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Derwent River Historic Harbour Cruise From Hobart
Enjoy Hobart from the water on Derwent River cruise. Choose your preferred time of day for your cruise, including lunch and dinner options, and then glide through the city to admire the harbor and waterfront attractions such as the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, the Tasman Bridge, Government House, Montagu Bay, and Rose Bay.
Half-Day Sailing on the Derwent River from Hobart
Experience Hobart from the water on a 3-hour sailing tour by ocean-racing yacht. As you glide along the River Derwent, admire the city’s coastal scenery, look for wildlife and help the crew with tasks like trimming the sails or grinding the winch. Or, simply relax and enjoy the fresh air. Gourmet snacks will be served while you listen to tales about sailing on the high seas.
Tasman Island Cruises and Port Arthur Historic Site Day Tour from Hobart
Experience the Tasman Peninsula by both land and sea on this day trip from Hobart that includes a 3-hour cruise along the coast of Tasman National Park. Gaze up at towering sea cliffs, look for wildlife like falcons and seals, and learn about the peninsula’s ecosystem. Then visit the World Heritage–listed Port Arthur Historic Site for an in-depth look at Australia’s penal history at this former convict colony. Lunch is included.
Full-Day Bruny Island Cruises Day Tour from Hobart
Admire Bruny Island by both land and sea on this day trip from Hobart that includes a 3-hour eco-cruise around the island. You’ll have the chance to see remote beaches, rugged coastlines and native wildlife like dolphins and fur seals as you cruise past steep cliffs and deep sea caves. Ferry transport to the island is included, plus morning tea and lunch on the island.
Bruny Island Produce Sightseeing and Exclusive Lighthouse Tour
Explore Bruny Island on this full-day trip from Hobart. Travel by ferry to the island, look out for seals and penguins as you sail. On the island, admire natural sights like The Neck and Truganini Lookout, and take leisurely walks to look for wallabies and other local wildlife. Discover the island’s food scene with tastings of cheese, chocolate and oysters, plus a lunch of local produce. An exclusive group tour of the historic Cape Bruny Lighthouse completes your experience.
Bruny Island Traveller - Gourmet Tasting and Sightseeing Day Trip from Hobart
Discover the gourmet delights of Bruny Island during an all-inclusive tour full-day food tour with a knowledgeable guide who takes you to meet the local producers. You can expect enough food and drink to satisfy a hearty appetite, enjoying seven courses that include oysters, award winning cheeses, local honey, mead and chocolates. Soak in the island’s breathtaking scenery during visits to the Bruny Island Neck, historic Two Tree Point in Adventure Bay, white-sand beaches and nature reserves where rare white wallabies live.
Hobart Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
Book a 1- or 2-day pass on a Hobart hop-on hop-off bus tour for an easy way to explore the city's top attractions at your own pace. Travel by double-decker red bus to 20 stops around the city, where you can hop off whenever you wish to visit the places that interest you. Or opt to stay onboard the bus for the full loop.
Full-Day Guided Bruny Island Tour from Hobart
Discover the scenic coastline, beaches, national parks, flora, and fauna of Bruny Island on this full-day tour from Hobart. Travel via ferry to the island (tickets included), and walk through the temperate rain forest, stop at a viewing platform at the Neck, and sample locally made products.
Day Tour in Mt. Field, Mt. Wellington, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Richmond
Visit some of the top attractions outside of Hobart on this day trip to Mount Wellington, Mount Field National Park, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and the historical town of Richmond.
2-Hour Return kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus
The 4,170-foot (1,270-meter) peak of Mt Wellington is Hobart’s most famous landmark and lies just west of the city. This Explorer Bus ticket offers hassle-free transfers between Hobart and the mountain summit—a 30-minute journey each way. Your ticket is valid all day and there are several different departure times, so you can hop off to hike the mountain trails and spend as long as you like admiring the views from the summit.
Hobart Sightseeing Cruise including Iron Pot Lighthouse
Take a Hobart sightseeing cruise to admire coastal scenery and learn about the maritime history of Tasmania’s capital city. As you travel along the River Derwent to Betsey Island and Iron Pot Lighthouse, one of the oldest lighthouses in Australia, you’ll enjoy sights like Hope Beach, Mt Wellington and Shot Tower. Listen to stories from your guide about life on the sea, from shipwrecks to settlers, on this small-group tour limited to 12 people.
