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Hobart Half-Day Sightseeing Coach Tram Tour

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Welcome to Hobart, Tasmania! A city of yachts and spinnakers; gardens and galleries; sandstone cottages and stately Georgian Homes - a city built on the pain and toil of yesteryear English convicts. The perfect introduction to Hobart's best sites - this is the ultimate city tour!
You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • Pass by Battery Point Sculpture Trail
    Pass by Sullivans Cove
    Pass by St. David's Cathedral
    Pass by Queens Domain
  • 1
    Cascades Female Factory Historic Site
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Hobart Convict Penitentiary
  • 2
    Cascade Gardens
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
You'll return to the starting point
  • Guided tram tour perfect for first-time visitors to get oriented to Hobart
  • See historical landmarks, cultural districts, and picturesque suburbs
  • Cross the Derwent River’s Tasman Bridge for views from Rosny Hill Lookout
  • Morning and afternoon departure times suit any travel itinerary
What to Expect
Make your own way to a central meeting point and board your tram for the Hobart sightseeing tour. Take in the sights and listen to informative commentary about Hobart as your guide steers the tram through small streets, waterfront boulevards, and quaint neighborhoods. Pass by top sights including Cascade Gardens and Brewery, St. David’s Cathedral, the Queens Domain, the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and Battery Point. Learn about Hobart’s past and the convict laborers at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, who built some of its historical buildings, see the remaining bits of the Cascades Female Factory prison, and pause at Sullivan’s Cove—considered Hobart’s birthplace. Your tour ends back at the original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Brooke Street Pier, 12 Franklin Whrf, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
2: Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre, 16-20 Davey St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hobart Explorer Coach Tram Tour (due to operational requirements, sometimes other vehicles may be used)
  • Commentary
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
Wonderful way to get accumulated to Hobart. Our guide was amazing! (I am sorry I don't remember his name) it was a wonderful and enlightening 3 hrs! Good way to start your Hobart vacation! Our guide also gave us excellent restuarant suggestions!
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Response from AdamGLTAS, General Manager at Hobart Half-Day Sightseeing Coach Tram Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hi Karen G, Thank you for your review. It is very pleasing to hear you enjoyed our half day Hobart City tour and you found our driver/guide to be amazing! We are very fortunate to have such passionate driver/guides who ensure visitors to our city are well looked after. Thanks again for your feedback.
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Very informative, beautifully paced & a very accomodating driver/guide. Loved the botanical gardens that we would have skipped.
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Excellent introduction to Hobart. Thanks especially to Heather, great information and very friendly and easy to talk to. Beautiful blue sky and sunshine helped too.
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Best day ever! Tim our guide was generous passionate and knowledgeable about all things Tasmanian in addition to all the beautiful places we toured. Highly recommend this tour with Tim
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This is a fun and easy way to get an overview of Hobart. We stopped several times, the last one being the Botanical Gardens which would be more cumbersome to reach without a car. Phil was our driver/guide and was well informed and full of amusing tidbits. We also visited a
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Response from AdamGLTAS, General Manager at Hobart Half-Day Sightseeing Coach Tram Tour
Responded 27 Oct 2019
Dear Arizona Traveler2 Thank you for your review, we appreciate your comments. Sitting back and relaxing while you tour the City sights and surrounds are what it's all about on this tour! Thank you for choosing Gray Line and we hope to see you on board again.
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About the operator
By: Gray Line Tasmania Day Tours
Kellie B
Albion Park, Australia
up close and personal
we took a day drip from our cruise ship and booked through tourism hobart. pretty cool little park run fully by
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Mildura, Australia
Great way to see Hobart
This is stress free way to see Hobart, no hurry, just enjoy. Our driver Tim was very knowledgable and described
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Sandy B
Sydney, Australia
Good tour
Good tour great tour guide. its one of the things you probably have to do if you are in Hobart . We were only
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Jana K
Munich, Germany
Night Tour
Really great experience! We got so many information and the meetings with the animals are unforgetable!
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Captain Curious
Pleasant prisoners to Nigel's humour!
Although the trip was fantastic - the highlight was our driver Nigel! He was so professional and very funny!
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Estella S
We booked through Grayline on a full day(12 feb) Port Arthur Grand costing $155 per pax but it is worth every bit.
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Luke S
Port Arthur visit
Great host, great trip to and from port Arthur and great experience once there. Guided tour was ok, but great to
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Carol Stream, Illinois
Reliable Helpful Staff
My husband and I took the Grey Line day tour to Port Arthur, about an hour drive outside Hobart. Stopping at
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Darsha S
Hand Feeding Kangaroos!
This was a great way to head to the Bonorong Wildlife Park and tour Richmond, especially when you're on a tight
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Gympie Region, Australia
Great history
Spent a whole day here. Golf buggy driver Nigel did a great job of picking us up at several sites and dropping us
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  • Languages Offered: English
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