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Make your own way to Brooke Street Pier and board your tram for the 3-hour Hobart sightseeing tour.

Take in the sights and listen to informative commentary about Hobart as your guide steers the tram through small streets, waterfront boulevards, and quaint neighborhoods. Pass by top sights including Parliament House, St. George’s Anglican Church, Anglesea Barracks, Princes Park, the base of Mt. Wellington, Cascade Gardens and Brewery, St. David’s Cathedral, the Treasury Building and Franklin Square, Constitution Dock, and Victoria Dock.

Learn about Hobart’s past and the convict laborers who built some of its historical buildings, see the remaining bits of the Cascades Female Factory prison, and pause at Sullivan’s Cove—considered Hobart’s birthplace.

Cross over the Derwent River via the Tasman Bridge and get a lovely view of Hobart, Mt. Wellington, and Glenorchy from the Rosny Hill Lookout before your tour ends back at the Brooke Street Pier.

Locations visited
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
South Hobart
Tasman Bridge
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Overview
Enjoy the ride aboard a historical tram while discovering the top attractions in Hobart. Hear live informative commentary as you roll past landmarks including St. George’s Church, Sullivan’s Cove, and Anglesea Barracks; take in the heritage homes around Battery Point; and cruise the restaurants lodged in Georgian warehouses at Salamanca Place. This tour reveals more by tram—converted to motorized bus—with a local guide at the helm.
Highlights
  • Guided tram tour perfect for first-time visitors to get oriented to Hobart
  • See historical landmarks, cultural districts, and picturesque suburbs
  • Cross the Derwent River’s Tasman Bridge for views from Rosny Hill Lookout
  • Morning and afternoon departure times suit any travel itinerary
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile
Good half day tour

Highly recommend if one have only very limited time and wants to see most of the city. Specially like the Botanical Garden, would like to spend a little longer here if time permitted. Driver/guide is good and very informative.More

1  Thank yuenwah
AdamGLTAS, General Manager at Gray Line Tasmania Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Dear yuenwah, Thank you for reviewing our Hobart City Tour. We agree that it is a great way to see the city sights. Should you wish to visit us again, you could stay longer at the Botanical Gardens (rather than return to the city with...More

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Great snapshot of Hobart

I arrived in Hobart 12 hours after the flash floods of Thursday 10 May 2018. While there were obvious signs of the floods (debri and mud on some roads and high water marks on buildings), Hobart had done a great job of cleaning up. Because...More

1  Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 31 March 2018
A good overview

I found this to be a good overview of the sights of Hobart Town. Suitable for those with limited time eg cruise ship guests. Like all tours, one must be mindful of time constraints and make sure to be back on time for departure. Yes...More

3  Thank bruce_marg14
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile
Good overview of Hobart

I liked this tour. It was popular on Monday 5th March because our cruise ship was in port so there was a choice of the tram or coach. I chose coach because you can really see more from a higher vantage point. The tram looked...More

1  Thank Planner55
Reviewed 16 March 2018
Okay

Agree with other reviewers, great views but was a bus not a tram. Phil was good, very informative about the city. Includes a tour of the port area, history surrounding building of major buildings in Hobart, female prison was great. Be aware when booking that...More

1  Thank KimT1952
AdamGLTAS, Manager at Gray Line Tasmania Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Dear Kim T We always appreciate receiving valuable feedback from our customers. We are very pleased that you enjoyed our City Tour and the service provided by Phil. I am sure you will understand that due to operational constraints and passenger requirements, we can't always...More

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