Arrived in Hobart

Make your way fly to Hobart, capital of Australia’s island state of Tasmania, sits on the River Derwent.Our lovely driver will pick you up at the airport then transfer to hotel.  You can relax and use the rest of the day to explore the city.

MONA with Morning Hobart City Tour

Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Morning City Tour, Hobart Explorer Coach Tram

The morning City Tour 781 and get an orientation of Hobart before visiting one of the city’s most exciting venues. Take the ferry and visit the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) which will open your eyes to a gallery experience unlike any other. The pieces on display will take you on a journey of rival contemplations and emotional roller-coaster.

Time:

9:45 am – 5:30 pm

Duration:

7.75 hours

Itinerary

  • Sullivan’s Cove – Hobart’s birthplace and ferry terminal
  • Parliament House
  • Salamanca Place – Georgian style warehouses now restored as restaurants, galleries and pubs
  • Princes Park – a one time gun battery
  • Battery Point – charming historic houses, pubs, boutique shops and restaurants
  • St George’s Church
  • Views of Wrest Point Casino and exclusive Sandy Bay
  • St David’s Park
  • Anglesea Barracks
  • South Hobart at the foot of Mt Wellington
  • Cascade Brewery
  • Visit Cascade Gardens
  • Visit the remains of the Female Factory – a one time female prison
  • St David’s Cathedral
  • Treasury Building and Franklin Square
  • GPO and Hobart Town Hall
  • Penitentiary Chapel and Court
  • Hobart Aquatic Centre
  • Queen’s Domain and Government House
  • Cross the Tasman Bridge over the Derwent River
  • Views over Kangaroo Bay Marina and Bellerive
  • Stop at Rosny Hill Lookout for stunning views of HobartSandy BayMt WellingtonTasman Bridge and Glenorchy
  • Victoria Dock and Constitution Dock
  • See the exquisite Royal Tasmania Botanical Gardens featuring ‘Pete’s Vegie Patch’, made famous by Peter Cundall of ABC’s Gardening Show

MONA

  • After the morning city tour, take the ferry from Brooke Street Pier to MONA
  • Spend the afternoon in this gallery unlike any other
  • The pieces on display will take you on a journey or rival contemplations and emotional roller-coaster
  • Return to Brooke Street Pier on the ferry from MONA
  • Your tour concludes on arrival back at Brooke Street Pier

Port Arthur

Port Arthur Convict Site, Isle of the Dead, Harbour Cruise, Tasman National Park, Free wi-fi onboard coach

Sitting tranquilly amidst English oaks and gardens, Port Arthur is a harsh contrast to the beauty of the Tasman Peninsula. Rich in visual history, the Port Arthur Historic Site evokes a powerful sense of our past convict era and of early Australian settlement heritage. And on this tour, with an included walk on the Isle of the Dead, you can gain a more powerful insight into the personal life and struggles of the convicts.

Time:

9:15 am – 5:00 pm

Duration:

7.75 – 9.25 Hours

Please Note:

  • Wi-fi subject to coach availability

Itinerary

  • Departing Hobart view Government House, home to the governor of Tasmania
  • Travel across the Tasman Bridge over the Derwent River, and into the Coal River Valley, an award winning wine producing area surrounding the historic town of Richmond (Oct – Apr).
  • Enjoy an orientation drive through this quaint historic town with a short photo stop at the famous convict built Richmond Bridge (Oct to Apr)
  • We continue onto the Tasman Peninsula, an area abound with natural bushland, native wildlife and amazing coastal scenery
  • Skirt Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula
  • Eaglehawk Neck– stunning rocky coastline
  • Doo Town
  • Our stop in the Tasman National Park at Pristine Pirates Bay, will leave you in awe of the wonderful views, rugged coastline and striking rock formations. A great photo opportunity!
  • Arriving at Port Arthur you have approximately 5 hours to soak up the atmosphere of this World Heritage Site
  • Visit the Interpretation Centre and follow the harrowing life of a Convict.
  • Join a guided walking tour to learn about the many restored buildings and ruins
  • See the Penitentiary – a one time granary and flour mill, separate prison, Commandant’s House, church and more
  • Enjoy a cruise on Carnarvon Bay around the Isle of the Dead,
  • See Port Arthur from a different perspective on an “Isle of the Dead” walking tour
  • Then back to the Historic Site for free time to purchase your own lunch and explore at your own pace.

Depart Hobart

At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to Hobart airport for your homeward flight.

Day 1

Arrived in Hobart

Make your way fly to Hobart, capital of Australia’s island state of Tasmania, sits on the River Derwent.Our lovely driver will pick you up at the airport then transfer to hotel.  You can relax and use the rest of the day to explore the city.

