What a view !,after the I don't know how many steps to get up there! It does tell you but I have forgotten!
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Such a unique place to visit and I suggest that if you are in Hobart that you do visit this unique piece of history. It was very enlightening how this tower came to be and why it came to be. Also to be able to...More
The Shot tower is a great experience. The stairs are a bit of climb, but worth the effort. If your're not up to the climb, it's still worth a visit just get the feel of the place. They also have a lovely gift shop and...More
Shot towers may once have been numerous, but this is now the only one left that you can visit, and it's well worth doing so, especially as it is so close to Hobart. The structure itself is impressive, and the climb to the top not...More
Interesting museum with a video outlining history of the shot tower. The climb to the top was not at all difficult - the challenge of accurately counting the number of steps was a bonus for my grandchildren (5, 6 and 8). The understanding of how...More
Short drive south from Hobart. Very unique attraction which provides wonderful views from the top of the tower. Not expensive to do the climb and a neat gift shop situated at the bottom. Recommend the stop.
This is a wonderful piece of 19th century history, which is well restored and intrepreted. It's not a difficult climb to the top, and you get such wonderful views of Hobart and the outer Derwent from the top. There's a cafe (downstairs) and gift shop,...More
First of all, the 2 ladies who run the shot tower and cafe are really nice and down to earth, they make you feel really welcomed. We had ordered the Devonshire Tea with Freshly home made scones with home made jam and fresh cream. Well,...More
The couple who run the tea house are lovely and put on a nice spread. I do feel they are missing an opportunity here as the place is run down and in need of a good clean; get rid of the plastic table covers, souvenir...More