Highlights of Hobart, Tasmanian devils and convict history with a private guide
Experience breathtaking panoramic views from the summit of Mt Wellington overlooking the city. Then travel north to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and see Tasmanian native animals up close. Hand feed kangaroos, pet a koala, and see wombats, Tasmanian devils, cockatoos, echidnas and other unique Tasmanian animals.
Travel the backroads to the historic town of Richmond and visit the old jail for a fascinating look at convict life in Tasmania. Explore art galleries, cafes and old Georgian architecture, including the oldest bridge in Australia.
Travel through the Coal River Valley to the Tasman Bridge for a close up look at the 1975 disaster that literally divided a city.
Then we take a tour of the sights of Hobart including the oldest brewery in Australia, the historic homes of Battery Point and the vibrant waterfront region at Salamanca with its historic pubs, restaurants, cafes and art galleries.
Our tour begins at with a trip to the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington*
Travel to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and spend approximately 1:15 hours
On to Richmond Historic Village - lunch and time to explore the village or the Old Convict Jail.
Travel through the Coal River Valley wine region and on to the site of the Tasman Bridge Disaster
Hobart City Sights
You will be dropped off at a our agreed upon location
*please note, due to unpredictable weather on the mountain, itinerary may be modified or another panoramic mountaintop view substituted if necessary
THIS TOUR CAN BE CUSTOMISED FOR UP TO 18 PEOPLE
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: At your hotel, cruise ship port, or a location convenient for you.
End location: At your hotel, cruise ship port, or a I can recommend a local restaurant or shopping district.
Duration: 8 hours
21 seater Nissan Civilian coach with air conditioning and sheepskin seat covers.
This tour is set up for 4 people but we can customize a tour for up to 18 passengers.
Please ask for a customised itinerary.
Transport and my services as your personal tour guide.
Entrance to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 AUD - You are responsible for purchasing your lunch and other personal expenses.
Any items or purchases of a personal nature are not included in the tour price.
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If anyone is needing a guide while in Hobart, Tasmania, contact Rosie, she is a amazing guide! She took time to explain Hobart and its surroundings. 8 seniors doing what we wanted and at our pace, not rushed or shopped to death, like tours on the cruise ship arranges. Can't say enough about how wonderful Rosie and her bus Izzy made our two days in Tasmania. Best tour days ever, and we all have been on many tours over the past years!