100 Family Activities Tasmania

There are countless family activities to do undertake in Tasmania; some are paid – many are free. Why not get your family outdoors today and undertake one or more of the many activities(in no particular order) from the following list:

  1. Take the kids jetty fishing in Tasmania
  2. Visit the Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery TMAG, Hobart or Launceston
  3. Go fly a kite in a park, even make your own
  4. Bag yourself a bargain at Salamanca Market Hobart
  5. Drive to Bridport for the day, surf, fish or relax with a picnic on the beach
  6. Take the family to the Hobart, Launceston or Burnie Aquatic centre
  7. Enjoy fresh Tasmanian seafood – maybe fish & chips in the park
  8. Attend the Mona Saturday Market (Summer only)
  9. Grow vegetables from Tasmanian seeds
  10. Go for a bushwalk – try one of the 60 best shortwalks in Tasmania
  11. Go camping, there is nothing like it in Tasmania
  12. Try to photograph an aurora in Tasmania
  13. See a live show – the Theatre Royal is a great venue in Hobart – The Princess Theatre in Launceston
  14. Take an overnight road trip in Tasmania, stay in a B&B
  15. Visit a Wildlife Park – perhaps Bonorong Park Hobart
  16. Watch the Tassie Hawthorn Hawks at Aurora Stadium, or the North Melbourne Kangaroos at Blundstone Arena
  17. Go digging for gemstones
  18. Spend the weekend on Flinders Island – the secenery is spectacular
  19. Or a spend the weekend in King island – the meat and cream are to die for
  20. A day trip to Bruny Island is a must
  21. Pick your own strawberries
  22. Drive to Gunns Plains Ulverstone for a picnic
  23. Feed the fish at Salmon Ponds Bushy Park
  24. Join a Touch Football team for fun and fitness
  25. Watch a stage of Targa Tasmania
  26. Skim a stone on a pond or river
  27. View the Sydney Hobart yacht race boats
  28. Learn to surf at a surf beach Tasmania
  29. Zip through the treetops at Tahune or Hollybank
  30. Make your own Gin at William McHenry & Sons Distillery Port Arthur
  31. Check out the Town of Murals – Sheffiled Tasmania
  32. Grow a native Tasmanian plant at home
  33. Go for a drive and explore Tassie’s forgotten towns
  34. Have a swim at the First Basin, Cataract Gorge Launceston – while you are there, ride the Basin Charlift
  35. Try to spot a Platypus at Liffey Falls
  36. Do a half-day walk on Maria Island – watch out for Wombats
  37. Explore Penetentiary ruins at Salwater River, Tasman Peninsula
  38. Try lawn bowls at your local club
  39. Attend the World Pennyfarthing Championships Evandale
  40. Visit a lighthouse
  41. Spend the weekend at Strahan
  42. Enjoy Rektango free music Salamanca Arts Centre
  43. Search for a Tasmanian Devil in the wild
  44. Try snorkelling at one on many spots in Tasmania, or maybe for the more adventurous learn to dive
  45. So see a Twenty-Twenty 20-20 cricket game with the Hobart Hurricanes at Blundstone Arena (summer)
  46. Ride a bike to Mona Market on a Saturday in January
  47. Take a selfie at Wineglass Bay
  48. Take a wilderness flight
  49. Spend the weekend in a caravan park in Tasmania
  50. Go see a movie, maybe even on the rooftop cinema, State Cinema Hobart
  51. Look for lost treasure at a Tip Shop
  52. Walk to the top of The Nut at Stanley Tasmania
  53. Visit the Blue Derby Mountain Bike Park
  54. Feed the ducks at Richmond Tasmania
  55. Hit a few balls at the local golf driving range
  56. Take the family to a country show – Bream Creek show for example
  57. Visit a craft brewery, they are on the rise
  58. Walk across the Batman Bridge
  59. Spot a native Tasmanian animal at night in a park or reserve
  60. Take the dog and kids to the beach, there are great beaches to chose from in Tasmania
  61. Enter your first Fun Run
  62. Ride your bike from the top of Mount Wellington to Ferntree (see Cycling in Tasmania)
  63. Have a picnic lunch at the Hobart Botanical Gardens
  64. Go see a game at the Hobart Women’s International Tennis Tournament (summer only)
  65. Visit the Lavender Farm at Nabowla
  66. Wander around a flea market looking for lost treasure – Evandale, Sorell or Penguin for example
  67. Ride the Don River Railway Devonport
  68. Watch the monkeys in the City Park Launceston
  69. Go to an art gallery in Tasmania
  70. Visit Seahorse World at Beaconsfield
  71. Visit an Open Garden, as part of the Open Gardens Scheme Tasmania
  72. Photograph a waterfall, take a picnic lunch
  73. Take the family ten pin bowling
  74. See Penguins in their natural habitat
  75. Look for the Southern Cross or Milky Way
  76. Collect shells on a deserted beach
  77. Escape to the Tarkine Forest at Corinna
  78. Explore a Hydro Electric Scheme Dam Tasmania
  79. Visit a cave; perhaps at Mole Creek Caves or Hastings Caves or for the more adventurous Mystery Cave
  80. Cheese tasting perhaps? Try Wicked Cheese Richmond or Ashgrove near Latrobe
  81. Wander around the National Automobile Museum Launceston
  82. Go to a music concert or music festival Tasmania
  83. Try a new cafe, maybe in a rural setting
  84. Play a round of golf at Barnbougle, Lost Farm or any of Tasmania’s 82 great golf courses
  85. Collect driftwood from the banks of a river
  86. Do a walking tour of Battery Point
  87. Ride the Red Decker Bus Hobart
  88. Search for migrating whales East Coast Tasmania
  89. Visit the Marine Studies Centre at Woodbridge
  90. Go to a Farm Gate Market – there is one held every Sunday in Hobart and Saturdays in Launceston
  91. Pick your own strawberries
  92. Plant a vegetable garden in Spring with the children