City Loop + Cascade Brewery

Cascade Brewery Tour | Departs Daily | 1.5 Hours with Free Tastings Hop-On Hop-Off City Loop Tour | Departs Daily | 90 Minute Loop

Join the official sightseeing tour of Hobart bound for Australia’s oldest brewery, the Cascade Brewery. Established in 1824, it is still producing Australia’s oldest beer, Cascade Pale Ale. Your fully guided brewery tour will explore the brewing process, historic buildings and heritage gardens, finishing with free product tastings.

Your 48-hour CITY LOOP ticket allows you to re-join the official sightseeing tour of Hobart; choose from 20 different stops featuring the best sights and attractions in and around Hobart. Hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like, or stay on board and do the 90-minute city loop tour – the choice is yours! Our red open-top double decker buses provide unrivalled views of this beautiful city, including local landmarks such as the River Derwent, Tasman Bridge and kunanyi/Mt Wellington as well as an abundance of colonial architecture and city streetscapes.

Hop onboard and enjoy professional and informative commentary that is available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin and Spanish. Complimentary earphones are available from your driver.

Tour Details

Availability

Red Decker operates 7 days a week, all year round. Closed Christmas Day (25 December). City Loop buses operate between 9am to 4:30pm. Board the bus at any of our stops throughout the day. Cascade Brewery is closed on some public holidays.

Price

Adult (17+ years): $65
Concession (Students/Seniors): $55

Includes

  • 5 hour Cascade Brewery tour with free beer tastings.
  • Professional and informative commentary.
  • 48hr Red Decker Hop-On Hop-Off City Loop Ticket. Valid for 48 hours from the time you first board.
  • Complimentary copy of Red Decker’s The Official Sightseeing Guide to Hobart– with exclusive local discounts.
  • Free Wi-fi onboard our fleet of modern open-top and closed-top double decker buses.

Duration

Cascade Brewery Tour

1.5 hour Cascade Brewery tour with free beer tastings.

 

Hop-On Hop-Off City Loop Tour

90 minutes city loop.

Departure Time

Cascade Brewery Tour

SUMMER (October – April): Catch the 10am bus for an 11am tour at Cascade Brewery OR the 11am bus for a 12.30pm tour at Cascade Brewery.

WINTER (May – September): Catch the 10am bus for an 11am tour at Cascade Brewery OR the 11.30am bus for a 12.30pm tour at Cascade Brewery.

 

Hop-On Hop-Off City Loop Tour

SUMMER (October – April): 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm.

WINTER (May – September): 10am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3pm.

Departure Point

Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre, on the corner of Elizabeth & Davey Streets in Hobart.

Good to know

  • Pre-booking is essential for this tour.
  • When booking, select your preferred date and time for your City Loop Bus, bound for Cascade Brewery. g. Select 10am to join the 10am bus for an 11am tour at Cascade Brewery. Your 48hr Red Decker City Loop ticket is valid for 48hrs from the time you first board the Red Decker double-decker bus.
  • All Cascade Brewery Tour guests must be over the age of 16 years.
  • Due to occupational health and safety reasons it is a requirement that fully enclosed flat shoes must be worn on the Cascade Brewery Tour.
  • All Cascade Brewery Tour guests must be willing and able to climb 100 stairs, and walk 1.5kms unassisted by a walking aid.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not to be consumed prior to the Cascade Brewery Tour.
  • Multilingual commentary is available on the Red Decker City Loop Tour in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin and Spanish. Complimentary earphones are available from your driver.
A combined ticket for two iconic Hobart tours – Cascade Brewery and Red Decker's Hop-On Hop-Off City Loop Tour!
48hr Red Decker City Loop Ticket. 90-minute tour. Hop-on and hop-off at 20 stops.
Exclusive access inside Australia’s oldest brewery. Explore the brewing process, historic buildings and heritage gardens, finishing with free product tastings.
A perfect shore excursion for cruise ship passengers arriving in Hobart.

BUS STOPS

Hop-On Hop-Off City Loop Tour

  • Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre
  • Brooke Street Pier
  • Salamanca Place
  • Battery Point
  • Wrest Point Casino
  • Sandy Bay Village
  • Cascade Brewery
  • Cascades Female Factory
  • South Hobart
  • Hobart CBD
  • Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
  • Maritime Museum of Tasmania
  • Hobart Convict Penitentiary
  • Hobart Aquatic Centre
  • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
  • Victoria Dock

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