Island Optical | Why We Are Tasmania's One-Stop Shop for All Your Optical Needs

It’s no surprise that residents and tourists a like love the Tassie life! The freshest seafood and most stunning landscapes are at our doorstep, just waiting for you to enjoy at a leisurely pace.
But that’s not all.

Hardworking and industrious family-run businesses keep you connected to all the modern necessities in Tasmania, including optometry services and eyewear.

DID YOU KNOW? You don’t have to head to mainland Australia when seeking high-quality eye health, vision care, and prescription eyewear. Instead, we bring our vision for affordable eye care to you with two prime locations: Hobart and Launceston.


*Comprehensive eye care services| Medicare Bulk Billing Helping You See Your Best Life

Each optometrist operating out of our Hobart and Launceston locations serves you independently. Hobart optometrists offer a full-service approach with primary eye testing and consultations, being bulk-billed to Medicare at the top of the list. And the same thorough interest in eye health is also available from the Launceston optometrist services. The Medicare bulk bill arrangements should make Island Optical your first port of call for eye-care.

*Enjoy the confidence that comes from a chain’s buying power with a sole trader’s attention to detail.

Enjoy the confidence and assurance that comes from personalised service with Island Optical. We have been providing quality eye care services since 1989 and are renowned for our friendly, professional service at value prices.


Island Optical offers Tassie locals and visitors the opportunity to purchase prescription eyewear and contact lenses featuring a wide selection of internationally trusted brands. A reliable buying group providing low costs and ample variety works hard for you as we team up seamlessly with Optical Superstore on mainland Australia.

This working relationship means that you don’t have to wait for those never to be repeated sales to get access to the current trends in eyewear and fashion-forward offerings. So we have you covered if you’re in the market for the latest multifocal glasses, contact lenses, or optical accessories!


There are many reasons to choose Island Optical for all your optical needs

First and foremost, we are passionate about helping our patients see their best. We want you looking good whilst looking good! So we offer a welcoming and efficient service at an affordable price. And we are proud to be a Tasmanian-owned and operated business!

We understand that everyone’s eyesight needs are unique, requiring us to get to know each of our patients and your individual needs. As we work with you, you can be assured we arrive at the best solution for your specific situation.

Perhaps you need an annual eye check-up or have a particular question. Are you interested in sun glare protection for the unique, Tasmanian climate, for example? We ensure that all of your optical- related questions are answered (and even the non-optical ones)!

IE: Don’t forget a trip to MONA {Museum of Old and New Art}

At Island Optical, we endorse supporting locals and buying local. There’s tonnes to be proud of in our own backyard. In fact, we proudly use Mount Wellington on our multifocal comparison charts, Australia-wide! So when you make an appointment with an optometrist at Island Optical, supporting locals is precisely what you do.

Visit us today for all your optometrist and eyewear needs!

Our motto is:

Super Service | Super Savings

We stand by it so you can expect it, when you allow us the opportunity to care for your vision needs.

Tassie life is refreshing, joyful, adventurous, laidback, and full of new experiences-we want Island Optical to be part of that for you, too. So get in touch today to book a Bulk-Billed Eye Test.