The Official Sightseeing
TOUR OF HOBART
Stop Location: Corner of Davey & Elizabeth Street, HOBART
Close to Hobart’s bustling waterfront precinct, this is the start and finish of our Hop-on Hop-off City Loop Tour.
Departure point for our Mount Wellington Tour.
Stop Location: Franklin Wharf (Near Brooke Street Intersection), HOBART
Stop Location: Princes Wharf No. 1 (Outside Main Entrance), Castray Esplanade, HOBART
Salamanca Place is where you’ll find Salamanca Market – Australia’s largest outdoor market. Held every Saturday, rain hail or shine.
The row of 1840s Georgian sandstone warehouses have been converted into cafés, restaurants, bars, galleries and boutique retail stores.
The perfect place to find a special handcrafted gift or memento of your holiday.
Stop Location: Castray Esplanade (Outside CSIRO), BATTERY POINT
Located at Princes Park, Hobart Signal Station is the oldest building in Battery Point. Built in 1818 as part of a series of semaphore stations that sent and received messages.
Historic site of the Mulgrave, Prince of Wales and Albert Batteries, condemned in 1878.
Stop Location: Corner of Hampden Road & Colville Street, BATTERY POINT
Step back in time as you wander through the narrow streets and laneways.
Visit Narryna Heritage Museum for a rich experience of early colonial life.
Stop Location: De Witt Street (Near Cromwell Street Intersection), BATTERY POINT
Admire the architectural, historical and spiritual significance of St Georges Anglican Church.
Follow Cromwell Street down to the original site of the Battery Point Shipyards where river steamers, trading ketches and whaling ships were built from Tasmanian timbers, such as huon pine.
Stop Location: St Georges Terrace (Near Sandy Bay Road), BATTERY POINT
Enjoy the fantastic panoramic views of the surrounding Sandy Bay, Dynnyrne and Lower Sandy Bay suburbs.
A short walk from the outer reaches of Battery Point to the suburb of Sandy Bay.
Discover Hobart’s historic network of laneways including Nanny Goat Lane, a Battery Point icon.
Stop Location: Drysdale Place (Outside Main Tower Entrance), SANDY BAY
Wrest Point is the perfect waterfront destination for a variety of restaurants, bars, live music and vibrant casino entertainment.
Stop Location: Corner of Sandy Bay Road & Queen Street, SANDY BAY
Stop Location: Outside Cascade Visitor Centre, Cascade Road, SOUTH HOBART
Stop Location: Corner of Cascade Road & McRobies Road, SOUTH HOBART
Discover the stories of Australia’s convict women.
Step inside the Matron’s Quarters and view displays and exhibitions.
Heritage tours provide deeper insights into the history of the site and the lives of the female convicts and their children.
Stop Location: Corner of Macquarie Street & Weld Street, SOUTH HOBART
Stop and recharge at one of the local coffee shops.
An eclectic strip of shops offering a variety of crafts, boutique homewares and secondhand goods.
Stop Location: Collins Street (Near Barrack Street Intersection), HOBART
Catch Hollywood blockbusters and great art-house films at Village Cinemas. Add a touch of luxury with selected films screening in Gold Class.
Interactive fun and arcade games for all ages.
Hop back on the bus after completing the Hobart Rivulet Walking Track.
Stop Location: Collins Street (Near Murray Street Intersection), HOBART
Elizabeth Street Mall is one of Hobart’s major retail centres.
A wide variety of cafés, restaurants, bars and fast food outlets.
The Cat & Fiddle Arcade is a popular place to shop for the latest fashion trends.
Retail outlets, department stores and independent speciality shops.
Stop Location: Argyle Street (Near Davey Street Intersection), HOBART
Stop Location: Corner of Brisbane Street & Campbell Street, HOBART
One of Australia’s most significant historic convict precincts, “The Tench” was built in the 1830s for the growing number of convicts arriving in the colony.
Take a tour to view the courthouses below or visit after-hours for a thrilling ghost tour or a viewing of ‘Pandemonium’, a multi-sensory film experience (bookings essential).
Stop Location: Liverpool Street (Opposite ABC Building), HOBART
An Olympic size swimming pool, leisure pools, water slide, spa, sauna, steam room, gym and group fitness activities.
Admire 40 different rose varieties at the University Rose Gardens.
Explore the open space of the Queen’s Domain, including Hobart Cenotaph and Soldiers Memorial Avenue.
Walk along the Intercity Cycleway following the River Derwent upstream with lots of places to explore en route.
Stop Location: Lower Domain Road (Outside Main Entrance), HOBART
The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens are Australia’s premier cool climate garden.
Visit the world’s only Subantarctic Plant House.
Stroll through 14 hectares of unique collections including the Japanese Garden and historic Conservatory.
Stop Location: Davey Street (Outside Zero Davey), HOBART
Wander along the water’s edge at Victoria Dock, home to Hobart’s commercial fishing fleet.
Enjoy the freshest seafood at one of Constitution Dock’s waterfront restaurants or pick up the “catch of the day” from the local fishermen.
A selection of cafés, bars, galleries and boutique stores.