Top Choice Market in Salamanca Place & the Waterfront

Salamanca Market

Every Saturday morning since 1972, the open-air Salamanca Market has lured hippies and craft merchants from the foothills to fill the tree-lined expanses of Salamanca Place with their stalls. Fresh organic produce, …
Top Choice Market in Launceston


Excellent weekly gathering of organic producers and sustainable suppliers from around northern and western Tasmania. Craft beer and cider, artisan baked goods (including locally baked Manu bread), cheese, Mt Directi…
Top Choice Toys in Latrobe


After a fire destroyed its Gilbert St outlet, this marvelously eccentric shop and cafe relocated to a 19th-century mansion nearby. Customers travel here from Devonport and beyond to source a huge range of quality im…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Deloraine

Deloraine Creative Studios

The arts and crafts being produced in this artist-operated studio space are a cut above many galleries and craft shops on the island. Wander around to see artisans at work in their open studios – if you like the fin…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Launceston

Design Tasmania Shop

Seeking to snaffle a souvenir to take home? The wonderful shop at the Design Centre Tasmania stocks a huge array of artisan-made objects, with a particular emphasis on furniture and homewares made from local wood – …
Top Choice Food in Launceston

Stillwater Providore

In the loft above Stillwater Restaurant at Ritchie’s Flour Mill you’ll find this excellent repository of good things for the home, kitchen, stomach and soul. There are shelves full of food and wine (and books about …
Top Choice Books in Central Hobart

Fullers Bookshop

Hobart's best bookshop has a great range of literature and travel guides, plus regular launches and readings, and the writerly Afterword Cafe in the corner. A real hub of the Hobart literary scene for around 70 year…
Top Choice Art in Salamanca Place & the Waterfront

Handmark Gallery

A key tenant at the Salamanca Arts Centre, Handmark has been here for 30 years, displaying unique ceramics, glass, woodwork and jewellery, plus paintings and sculpture – 100% Tasmanian.
Top Choice Books in Campbell Town

Book Cellar

In the vaulted 1833 convict-built cellar of what was once a coaching inn, then a B&B, is the unexpected Book Cellar, specialising in Tasmanian tomes. Grab a coffee and have a browse.
Market in Battery Point, Sandy Bay & South Hobart

Hobart Twilight Market

Filling the lawns behind Lower Sandy Bay Beach (aka Long Beach; about 5km south of central Hobart), the HTM is a relatively new and hugely popular phenomenon. The official line goes, 'eats, drinks, artisans, music' …