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Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages

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Would you like to do something unique and memorable on your holiday? Choose from 4 different tours -one for every time schedule, budget and interest. Salamanca Jaunt - 15 mins - $60, Waterfront Jaunt - 30 mins - $80, Battery Point Jaunt - 1 hour...more
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Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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All reviews carriage ride battery point special shoes clip clop delightful couple historic parts hour tour highlight of our trip salamanca place leisurely pace magical experience step back in time hobart waterfront an experience not to be missed informative commentary interesting history hobart's history
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had very limited time in Hobart and decided to book the 1 hour Battery Point tour as our first stop after arrival in Tassie - what a perfect choice! Steve's knowledge of the history and really interesting commentary provided us with a great introduction...More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Theresa! Isn't it just a lovely time of the year in Tasmania, although I tend to love whatever season we're in at the moment! It's great that you've not only enjoyed your tour but learned a little along the way. We feel that the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 1 hour tour through Battery Point with Steve was an amazing and memorable experience. Steve's knowledge and passion of the history of the area was incredible. Steve and his wife Sharon are lovely people and have provided a unique and wonderful way to see...More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Alan & Janet & Michelle Many thanks for your lovely review. Fantastic that you enjoyed your jaunt around Battery Point. Making memories is what we're all about and if we've created some wonderful memories for you, we've done our job. Thanks again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our 1 hour tour of Battery Point was truly the highlight of our stay in Hobart. Steve and Sharon were very friendly and accommodating and Steve’s knowledge of the history of the area was exceptional. The horse drawn carriage ride was the perfect way to...More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! Steve does surprise me how much he has learnt of Hobart's history, considering just four years ago, he was just a new arrival to this beautiful city. We've not only studied the history in depth but we also are very lucky...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delightful hour tour with Steven (and the horses Mikey and Soxy) through Battery Hill. Mikey and Soxy obviously enjoy their job, Steven is a font of knowledge regarding the history of the area and the carriage is very comfortable (and easy to...More

Thank opallady2018
Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Yes, we believe a carriage ride is something everybody, no matter what their age or ability can enjoy. We're happy to help those who need a little assistance to get onto the carriage. Our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a special & unique way to explore this historic part of Hobart. Our driver, Steve was an engaging guide, full of interesting facts about the history of the buildings & area. The charming old carriage, period costumes & of course those beautiful horses made...More

Thank Tracy G
Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much Tracy! We think it really is a special and unique way to explore a special and unique part of Hobart too! We'd love it if every person in Australia knew about Battery Point. That way, we can know more of our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely ride with Mickey & Sox today in glorious sunshine around the waterfront of Hobart. What a way to see Hobart ! I would highly recommend this experience- but next time I would do the hour long tour around Battery Point Thank you...More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kristy What a lovely way to celebrate such an important milestone! Yes, please come back and do our Battery Point Jaunt. We're sure you'll love that as well. We've always got some lovely extras we can add to your tour as well such as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the Battery Point tour we took. It amazing to see the architecture and history of the area. The guide was very informative on the history of the area and houses. A must do tour to any visit to Hobart.More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much Jeremy. We love the architecture and history of our city and we hope that showed. Sometimes Battery Point is a little forgotten in the shadow of the better known Salamanca but both are unique in Australia and we're happy that we've been...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Best way to see the sights of Hobart an Steve a great host an Informative guide ,Horses are so experienced with the traffic an crowds . A relaxing way to experience the city of Hobart, A great way to finish our Lap of the map...More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi Delia The boys say thanks for the apples!! And we say thanks for your lovely review. Creating wonderful memories of Tasmania is what we're all about and we certainly hope you can come back soon (via the direct flight!). We'll take you on a...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

We are locals and have often visited our waterfront area, but a real treat to see it at a leisurely pace in this lovely horse drawn carriage. The horses are beautifully groomed with their "over the hoof shoes" and their ear covers and the driver...More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thanks Gill! It means so much to us that locals support our venture and are proud of having us in their wonderful city. We are, after all, recent additions to Tasmania. We fell in love with Tasmania and Hobart and it is our aim to...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

I would go on again & again & again!! I Highly recommend for anyone with a passion for anything historical & old fashioned, to please try. I Absolutely loved every second! Great for couples or families. The champagne & chocolates were a nice touch, but...More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thanks for your lovely words! If you loved your carriage ride, then you might like to know we have a Fourth is Free program! I'm not sure if you're local but, if so, just ask and we can give you a card. So glad you...More

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Catherine B
9 June 2018|
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Response from Sharon A | Property representative |
Hi Catherine. There are 4 tours - 15 min, 30 min, 1 hr & 1.5 hours. 15 & 30 minutes are Waterfront tours, 1 hour is through Battery Point Village and 1.5 hours is our Trot Through Time tour which includes a free book... More
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Twotravellers2013
13 March 2018|
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Response from Sharon A | Property representative |
You can call us directly on 0408 763 392 which is preferable. We can reserve a time for you and payment is on the day by cash or card. You can also email us but it won't let me post that email address here.
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chelter2016
22 September 2016|
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Response from Debra B | Reviewed this property |
Hi. You will need to contact the carriage people yourself. They have a Facebook page.
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