We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Hobart Half-Day Sightseeing Coach Tram Tour
More Info
and up
Hobart City Sightseeing Tour Including MONA Admission

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 10 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 1
  • 5
    Very good
  • 1
  • 2
  • 0
No reasons to go here

It's on the way to the Botanical Gardens, and a pleasant stroll. Maybe nice for a picnic too, if it's sunny.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 June 2016
Carl C
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Add Photo Write a Review

10 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 9: English reviews
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Level Contributor
159 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

It's on the way to the Botanical Gardens, and a pleasant stroll. Maybe nice for a picnic too, if it's sunny.

Thank Carl C
Hobart, Australia
Level Contributor
82 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

The Queens Domain is an extensive area of green land at the edge of Hobart's CBD. Key features are the War Memorial cenotaph, and the Regatta Grounds with its historic visitor seating stand including a wood chopping competition stand. It provides a hillside vantage point to look across the Derwent Harbour, then upstream to the dramatic sweep of the Tasman... More 

Thank Crocodillus
Greater Hobart, Australia
Level Contributor
66 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

What a fantastic area. Fully utilised for sports of all kinds. Footy, soccer, tennis that I could see and the Hobart Swimming and Gym complex, the Aquatic Centre. The A.C. contains a fully equipped gym with showers and a range of pools including an olympic size competition pool and two others of varying depths and of course one for the... More 

Thank Maureen H
Level Contributor
429 reviews
305 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

A vast change to the busier city down the road, it's a nice place to come to get some fresh air. If you have time head down to the botanical gardens as they are stunning.

Thank JasonDoz
Hobart, Australia
Level Contributor
74 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2013

Within easy walking or driving distance from the Hobart CBD, the Queen's Domain is a large area including sports grounds, indoor swimming facilities, Government House, a large Botanical Garden and many walking tracks. A great way to spend a couple of hours exploring.

3 Thank Prado123
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2012

I first spotted this landmark coming across the Tasman Bridge and got glimpses again when going to the Botanical Gardens. Queen's Domain is a cool looking castle that is next door to the Botanical Gardens (talk about a cool backyard!) and has a lovely, open grassy field buffering it from the road. It is the home of the The Hon.... More 

Thank chucklingstarfish
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2012

The queens Domain is a park that is under utilised. It could be another Kings Park like in WA. Some grass mowing and some lovelly hut for BBQ's etcetera but the only thing it is used for is sport ( Swimming Pool, athletics. football ( AFL and Soccer) and a little bit of sightseeing. This could be made into a... More 

1 Thank GrantT2
Hobart, Australia
Level Contributor
25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2012

Nothing to see here except great tracks of weedy Council land. Unless you need to use the sporting facilities steer clear.

1 Thank Tim B
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2012

So much to see in these gardens, or for a leisurely visit - a great place to take a seat and just enjoy the sun

Thank R0siePerth

Travellers who viewed Queens Domain also viewed


Been to Queens Domain? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Queens Domain staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?