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2-Hour Small-Group Walking Tour of Hobart

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide outside the Henry Jones Art Hotel and then set off on your 2-hour walking tour to explore streets, buildings, people and history of Hobart. Elegant heritage listed buildings are in abundance on your tour route, and as you walk, your guide will point the details of the beautiful, well-preserved Georgian and Victorian architecture.

    You’ll enjoy the stories of the colonial beginnings of city, detailing the troubles and successes the British settlers experienced, as well as stories of the Indigenous people of the area and their responses to British invasion. Continue your walk through time and into town working your way up to the seat of power housing church, court and prison. Stroll through a city center park and be delighted – and amazed – at the statues and the stories behind them.

    Then head down to another lovely park with a dark secret that many of the locals still don’t know about. Finally arrive at Salamanca Place – world famous for its Saturday markets, the oldest markets in Australia. Your guide will be happy to direct you to some favorite cafes for a reviving coffee after the tour.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    25 Hunter St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
    Return Details
    Salamanca Place, Salamanca Pl, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
    • Professional local guide
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
    • This is a 2-hour walking tour along city pavements
    • There are places to sit or perch along the route
    • Wheelchair accessible along city pavements - if assistance is required, guest must provide their own carer
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    It was very interesting and informative. Our tour guide was very passionate about Hobart history which was definitely conveyed.
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    Asked lots of questions and there was always an answer. Most enjoyable and personable. Thanks Lisa, even though you had to fit us in when our flight was delayed.
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    Excellent tour guided by our lovely knowledgeable tour leader Lisa. She provided interesting insights and explanations about the history of Hobart. The penitentiary is a must to visit when in Hobart.
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    Great taste of Hobart history- convict development, historical buildings, Henry Jones life (very interesting), antartica discoveries based from Hobart, the fasinating story of Jane Franklin, on and on. Excellent.
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    Lisa, our guide on Hobart’s Dark Past evening walking tour, was an amazing story teller. She is a wonderful ambassador for Tasmania. Highly recommend this tour, even if you’ve visited Hobart many times.
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