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Hobart Half-Day Sightseeing Coach Tram Tour provided by Gray Line Tasmania Day Tours

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Overview
Enjoy the ride aboard a historical tram while discovering the top attractions in Hobart. Hear live informative commentary as you roll past landmarks including Queens Domain, Sullivan’s Cove, and Penitentiary Chapel; take in the heritage homes around Battery Point; and cruise the restaurants lodged in Georgian warehouses at Salamanca Place. This tour reveals more by tram—converted to a motorized bus—with a local guide at the helm.
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  • Pass by Battery Point Sculpture Trail
    Pass by Sullivans Cove
    Pass by St. David's Cathedral
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    Cascades Female Factory Historic Site
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Hobart Convict Penitentiary
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    Cascade Gardens
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
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Highlights
  • 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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Departure Point
Brooke Street Pier, 12 Franklin Whrf, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre, 16-20 Davey St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Hobart Explorer Coach Tram Tour (due to operational requirements, sometimes other vehicles may be used)
  • Commentary
Exclusions
  • 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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Karen G wrote a review Jan 2020
Middlefield, Ohio13 contributions
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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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from AdamGLTAS, General Manager at Hobart Half-Day Sightseeing Coach Tram Tour
Responded 22 Jan 2020
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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Alison Martins wrote a review Jan 2020
Perth, Australia1 contribution
Very informative, beautifully paced & a very accomodating driver/guide. Loved the botanical gardens that we would have skipped.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Kathryn C wrote a review Dec 2019
Casino, Australia198 contributions63 helpful votes
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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Date of experience: December 2019
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Mark and Barb wrote a review Oct 2019
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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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Date of experience: October 2019
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ArizonaTraveler2 wrote a review Sep 2019
Mercer Island, Washington147 contributions85 helpful votes
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 28 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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Claudia T
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Excellent historical site.
The walking tour in Port Arthur was amazing with our guide David being one of the best I have encountered in many
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Lorraine B
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Lovely tour to see Australian animals
This tour gave us an hour in Richmond - a tiny old-world town with some specialist shops, for instance the chocolat
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Marie W
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Cradle Mountain National Park Day Tour
Dave was our tour guide today, and what a great guide he is. He works for Mcdermotts Coaches and is a real asset fo
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curiosityseeker19
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A MUST!
If you love animals this place is a must, and to think I almost didn't go. It was the highlight of my Australian t
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Evelyn W
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A well-organised trip with time to do your own thing as well as the planned activities.
Our guide gave us plenty of interesting information on the way there and then left us to follow an introductory tou
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susannalE2451EK
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Would not recommend this tour
Bay of Fires is spectacular but I would not book this tour to travel there from Launceston. You spend less than an
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Marie W
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Port Arthur day tour
We had a lovely day out, on Tuesday 3rd March 2020, traveling from Hobart to Port Arthur and back, with our guide S
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203tglover
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A day to remember - for all the right reasons
My wife and I ventured on the day tour from Hobart to Port Arthur with Grayline and our wonderful tour guide Sue. A
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Katco
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Well planned trip
We joined this tour during our stay in Hobart. The tour took us to Richmond a quaint little town with lots of cha
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oscarp128
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Yes do it
Most passionate and knowledgeable tour guide I've seen. He is also very kind and will drive you to and from your ho
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Kellie B
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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 vol
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FredaB187
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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 all
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Sandy B
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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 there
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Jana K
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Night Tour
Really great experience! We got so many information and the meetings with the animals are unforgetable!
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Captaincurious16
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Pleasant prisoners to Nigel's humour!
Although the trip was fantastic - the highlight was our driver Nigel! He was so professional and very funny! Great
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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