Hobart Bus & minivan tours

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Hobart: 24-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus Ticket

1. Hobart: 24-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus Ticket

Get the perfect introduction to Hobart aboard the official sightseeing bus and see the best sights and attractions on a 90-minute loop. Enjoy unobstructed views from the top deck of the open-top double decker bus, and avail of the informative commentary in English, with an 7 additional languages on selected buses. Your ticket is valid for 24 hours from the time you first board, and buses run from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, 7 days a week. Hop on and off at your leisure to discover a range of visitor attractions to suit everyone! • Brooke Street Pier • Salamanca Place • Princes Park • Battery Point • St Georges Church • St Georges Terrace • Wrest Point Casino • Sandy Bay Village • Cascade Brewery • Female Factory • South Hobart Village • Village Cinema • Hobart CBD • Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery and Maritime Museum of Tasmania • Hobart Convict Penitentiary • Aquatic Centre • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens • Victoria Docks

48 Hour Hobart City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

2. 48 Hour Hobart City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Join the official sightseeing tour of Hobart, choose from 20 different stops featuring the best sights and attractions in and around Hobart. Hop-on and Hop-off as many times as you like, or stay on board and do the 90 minute city loop tour, the choice is yours. The open top double decker bus provides unrivalled views of all the top attractions.  Enjoy professional and informative commentary that is available in English or, on select buses, a choice of 7 additional languages including French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, and Spanish. Complimentary earphones are available from your driver. The City Loop operates between 20 popular locations including the MONA ferry terminal at Brooke Street Pier, Salamanca Place, Battery Point, Wrest Point Casino, Sandy Bay Village, Cascade Brewery, Cascades Female Factory, Hobart CBD, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, Maritime Museum of Tasmania, The Tench Penitentiary Chapel, Hobart Aquatic Centre, The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and Victoria Docks. Your ticket is valid for 48 hours from the time you first board. Red Decker operates 7 days a week. City Loop buses operate between 9:00 to 16:30. Board the bus at any of our stops throughout the day.

From Hobart: Richmond Village Return Shuttle

3. From Hobart: Richmond Village Return Shuttle

Take a return shuttle and travel back in time to the village of Richmond, home to convict-built churches and Australia's oldest bridge. Drive through Coal Valley, Southern Tasmania's wine region, to Richmond, a quaint village full of historic sights, antique and giftware shops, and charming cafes. Depart from the meeting point and drive through the picturesque Coal Valley. On the way to Richmond, enjoy fun and informative commentary from your driver. Once arriving in Richmond, have a couple hours to explore the village at your own leisure. Use the provided walking map to help you orient yourself and get to know Richmond better. Check out historic sights, admire heritage buildings, browse galleries, shop in boutiques, and relax at a cafe before meeting at the Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre Bus Stop to go back to Hobart.

Hobart: 3-Hour City Sightseeing Tour by Tram

4. Hobart: 3-Hour City Sightseeing Tour by Tram

Enjoy a morning or afternoon tour of Hobart’s main landmarks in a converted historic tram. In this 3-hour comprehensive tour, you will see over 40 of Hobart's historical sites aboard the coach tram, including four stops. Your experienced driver/guide will give expert commentary providing you with an in-depth knowledge of the city's history, lifestyle, features and attractions. Departing from Brooke St Pier, your city coach tour will take you around the highlights of Hobart. Starting with Sullivan's Cove, Hobart's birthplace and ferry terminal, your tour will also include Parliament House and Salamanca Place, featuring Georgian-style warehouses now restored as restaurants, galleries, and pubs. You will head to Princes Park, a one-time gun battery, as well as Battery Point with its charming historic houses, pubs, boutique shops, and restaurants. Visit St. George's Church and admire the views of Wrest Point Casino and the exclusive Sandy Bay. Walk in St. David's Park, stop at Anglesea Barracks, and discover South Hobart at the foot of Mount Wellington. Your tour also stops at the Cascade Gardens, and the remains of the Female Factory – once a female prison. You will also see St. David's Cathedral, the Treasury Building, Franklin Square, GPO, Hobart Town Hall, the Penitentiary Chapel and Court, Hobart Aquatic Centre, Queen's Domain, and Government House. Cross the Tasman Bridge over the Derwent River and admire the views over Kangaroo Bay Marina and Bellerive. Stop at Rosny Hill and look out for stunning views of Hobart, Sandy Bay, Mount Wellington, the Tasman Bridge, and Glenorchy. You will also pass Victoria Dock and Constitution Dock before you head to the exquisite Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, featuring “The Vegie Patch” made famous by Peter Cundall of ABC's Gardening Show. Tours return to Book St Pier. Morning tour finishes at 12:45 PM and the afternoon tour finishes at 4.00 PM.

Hobart: Richmond Village Shuttle

5. Hobart: Richmond Village Shuttle

We'll travel by bus through the Coal River Valley, Southern Tasmania's premier wine region. Journey back in time, to the historical village of Richmond, home to Australia's oldest bridge, Catholic Church, and gaol. Richmond is a little village full of historical sites, antique and giftware shops and great cafes. Its a 3.5 hour return tour with 2.5 hours (approx.) in Richmond Village to explore at your own leisure. Passengers also receive a handy walking map with exclusive discounts for some of Richmond’s best shops, cafes, and attractions! Show your ticket and save.

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What people are saying about Hobart

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 1,101 reviews

This tour was an excellent choice for us. Just to grab a taste of Hobart and surroundings. The highlight of the tour was our Tour Guide Tim who was very knowledgeable and entertaining. He went above and beyond to make this experience great for everyone on the tour. We have no hesitation in recommending this tour to everyone and a special thanks to Tim.

Colin, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable and answered any questions we put to him. Very educational tour. Many thanks. Would recommend.

The drivers were very obliging. wiping down wet seats during the rain storm. This is a great way to see the major sights of Hobart.

Very friendly and helpful driver. Good commentary there and back. Very enjoyable afternoon. I

The drivers are friendly and I enjoyed the trip very much!