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Hobart

Hobart offers a contrasting blend of heritage, scenery and culture, with world-class activities and attractions nearby. Nestled amongst the foothills of Kunanyi, Mt Wellington, Hobart combines heritage charm with a modern lifestyle in a setting of exceptional beauty.
Hobart is Tasmania's capital city and the second oldest capital in Australia, after Sydney. Located at the entrance to the Derwent River, its well-preserved surrounding bushland reaches close to the city centre and beaches line the shores of the river and estuary beyond. With captivating history, picturesque waterways, rugged mountains and gourmet experiences.
Explore Salamanca Place, a short walk from the waterfront, with its galleries, theatres, craft shops and restaurants in 1830s Georgian warehouses and on Saturdays enjoy the food and entertainment of Salamanca Market, Australia's best outdoor market.
Take a walk along Hobart's iconic waterfront, explore the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery or take a ferry up river to MONA for an out-of-this-world modern art experience.
Hobart is also close to many of southern Tasmania's best travel experiences, from historic Port Arthur and the rugged Tasman Peninsula to Bruny Island, the Huon and Derwent Valleys and Mount Field National Park.

Hobart Historic Walking tour

Hobart Historic Walking tour

Discover Hobart by foot and hear the fascinating stories of how Tasmania’s capital city was established and how it grew to become the vibrant waterfront city it is today. A local Tasmanian guide will identify the heritage-listed buildings of Hobart while walking the old town. Hear the stories of the hardened characters and issues that were major influences in the early days of Hobart.

Bruny Island Traveller Full Day Tour

Bruny Island Traveller Full Day Tour

Bruny Island Traveller is a full day tour from Hobart. Taste your way across Bruny Island, visiting some of our renowned artisan producers on an all inclusive gourmet wilderness adventure whilst discovering the spectacular scenery and cultural heritage of Tasmania's favourite island.

Mona Museum of Old and New Art

Mona Museum of Old and New Art

Mona, the Museum of Old and New Art, is Australia’s largest privately-owned gallery and museum. Showcasing the diverse collection of its owner, Tasmanian gambler and maths nerd David Walsh, Mona exhibits everything from ancient Egyptian funerary objects and modernist masterpieces to a word waterfall and a machine that mimics the human digestive system. The Mona site—perched on the banks of the River Derwent, not far from Hobart—is also home to the Moorilla Winery, The Source restaurant, a bunch of other bars and restaurants, luxury accommodation pavilions, and
Tasmania’s biggest craft brewery (Moo Brew). The best way to visit is to jump on a Mona Roma fast ferry from Hobart’s city centre—just look for a giant camouflaged catamaran with fibreglass animals for seats.

Bruny Island Full Day Tour Departing from Hobart with Pennicott Journeys - Lunch Included

Bruny Island Full Day Tour Departing from Hobart with Pennicott Journeys - Lunch Included

Unlock the ultimate Bruny Island experience. Departing from Hobart your day starts with a guided bus tour then a SeaLink ferry crossing. You will then embark on a three-hour Bruny Island Wilderness Cruise, get ready to immerse yourself within deep sea caves, and along rugged coast lines. All while searching for abundant coastal wildlife such as seals, dolphins, migrating whales and sea birds with educational commentary from guides. Morning tea and lunch will be provided. We recommend the premium Tasmanian fish, chips or homemade pumpkin soup to keep you fuelled as you continue exploring

Deep to Dish Tasmania Seafood Cruise with Tasmanian Wild Seafood Adventures including Lunch

Deep to Dish Tasmania Seafood Cruise with Tasmanian Wild Seafood Adventures including Lunch

Enjoy an authentic half day Tasmanian Seafood tour with Tasmanian Wild Seafood Adventures. Departing from Hobart's iconic Elizabeth Street pier, jump onboard the 55ft Tasmanian built Catamaran and indulge in your first drink of the day. This seafood voyage begins with a chance to shuck your own oysters. Cruising down the Derwent River from Hobart, view the towering sea cliffs and marvel at Blackmans Bay blowhole. While here, sample some blacklip abalone from the interactive cooking station, before venturing south to the secluded Bull Bay on Bruny Island. A skilled diver will submerge into the ocean to catch the freshest periwinkles and sea urchins. These will be prepared for you before your eyes, as fresh as it gets. Entering the sheltered waters of the D'entrecasteaux Channel, the crew will prepare and serve mussels and periwinkles for you to feast on. Cruising to Shepards Point, visit the active Atlantic Salmon Farm for your next course of Fresh Tasmanian Salmon. Feast on Tasmanian Rock Lobster as you cruise back to the port of Hobart and delve into some on-board baked Huon Valley apple cake before reaching your final destination.  

