2-Hour Small-Group Walking Tour of Hobart

Hobart, Australia

From USD 25.21

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 2 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Take in the highlights of central Hobart on a 2-hour walking tour led by a local guide. Stroll along Hunter Street and the Hobart waterfront, view Salamanca Place, and walk through a city park as you hear about the colonial roots of the capital of Tasmania, and see heritage buildings with Victorian and Georgian architecture. Enjoy a more intimate perspective on the city during this small-group tour that has a maximum group size of eight people.
  • 2-hour small-group walking tour of Hobart
  • Step back in time on a walking tour that looks at Hobart's history and landmarks
  • Visit the waterfront, a park, and Hunter Street
  • Perfect for getting an overview of Hobart in a short time
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible

What's Included

  • Professional local guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • 25 Hunter St
    25 Hunter St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

    Your tour departs from outside the Henry Jones Art Hotel. Your guide will be wearing a bright blue hat with a bright blue folder with Hobart Walking Tours printed on it.

End point

  • Salamanca Place
    Salamanca Pl, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 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 2-hour walking tour along city pavements
  • There are places to sit or perch along the route
  • Wheelchair accessible along city pavements - if assistance is required, guest must provide their own carer
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Traveller Tips

Don’t hesitate to book – at this truly is great value and such a valuable way to introduce yourself to the city.


143 reviews
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Our tour guide Deb, was...
Maria_W, May 2023
Our tour guide Deb, was amazing, her telling of Tasmanian history extremely knowledgeable. We saw some great architecture,
History of Hobart in a 2hrs walking session.
Sherrie_K, Mar 2023
Thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Guide Deb’s knowledge of Hobart’s history and her ability to engage with the group for 2 hrs was amazing.
Very nice, informative tour.
Linda_R, Feb 2023
Everything, great job! Enjoyed learning the history. Great tour leader. Learned a lot. Nice walking pace.
Informative walk
Lee_K, Jan 2023
Interesting walk giving a snapshot of Hobart and its history. Guide very knowledgeable. Walk not strenuous
A great introduction to Hobart
Terence_E, Dec 2022
An excellent introduction to Hobart and its history. The pace was just right and Lisa was highly informative and she spoke clearly so we could hear above the noise of the city.
Historic stories of Hobart
Sharon_P, Nov 2022
Our guide was very knowledgable and had some interesting stories to tell about the people who were involved in the history of Hobart
Excellent tour
Jan_M, Nov 2022
The tour guide was excellent. Her knowledge of Hobart was exceptional & the old photos she had gave a real insight into its history.
William_P, Oct 2022
Excellent tour- Lisa was a great guide saw all unique history stuff about central Hobart town - would of course recommend this
Easy paced, interesting and informative
Donna_T, Oct 2022
Interesting historical information to increase understanding and enjoyment of our visit. Easy paced tour
Great walking tour
Hannah, Aug 2022
Great walking tour. Heard lots of interesting stories and facts about the city. Lisa was a fab guide 🙂
Double thumbs up
Jane_F, Aug 2022
Lisa was amazing. Nothing was to hard for her to share and explain. Told us about the mountain, the circus, the markets as well as everything else on the tour. Thoroughly enjoyed our tour and can't recommend highly enough
History walk
Eleanor_W, July 2022
Awesome to learn about the history of Tasmania, if you enjoy walking and history I recommend going on this tour
A wonderful experience
Emily_C, May 2022
I can’t recommend this tour highly enough. Deb was a fantastic guide and very knowledgeable. This is a great introduction to Hobart.
Guide shared interesting...
Shirley_B, May 2022
Guide shared interesting stories about hobart’s history that you don’t find in the standard guidebooks
Worthwhile learning and enjoying
maxinecheilyk, May 2022
We were fortunate to be the only 3 people on this walking tour so able to set the pace. Guide was very friendly and knowledgeable
Excellent tour
Nola_P, May 2022
4 of us really enjoyed the tour . Lisa knowledge was exceptional. Gave a good overview of the early days of Hobart
Pleasant informative tour - highly recommend
Jan_I, Apr 2022
learning about convict markings on the buildings and story behind it as well as other lost of intertwine facts on development of Hobart
Lovely tour of Hobart
Sue_T, Apr 2022
Lisa showed us and told us of the complete history and stories of the adventures around Hobart. So very interesting and informative. Thank you Lisa for a lovely 2 hours
Must do walk
Lou_C, Apr 2022
Fabulous insight into the history of Hobart. Lisa was delightful and very knowledgeable with an obvious love and pride of the city and history
Our guide was very...
Peter_F, Feb 2022
Our guide was very informative giving us detailed history of Hobart's early settlement. She showed us various maps,pictures etc. This tour is highly recommended

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