Best places to park

There are lots of parking options available to people and we have explored a few for you below.

Parliament House Carpark: Parliament House car park: is located in front of Parliament House with entry from Murray Street and is a one-minute walk to Salamanca Market. It is operated by the Rotary Club of Sullivans Cove with proceeds used to fund community projects. Parking is available between 8 am and 1 pm on Saturday. While cars can remain in the carpark until 5 pm, they cannot enter after 1 pm.

IMAS parking: Located off Castray Esplanade. Provides voucher parking for up to two hours and is approximately a one-minute walk to Salamanca Market. 

Salamanca Square car park: is located next to Salamanca Market with entry from Montpelier Retreat and is a two-minute walk to Salamanca Market.

Montpelier Retreat private car park: located on Montpelier Retreat next to Salamanca Market and is a three-minute walk to Salamanca Market. Parking is available between 8.30 am and 5.00 pm on Saturday. 

Parking along the waterfront: Parking is available along the waterfront and is usually limited to less than two or three hours at most locations. 

Evans Street car park: This is an open-air car park that is located around 7 minutes walk from the market. The cost will vary on Saturdays, depending on how long you intend to stay.

Parking on streets: Parking is available on streets in and around the Hobart city centre and is usually limited to less than three hours at most locations. 

City centre car parks: Park in either the Argyle Street, Centrepoint or Hobart Central car parks in the Hobart city centre and walk to the market.

Dunn Place car park: provides voucher parking and is approximately a ten-minute walk to Salamanca Market. 

Caravans and campervans: caravans and campervans are not able to be parked in city centre car parks, however parking is available at the Hobart Regatta Grounds, which is approximately a 20-minute walk to Salamanca Market.  Additionally, there is a large car park at Evans Street which is approximately a seven- minute walk along the waterfront .

Accessible parking

Changes to Accessible car parking areas during City of Hobart Dark Mofo Winter Feast.

There are three parks located on the Silos Link Road and another three located in the Murray Street Car Park.


An accessible parking drop off / pick up point is located close to the market on Castray Esplanade. Once on site, if you require further assistance please speak to our friendly staff at the Salamanca Market information booth.