Looking forthings to do in Hobart? The capital city of Tasmania, Hobart is the second oldest city in Australia. Hobart is situated on the south east of Tasmania at the foothills of Mt Wellington with the Derwent River flowing into the Tasman Sea. Hobart is steeped in a rich and colourful history and is a fantastic destination for a variety of tours, attractions and activities in either the city itself or the surrounding world heritage wilderness areas. Take a tour from Hobart, such as a nature cruise to Bruny Island to see seals and whales, visit the famous MONA Gallery, travel to Port Arthur and much more!