Attractions & Tours - Hobart & the South

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Bruny Island Cruises

Bruny Island Cruises by Pennicott Wilderness Journeys

1005 Adventure Bay Road, Bruny Island

Spend a thrilling three hours exploring the spectacular coastline and wildlife of Bruny Island. Cruise alongside some of Australia’s highest sea cliffs, beneath towering crags and drift up close to the awesome ‘Breathing Rock’. Enter deep sea caves, cruise past wave caved sea stacks including The Monument, and feel the power of nature at the point where the Tasman Sea meets the might of the Southern Ocean. You will join in the search for abundant sea and coastal wildlife such as seals, dolphins, whales and seabirds.

From $135
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Bruny Island Safaris

Bruny Island Safaris

Departs Tasmanian Visitor Information Centre, Hobart

Discover Tasmania’s most popular island with Bruny Island Safaris Fully Guided Tours.

TasVacations Bonus: Book 30 days or more in advance for 10% discount.
From $155
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Bruny Island Traveller

Bruny Island Traveller by Pennicott Wilderness Journeys

Visit the renowned artisan producers of Bruny Island on a tasting trail whilst taking in the spectacular scenery of Tasmania’s favourite island. Savour freshly shucked oysters, award-winning cheeses, hand crafted ale, local honey, premium wines, handmade fudge and world-class whisky. Search for rare white wallabies, visit The Neck lookout and walk along pristine beaches before enjoying lunch at Australia’s southernmost vineyard.

From $175
per person

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Hobart City Coach Tour

Gray Line Tours

Gray Line Tours are Tasmania’s leading day tour sightseeing operator, providing a quality experience and offering a range of tours. Their professional team are highly experienced, efficient and friendly. They are passionate about Tasmania and want to share with you the best that it has to offer. Choose from one of the many scenic half and full day bus and coach tours departing from Hobart today.

From $35
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Heritage Horse Draw Carriages

Heritage Horse Draw Carriages

Are you looking for a unique and memorable way to see Hobart? Nothing can compare to a horse and carriage ride through our beautiful Waterfront or Battery Point. Time is taken so you can appreciate everything but there are plenty of “hold on to your hat” moments! Several tour options are available - one for every time schedule and budget.

From $30
per person

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Hobart Historic Tours

Hobart Historic Tours

Discover Hobart by foot and hear the fascinating stories of how Tasmania’s capital city was established and how it became the vibrant waterfront city it now is. Choose your preferred walking tour and explore Hobart with your local guide on the Hobart Historic Walk, the Old Hobart Pub Tour or the Grand Hobart Walk.

From $33
per person

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kunanyi / Mt Wellington Explorer Bus

kunanyi / Mt Wellington Explorer Bus

kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus departs daily from Hobart’s waterfront to the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington. Rising 1270 metres above sea level, experience spectacular views over Hobart and southern Tasmania. The 2 hour return tour includes 30 minutes to take in the views at the summit. OR, hop-on and hop-off to explore short walks on the mountain.

From $25
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Old Hobart Town Historical Model Village

Old Hobart Town Historical Model Village

21a Bridge Street, Richmond

Old Hobart Town is Australia’s only model village that depicts one of Australia’s capital cities in its infancy. Taking three years to build, it provides a fascinating and interesting journey through Hobart nearly 200 years ago (1820).

From $15
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Osborne Heli Tours

Osborne Heli Tours

6520 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur

Fly over some of the planet’s highest sea cliffs with Osborne Heli Tours - Tasmania’s most epic window seat. See nature in her most dramatic mood. Sheer dolerite cliffs, Tasman Island’s far-flung lighthouse and a blanket of sea stretching to Antarctica. Strap in for an aerial view of wild Tasmania.

From $145
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Par Avion Wilderness Tours

Par Avion - Tasmania By Air

Cambridge Airport, 115 Kennedy Drive, Cambridge

With a rich history of reliable aviation in Tasmania, Par Avion is a national award-winning tour operator committed to providing the very best tour experience to every one of their guests. From Hobart take unforgettable experiences with Par Avion to some of the most remote and rugged landscapes on full and half day tours. Renowned for tours throughout Tasmania’s National Parks, let Par Avion show you the real Tasmania. Experience the untouched beauty of Tasmania’s Southwest National Park, the magnificent beaches and sea cliffs of Tasmania’s East Coast or fly over historic Port Arthur, beautiful Maria Island National Park and famous Wineglass Bay. For those short of time see Hobart from a new perspective on a 30 minute Hobart City Highlights Flight.

