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15 Reasons To Visit Hobart As Soon As Possible

If not sooner. Turns out, Tasmania's the place to be.

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1. You get to experience MONA

Fact: The Museum of Old and New Art is the biggest privately funded museum in Australia. Another fact: If you love art, or just have eyes, you're going to be blown away by something in this underground gallery.

Fact: The Museum of Old and New Art is the biggest privately funded museum in Australia. Another fact: If you love art, or just have eyes, you're going to be blown away by something in this underground gallery.

2. You get to stare at MONA from the outside

After you're done on the inside, of course.

After you're done on the inside, of course.

3. You can catch the ferry... to MONA

Or, you can drive. Either way, you're still going to get to go to MONA.

Or, you can drive. Either way, you're still going to get to go to MONA.

4. You can shop at the Salamanca Markets

The perfect reason to schedule your trip over a Saturday, these markets have all a market-lover could dream of. Think: food, art and the rest.

The perfect reason to schedule your trip over a Saturday, these markets have all a market-lover could dream of. Think: food, art and the rest.

5. You can check out Hobart from the sky

Well, from the top of Mount Wellington, at least. Dose up on fresh air and stop at a bush walking trail on the way down.

Well, from the top of Mount Wellington, at least. Dose up on fresh air and stop at a bush walking trail on the way down.

6. You can take photos that'll make anyone desk-bound cry

Or smile with happiness for you and your amazing views. Who cares.

Or smile with happiness for you and your amazing views. Who cares.

7. All your cider dreams can come true

There's cider. Then, there's Tassie cider. Cheers, Hobart.

There's cider. Then, there's Tassie cider. Cheers, Hobart.

8. You can eat at Pigeon Hole Cafe

A top lunching spot according to Urban Spoon, this cafe boasts a menu that's all about local produce.

A top lunching spot according to Urban Spoon, this cafe boasts a menu that's all about local produce.

9. You can stock up on Aboriginal art at Art Mob

Exhibiting one of the best ranges of Aboriginal art in Australia, this gallery is worth a visit, even if you're not in the market for some new work.

Exhibiting one of the best ranges of Aboriginal art in Australia, this gallery is worth a visit, even if you're not in the market for some new work.

10. You can also eat at Machine Laundry Cafe

Love food? Love yourself anything retro? You'll be keen on this cafe that comes equip with fully working washing machines for funs.

Love food? Love yourself anything retro? You'll be keen on this cafe that comes equip with fully working washing machines for funs.

11. You can burger

And burger again. At The Burger Haus.

And burger again. At The Burger Haus.

12. You can have a drink at Preachers

Seating options include: bus, bean bag or grass. You decide!

Seating options include: bus, bean bag or grass. You decide!

13. You can watch out for devils

And even see one if you keep your eyes peeled. (Or, if you visit here.)

And even see one if you keep your eyes peeled. (Or, if you visit here.)

14. You can take a drive

And end up at Bruny Island, Tasman Island or Launceston. Thank you, Hobart - you beauty.

And end up at Bruny Island, Tasman Island or Launceston.

Thank you, Hobart - you beauty.

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