If you wake in your hotel room in Hobart on the 26th December you may think it is basking in the surprise of a delight that is Christmas. But not for long as the retail stores open for the post Christmas Boxing day sales. Rush, rush as the crowds find a bargain. Hobart has many shopping areas with arcades and malls with lanes a specialty.
Another side of Hobart on Boxing day is down at the docks where everyone is watching what is going on in Sydney for the start of the televised Sydney to Hobart yacht race. As well as that race there is also the lesser known Melbourne to Hobart yacht race. Down at the Hobart docks preparations are well advanced for the arrival of whole lot of yachts and new visitors over the next bunch of days. If you are into seafaring then that will be the place to be.
Boxing Day Hobart Ideas for Things to Do
The Sydney to Hobart Yacht race is underway and Hobart is in readiness to welcome the hordes of holiday visitors a this time of year. Get out and about and even have some food and drinks from these great restaurants and hotels. Or shop until you drop and then stop for some lunch or dinner. We hope these ideas help your Hobart Boxing day be more enjoyable!
The Tastes of Hobart are alive as NYE draws closer
The yachts are on their way across Bass Strait and the Taste festival is kicking off aswell. Hobart's Summer can be just gorgeous and warm and a great time to be out and about. It's party time in this holiday season and the Hobart New Year's Eve celebrations are only days away. Make sure you have your NYE party ideas all worked out and are ready to see in the new year in style.