Discover Hobart’s hidden secrets by foot and hear the fascinating stories of how Tasmania’s capital city was established from a convict settlement, to the whaling capital of the world and the vibrant waterfront city it now is.
Explore Hobart with a fun, knowledgeable and experienced guide. Our two-hour tours are: Hobart History People & Places; Alcohol History of Hobart which includes tastings of fine Tasmanian wine, whisky, vodka and cider; Historic Battery Point; and Hobart’s Dark Past – this one is full of grisly stories!
For a more contemporary walking tour, join the Cafe Culture Walking Tour for a delicious adventure, with enticing bites and delights along the way. Perfect for any caffeine fiend, coffee connoisseur, tea drinker or chocolate lover: non coffee drinkers will love it too.
All tours are full of stories and pictures about the real Hobart – the exciting contemporary scene as well as our fascinating history, colonial buildings, villains, corruption, convicts and entrepreneurs. Our TripAdvisor reviews reflect the popularity of our international quality tours.
We will run all our tours for as few as two people and we specialise in creating custom tours for groups, conferences, family events or private tours.
This exciting tour takes you from the very beginnings of alcohol consumption and production in Hobart, from the early colony days to present day boutique brewing, distilling and winemaking in Hobart and Tasmania.
The tour includes visits to unique venues where you can taste a range of Tasmanian produced wines, distilled spirits and boutique cider. Tastings are included in the cost.
This fascinating tour around the Hobart docks, CBD and Salamanca area takes in some of the most interesting alcohol related buildings, and is full of entertaining stories, facts and history about the impact and history of alcohol in Hobart.
Hear what happened to four million bottles of beer – in a single afternoon; where the first ring pull beer cans were produced, and why Tasmania is the best place in Australia to produce alcohol.
This is a brisk two hour walking tour including Constitution Dock, key city locations and Salamanca Place. You will enjoy wonderful stories about the history, people, entrepreneurs, villains, heroes and hard working convicts.
Hobart’s waterfront was where it all started for Europeans in Tasmania. This tour follows the original and the current waterfront, and a couple of blocks into town, from the historic Henry Jones IXL jam factory to Australia’s only Georgian corner, and on through town to beautiful Salamanca, taking in the wonders of a convict-built city, with well-preserved Georgian and Victorian architecture.
We will cover the story of the birth of a new colony, and the growth of a lovely city, recalling the good, the bad and the scandalous characters that set the tone for the early days of Hobart. Things have changed!
See and hear about stories of endurance, business empires, tycoons, adventurers, convicts, women, mothers, villains and heroes. Discover the marvellous legacy left by the resilience of our convict ancestors.
Soak up the elegance, beauty and history of this quiet and exclusive area that was once farmland known as Cottage Green. Full of grand Georgian homes and the beautifully restored cottages. This tour includes Arthurs Circus and has so many wonderful true stories about government corruption, carousing vicars and shipping tycoons, including dubious property dealings by Governor Arthur. Special access visit to the finest of grand Georgian homes of the colonial ship building tycoon Alexander MacGregor.
Battery Point is best appreciated at a leisurely pace on foot with a guide who can bring to life how wealth flowed into Battery Point from the influx of trade and the British Royal Navy shipping timber, wool and rum from the Salamanca docks and warehouses.
This easy walking tour starts at Parliament House and ends in Salamanca Square.
Hobart’s Cafe Culture walking tour is a great way to explore Hobart and you will be lead away from the usual sites of Salamanca and into the heart of the CBD. Come along and discover the wonderful variety of hidden cafes tucked into laneways, hidden in courtyards and perched at tiny kerbside venues. We will show you a great side of Hobart’s cafe scene, from the stylish to the eclectic. You will be delighted with the people we encounter, the baristas and food devotees who love their city as much as their food. Think of this as a progressive morning tea. With intimate group size of just 8 guests, this is a more personal walking tour, where we cover Hobart’s contemporary cafe culture and and delight you with delicious creations that keep Hobartians fed and energised through their working day.Carpark Family Friendly Non-Smoking Public Toilet