visit the Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre website.

The Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre is proudly owned and operated by the City of Hobart.

Exploring Hobart

Hobart is home to beautiful parks, bushland reserves and playgrounds that can be accessed on foot or by car. Or you can explore an extensive network of walking and mountain bike tracks and enjoy the great views of Hobart from kunanyi / Mt Wellington.

Access self-guided walking maps and take yourself on a tour of Hobart's public art.

Check out the Hello Hobart self-guided tours to explore our local retail and hospitality scene (please note these tours can be accessed via mobile device only).

A visit to Hobart is incomplete without a trip to the famous Salamanca Market home to 300 stalls showcasing Tasmanian producers and artisans. Salamanca Market operates every Saturday from 8.30 am to 3.00 pm and you can find the market located between Salamanca Lawns and the historic warehouses of Salamanca Place, a five-minute walk from the city centre.

The City of Hobart has a number of interactive online maps of the Hobart local government area that can help with parking, finding playgrounds and dog exercise locations.

Public toilets

Hobart has a large network of public toilets.

Shopping and business hours

Most multinational chain stores, department stores and supermarkets are open 7 days a week. Many independent shops trade 6 days a week or reduced daily hours.

Hello Hobart provides information about the range of shops and eateries in the Hobart city centre.

Banks and post offices are generally open Monday to Friday.


The City of Hobart CBD mobility map(PDF, 2MB) provides information about disabled access parking zones and toilets, steep gradients and rest spots around Hobart.

Public transport

Metro runs the public bus system in Hobart.

Taxi services and Uber operate in Tasmania.