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Hobart day tours

Grand Hobart
Gray Line Day Tour 797

You can discover Hobart in a day - Mt Wellington summit, Hobart city tour and Richmond, one of Australia's most original historic villages.

Witness magnificent views on the kunanyi/Mt Wellington tour - glimpse the unfolding panorama of the river, fields and the setting of Hobart town followed by an orientation tour highlighting the city's history, culture and lifestyle. On this tour we have approximately 2 hours to explore historic Richmond village, perhaps taste some local produce, shop ofr unique gifts, explore the historic surrounds including the convict built road bridge, quaint cottages and Richmond gaol.

Highlights of this tour

Mt Wellington

  • On a clear day the views from Mt Wellington are stunning.
  • In the winter perhaps you will be playing in the snow - whatever the weather - take the opportunity to visit iconic Mt Wellington, the traditional indigenous name in Palawa Kani language is kunanyi
  • See St David’s Park
  • Pass by Anglesea Barracks - Australia’s oldest Army facility
  • Cascade Valley - home of the Cascade Brewery and Gardens
  • On this tour we pass through various eco systems and experience the harsh alpine environment of the mountain.
  • View the massive rock formation of the Organ Pipes
  • kunanyi/Mt Wellington summit - a harsh rocky alpine environment affording unsurpassed views on a clear day
  • The summit of Mt Wellington offers a panoramic spectacle of Hobart town, its surrounding suburbs, vast waterways of the Derwent River
  • Option to walk and view the exterior of the Cascade Brewery
  • Cascade Gardens
  • After our descent from the mountain, we have a brief visit to the Cascades Female Factory - a one time female prison - for an insight into the lives of the women convicts once imprisoned there.

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
  • St. David’s Park
  • South Hobart at the foot of Mt. Wellington
  • St. David’s Cathedral
  • Treasury Building and Franklin Square
  • GPO and Hobart Town Hall
  • Penitentiary Chapel
  • Queen’s Domain and Government House
  • Victoria Dock and Constitution Dock
  • Enjoy some free time to see the exquisite Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

Richmond 

 

  • Head out the Brooker Highway passing North Hobart and New Town
  • Derwent Entertainment Centre
  • Richmond - one of Australia’s most unique and historic towns dating from the 1820s
  • Stroll across the Richmond Bridge - Introduce yourself to the local ducks, as they forage for good under the oldest convict built road bridge in Australia
  • Also set in this idyllic location is the oldest operating Catholic Church
  • Perhaps visit Richmond Gaol - operational from 1826
  • Taste some Coal Valley region wines and local produce (own expense), shop or just relax.
  • Whatever you choose there's plenty of time to explore the village, it's quaint cottages, unique shops, galleries and restaurants.
  • Excellent photo opportunities all round!

 

Adult: $155   Child: $78

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Hobart Explorer Tram

Adult: $155

Child: $78

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Operates

Daily except Sat & Sun (November 1 through to April 30). Tue, Thu & Fri (May 1 through to October 31)
Departs: 9.15am Returns: 5.00pm

Fare Includes

Tour Code

797

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Note

kunanyi/Mt Wellington itinerary may vary due to weather conditions


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