From $149
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Peppermint Bay Cruises

Peppermint Bay Hotel - Lunch Cruise

Departs Brooke Street Pier, Hobart

Enjoy a round-trip scenic cruise to the Peppermint Bay Hotel while soaking up Tasmania’s spectacular scenery and savouring a delicious lunch. Take in harbour and city views cruising through the River Derwent and the calm waters of the d’Entrecasteaux Channel, stopping to view ancient rock formations and sea life including sea eagles, dolphins and seals. Indulge in a delicious progressive lunch at the Peppermint Bay Hotel, with picturesque views overlooking Bruny Island.

From $148
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Port Arthur Historic Site

Port Arthur Historic Site

6973 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur

The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Port Arthur Historic Site, located 90 minutes’ drive southeast of Hobart, brings Australia’s early convict history to life. It is the best-preserved convict settlement in Australia and among the most significant convict era sites in the world. Port Arthur was described as a machine for grinding rogues into honest men. It was a bold experiment in the punishment and reform of criminals.

From $42
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Red Decker Company

Red Decker Company

Brooke Street Pier, Hobart

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 red open-top double-decker buses provide unrivalled views of this beautiful city.

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From $35
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Sealink Bruny Island

Sealink Bruny Island

Ferry Road, Kettering

SeaLink operates car and passenger ferries between Kettering, a 40-minute drive from Hobart, to Roberts Point on North Bruny Island. The ferry services operate 7 days a week from 6.30am to 7pm daily and offer up to 22 services a day during peak periods from October to Easter. Travel time is just 20 minutes and the ferry trip provides excellent views of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel from the upper deck.

Tasman Island Cruises

Tasman Island Cruises by Pennicott Wilderness Journeys

6961 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur

Join Pennicott Wilderness Journeys award-winning three hour cruise along the spectacular coastline between Port Arthur and Eaglehawk Neck. You will see Australia’s highest cliffs, enter deep sea caves and join in the search for abundant sea and coastal wildlife such as seals, dolphins, whales and seabirds.

From $135
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Tasmanian Seafood Seduction

Tasmanian Seafood Seduction by Pennicott Wilderness Journeys

Tasmanian Seafood Seduction is an intimate day cruise from Hobart where you harvest and feast on the freshest Tasmanian seafood in the calm waters off Bruny Island. Your guides dive for wild abalone and sea urchin before preparing your degustation lunch of freshly shucked oysters, rock lobster, abalone, urchin and salmon matched to premium local beverages.

From $685
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Premier Travel

Premier Travel - 1 Day Historic Tasmania Small Group Tour

The Tasman Peninsula and Port Arthur Historic Site are some of Tasmania’s most visited destinations. Explore Tasmania’s famous convict settlement site with its many attractions on this small group day tour and let our local guide bring its history alive. Visit the famous geological features of the peninsula as you explore the rugged coastline. In the afternoon, travel to the historic village of Richmond, nestled in the Coal River Valley, with its well preserved colonial architecture before returning to Hobart.

Highlights:
Tasman Peninsula, Port Arthur Historic Site & Richmond.

Tour Includes:
Entry into Port Arthur Historic Site and lunch.

Tour Details:
Departs Hobart Tue, Thu, Sat & Sun (some hotel pick-ups available).

From $380
per person

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Premier Travel

Premier Travel - 1 Day Tasmanian's Wilderness & Wildlife Small Group Tour

This small group tour takes you to Mount Field National Park, the oldest National Park in the state. Take a rainforest walk to Russell Falls, Horseshoe Falls and the Tall Trees. This enchanting walk in Tasmania’s wilderness is accompanied by a delightful Tasmanian picnic lunch. In the afternoon visit Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and experience Tasmanian Devils, Wombats, Wallabies, Quolls and other Australian animals first hand. This dedicated team of wildlife carers provides an invaluable service to the research and protection of native wildlife in Tasmania.

Highlights:
Mount Field National Park including Russell Falls, Horseshoe Falls and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

Tour Includes:
Entry into Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, lunch and National Parks Passes.

Tour Details:
Departs Hobart Mon, Wed, Fri (some hotel pick-ups available).

From $380
per person

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Yukon-Tours

Yukon-Tours

3335 Huon Highway, Franklin

Sail today aboard the traditional sailing ketch Yukon! Join one of the popular 90-minute cruises on the calm Huon River or for the more adventures a multi-day cruise would be the choice. Become part of the experience as you hoist sail or simply sit back and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Below deck you can find out more about Yukon’s history and adventures.

TasVacations Bonus: Save 10% when booking 4 adults or more for the Soup and Sail or Calm Water Cruise.
From $55
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