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Hobart City Mt Wellington and Richmond Day Tour

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.

Highlights

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

What you need to know

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.

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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

Tour Times

  • Tours depart at 9.15am and return at 5pm. Tours depart from Brooke Street Pier Terminal or from your hotel.
  • DAILY except Sat and Sun (NOV 01 to APR 30)
  • Tue, Thu and Fri (MAY 01 to OCT 31)

Terms

50% cancellation fee within 24hrs, 100% fee within 24hrs. Children under 5 are FREE of charge.

Hobart City Mt Wellington and Richmond Day Tour

Brooke St Pier, Hobart, TAS