Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages

Adventure and Outdoors Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Customised Half Day or Less Sightseeing Tours

Experience the romance of a bygone era by taking a leisurely carriage ride through the unique historic areas of Battery Point, Hobart Waterfront and Salamanca Place.
Our carriage tours immerse you in the colonial past of Hobart. Drawn by two beautiful horses, the carriage is a stunning replica of 19th century vis-a-vis (face to face) carriage. Feel like royalty travelling with the top down, enjoying the sunshine or close the top in inclement weather and still enjoy the sights. Your driver and groom are also dressed in 19th century livery to complete the picture.
What is more special than to treat your loved one to a romantic carriage ride, complete with champagne and chocolates? We can work with you to make your first date, proposal or wedding anniversary a truly memorable occasion. In fact, whatever the occasion, we can be there.
Weddings are a specialty and we can promise you a truly wonderful addition to the best day of your life. We will work with you every step of the way to ensure the finer details are just perfect.

Facilities

Adventure and Outdoors Tours Animal Led Australian Tourism Accreditation Basic Caters for hearing impairment Caters for limited mobility Caters for vision impairment Cultural and Theme Tours Customised Disabled access available Family Family Friendly Half Day or Less History & Heritage Horse Riding Non-Smoking Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Sightseeing Tours

Services

$60

Take a horse drawn carriage tour past the historic sandstone buildings of Salamanca Place (home of the famous Salamanca Market), before passing by Parliament House and onto Franklin Wharf and return. This tour is a great tour for young families and is a really affordable and fun way to see the main sights.

$80

Take a horse drawn carriage tour past the historic sandstone buildings of Salamanca Place, passing by Parliament House and over to the IXL building and cruise ship terminals. Waterfront jaunts last for around 30 minutes. You’ll get a wonderful view of Mt Wellington as it looms over the city and also see the bustling waterfront up close. As we drive past a Hobart institution, Mures, make sure you wave to all the bystanders!
You’ll learn how the Hobart waterfront of today is much different to the 1800s and why IXL was such a big part of that change. A really great tour for families and a wonderful evening tour. The lights of the city are truly magical.

Battery Point down past St George's Church

$130

These tours run for an hour and take in Salamanca Place and the charming streets of historic Battery Point. You’ll be immersed in the atmosphere of 19th Century Hobart and it’s easy to imagine life in Georgian and Victorian times when you ride in our vis-a-vis carriage driven by the carriage driver in authentic livery. You’ll be able to appreciate the beauty of this well preserved area from a perspective that can’t be reproduced by driving in a car or even walking. Learn some of the fascinating history as we travel through this unique district. Battery Point tours cost $130 per tour.

Family Friendly Non-Smoking

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