This tour is the perfect welcome to Hobart with a lot of useful information about Hobart and its history. A city of yachts and spinnakers; gardens and galleries; sandstone cottages and stately Georgian homes – a city built on the pain and toil of yesteryear English convicts.
Hobart is a city of yachts and spinnakers, gardens and galleries, sandstone cottages and stately Georgian homes. Enjoy it all on this very personalized tour. Your driver will keep you entertained with live commentary sharing local knowledge and experiences of life in Hobart and is on hand to answer any of your questions.
Drive along Sullivans Cove – Hobart’s birthplace, pass by Parliament House, the Georgian style warehouses of Salamanca Place and through charming and historic Battery Point. Travel to the suburb of South Hobart and stop at the Cascade Gardens with an option to walk and view the exterior of the historic Cascade Brewery building. Travel past the remains of the Female Factory – a one time female prison – featured in Bryce Courtenay’s novel The Potato Factory. Experience the city and parks, historic churches and buildings including the Hobart Town Hall, Penitentiary Chapel. Pass by Government House before crossing the Tasman Bridge to stop at Rosny Hill lookout for stunning views of Hobart, Sandy Bay and Mt Wellington. Enjoy some free time strolling through the exquisite Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (own expense).
Departs 9:45am and returns 12:45pm (approx.)
– Expert commentary by knowledgeable guides
– Hobart City Tour
– Plenty of opportunites to hop off and take a photo, short walk, then back aboard in your same seat
Need to Know
Hotel drop off is not available after the tour.
Image Credit: Tourism Tasmania