Historic Tours

Fully escorted,
live commentary

Historic Tours

Full Day

Port Arthur,
Tasman Peninsula

Experience the historic world heritage Port Arthur site.

Tasman Peninsula, Tasman National Park, Port Arthur Historic site and harbour cruise and more…

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Half Day

Richmond Historic
Village

Experience the romantic and nostalgic charm of colonial days with a visit to Richmond.

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Half Day

Hobart City Historic
Sites and Gardens

A three-hour, informative, historical tour of Hobart with expert local commentary.

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Full Day

Hobart City &
kunanyi/Mt Wellington

You will tour the sights of Hobart and visit the summit of majestic Mount Wellington.

Hobart city, Female Factory Historic site, Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, summit of Mount Wellington and much more…

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Full Day

Maria Island
National Park

Experience the truly extraordinary Maria Island.

East Coast scenery, Maria Island, Indigenous and European history, wildlife and more…

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PORT ARTHUR CONVICT SITE & TASMAN NATIONAL PARK FULL DAY BUS TOUR 74T
Arguably the best tour we’ve ever been on. Historically amazing and the views and landscape amazing too
Rose Schouten, United Kingdom
Mona Museum River Derwent Half Day Morning Bus/Cruise Tour 50T
The tour met all of my expectations; safe travel, great guides, good value, manageable group size, and worry free! I had a great time! Mona is stunning.
Kate Stokes, Australia
Tasmanian Devils & Richmond Wildlife Half Day Bus Tour 60T
The tour was terrific. We loved every minute. Got so close to the animals. Thanks.
Clare Colgrave, Australia
Russell Falls Mount Field Full Day Bus Tour 80T
Alice is the best tour guide we've had in years. We voted her 6* out of 5*
Nguyen Duc, Vietnam
Port Arthur Convict Site & Tasman National Park Full Day Bus Tour 74T
OMG what a day we had today. Heading out to Port Arthur for the day, our guide was an absolute star his commentary was wonderful. Keep up the great work, highly recommend this tour.
Alison P,
Experience Tasmania with one of Tasmania’s leading day tour sightseeing operators.

Our professional team are highly experienced, efficient and friendly.

Experience Tasmania provide a range of quality half day tours to popular destinations in Tasmania. Our half day bus and coach tours depart from Hobart.

Our half day tours are fully escorted with live commentary by our local driver/guides throughout the journey. Ideal for those with limited time.

Consider combining some of our half day tours for a full day tour experience to get the most out of your time while visiting Tasmania.

Historic Tour Highlights

Port Arthur

  • Depart from Hobart and travel across Hobart’s Tasman Bridge
  • Richmond photo stop (Oct 1 – Apr 30)
  • Tasman Peninsula and Tasman National Park
  • Rugged coastline views
  • Port Arthur Historic Site – entry & guided walking tour
  • Harbour Cruise around “Isle of the Dead”
  • Free time to explore
  • Optional Remarkable Caves tour

Richmond Village

  • Cross the Tasman bridge, drive through the Coal River Valley
  • Cross Richmond Bridge – oldest convict road bridge in Australia
  • Time to explore Richmond – the bridge, gaol, convict-built homes, classic Georgian mansions and small cottages, shops, galleries and restaurants

Hobart City Historic sites and gardens

Travel past:

  • Sullivans Cove
  • Parliament House
  • Salamanca Place
  • Princes Park
  • Battery Point
  • Cascade Gardens
  • Female Factory
  • Hobart Town Hall
  • Penitentiary Chapel
  • Queen’s Domain
  • Tasman Bridge
  • Rosny Hill Lookout
  • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

Hobart City & kunanyi / Mt Wellington

Travel past:

  • Sullivans Cove
  • Parliament House
  • Salamanca Place
  • Princes Park
  • Battery Point
  • Hobart Town Hall
  • Penitentiary Chapel
  • Queen’s Domain
  • Tasman Bridge
  • Rosny Hill Lookout
  • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
  • Cascade Gardens
  • Female Factory
  • Explore the summit of kunanyi / Mt Wellington
  • On a clear day enjoy unsurpassed views of Hobart and surrounds

Maria Island

  • Coach touring and commentary
  • Drive through Richmond
  • Enjoy East Coast Tasmania scenery
  • Boat trip to Maria Island
  • Introductory park tour
  • Wildlife encounters
  • Short walks
  • European history
  • Free time to explore with great photo opportunities
  • Visit Fossil Cliffs or Painted Cliffs

Historic Tours

We offer premium touring with our friendly, personalised service and experienced driver/guides guarantee your tour to be an informed, fun filled experience.

Departures

Our full day bus tours from Hobart depart from Brooke Street Pier and Tasmanian Travel Centre. Free hotel courtesy pick-ups on request. Tour departure time varies but is usually from 7.30am from hotel pickups to 8am departure from Brooke Street Pier and Tasmanian Travel Centre.

Weather

Please be prepared for inclement weather, even in the Summer months in Tasmania.

Extras

*Free WIFI on coach, subject to availability

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