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“fun trip in history”
Review of Settlement Secrets

Settlement Secrets
Ranked #16 of 87 Tours in Hobart
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: A theatrical journey amongst the first buildings of European settlement in Hobart that now form the location for the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Your guide plays four different characters from Hobart's past, either men who worked in these buildings or helped build them, all of whom reveal secrets and relate stories from Hobart's convict beginnings. The most fun you will ever have learning history.
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 20 July 2014

A good bugjet walk through with a actor.take ur imagination.he took me to places that u wouldn't go.with story's and characters of the past a fun morning and a good start to my trip.highly recommend this to put you in the mood for going back in time

1  Thank Janene A
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Reviewed 16 July 2014

Colin is a great story teller, a lovely way to spend a late morning around Hobart. Had enquired about the tour at the tourist information centre but was advised they never heard of it? Luckily we had our smart phones to prove that the tour did exist. Later found out this is because Colin's pamphlet isn't paid to be there, fair enough to not recommend it, but to deny it exists when we specifically asked for it? That's not fair play.

2  Thank kimmylammy
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

Whether you're in Hobart for a day, a week or a month don't miss this great tour which takes place in and around the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and the historic waterfront area.
Colin brings to life a number of characters - all of them representing the diversity of early settlement days in Hobart Town. It is entertaining as well as informative and suitable for all ages.
Easily the best interpretive tour I've ever experienced!

2  Thank allyson_mackenzie
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

A 1 hour tale told by one man and 4 different characters. Humorous, informative and well done. Great for kids and adults alike. You also get a look in to parts of the museum and surrounds that you wouldn't otherwise get to see. Make sure you put this on your list of things to do.

5  Thank Elllli
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

Fantastic introduction to life in Hobart Town back at the time of first settlement. The actor is engaging, entertaining and well informed

Thank Relech
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