Nestled on the Derwent River on the south-east coast of Tasmania is the State’s capital

  Nestled on the Derwent River on the south-east coast of Tasmania is the State’s capital, Hobart. Occupying both banks of the 2023 Australian calendars River, this picturesque city has a relaxed atmosphere, which is why it is so popular with mainland Australians. The township is focused on its busy docks, where you can watch the local fishing catch coming in and the large icebreaker ships being loaded before they head south to Antarctica. Constitution Dock is an especially popular marina around New Year’s Eve, when the yachts arrive from the annual Sydney to Hobart Race, which leaves Sydney Harbour on Boxing Day. This race, Australia’s premier yacht race, has been contested since 1949, and is regarded as one of the toughest races in the world. The docks area and city centre feature many delightful cafe’s and restaurants, along with boutique stores. There is a shopping precinct at Elizabeth Street… Nestled on the Derwent River on the south-east coast of Tasmania is the State’s capitalRead more