See the capital of Tasmania by open-top bus. The Hobart Explorer tour lets you visit 11 stops for 24 or 48 hours.

• Hop-on and off at any stop as often as you like.

• Family tickets available (up to 2 children) .

• Present your ticket to the driver at any bus stop.

• BUY NOW - Note that $ prices quoted are USD.


About The Hobart Explorer Tour:

Hobart's long history and natural beauty make it one of the most charming capitals in Australia- everything you want in a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. Feel the hospitality of this little city on the island of Tasmania from the moment you board your Hobart Explorer open-top double-decker bus.

A full circuit of the city lasts around 90 minutes, during which time you will be entertained and informed by a passionate English-speaking guide. Hear the story of the famous Apple Isle and visit top landmarks and attractions such as the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and the Maritime Museum of Tasmania.

today Season:

  • All Year Round, Daily | Except December 25.

headset Commentary:

  • Digital Audio: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin and Spanish.
  • Live English-speaking tour guide.

schedule Tour Times / Frequency:

  • October - April: 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00 and 15:00.
  • May - September: 10:00, 11:30, 13:30 and 15:00.
  • Note: The above times are based on a departure from stop 1.

place Departure Point:

hourglass_empty Duration:

  • 90 minutes.

settings Facilities:

  • Audio Guide (Headphones Included).
  • Live English-Speaking Guides.
  • Printed Tour Map & Leaflet.

Tour Itinerary:

Nothing worth visiting in Hobart is out of reach of the Hobart Explorer hop-on hop-off bus tour. To experience the journey in full start by boarding the bus at the Tasmanian Travel Centre, from here you can soak up the sights while deciding which of the 20 stops you want to disembark at most.

Stop off at Battery Point to see an incredible array of historical houses that date as far back as the 1830s and enjoy the area's fine old restaurants, pubs and lovely views of Sandy Bay. Don't miss a chance to stroll around the Botanical Gardens, this popular Hobart attraction is the perfect place to spend a lazy afternoon, with its Japanese garden, Lily Pond, Herb Garden and much more.

Dedicate some time on one of your tour days to visiting the Female Factory, a former woman's prison from whence you can set out on the popular Louisa's Walk tour. Louisa's Walk is essentially an immersive piece of outdoor promenade theater where the audience follows actors as they recant the story of Louisa Ragan, an Irish convict who was deported on a seven year sentence in 1841 for stealing a loaf of bread.

In Hobart there's no shortage of culture. If you feel like reveling in the cinematic heritage of Errol Flynn's hometown then treat yourself at the Village Cinema on Collins Street, a location which is home to four Traditional Cinemas and three Gold Class Cinemas. If you seek everything from decorative arts to geology then look no further than the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, where exhibits range from Australian colonial art to taxidermy and natural environment recreations.

Finally, we'd recommend checking out the Cascade Brewery. Established in 1824 it is the oldest brewery in Australia and visitors are welcome to join one of its regular year-round tours.

pin_drop | 20 Stops:

  • A) Travel Centre (Corner of Davey & Elizabeth Street).
  • B) MONA Ferry Terminal (Brooke Street Pier).
  • C) Salamanca Place (Outside Princes Wharf Shed 1 Entrance).
  • D) Princes Park (Castray Esplanade - Opposite CSIRO).
  • E) Battery Point (Corner of Hampden Road & Colville Street).
  • F) St. George's Church (Near Cromwell Street Intersection).
  • G) St. George's Terrace (Near Sandy Bay Road).
  • H) West Point Casino (Drysdale Place).
  • I) Sandy Bay Village (Corner of Sandy Bay Road & Queen Street).
  • J) Cascade Brewery (Outside Cascade Visitor Centre).
  • K) Female Factory (Corner of Cascade Road & McRobies Road).
  • L) South Hobart Village (Corner of Macquarie Street & Weld Street).
  • M) Village Cinema (Collins Street).
  • N) Hobart CBD (Corner of Elizabeth Street & Macquarie Street).
  • A) Travel Centre (Corner of Davey & Elizabeth Street).
  • O) Tasmanian Museum (Argyle Street near Davey Street Intersection).
  • P) Maritime Museum (Argyle Street near Davey Street Intersection).
  • Q) Old Hobart Gaol (Corner of Brisbane Street & Campbell Street).
  • R) Aquatic Centre (Liverpool Street - Opposite ABC Building).
  • S) Botanical Gardens (Lower Domain Road).
  • T) Victoria Docks (Outside Zero Davey).
  • A) Travel Centre (Corner of Davey & Elizabeth Street).

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