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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide outside the Hobart Town Hall, 50 Macquarie St Hobart and we shall set off on our 3-hour walking tour to explore Hobart's cafes. Hobart's Café Culture walking tour is a great way to explore Hobart and you will be lead away from the usual sites of Salamanca and into the heart of the CBD. Come along and discover the wonderful variety of hidden cafés tucked into laneways, hidden in courtyards and perched at tiny kerbside venues. We will show you a great side of Hobart's café scene, from the stylish to the eclectic. You will be delighted with the people we encounter, the baristas and food devotees who love their city as much as their food. Think of this as a progressive morning tea. With intimate group size of just 8 guests, this is a more personal walking tour, where we cover Hobart's contemporary café culture and delight you with delicious creations that keep Hobartians fed and energised through their working day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Outside the Hobart Town Hall, 50 Macquarie St, Hobart. This is in the block between Elizabeth & Argyle Streets and it is near the Grand Chancellor Hotel and Hobart CBD.
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    The walking tour ends in Hobart Central Business District.
    Inclusions
    • Professional local guide
    • Food and beverages: included in the tour are tastings of a range of food and drinks.
    • The type of tastings will vary depending on the season, the quantity is generous and quality is always excellent
    • Cafes in Hobart can and do change their menus, so these included items are an indication only:
    • Beverages: a choice of coffee, chai, tea, hot chocolate or juice
    • Light refreshments: tasting of chocolate, sweet or savoury muffin, or pie or bagel
    • Please let us know if you have any dietary preferences
    • Snacks
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks beyond those offered on the tour
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
    • This is a 3 hour walking tour along city pavements
    • Your guide will do everything in her power to get seating at a cafe, but sometimes it's not possible to get a seat at every cafe we visit
    • Wheelchair accessible along city pavements - if assistance is required, guest must provide their own carer
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    What a great way to discover the cafe culture of Hobart, our guide was interesting, passionate and very informative. We went to some quirky cafes and enjoyed various coffees. A definitely must do when visiting Hobart.
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    Thank you Robyn for an enjoyable and very interesting tour of Hobart and its cafes. We've been coming to Hobart for many years and would never have found some of the cafes on our own. The history of the coffee palaces and their importance was something none of us was aware of.
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    Sure you can wonder the streets of Hobart's CBD and think you'll make some fine cafe discoveries, but that would mean drinking ample amounts of coffee just to discover what's good and what's bad. Well if you're smart don't do it the hard way, let Robyn take you around to the
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    Robyn unveiled some of the many contemporary cultural facets of Hobart. She provided an excellent commentary of the urban cafe scene's recent history. Having this knowledge has opened our eyes to a fascinating range of culinary and cafe opportunities. A tour worth doing for
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    The tour was very enjoyable, Robyn had done quite a bit of research on the early history of coffee palaces in Hobart. A nice way to get to know Hobart
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    About the operator
    By: Hobart Walking Tours
    263 reviews
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    L8TE
    Sydney, Australia
    20
    Walking tour very interesting
    I found that this walking tour of Hobart was very informative and had such interesting stories. It was easy to be
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    BE F
    London, United Kingdom
    73
    Fantastic walking tour & introduction to Hobart
    Lisa is a very friendly & enthusiastic guide. She is super informative & knowledgeable re the history of Hobart.
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    SantaMonicaRuth
    Chiang Mai, Thailand
    1110
    Fantastic walking tour of Hobart!
    Lisa was charming and very knowledgeable of the history of Hobart and really enjoyed sharing her city with us. My
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    WRashed
    Cairo, Egypt
    15745
    Learn about Hobart’s History and People in a wonderful way
    I am so happy that I booked 2 tours with Hobart walking tours. The first was a morning tour “ Hobart History,
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    tobepickford
    Sydney, Australia
    52
    A great way to spend the afternoon
    We met Lisa out the front of our hotel and it was all smiles and a lot of great information from there on in. We
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    Prissie01
    Castle Hill
    42
    Interesting history
    Lisa gave an informative and pleasant tour. There were only 4 participants, so we were able to ask questions.
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    X6848LUruthl
    10
    An great introduction to Hobart
    Lisa was knowledgeable, likeable and responsive to the needs of the small group. Car parking at nearby Dunn Place
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    Petermboyd
    Fremantle, Australia
    20
    Hobart mini break
    We were lucky enough to have our lovely guide all to ourselves She was extremely informative, patient and very
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    sealibra75
    Seattle
    17053
    Great introduction to a lovely city
    I participated in the "Hobart History, People & Places" tour shortly after arrival in Hobart, and found the
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    Getaway604615
    30
    Very Informative
    A great introduction to Hobart's history. Excellent value for money. Deb was a very informative guide. Worth
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    903margaretr
    Chelmsford, United Kingdom
    130
    An excellent tour
    We enjoyed a lovely couple of hours with Lisa learning about the history of Hobart. The tour was recommended def
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    Suzie M
    50
    Walk Back in Time.
    Had the pleasure of a guided walking tour with Lisa Bryant, she was excellent. I highly recommend the tour as it
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    SarahandTy
    10
    Fantastic Info
    It was very interesting and informative. Our tour guide was very passionate about Hobart history which was
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    LynR289
    20
    Terrific!
    Asked lots of questions and there was always an answer. Most enjoyable and personable. Thanks Lisa, even though
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    Maria C
    21
    Interesting History of Hobart
    Excellent tour guided by our lovely knowledgeable tour leader Lisa. She provided interesting insights and
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