Destination guide

The friendly area of New Town awaits your stay

The riverfront and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in New Town. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its shopping and coffee shops. Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and Salamanca Market are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around New Town

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that New Town has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hobart Aquatic Centre (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Moorilla Estate (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Craigow Vineyard (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Coal Valley Vineyard (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Puddleduck Vineyard (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Palmara Vineyard (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of New Town

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, New Town is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Mt. Wellington (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Mount Nelson Lookout (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Subantarctic Plant House (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Caldew Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Franklin Square (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around New Town

Fly into Hobart, TAS (HBA-Hobart Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.7 mi (15.7 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around New Town?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 311 holiday lettings around New Town. From 136 Houses to 110 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to New Town?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in New Town. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Runnymede: 427 holiday lettings
  • Tasmanian Hockey Centre: 428 holiday lettings
  • Stefano Lubiana Wines: 335 holiday lettings
  • Puddleduck Vineyard: 390 holiday lettings
  • Palmara Vineyard: 379 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around New Town listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in New Town?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 136 Houses in New Town. Our other popular types of New Town holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 110 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 22 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in New Town?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in New Town. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.