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  • Hobart's waterfront with views of the city skyline is a great photo opportunity on all Australia vacations.
  • Beautiful old timber weatherboard homes are common in Hobart
  • Hobart is Australia's second oldest capital city after Sydney
  • The home port for both Australian and French Antarctic operations

Hobart, Tasmania’s capital, located amid the exciting beauty of Southern Tasmania with Mount Wellington as a backdrop, is a charming waterfront city where Australia’s heritage can be viewed on an Australia vacation. In fact, it is Australia’s second oldest city after Sydney. European beginnings are everywhere - in quaint settlers’ cottages and colonial mansions. Note the many fine examples of Georgian and Victorian architecture.

Around the harbour, the area is lively and colourful. Disused warehouses have been converted into dockside cafes, artists’ studios and restaurants. Try the fresh seafood at one of Hobart’s waterside restaurants while watching the colourful spinnakers bobbing on the water. Take a drive up to Mount Wellington where you can have a bird’s eye view of the whole surrounding area.

By walking across Australia’s oldest bridge to Richmond, you arrive at a picturesque town which was an early Australian colonial village on the banks of the Coal River. Richmond Jail dates back to 1825 and is Australia’s oldest.

Not too far way is the Port Arthur UNESCO heritage historic site with its well preserved penal colony buildings. It is also has great walks as well as cruises along the very high and spectacular sea cliffs.

Close by is scenic Bruny Island which boasts the world’s highest sea cliffs.

Our Hobart tours are a great starting point to explore the wild spectacular scenery and stunning unspoiled widerness that is Tasmania. The tiny island has it all! C’mon say G’day Downunder. Book one of our Australia vacations today and start exploring!

 

"Globetrotting with Goway" blog articles

For some additional reading, the following articles are from our blog “Globetrotting with Goway”….. a great source of information for those people who are, or who want to be, world travellers!

Explore Historical Hobart, Australia’s Second Oldest City

 


 

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Consider an additional stopover to your Australia vacation at one of Goway's South Pacific destinations. You can choose from  our selection of New Zealand vacation packagesTahiti vacation packages or stay at one of our Fiji resorts or perhaps take a Cook Island vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from Australia.

 

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Hobart, Australia

  • Aussie Southern Explorer

    Encompassing Melbourne, Hobart, and Adelaide and including flights from North America, this two-week trip is the perfect introduction to a different side of Australia, or the ideal second trip for someone who's already seen the famous landmarks.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,739
    Trip Type:
    Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Culture and Icons

    Experience the best of Australia's icons and culture with this journey from Sydney to Tasmania. This Australia vacation showcases Sydney's most popular sights, including the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, before taking you to Uluru/Ayers Rock in the country's Red Centre and the secluded landscapes and rugged coastlines of Tasmania.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,549
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks
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  • Freycinet Lodge

    Pick up your rental car and drive to Tasmania’s rugged East Coast. With its prime location, Freycinet Lodge is the ideal base for exploring the amazing natural landscapes that surround it.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 360
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Hobart: A Day in the Wilderness Full Day Tour

    Really get out there on this Tasmanian wildlife adventure. Fly to rugged South West National Park and keep your eyes peeled for one of the world’s rarest birds. Then board a boat to explore the harbour, concluding with a flight over Tasmania’s coastline.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips, Luxury and Beyond
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  • Hobart: Big 3 Tasmania Hobart to Launceston

    Add the best of Tasmania to your Australia vacation with this short journey from Hobart to Launceston, or vice versa. See historic convict ruins, and some of Australia’s most pristine national parks.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 296
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Escorted Coach Touring
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  • Hobart: Bruny Island Cruise Full Day Tour

    Take an award-winning wildlife cruise along Bruny Island’s rugged coast to spot incredible wildlife and gain a new appreciation for one of the world’s best coastlines. As you cruise along the island, you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch and have front-row seats to the towering sea cliffs and striking waters of Tasmania.
    Duration:
    9.75 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Hobart: Full Day Grand Port Arthur Tour

    Take a day from Hobart to explore Australia’s convict past at the Port Arthur Historic Site. On this day tour, you’ll head on a walking tour through the centre of Port Arthur, cruise across the harbour, tour the restored buildings and ruins of the Isle of the Dead, and experience the history of this iconic site.
    Duration:
    7.75 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Hobart: Historic Tasmania Full Day Tour

    Take a full day to explore the historic centre of Hobart, Tasmania. Start by experiencing the country’s convict past at the Port Arthur Historic Site, continue along the coastline to see rugged geological features, and close out by exploring the village of Richmond, with its colonial architecture nestled in the Coal River Valley.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Hobart: Historic Walk

