There are lots of free activities available for toddlers, preschoolers and older children. If you know of any other free activities please let us know.
Story Time Sessions at Libraries
The libraries run free story time sessions for babies and pre-schoolers around the state. These include sharing stories, singing rhymes and songs, watching videos and craft work. Click here for more information on session times and places in your locality.
Junior Stamp Club
These are held in the various state libraries, usually once a month. Click here for more information on session times and places in your locality.
Royal Botanical Gardens
Situated on the Domain, Hobart The gardens are a great place for a picnic or party and they often run holiday activities.
Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery
Has a discovery space for young children and holiday activities. Free admission. Open 7 days. 40 Macquarie St, Hobart. 6211 4177. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
A world renowned market. Only open on Saturdays in Salamanca Place
There are lots of fabulous playgrounds in the Hobart area, ranging from a swing or two to amazing playgrounds with all sorts of equipment. Click here for more information on playgrounds in your locality.
Hobart Bike Track
There is a nice flat bike track starting at the domain, near the cenotaph and stretching out to Glenorchy, passing by a yummy icecream shop. A lovely family outing.
Greater Hobart Trails
The Greater Hobart Trails website includes a search option for walking with prams or dogs. The website provides a one-stop-shop for 79 trails from New Norfolk to Clarence and Kingborough. Very handy for organising your family walks.
Maritime Museum Summer Holiday Program
The Maritime Museum in Battery Point is well worth a visit anytime and also runs Holiday Programs. Check their website for details about whats on.