Shopping and markets
Tasmania's shops and markets are a celebration of the island's unique culture, creative artisans and its many local producers. There are great places to browse and buy, from friendly farmers' markets and antiques stores to designer boutiques and galleries.
With an abundance of creative talent in Tasmania, there's also no shortage of places to find local art, craft, clothing and design and even meet a maker or two.
Try exploring Hobart's laneways and smaller side streets for the more quirky shopping options. The CBD is safe and easy to walk around.
In Launceston you'll find hand-made wares, shops full of boutique designs, markets filled with fresh grown local produce and stores selling antiques from bygone eras.
Tassie is a bargain hunters' paradise and it's easy to find a beautiful pre-loved piece of history in the many antiques and collectables stores, especially in the North West, while Tasmania's markets range from the famous Salamanca Market in Hobart to charming country shows.
From friendly outdoor markets to high end boutiques, it's easy to buy local in Tasmania and take a beautiful piece of the island state home with you.