Hobart Historic Walking Tour

Journey into Hobart’s fascinating past, discover how and why the island was first settled and the struggles of early settlers. Pass St David’s Cathedral, the old gaol and treasury, into the lovely park that was the first burial ground. Your expert guide will point out some of earliest structures as well as famous sandstone buildings, still in excellent condition today. Hear stories of important characters, from the troublesome military officers to high achievers including legendary Sir John & Lady Jane Franklin, 1840’s governor of Tasmania. Compare past and present from old maps and archival images. Finish in Salamanca, built for the whaling industry and with a tribute to Abel Tasman.
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  • Duration

    2 hours

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    Adult from $49.99
    Children (12 & under) from $39.99

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There are many photo opportunities.


Special Notes

This tour is not suitable for guests in wheelchairs or those with limited mobility. Guests with visual or hearing impairments must travel with a companion at all times Please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat and jacket, plenty of biodegradable sunscreen and bring bottled water.
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