Welcome to Australian Homestay Network Hobart!

Hobart, Hobart, Hobart. On my way! Come and get your fill of great seafood, beautiful scenery and one of Australia’s best modern art museums. Pubs and clubs a plenty, with shops and markets to suit any shopper, any time of year is a great time in Hobart.

Overflowing with historical sites from Australia’s colonial past, Hobart provides the full Aussie experience in a neat little package. Australia’s oldest beer brewery, Cascade Brewery is found there, as well as the Mona Gallery which should be on everybody’s list to see.

Studying in Hobart

University of Tasmania

We’re here to make sure you have the best homestay experience possible. Our team has been operating in Hobart for over 10years, so we know the city well, and can provide you with advice about the local areas, community events and public transport options.

Places to Visit

  • Mount Wellington Stroll through cool forested gullies along historic walking tracksor traverse Wellington Range in the saddle on horse or mountain bike. Four-wheel drive along rough mountain trails, climb leaning dolerite towers, or sit quietly among the birds. Find the perfect place for a picnic or to flip a burger.
  • Salamanca Market Enjoy the sights, sounds, flavours, action and colour of Australia’s best outdoor market – proudly operated by the City of Hobart – every Saturday from 8:30am to 3:00pm at Hobart’s Salamanca Place.
  • Mona – the Museum of Old and New Art – is Australia’s largest privately-owned museum. It showcases owner David Walsh’s collection, which includes more than 2000 artworks, antiquities and ethnographic pieces.

Annual Events


Tasmania and Hobart experience four distinct seasons. Its climate is described as mild temperate maritime. The warmest months are December, January, February and March with average temperatures of around 21°C. With an annual average of 626 millimetres of rainfall, Hobart is Australia’s second-driest capital city.

Cost of Living

Rent per month – city centre
(1 bedroom apartment)

Rent per month – outside city centre
(1 bedroom apartment)

One-way ticket on public transport

McMeal/combo meal at McDonald’s

330ml bottle of Coca-Cola

Movie ticket

Regular cup of coffee

You can also use the Insider Guides Cost of Living Calculator to estimate living expenses in cities around Australia.

Contact Us!

Phone: 1300 024 628
Email: info@homestaynetwork.org

Steve Clarke is a very kind and nice hosts! he helps me a lot when I arrived Australia !

Thatch continues to be a brilliant part of our family, a very polite, caring and intelligent young man. Thatch went to Gorge Wildlife Park and held a Koala. We are very much enjoying our time with Thatch and will be sad to see him go on Monday. He will always be welcome here if the opportunity arises again! Thank you all. Carolyn and Cooper 🙂