Stand-out beers from Moo Brew, MONA's own craft-beer brewery in nearby Bridgewater, include a zingy Hefeweizen and a hoppy pilsner. Call to organise a tour, or you can taste some at MONA at the Moorilla winery cellar door, or in select bars and pubs around Hobart.

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Nearby Hobart attractions

1. Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

2.14 MILES

In spacious enclosures ringed around a large grassy area, Forester kangaroos lounge about like beach-goers at this impressive wildlife park – its name…

2. Stefano Lubiana Wines


Is this Tuscany? Sonoma Valley, maybe? No, it's Granton, about 20km north of Hobart and 16km southeast of New Norfolk, but the vibe is very international…

3. Shene Estate & Distillery

4.98 MILES

Dating back to 1819, Shene is a noble sandstone estate on the outskirts of Pontville, 19km south of Kempton. Sure, the old architecture (and occasional…

4. Moorilla

5.42 MILES

The vineyard that drapes across MONA’s peninsula is southern Tasmania's oldest, with vines first planted by Italian entrepreneur Claudio Alcorso in 1958…


5.46 MILES

Twelve kilometres north of Hobart's city centre, MONA is burrowed into the Triassic sandstone of a peninsula jutting into the Derwent River. Arrayed…

6. Richmond ZooDoo Zoo

6.82 MILES

Six kilometres west of Richmond on the road to Brighton (Middle Tea Tree Rd), ZooDoo has ‘safari bus’ rides, playgrounds, picnic areas and half of Dr…

7. Tasmanian Transport Museum

6.85 MILES

Trainspotter? Tram fan? Train rides happen at this transport mecca on the first and third Sundays of each month (admission increases to $10/5 per adult…

8. Moonah Arts Centre

8.26 MILES

This long-running community arts co-op stages everything from indigenous arts exhibitions and concerts to workshops and special events. Buses departing…