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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 21/09/2004   
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Contents >> Tourism >> Visitors >> Visitor arrivals >> Places visited: selected other locations

Of the estimated 652,200 visitors who arrived by scheduled airline flights and Bass Strait ferries in 2002-03, approximately 383,100 (58.7%) visited the Hobart Waterfront/Sullivans Cove location. Some 233,400 (35.8%) visited the Port Arthur Historic Site, 179,400 (27.5%) visited the Cataract Gorge and 170,800 (26.2%) visited Mount Wellington.

Other major drawcards included Cadbury Chocolate Factory (122,100 or 18.7%), the Tahune Forest Airwalk (115,300 or 17.7%) and the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (109,600 or 16.8%).


ALL VISITORS(a), Selected other locations visited

2000-01
2001-02
2002-03

Selected other locations
'000
'000
'000
% of all visitors

Hobart Waterfront/Sullivans Cove(b)
318.8
311.6
383.1
58.7
Port Arthur Historic Site
205.9
188.8
233.4
35.8
Cataract Gorge
145.5
146.6
179.4
27.5
Mt Wellington
159.1
139.2
170.8
26.2
Cadbury Chocolate Factory
na
94.7
122.1
18.7
Tahune Forest Airwalk
na
84.0
115.3
17.7
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
93.8
87.2
109.6
16.8
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery(c)
na
na
65.4
10.0
Lavender Farm(c)
na
na
54.3
8.3
Sea Horse World
na
38.6
53.1
8.1
Lactos Cheese Factory(c)
na
na
51.5
7.9
Hobart Wineries(c)
na
na
50.1
7.7
Abt Wilderness Railway
na
36.7
49.0
7.5

na not available
(a) Includes visitors who arrived on scheduled airline flights and Bass Strait ferries only.
(b) For 2000-01 and 2001-02 the questionnaire referred to 'Hobart Waterfront/Salamanca Place'. In July 2002, this was changed to 'Hobart Waterfront/Sullivans Cove'.
(c) First included in the questionnaire in July 2002.

Source: Tourism Tasmania - Tasmanian Visitor Survey..


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