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Splendid! Historical Tours of Hobart

Your Splendid! tour begins where the Hobart of today was founded. On this walk you will travel through history. Your local guide will offer fresh insights into the history and people of Hobart and show you special places of significance. The walk is an easy 2 hours and there are plenty of scenic views and photo opportunities.

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  • What's included :
    • Local Guide
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - Narryna Heritage Museum
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Narryna Heritage Museum, 103 Hampden Road, Hobart, Tasmania Australia

    A fine Georgian mansion built in the early days of Hobart by trader and merchant Captain Andrew Haig. You are encouraged to visit after the walk and Splendid! can give you a discount voucher on the usual entrance fee.

    Duration: 7 minutes

    Stop At: St. David's Park, 50 Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000 Australia

    This attractive park is unchanged from when it opened in 1926, your guide will explain the story behind this park and the voyage colonists made to settle in Tasmania.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: St George's Anglican Church, 28 Cromwell Street, Hobart, Tasmania 2004 Australia

    Called the 'Mariner's Church', St George's has been part of Hobart's history since 1838 and a landmark welcoming sailors to port. Your guide can explain the story of this famous church.

    Stop At: Franklin Square, Elizabeth Street & Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7001 Australia

    Franklin Square is where the Hobart of today began and where your walk through history starts. Your guide will introduce you to the history of Tasmania and Hobart with an explanation of the first Hobart, now hidden in the bustling city of today.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Treasury Building, 1 Murray St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000 Australia

    With you guide you will explore the history of these buildings and their special role and prominence in early Hobart

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Hampden Road, Hampden Rd, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

    We will walk along this splendid road, one of the earliest in Battery Point, past fine examples of architecture, points of history, and lovely views. Your guide will explain key features and history and answer any questions you have.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Shipwrights Arms Hotel, 29 Trumpeter St, Battery Point TAS 7004, Australia

    One of the oldest pubs in the area, situated in a central area with splendid views of the Derwent. Shippies, as it is known to the locals, has some great stories to be told.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Runnymede Street, Runnymede St, Battery Point TAS 7004, Australia

    This little group of small and attractive cottages has been here since 1847, once the homes of sailors and dock workers these cottages are now much sought after. Your guide will broaden your knowledge and appreciation for the special history of this place.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Lenna Of Hobart Hotel, 20 Runnymede St, Battery Point TAS 7004, Australia

    This large Victorian building fits the bill as a 'Grand pile of stone'. You can enjoy the streetscape and views and learn of the importance of whaling and early commerce in the history and wealth of the city.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Franklin Square, 70 Macquarie St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
    Return Detail :
    Princes Park, 99 Salamanca Pl, Battery Point TAS 7004, Australia
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Splendid! Historical Tours of Hobart

Activity ID: V-258483P1

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