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Hobart Half-Day Sightseeing Coach Tram Tour

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Enjoy the ride aboard a historical tram while discovering the top attractions in Hobart. Hear live informative commentary as you roll past landmarks including St. George’s Church, Sullivan’s Cove, and Anglesea Barracks; take in the heritage homes around Battery Point; and cruise the restaurants lodged in Georgian warehouses at Salamanca Place. This tour reveals more by tram—converted to motorized bus—with a local guide at the helm.
  • Guided tram tour perfect for first-time visitors to get oriented to Hobart
  • See historical landmarks, cultural districts, and picturesque suburbs
  • Cross the Derwent River’s Tasman Bridge for views from Rosny Hill Lookout
  • Morning and afternoon departure times suit any travel itinerary
What to Expect
Make your own way to Brooke Street Pier and board your tram for the 3-hour Hobart sightseeing tour. Take in the sights and listen to informative commentary about Hobart as your guide steers the tram through small streets, waterfront boulevards, and quaint neighborhoods. Pass by top sights including Parliament House, St. George’s Anglican Church, Anglesea Barracks, Princes Park, the base of Mt. Wellington, Cascade Gardens and Brewery, St. David’s Cathedral, the Treasury Building and Franklin Square, Constitution Dock, and Victoria Dock. Learn about Hobart’s past and the convict laborers who built some of its historical buildings, see the remaining bits of the Cascades Female Factory prison, and pause at Sullivan’s Cove—considered Hobart’s birthplace. Cross over the Derwent River via the Tasman Bridge and get a lovely view of Hobart, Mt. Wellington, and Glenorchy from the Rosny Hill Lookout before your tour ends back at the Brooke Street Pier.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Brooke Street Pier Tourism Centre
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hobart Explorer Coach Tram Tour (due to operational requirements, sometimes other vehicles may be used)
  • Commentary
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Best day ever! Tim our guide was generous passionate and knowledgeable about all things Tasmanian in addition to all the beautiful places we toured. Highly recommend this tour with Tim
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This is a fun and easy way to get an overview of Hobart. We stopped several times, the last one being the Botanical Gardens which would be more cumbersome to reach without a car. Phil was our driver/guide and was well informed and full of amusing tidbits. We also visited a
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Response from AdamGLTAS, General Manager at Hobart Half-Day Sightseeing Coach Tram Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Arizona Traveler2 Thank you for your review, we appreciate your comments. Sitting back and relaxing while you tour the City sights and surrounds are what it's all about on this tour! Thank you for choosing Gray Line and we hope to see you on board again.
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As Hobart was our 1st Aussie Port immigration clearance became a time issue for us. The entire passenger load was divided into groups (15) and each person had to exit the ship and meet face to face with Australian customs. Not until this was completed would anyone be allowed
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Response from AdamGLTAS, General Manager at Hobart Half-Day Sightseeing Coach Tram Tour
Responded 12 May 2019
Dear Arizona Budgies, Thank you for your valuable and informative feedback. We are glad we were able to accommodate you, despite the delays with customs on the day. We are aware that occasionally we need to be as flexible as possible for our valued cruise ship customers. It is great to hear your enjoyed Jim's company, commentary and expert local knowledge and we look forward to seeing you again when you are next in Hobart.
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Had a great tour this morning with Nigel. Flexible, knowledgeable. Nigel provided informative commentary and was happy to answer our questions. Shared the tour with four others so had plenty of seats to get good views and camera shots. Excellent value for money.
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Response from AdamGLTAS, General Manager at Hobart Half-Day Sightseeing Coach Tram Tour
Responded 24 Mar 2019
Dear Nicoff4, It is great to hear you enjoyed our 3 hour City Tour in the company of our experienced driver guide Nigel. Our drivers work hard to provide interesting and informative live commentary for every tour, so it is great to have it appreciated. We look forward to seeing you on board again in the future.
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We boarded the tram (never actually a tram (but a converted Bedford lorry) for a guided tour around the town of Hobart. The tram was quite comfortable and relatively spacious. Four interesting stops, particularly the excellent Botanical Gardens (this top should be longer) We
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Response from AdamGLTAS, General Manager at Hobart Half-Day Sightseeing Coach Tram Tour
Responded 24 Mar 2019
Hi Johneo_ca, Fantastic to hear your enjoyed our 3 hour City Tour and particularly Tim's professionalism, knowledge and wit! Thanks also for your feedback relating to the time spent at the Botanical Gardens, we will certainly take that on board when next reviewing our day tour schedule.
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