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Hobart Historic Tours

U 4 19A Hunter St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6231 4214
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Happy with our walking tour

We booked this at the Tourist Info Centre, easy to do, left on time, group of 10 people. Roger was... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
vicnot
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Melbourne, Australia
Interesting but was expecting a fair bit more

We thought we were going to see an old gaol but in the first 5 minutes of the tour they showed a... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2015
JamFancy
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The Hobart Historic Walk is the iconic must-do introduction to Hobart's fascinating history and famous sandstone buildings. The Old Hobart Pub Tour takes you into Hobart's underbelly doings of a murky past full of brothels, smuggling, alcohol and shady characters. Both are entertaining and informative guided tours, 1 1/2 hours each, set around the famous Waterfront and Salamanca areas.
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8 Apr 2017
“Happy with our walking tour”
28 Jan 2015
“Interesting but was expecting a fair bit more”
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U 4 19A Hunter St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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+61 3 6231 4214

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Reviewed 8 April 2017

We booked this at the Tourist Info Centre, easy to do, left on time, group of 10 people. Roger was our guide. I liked the way he described what Hobart was like when first settled, and how and why it developed. He had some good...More

Thank vicnot
Reviewed 28 January 2015

We thought we were going to see an old gaol but in the first 5 minutes of the tour they showed a picture of what it used to be and said most of it was demolished. The guide was super knowledgable and knew the place...More

Thank JamFancy
Reviewed 11 March 2014

On a recent visit to Hobart I visited the Penitentiary Chapel Historic Site which is run by the National Trust. Tours are run by volunteer guides and I found the tour fascinating. The site was a former Barracks and quite a bit has been demolished...More

Thank 723traveller
Reviewed 25 February 2014

This short walk (max 2 h.) around the main buildings of Hobart was an excellent introduction to the history of Tasmania. We were lucky to have the guide, a very knowledgeable and friendly lady, to ourselves so learned a lot about life in Hobart, about...More

Thank Muverans
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Found this in the magazine on the plane to Hobart and booked it as soon as we landed. Well worth the 1.5hrs walking around the waterfront learning fascinating history we otherwise would never have heard about. Carrie was thoroughly entertaining with her tales of not...More

1  Thank Julie R
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Booked the pub tour as the historic walking tour wasn't available the day we were in Hobart. Couldn't have been better! Much more than a pub tour, it was an excellent glimpse into the lifestyle of early Hobart and the interesting characters of the times....More

2  Thank Joanne S
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