Explore Hobart’s Culture, History and Beauty on a Walking Tour
Welcome to Hobart, Tasmania's capital and a treasure trove of natural and cultural wonders. Whether it's adventure, art, history or food you're after, Hobart has something for everyone.
Australia's second oldest capital after Sydney, Hobart was founded as a British penal colony in 1804. Today it is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city with a rich heritage and stunning harbour.
This self-guided walking tour takes you to some of Hobart's best spots in just a few hours. Start in Salamanca Place, where you can browse the famous markets and admire the historic sandstone buildings. Then explore Battery Point, one of Hobart's oldest and most charming precincts, where you'll learn about its fascinating history and characters. Finally, stroll along the waterfront for views of majestic Mount Wellington and the sparkling Derwent River.
Along the way you'll have plenty of opportunities to sample Hobart's culinary delights and discover some of Hobart's oldest and most iconic pubs where you can relax and mingle with the locals.
This tour is flexible and can be tailored to your preferences and pace. You can start and finish whenever you like and take as many breaks as you need.
I hope this tour gives you a taste of what Hobart has to offer and that you fall in love with this beautiful city.
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Enjoy a connected trip that shows you 30 hidden gems, their fascinating stories and secrets, and handy features like audio guides, maps and nearby hotels.
There are two easy ways to start your adventure: