Highlights / General details
You won't believe how much you will experience all in one day! Witness magnificent views up at the Mt Wellington summit. Before you, you will see the unfolding panorama of the Derwent River, fields and the water bodies around Hobart. Follow this with an orientation of Hobart city, our guide will present a personalised and informative tour, complete with 5 stops for great photo opportunities of this gorgeous city. Cap off the day with the chance to discover Richmond, one of Australia's oldest villages.
Points of Interest: Mt. Wellington - St. David's Park; Battery Point, charming historic houses, boutique shops and pubs; Arthur's Circus; Pass through various eco systems as we ascend the mountain; Massive rock formations of the Organ Pipes; Mt. Wellington Summit, a harsh rocky alpine environment affording unsurpassed views on a clear day; Witness the panoramic spectacle of Hobart, its surrounding suburbs, towns and vast waterways; Visit remains of the Female Factory, a one-time female prison.
City Tour - Sullivan's Cove, Hobart's birthplace and ferry terminal; Parliament House; Salamanca Place, Georgian style warehouses now restored as restaurants, galleries and pubs; Princes Park, a one-time gun battery; Battery Point, charming historic houses, pubs, boutique shops and restaurants; St. George's Church; Views of Wrest Point Casino and exclusive Sandy Bay; St. David’s Park; South Hobart at the foot of Mt. Wellington; Cascade Brewery; Visit Cascade Gardens; St. David’s Cathedral; Treasury Building and Franklin Square; GPO and Hobart Town Hall; Penitentiary Chapel and Court; Hobart Aquatic Centre; Queen’s Domain and Government House; Cross the Tasman Bridge over the Derwent River; Views over Kangaroo Bay Marina and Bellerive; Stop at Rosny Hill lookout for stunning views of Hobart, Sandy Bay, Mt. Wellington, The Tasman Bridge and Glenorchy; Victoria Dock and Constitution Dock; See the exquisite Royal Tasmania Botanical Gardens featuring ‘Pete’s Vegie Patch’, made famous by Peter Cundall of ABC’s Gardening Show; Visit Richmond, one of Australia’s most unique and historic towns dating from the 1820’s; Cross the Richmond Bridge, the oldest road bridge in Australia; Richmond Gaol, operational from 1826; Excellent photo opportunity from our specially selected vantage point for that perfect shot; Time to explore Richmond, convict built homes, classic Georgian mansions and small cottages, many unique shops, galleries and restaurants.
Hotel pickup and drop off; Coach Tram tour.
Food and beverage; Gratuity.
Hours of operation
Tour Operates: Monday-Friday (November-April); Tuesday, Thursday (May-October); Departs at 9:15am, check in at 9:00am. No tour departures on: December 25.
Approximately 8 hours.
Departs from Brooke Street Pier, Hobart.
Any child under the minimum child age will travel free of charge and they will have to sit on their parents lap, if you prefer that the child has their own seat then you will have to pay the child fare.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**