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Derwent River Historic Harbour Cruise From Hobart provided by Hobart Historic Cruises

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Derwent River Historic Harbour Cruise From Hobart

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Overview
Make the most of Hobart’s waterfront position by admiring its sights in comfort during a River Derwent cruise. Choose from various departures and options—some with onboard lunch or dinner—to suit your preferences and schedule; and enjoy the unobstructed views that can only be had from the water. Pass sights such as the Botanical Gardens, and hear tales about them from the onboard commentary that you may otherwise miss.
Highlights
  • View Hobart and its surrounds from the water on a River Derwent cruise
  • Sit back and let the landmarks come to you rather than tour by foot or road
  • See and hear about sites such as the Tasman Bridge via onboard commentary
  • Choice of various timings and routes, some with lunch or dinner on board
Important Information
Departure Point
Murray Street, Murray St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
Duration
1–2 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Light refreshments on Morning cruise
  • 1-course lunch on Lunch Cruise (meal not included for kids under 5)
  • 3-course dinner and one complimentary drink on Dinner cruise
  • Port pickup and drop-off at Bellerive Wharf
  • Live commentary on board
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Exclusions
  • Transportation to/from hotels
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant meals not included
  • No dress code
  • Baby pram accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 130 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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jusromin wrote a review Mar 2021
Gold Coast, Australia4 contributions
The Captains commentary was excellent. Very comprehensive and informative with just the right touch of humour to make it a very enjoyable cruise. Thank you so much, I highly recommend this cruise to anyone visiting Hobart.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Oscardog16 wrote a review Mar 2021
Australia271 contributions162 helpful votes
We took the lunch cruise, and we were pleasantly surprised by the meal. It was well cooked, tasty and adequate in size. The Captain gave a good commentary however it was more difficult to hear in the dining area. The boat has a variety of seating options including lounges on
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Date of experience: February 2021
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JohnnyGoldcoast wrote a review Feb 2021
Cambodia331 contributions94 helpful votes
I had about 5 hours to kill in Hobart before getting my flight back to the Gold Coast. So I booked the afternoon one hour cruise instead of a bus trip, then went for lunch before getting on the boat about 1 1/2 hours later. When I arrived they said they won't run the cruise
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Date of experience: February 2021
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JoM wrote a review Dec 2020
1 contribution4 helpful votes
So disappointing that in a 90 minute cruise the commentary made not a single mention of the Aboriginal people whose land it always has been, always will be. In 2020 this is not good enough. Apparently it is not the first time this has been mentioned to the captain/commentator
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christmascrazy002 wrote a review Aug 2020
Albury, Australia40 contributions1 helpful vote
What a great trip, enjoyed with another couple. Fantastic meal - steak cooked to perfection, and not something pre-heated as on other trips I have been with other company's. A delightful trip around the foreshores, would definitely do it again.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Auscoach
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Nice cruise average food
Took the Xmas lunch trip with family. Good commentary and cruise but very very average food for what was and expens
reiveratsea
reiveratsea
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A relaxing afternoon and so much to see
We went on the lunchtime cruise and saw all round the harbour and up the river, through the Hobart Bridge. Our skip
Rick63AU
Rick63AU
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Meal afloat
We booked the evening cruise with 3 course meal. The ship took us both up and down the harbour, travelling under th
harriet1034
harriet1034
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Dinner cruise
Wonderful staff, amazing three course meal, and amazing views. A two hour boat trip around Hobart. I would highly r
June B
June B
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"SPIRIT OF HOBART"
We were a group of 27 who travelled on "Spirit of Hobart) - the Red & White boat, for a 1.5 hrs lunch cruise. It wa
eliserhiannon
eliserhiannon
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Great
It was the best way to see the harbour. My Aunty and I just loved it. Very informative crew and lovely.
Janelle V
Janelle V
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Dinner cruise
We booked the 6 o'clock 2 hour dinner cruise and were not dissapointed. The food was great value , including x2 dri
D2244NUrebeccar
D2244NUrebeccar
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Absolutely Recommend
My husband and I took the one hour cruise this morning. We boarded at 11am and oh my gosh I have to mention how bea
Gtrjt
Gtrjt
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Magnificent
Absolutely magnificent cruise and well worth the $38 spent including lunch .Your staff are a credit to themselves,h
BHodge39
BHodge39
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Christmas Eve Dinner Cruise- Failure!
We sent the cruise this exact message, and never heard back. Would NOT recommend. “Hello- my friend and I went on
384wentingr
384wentingr
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Great experience at spirit of Hobart
Everything is perfect. Have Enjoyed an afternoon cruising Dervent’s tranquil waters! Staffs are very friendly and t
Greg S
Greg S
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Good value for great service.
The old boat is very serviceable, the commentary interesting and not overpowering, the meals basic but good and the
julzt1965
julzt1965
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Very informative cruise. Food average
Captain knows his history or is good at reciting his script. Lunch average, drinks overpriced. Beer $6, glass of
Janelle R
Janelle R
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Lovely cruise
Took the lunchtime cruise which covered both southern and northern trips. Very smooth ride on a beautiful day - sea
travellyn2018
travellyn2018
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It was a good experience about the Cruise.
Undoubtedly, it can provide an excellent experience for you. It not only has a good explanation of the history of T
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