YouDo Hobart History Walks explore the history of the Hobart city area, encompassing Hobart’s oldest buildings, its industrial past and convict transportation. The walks include religious and free settler history, colonial governors and administrations, bushrangers, public executions and fascinating cultural stories. Beginning with the founding of Hobart Town in 1804, the walks explore Hobart’s history from the Georgian period of the early 19th century through to the 20th century.
Walks depart at 1.30pm and 3.30pm daily unless otherwise stated.
Also available is the YouDo Hobart History app. The app is location-sensitive and downloadable from the iTunes App Store. The app includes colourful stories and images of Hobart’s historic characters and built history. Timelines are included and there are audio files suitable for iPhones and tablets.
A guide will take you personally throughout the earliest parts of Hobart including the earliest buildings, providing a story of the city/state in a way that brings to life the incredible human story of the governors, felons, bushrangers, free settlers and business leaders of the early colonial period.
Tour begins outside The Henry Jones Art Hotel at 25 Hunter Street.