Day 2

MONA with Morning Hobart City Tour

Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Morning City Tour, Hobart Explorer Coach Tram

The morning City Tour 781 and get an orientation of Hobart before visiting one of the city’s most exciting venues. Take the ferry and visit the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) which will open your eyes to a gallery experience unlike any other. The pieces on display will take you on a journey of rival contemplations and emotional roller-coaster.

Time:

9:45 am – 5:30 pm

Duration:

7.75 hours

Itinerary

  • Sullivan’s Cove – Hobart’s birthplace and ferry terminal
  • Parliament House
  • Salamanca Place – Georgian style warehouses now restored as restaurants, galleries and pubs
  • Princes Park – a one time gun battery
  • Battery Point – charming historic houses, pubs, boutique shops and restaurants
  • St George’s Church
  • Views of Wrest Point Casino and exclusive Sandy Bay
  • St David’s Park
  • Anglesea Barracks
  • South Hobart at the foot of Mt Wellington
  • Cascade Brewery
  • Visit Cascade Gardens
  • Visit the remains of the Female Factory – a one time female prison
  • St David’s Cathedral
  • Treasury Building and Franklin Square
  • GPO and Hobart Town Hall
  • Penitentiary Chapel and Court
  • Hobart Aquatic Centre
  • Queen’s Domain and Government House
  • Cross the Tasman Bridge over the Derwent River
  • Views over Kangaroo Bay Marina and Bellerive
  • Stop at Rosny Hill Lookout for stunning views of HobartSandy BayMt WellingtonTasman Bridge and Glenorchy
  • Victoria Dock and Constitution Dock
  • See the exquisite Royal Tasmania Botanical Gardens featuring ‘Pete’s Vegie Patch’, made famous by Peter Cundall of ABC’s Gardening Show

MONA

  • After the morning city tour, take the ferry from Brooke Street Pier to MONA
  • Spend the afternoon in this gallery unlike any other
  • The pieces on display will take you on a journey or rival contemplations and emotional roller-coaster
  • Return to Brooke Street Pier on the ferry from MONA
  • Your tour concludes on arrival back at Brooke Street Pier
Day 3

Port Arthur

Port Arthur Convict Site, Isle of the Dead, Harbour Cruise, Tasman National Park, Free wi-fi onboard coach

Sitting tranquilly amidst English oaks and gardens, Port Arthur is a harsh contrast to the beauty of the Tasman Peninsula. Rich in visual history, the Port Arthur Historic Site evokes a powerful sense of our past convict era and of early Australian settlement heritage. And on this tour, with an included walk on the Isle of the Dead, you can gain a more powerful insight into the personal life and struggles of the convicts.

Time:

9:15 am – 5:00 pm

Duration:

7.75 – 9.25 Hours

Please Note:

  • Wi-fi subject to coach availability

Itinerary

  • Departing Hobart view Government House, home to the governor of Tasmania
  • Travel across the Tasman Bridge over the Derwent River, and into the Coal River Valley, an award winning wine producing area surrounding the historic town of Richmond (Oct – Apr).
  • Enjoy an orientation drive through this quaint historic town with a short photo stop at the famous convict built Richmond Bridge (Oct to Apr)
  • We continue onto the Tasman Peninsula, an area abound with natural bushland, native wildlife and amazing coastal scenery
  • Skirt Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula
  • Eaglehawk Neck– stunning rocky coastline
  • Doo Town
  • Our stop in the Tasman National Park at Pristine Pirates Bay, will leave you in awe of the wonderful views, rugged coastline and striking rock formations. A great photo opportunity!
  • Arriving at Port Arthur you have approximately 5 hours to soak up the atmosphere of this World Heritage Site
  • Visit the Interpretation Centre and follow the harrowing life of a Convict.
  • Join a guided walking tour to learn about the many restored buildings and ruins
  • See the Penitentiary – a one time granary and flour mill, separate prison, Commandant’s House, church and more
  • Enjoy a cruise on Carnarvon Bay around the Isle of the Dead,
  • See Port Arthur from a different perspective on an “Isle of the Dead” walking tour
  • Then back to the Historic Site for free time to purchase your own lunch and explore at your own pace.
Day 4

Depart Hobart

At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to Hobart airport for your homeward flight.

Fine Print:

  • Travel insurance (Strongly Recommended) Delightful Travel provided 30% off with NIB TRAVEL INSURANCE when Purchasing the Tour. Please email through the details and the Team members will email you the quotation
  • Anything not listed in deal

Travel Advice:

  • For the latest travel advice for your holiday please visit www.smartraveller.gov.au
  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after your trip overseas
  • A visa may be required for your destination or any countries you are transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you obtain a valid

Bedding Configuration:

  • Twin or Double bedding (subject to availability). Please inform us when book the tour.
  • Bookings are non-changeable & non-refundable once your travel dates are confirmed

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