Maria Island Cruise and Guided Walk Day Tour with Lunch and Drinks
See the best of the UNESCO-listed Maria Island and its surrounding scenic isles on comprehensive tour complete with a sightseeing cruise, a tour of the Darlington Convict Settlement, and more. This tour also includes live commentary to make the most of your sightseeing experience. You will have the opportunity to bring your own or purchase your lunch or alcoholic drinks onboard.
Hobart Kayak Tour
Explore Hobart from the water on a kayak tour with an experienced guide. You have three options to choose from when booking: a 2.5-hour tour from central Hobart, a 7-hour tour past cliffs, caves and beaches or a 10-hour Tasman Peninsula tour. You’ll either admire Hobart’s bustling waterfront along the River Derwent, or take in the scenic wilderness outside the city on one of the full-day adventures. Learn paddling techniques from your guide, who also provides narration about the city and surrounding region.
Moorilla Wine Meets Mona Art Day Trip
Spend the day at Moorilla Estate for a unique Tasmanian winery experience that includes world-class art. You’ll start with a ferry ride and admission to Mona (the Museum of Old and New Art), known as much for its underground labyrinth-like architecture as for its art collection. Then enjoy a seasonal lunch, followed by a tasting and behind-the-scenes tour at Moorilla Estate, which continues to make ‘best of’ lists since it opened in 2011.
Tasmanian Seafood Gourmet Full-Day Cruise Including Lunch
Savor delicious Tasmanian seafood fresh from the ocean on this full-day hands-on cruise from Hobart. Enjoy a scenic cruise down the Derwent River and around Bruny Island on-board a custom-made boat. Follow your guide to a local salmon farm, help them pull oysters from the ocean and watch as they snorkel for abalone and sea urchins around the Coast of Bruny Island. Dine on the freshly gathered seafood, prepared on board and accompanied by regional wines, beers, ciders and cheeses. This small-group tour has a maximum of 12 for an intimate experience.
Moorilla Estate's Posh-As Day at Mona
Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) is a must-visit attraction in the Tasmanian capital, but to enjoy a day here to the fullest, join this tour. You’ll sail to MONA in the “Posh Pit” area of the ferry, where you’ll have access to complimentary wine, beer, canapes, and a private deck. Tour MONA independently, then progress to a guided tour of Moorilla Estate vineyard followed by lunch with paired wines. Very fancy.
Strahan Day Trip by Air from Hobart Including a Gordon River Cruise
Soak up the scenery of Tasmania by air, land and sea on this unforgettable 9-hour tour from Hobart. Start your adventure with a scenic 50-minute flight to Strahan, then board a catamaran for a 5.5-hour cruise down the serene Gordon River. Keep your camera to hand as you float past UNESCO-listed landscapes, spot landmarks like Hells Gates and take a walking tour of historic Sarah Island. After tucking into a buffet lunch on-board (included), return to Strahan to explore the pretty town on foot. This small-group tour is limited to 14.
Huon Valley Kayaking and Tahune Adventures
This unique day tour is packed full of adventure as we take you deep into the south of Tasmania. We drive through the historic riverside village of Franklin which still honours the traditional craft of building wooden boats. 2.5hr KAYAK TOUR (cost included) Join a truly Tasmanian kayak tour as we paddle on the spectacular waters of Port Esperance in Tasmania’s far south wilderness. Your tour is easy flat water paddling and no previous experience is required. All tours are great for families and kids! LUNCH AT THE KERMANDIE HOTEL (cost excluded) Enjoy a delicious sit down lunch with a view (October to April). Built in 1932, the Kermandie remains the heart of Port Huon, offering charming, comfortable accommodation, great food, a fully restored bar and views over its own marina. TAHUNE ADVENTURES (cost included) Walk in the treetops on the Tahune airwalk, cross a swinging bridge, see Huon pines and relish the views of the surrounding forest on this two-hour forest adventure.
Hobart's Cliffs, Caves and Beaches Kayak Tour
Explore the natural beauty of Hobart at Storm Bay, where you can kayak near the lichen- covered cliffs, through sea caves, and spend some time on the gorgeous beaches. You’ll kayak along the Derwent River with your small group of 10 max. Your guide will show you where to go, so you can just enjoy. You’ll also get to share an included lunch, snacks, and refreshments along the journey.
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- Derwent River Historic Harbour Cruise From Hobart
- Tasman Island Cruises and Port Arthur Historic Site Day Tour from Hobart
- Full-Day Bruny Island Cruises Day Tour from Hobart
- Bruny Island Produce Sightseeing and Exclusive Lighthouse Tour
- Bruny Island Traveller - Gourmet Tasting and Sightseeing Day Trip from Hobart
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