Hobart City Mt Wellington and Richmond Day Tour

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Highlights & inclusions

Explore Richmond, Hobart CBD & Mt Wellington
Amazing sightseeing opportunities
Learn about the region's rich history
Hotel transfers included in price

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Wed, May 29, 2024

What you can expect

You can discover Hobart in a day with visits to Mt Wellington summit, Hobart City and Richmond, one of Australia's most original historic villages. This full day tour will take you to some of the region's best and most popular sights including Mt Wellington's St David's Park, Arthur's Circus, Cascade Valley, the Organ Pipes and the remains of the Female Factory to name a few. Once you've explore the best of Mt Wellington, you'll turn your attention to Hobart's CBD where you can explore Parliament House, Salamanca Place (like off Monopoly), Anglesea Barracks and St David's Cathedral to name a few.

The third destination for the day is the greater Hobart region and Richmond. Richmond is home to a range of great sights including Hobart's birthplace; Sullivan's Cove, Battery Point, the Richmond Bridge and Richmond Gaol which has been in operations since 1826. Be sure to bring your camera along as this is a day jam-packed with amazing sights and scenery that you won't want to miss.

Tours depart from Brooke Street Pier Terminal (or your hotel) weekdays between November and April and every Tuesday and Thursday between May and October at 9:15am to return at 5pm. Hotel transfers are included in this tour making getting around the town as easy and convenient as can be.

Location

What you need to know

Inclusions
  • Full day tour of Hobart City, Mt Wellington and Richmond
  • Hotel transfers
Highlights
  • __MT WELLINGTON HIGHLIGHTS__
  • St David's Park
  • Battery Point - charming historic houses, boutique shops and pubs
  • Arthur's Circus
  • Anglesea Barracks - Australia's oldest Army facility
  • South Hobart - fine examples of early Hobart homes
  • Cascade Valley - home of Cascade Brewery and Gardens
  • Pretty mountain town of Ferntree
  • Pass through various eco systems as we ascend the mountain
  • Massive rock formation of the Organ Pipes
  • Mt Wellington Summit - a harsh rocky alpine environment affording unsurpassed views on a clear day
  • Witness the panoramic spectacle of Hobart, its surrounding suburbs, towns and vast waterways
  • Visit remains of the Female Factory - a one time female prison
  • Macquarie Street __CITY TOUR HIGHLIGHTS__
  • Sullivan's Cove - Hobart's birthplace and ferry terminal
  • Parliament House
  • Salamanca Place - Georgian style warehouses now restored as restaurants, galleries and pubs
  • Princes Park - a one time gun battery
  • Battery Point - charming historic houses, pubs, boutique shops and restaurants
  • St George's Church
  • Views of Wrest Point Casino and exclusive Sandy Bay
  • St David's Park
  • Anglesea Barracks
  • South Hobart at the foot of Mt Wellington
  • Cascade Gardens and Brewery
  • Visit the remains of the Female Factory - a one time female prison and Island Produce Fudge Factory
  • St David's Cathedral
  • Treasury Building and Franklin Square
  • GPO and Hobart Town Hall
  • Penitentiary Chapel and Court
  • Hobart Aquatic Centre
  • Queen's Domain and Government House
  • Cross the Tasman Bridge over the Derwent River
  • Views over Kangaroo Bay Marina and Bellerive
  • Stop at Rosny Hill Lookout for stunning views of Hobart, Sandy Bay, Mt Wellington, The Tasman Bridge and Glenorchy
  • Victoria Dock and Constitution Dock
  • See the exquisite Royal Tasmania Botanical Gardens featuring 'Pete's Vegie Patch', made famous by Peter Cundall of ABC's Gardening Show __HOBART HIGHLIGHTS & RICHMOND__
  • Sullivan's Cove - Hobart's birthplace and ferry terminal
  • Parliament House
  • Salamanca Place - Georgian style warehouses
  • Battery Point - charming historic houses, pubs and boutique shops
  • Constitution Dock
  • ABC Buildings - Hobart's original sandstone railway station
  • Head out the Brooker Highway passing North Hobart and New Town
  • Derwent Entertainment Centre
  • Visit Richmond - one of Australia's most unique and historic towns dating from the 1820's
  • Cross the Richmond Bridge - the oldest road bridge in Australia
  • Richmond Gaol - operational from 1826
  • Excellent photo opportunity from our specially selected vantage point for that perfect shot
  • Time to explore Richmond - convict built homes, classic Georgian mansions and small cottages, many unique shops, galleries and restaurants
Time
  • From 1 November - 30 April, tours operate weekdays (except 25 December) at 9.15am and return at 5pm
  • From 1 May - 31 October, tours operate Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 9.15am and return at 5pm
Location
  • Tours depart from Brooke Street Pier Terminal or from your hotel
Terms And Conditions
  • 100% cancellation fee within 24 hours of tour
  • Children under 4 are FREE of charge
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the tour
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Recent reviews

3.52 reviews
3

Please watch out for the weather before booking your trip

Please watch out for the weather before booking your trip. We couldn’t go up al the way to Mt Wellington due to bad weather. Richmond Village was close to zero tourist activity due to the same weather reason. Overall, Tim our tour guide was super helpful, I would definitely come back to Hobart again, perhaps second time lucky.

Huy Nguyen Ho Dinh over 4 years ago
4

We enjoyed our tour with your company

We enjoyed our tour with your company, but was a bit disappointed that some of the Hobart component that we were supposed to do had already been done before we were transferred to the tram. The rest was fine, drivers were good and very informative.

Carol Clancy over 7 years ago

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