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Sullivans Cove

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All reviews fishing boats fish and chips hobart waterfront hunter street lovely place to walk full kitchen facilities clean air art galleries wander around henry jones elizabeth st salamanca place constitution dock mawson's hut couple of hours battery point derwent river
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sullivan’s Cove makes up the majority of the downtown harbour area and is the quintessential Hobart tourist spot. Picturesque spot that is great to walk around.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 4 days ago

Best of both worlds: food and sites! This was a part of Hobart to not be missed! The original downtown and settlement area in Tasmania and it was always a great place to meet locals, tourists and people from all walks of life! Try the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RicoReport
Reviewed 1 week ago

A delightful place to visit and linger. Several choices of places to eat and drink or simply watch the boats come and go from harbour. All this close to the city.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CDJ-AU
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first European settlement in the Hobart area was at Risdon Cove in 1803. This site though was subsequently abandoned in favour of Sullivan's Cove where fresh water was more plentiful, there was a deep and sheltered harbour and gentle slopes suitable for settlement. Over...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank westy54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sullivans Cove is the major waterfront attraction which consists of numerous finger wharfs, the Elizabeth Pier Wharf , Elizabeth St Pier, Brooke St Pier, Franklin Wharf, Constitution Dock and Victoria Dock which also house numerous restaurants, shops, tourist booking centre, & art galleries.

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank Ellemay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the whisky distillery by the same name - well worth it. The tour was super informative and the brews are more than good!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris W
Reviewed 1 November 2018

A walk through this area brings back the history of the first settlers. It is hard to imagine how it must have been when seeing all this development

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank T6993KXdavidm
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Hobart's Waterfront is the harbour in Sullivan's Cove. Here you will find Elizabeth St Pier, Brooke St Pier, Franklin Wharf, Constitution Dock and Victoria Dock. Consequently in such a relatively small area you will find all kinds of sea-going vessels, cafes, restaurants, shops, art galleries...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank yellowperilhk
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Lovely area to walk around. Lots to do around here, view the tall ships, boat rides, close by to restaurants and not far at all from the city centre.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank ehmahh
Reviewed 17 October 2018

My sister and I stayed at Apartment 1A Sullivan’s Cove Apartments for three nights. It was recently renovated and looked great and worked well for two women though was easily spacious enough for two couples. Outlook was to the harbour and boats. Beds were very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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