Tasmania Tourism Statistics

Page last updated: 08 October 2020

Over 2.6 million travellers visited Tasmania in the year ending June 2020.1
  • This total was made up of 200,000 international visitors and over 2.4 million domestic visitors
  • Visitors to Tasmania decreased by 25% when compared with the 3.5 million visitors of 2018/19

Impact of the Coronavirus on Tasmania Tourism Expenditure

International

International visitors spent an estimated $395 million during trips to Tasmania in the year ending June 2020
  • International spending was down 25.1% when compared to the $528 million of 2018/19

Domestic

Domestic visitors spent an estimated $2.2 billion during trips to Tasmania in the year ending June 2020
  • Domestic spending was down 19.6% when compared with the $2.8 billion of 2018/19

Total

Combined, visitors spent a total of $2.6 billion during trips to Tasmania in the year ending June 2020
  • Total spending was down 21.2% when compared with the $3.3 billion of the previous year
Data source: TRA. Image credit: Camper Champ

How many tourists visited Tasmania in 2019?

Over 3.5 million tourists and other visitors arrived in Tasmania between July 2018 and June 2019.1

  • This total includes 300,000 international visitors and 3,200,000 domestic overnight visitors.
  • Tourists spent over $3.2 billion in Tasmania in 2019.

How many tourists visit Hobart each year?

  • Over 1.9 million tourists and other visitors arrived in Hobart and Southern Tasmania between July 2018 and June 2019.
  • This total includes 1,700,000 domestic visitors and 263,000 international visitors.

Tasmania camping & campervan statistics

  • The number of camping trips throughout Tasmania has grown by 11.2% over the 10-year period from 2008 to 2018.2
  • In 2018 over 175k overnight camping trips were made in Tasmania.
  • Camping trips – including caravan, campervan, commercial and non-commercial camping – made up 12.6% of visitor nights for domestic travellers to Tasmania in 2019 (year ending September)

Other Resources

References

  1. TRA: International Visitor Survey, 2019, National Visitor Survey 2019
  2. TRA: International Visitor Survey, Trends 2019, National Visitor Survey, Trends 2019