Don’t miss this small, scenic capital, famous for its Georgian buildings and crisp air. Browse bustling Salamanca Market and run your hands over the sandstone buildings in Salamanca Place.
Learn more about Tasmania, the iconic destinations you can visit from Hobart, and the spectacular journeys which take you there. Drive the East Coast Escape to Freycinet National Park, a paradise of dusky pink mountains, white sand and blue-green sea. It’s one part of the World Heritage-listed wilderness which comprises 17 national parks and takes up one-fifth of the island. You can see much of it, including Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, on the Circle Tasmania drive.
We embark on this historical tour with expert commentary from our coach captain on the various places of historic importance of this beautiful city – A city of yachts and spinnakers; gardens and galleries; sandstone cottages and a lot more.
- Cascade Brewery
- Cross the Tasman Bridge over the Derwent River
- Hobart Aquatic Centre
- Parliament House
- Penitentiary Chapel and Court
- Princes Park
- Queen’s Domain and Government House
- Salamanca Place – Georgian style warehouses now restored as restaurants, galleries and pubs
- See the exquisite Royal Tasmania Botanical Gardens featuring ‘Pete’s Vegie Patch’, made famous by Peter Cundall of ABC’s Gardening Show.
- South Hobart at the foot of Mt Wellington
- St David’s Cathedral
- St David’s Park
- St George’s Church
- Stop at Anglesea Barracks
- Stop at Rosny Hill Lookout for stunning views of Hobart, Sandy Bay, Mt Wellington, The Tasman Bridge and Glenorchy
- Sullivan’s Cove – Hobart’s birthplace and ferry terminal
- Treasury Building and Franklin Square
- Views of Wrest Point Casino and exclusive Sandy Bay
- Views over Kangaroo Bay Marina and Bellerive