Fluted Cape Self guided Walk with Pennicott Journeys

Fluted Cape Self guided Walk with Pennicott Journeys

On this adventure, marvel at the unique natural environment of Bruny Island on the Fluted Cape self guided walk with Pennicott Journeys. Feel like you're on top of the world, as you reach the top of one of Australia's highest sea cliffs and marvel at the spectacular views over adventure bay. If you wish to take a shorter and less challenging walk, Grass point offers amazing views up to the Fluted Cape. Departing from Pennicott Wilderness Journeys office in Hobart, travel by coach to Kettering, before journeying over to Bruny Island by ferry. While travelling to Adventure Bay, enjoy local commentary and a stop at the iconic Neck Lookout, where you can climb 240 wooden steps to take in the amazing views of the narrow isthmus between north and south Bruny Island. Upon arrival at Adventure Bay, fuel up on morning tea of freshly baked blueberry muffin with a hot/cold drink at their beachside restaurant. Afterwards, set off on your self guided walk of Fluted Cape or Grass point before returning back to the beachside restaurant for an opportunity to purchase lunch. After lunch, enjoy a beach walk along Adventure Bay or sit back and relax before departing Adventure Bay to return back to Hobart.

Gin Tour with Drink Tasmania

Gin Tour with Drink Tasmania

The Tasmanian Gin scene is booming! Drink Tasmania offers exclusive, behind-the-scenes tours to boutique gin distilleries. An unforgettable day visiting three Tasmanian gin distilleries and one winery.

Hobart Half Day Wine Experience

Hobart Half Day Wine Experience

This experience allows you to enjoy sampling some of Tasmania’s best wine and cheese. Departing Hobart the tour travels east across the Tasman Bridge to the Coal Valley wine region – this is one of the largest wine-growing areas in southern Tasmania.
Visit at least four cellar doors from the following: Pooley Wines, Coal Valley Vineyard, Everyman & His Dog, Frogmore Creek Wines, Craigow Vineyard, Nocton Park Vineyard, Riversdale Estate, and Wobbly Boot Vineyard.

Iron Pot Cruise with Pennicott Journeys

Iron Pot Cruise with Pennicott Journeys

Iron Pot Cruises is a 2½ hour cruise exploring the renowned waterways that influence Hobart's lifestyle. Visit Australia's oldest lighthouse, circumnavigate Betsey Island and discover the city's rich maritime past.

Old Hobart Pub Walking tour with Hobart Historic Tours

Old Hobart Pub Walking tour with Hobart Historic Tours

Join a local Tasmanian guide on an exciting journey through 200 alcohol-soaked years of enterprise, hardship and hilarious tales and stories at some of Hobart's old waterfront taverns, pubs and bars. Learn of Hobart’s underbelly through stories of pubs, brothels, smugglers, convicts and some rip-roaring Tasmanian characters who played an unforgettable part in the murky yet fascinating history of Hobart.
This tour is not only for guests who fancy a drink. There’s no obligation to buy a drink at any of the pubs along the way.

Signature Tour (Beer, Wine, Cider & Spirits with Drink Tasmania

Signature Tour (Beer, Wine, Cider & Spirits with Drink Tasmania

The Signature Tour is the perfect option for those who are eager to sample the finest of Tasmania’s whisky, wine, and other delicious craft beverages. Whatever your beverage of choice, there is something for everyone on this tour.

Tasman Island Cruise Full Day Tour and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo with Pennicott Journeys - Includes Lunch

Tasman Island Cruise Full Day Tour and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo with Pennicott Journeys - Includes Lunch

Take a Full Day Tour and spend a day on the Tasman Peninsula, incorporating a return guided bus tour from Hobart, an award-winning Wilderness Cruise, morning tea, lunch, and a visit to the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo.

Tasman Island Cruise Full Day Tour with Pennicott Journeys including Lunch

Tasman Island Cruise Full Day Tour with Pennicott Journeys including Lunch

Take a Full Day Tour and spend a day on the Tasman Peninsula, incorporating a return guided bus tour from Hobart, an award-winning Wilderness Cruise, morning tea and lunch. The Tasman Island Cruise provides unforgettable views, while cruising along spectacular coastline between Port Arthur and Eaglehawk Neck.

Tasmanian Seafood Seduction Tour with Pennicott Journeys - Includes Lunch

Tasmanian Seafood Seduction Tour with Pennicott Journeys - Includes Lunch

Take a Full Day Tour and spend the day devouring into freshly shucked oysters, premium rock lobster and freshly caught abalone and sea urchin directly from the guide's hands. Departing from Hobart's Constitution Dock, cruise aboard a custom-built vessel through the Derwent River into the D'Entrecasreaux Channel surrounding Bruny Island. Pausing in a quite secluded bay, the guide will jump into the water and snorkel for fresh abalone and sea urchins for all to sample. Enjoy a scrumptious seafood feast including rock lobster, abalone, sea urchin and oysters, accompanied with a gourmet spread featuring local bread, artisan cheeses, salads and matched local wines, beers, ciders and locally made juices. 

 

Whiskey Tour with Drink Tasmania

Whiskey Tour with Drink Tasmania

In this exclusive tour, you will sample the finest local whisky, meet the distillers, get behind the scenes, and taste spirit direct from the stills and the cask. Join the team at Drink Tasmania for an incredible day visiting the estates, touring the distilleries, and tasting the finest whisky Tasmania has to offer.

Wine Tour with Drink Tasmania

Wine Tour with Drink Tasmania

The Tasmanian wine industry produces multi-award-winning wines and sets the benchmark for cool-climate wine production in Australia. The team at Drink Tasmania has expertly curated wine tours, and you will be introduced to five of southern Tasmania’s best wine experiences.

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