    Take a guided walk along Hobart’s historical routes and learn about the establishment of Tasmania’s capital city. As you walk along Hobart’s streets, you’ll pass the waterfront, spot heritage-listed buildings, and learn about historical characters central to forming Hobart’s uniquely charming identity.
    Duration:
    1.5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Hobart: Huon Valley Full Day Tour

    Venture to the very southern tip of Australia, exploring the spectacular Huon Valley region. Visit the Tahune Forest Airwalk where you can walk in the treetops with views of the temperate rainforest. Take a scenic drive along the Huon River to the fishing village of Dover, and enjoy the serenity of Tasmania's wilderness.
    Duration:
    7.25 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Hobart: Launceston to Hobart Active Full Day Tour

    The ultimate Tasmania road trip, travel from Launceston to Hobart in one day, stopping in at Wineglass Bay and Freycinet National Park. This action-packed day tour includes sensational scenery, picturesque short walks, and many scenic stops along the way.
    Duration:
    11 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Hobart: MONA with Morning City Tour

    Get an orientation of Hobart before visiting one of the city's most exciting venues. A visit to MONA will open your eyes to a gallery experience unlike any other, it will take you on a journey of rival contemplations
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Hobart: Old Hobart Pub Tour

    Dig deep into the alcohol-soaked history of Hobart’s waterfront as you tour its taverns and engage in 200 years of enterprise, hardship, and humour. As you tour these pubs in the company of an expert guide, you’ll meet locals and enjoy ribald tales about the smugglers, convicts, and brothels that defined Hobart’s unforgettable history.
    Duration:
    1.5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Hobart: Tasman Island Cruise including Tasmanian Devil Park Full Day Tour

    Explore the Tasman Peninsula before embarking on an award-winning cruise, around beautiful Tasman Island. The cruise lasts three hours, while the balance of your day includes morning tea, lunch and a visit to the Tasmanian Devil Park, to see one of Australia's most fearsome, furry native animals up close.
    Duration:
    10.5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Hobart: Tasmania's Wilderness and Wildlife

    Experience Tasmania’s wilderness and wildlife first hand as you explore Mount Field National Park, the oldest park in Tasmania. As you tour the park, you’ll pass through rainforest and alongside waterfalls, and spot Tasmanian Devils, wombats, wallabies, quolls, and all manner of incredible marsupials at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Hobart: Tasmanian Devils Half Day Tour

    Explore the charm and history of the village of Richmond. Next, head to Bonorong Wildlife Park to meet wombats, wallabies, koalas, eagles and of course the world famous “Tassie Devils,” the ferocious, yet strangely adorable furry mascots of Tasmania.
    Duration:
    4 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Hobart: The Grand Half Day Walk

    Explore Tasmania’s capital by foot and learn about how this charming waterfront city came to be. Guided by a local expert, you’ll visit the city’s heritage sites, learn about its founding, and explore the areas of Salamanca and Battery Point, enjoying some light exercise while you do so.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Hobart: Wineglass Bay & Freycinet Full Day Active Tour

    Wineglass Bay is nestled in the Freycinet National Park on the East Coast of Tasmania. One of Tasmania’s first National Parks this is a coastal area rich in stunning landscapes. Pink granite mountains form the backdrop for secluded bays, pristine waters, white sandy beaches, local wildlife and walking trails.
    Duration:
    12 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Maria Island Walk

    Few places on the planet offer the total tranquility and unspoiled natural beauty of Maria Island. Enjoy this acclaimed four day walk through breathtaking landscapes rich in history.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,972
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Escorted Coach Touring
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  • Natural Tasmania 4 Days: Scheduled

    An incredible one fifth of Tasmania has been listed as a World Heritage site. Spend four days in Hobart, the Tasman Peninsula and Freycinet National Park, uncovering unspoiled nature.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,606
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Natural Tasmania 5 Day: Scheduled

    During this five day tour visit the Cradle Mountains and Freycinet National Park, travel to the Tasman Peninsula and Hobart, always keeping your eyes open for the infamous Tasmanian Devil.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,090
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

    Peppers Cradle takes you into the heart of this World Heritage listed wilderness.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 362
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Saffire Freycinet: Stay of Distinction

    This luxurious resort is the perfect home base for your exploration of beautiful Freycinet Peninsula.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,050
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Stays of Distinction, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Tasmania Expedition Cruise from Hobart

    Goway's 8 day Tasmania Expedition Cruise (From Hobart) focuses on Tasmania. Please inquire.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,936
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
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  • Tasmanian Circle: 9 Days Hobart to Hobart Self Drive

    The tiny island of Tasmania has much to offer. Drive through Strahan then the Cradle Mountains, famous for alpine scenery, to Hobart stopping at Launceston, Swansea and Port Arthur.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,006
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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