HOBART HISTORIC WALK

Painting of Old Hobart

Discover Hobart by foot and hear the fascinating stories of how Tasmania’s capital city was established and how it became the vibrant waterfront city it now is. Your local guide will identify the heritage listed buildings and tell the stories of the early characters and issues that were major influences in the early days of Hobart. (Wheelchair friendly)

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1 ½ hour tour, departing the Hobart Travel Centre on Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun at 3pm

OLD HOBART PUB TOUR

Photo of people drinking in front of an old Hobart pub

Join your local guide on a journey through 200 alcohol soaked years of enterprise, hardship and hilarious tales at some of our old waterfront taverns. Enjoy a drink (own purchase, no obligation) as you learn of Hobart’s underbelly through stories of pubs, brothels, smugglers, convicts and some rip-roaring characters who played an unforgettable part in the murky yet fascinating history of Hobart.

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1 ½ hour tour, departing the Hobart Travel Centre on Thu, Fri and Sat at 5pm

GRAND HOBART WALK

  - Summer Special!

Photo of family walking in Battery Point

Combining the Hobart Historic Walk with a tour of Salamanca and Battery Point, this 3 hour experience with your local guide will give you in depth insights into Hobart’s past and present.

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3 hour tour, departing the Hobart Travel Centre on Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun at 3pm

Booking Details

Sandstone Buildings, Salamanca, Battery Point; stories of smugglers, brothels, and some great characters… our friendly guides will greatly entertain you.

Tours from: $30 per person
Children from: $15 per person
Family package: From $80 For 2 adults and 2 children
Group rates and private tours: please call us on (03) 6234 5550 or email us info@hobarthistorictours.com.au

For bookings and tickets please Book Online or contact us on (03) 6234 5550. Alternatively you can also book your ticket at the Hobart Travel Centre, cnr Davey & Elizabeth Sts Hobart (03) 6238 4222 or at the Shiver-Me-Timbers Gallery, 81 Salamanca Place Hobart (03) 6224 2556.

Tour run: all year round. Low season timetables may vary.

Images from the tours & walks

Coach, Groups & Conventions

Our tours are suitable for COACHES, GROUPS, and CONVENTIONS/PARTNER PROGRAMS. We have wholesale rates available; and we can in many cases arrange collection direct from your hotel or from agreed coach stops.

The Hobart Historic Walk is an excellent introduction to Hobart and its history, making it ideal for visitors and providing a gentle (and wheelchair accessible) walk. We can tailor walks to your requirements, fit them anytime into your schedule, and include the charming Battery Point and Salamanca in a number of combinations.

The Old Hobart Pub Tour is suitable only for smaller groups, due to the small size of the pubs themselves, but we can arrange staggered departures if required. For more details, please call us on (03) 6234 5550 or email us info@hobarthistorictours.com.au