Draft City to Gardens Way Connectivity & Wayfinding Plan

Aerial view of the Domain

Feedback received on this project is currently being reviewed. A final report is expected later in 2020. Thank you to all those who have contributed so far.


Project Background

The City of Hobart is planning to improve pedestrian and cyclist connections between the Hobart CBD and the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. The proposed path upgrades will establish much needed linkages between the Bridge of Remembrance, the new Rose Garden Bridge over Brooker Avenue and the Botanical Gardens, and will give walkers two distinct route options to travel to and from the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, with one of the two routes being suitable for cyclists.

The Draft City to Gardens Way Connectivity and Wayfinding Plan proposes to:

  • Link a number of existing formal and informal footpaths between the Bridge of Remembrance, the new Rose Garden Bridge and the proposed new main entrance to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. There may be some loss of parking between the entrance to Government House and the Gardens to allow for the establishment of safe pedestrian access
  • Upgrade existing formal paths along Davies Avenue to establish a safe pedestrian link from the Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre to the Tasmanian Cricket Association Oval.
  • Establish or improve five pedestrian crossings to ensure the safe movement of people across Davies Avenue, Lower Domain Road and Upper Carriage Drive.
  • Develop a lighting strategy for Davies Avenue that will promote safe pedestrian access during all hours.

The City of Hobart is now seeking community feedback on the Draft Plan, including local residents and visitors to the area.

Have Your Say

Thank you to those who have so far contributed feedback on the to the Draft City to Gardens Way Connectivity and Wayfinding Plan.

Our original community engagement window was impacted by COVID19 restrictions in March, and we had to postpone some planned engagement activities. To ensure we provided adequate opportunities for people to have their say we made the decision to review potential further engagement opportunities when health restrictions allowed us to.

Now that restrictions have eased, we are providing an additional opportunity to engage on this project.

The Draft Plan remains the same, and we are re-opening our feedback form to accept comments from anyone who has not already had the chance to provide feedback. The feedback form will be open until 13 July 2020.

We are also providing the opportunity to attend a walk and talk along the route on Saturday 11 July.


Get involved and have your say in the following ways:

Feedback received on this project is currently being reviewed. A final report is expected later in 2020. Thank you to all those who have contributed so far.


Project Background

The City of Hobart is planning to improve pedestrian and cyclist connections between the Hobart CBD and the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. The proposed path upgrades will establish much needed linkages between the Bridge of Remembrance, the new Rose Garden Bridge over Brooker Avenue and the Botanical Gardens, and will give walkers two distinct route options to travel to and from the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, with one of the two routes being suitable for cyclists.

The Draft City to Gardens Way Connectivity and Wayfinding Plan proposes to:

  • Link a number of existing formal and informal footpaths between the Bridge of Remembrance, the new Rose Garden Bridge and the proposed new main entrance to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. There may be some loss of parking between the entrance to Government House and the Gardens to allow for the establishment of safe pedestrian access
  • Upgrade existing formal paths along Davies Avenue to establish a safe pedestrian link from the Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre to the Tasmanian Cricket Association Oval.
  • Establish or improve five pedestrian crossings to ensure the safe movement of people across Davies Avenue, Lower Domain Road and Upper Carriage Drive.
  • Develop a lighting strategy for Davies Avenue that will promote safe pedestrian access during all hours.

The City of Hobart is now seeking community feedback on the Draft Plan, including local residents and visitors to the area.

Have Your Say

Thank you to those who have so far contributed feedback on the to the Draft City to Gardens Way Connectivity and Wayfinding Plan.

Our original community engagement window was impacted by COVID19 restrictions in March, and we had to postpone some planned engagement activities. To ensure we provided adequate opportunities for people to have their say we made the decision to review potential further engagement opportunities when health restrictions allowed us to.

Now that restrictions have eased, we are providing an additional opportunity to engage on this project.

The Draft Plan remains the same, and we are re-opening our feedback form to accept comments from anyone who has not already had the chance to provide feedback. The feedback form will be open until 13 July 2020.

We are also providing the opportunity to attend a walk and talk along the route on Saturday 11 July.


Get involved and have your say in the following ways: