Shore Excursion

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Port of Hobart

Get the most out of your short stay in port with our Hobart hop-on hop-off shore excursion. Our iconic red open-top double decker buses are the best way to see and explore Hobart’s sights and attractions. Stay on board for the complete 90-minute city loop tour or hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like – the choice is yours!

Red Decker buses departs from the Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre in Hobart. Most importantly, it’s a short 10 minute walk from the Cruise Ship Terminal. On cruise ship days, our entire fleet of 6 iconic red open-top and closed-top double decker buses can be seen touring the city.

Departs 7 days a week, including public holidays. Summer timetable (October – April): 9.00am, 10.00am, 11.00am, 12.00pm, 1.00pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm.

Buses will depart every 30 minutes, between 9.00am - 3.00pm from the Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre when the following cruise ships are in port: 

• Carnival Spirit

• Carnival Splendour

• Celebrity Solstice

• Explorer Dream

• Golden Princess

• Majestic Princess

• MSC Magnifica

• Noordam

• Ocean Dream

• Pacific Aria

• Pacific Explorer

• Queen Elizabeth

• Radiance of the Seas

• Ruby Princess

• Sea Princess

• Voyager of the Seas


Bookings are recommended on cruise ship days. Save time on the day and BOOK NOW.

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Cruise Ship Map