Explore the diverse beauty and topography of Australia during this orientation tour of Hobart, the Jewel of the South.
An orientation drive through the city takes you past some of Hobart's most memorable sights, such as Salamanca Place, the historic warehouse district which is now home to trendy shops, boutiques, and restaurants; Battery Point, with its elegant 19th-century mansions and quaint cottages, and some of the city’s many beautiful old buildings, including the Cascade Brewery, Australia's oldest.
Travel to the summit of Mt. Wellington or Mount Nelson (depending on weather conditions), where you will have panoramic views and photo opportunities of the city and Tasmania's southeast coast in the distance.
Just minutes from the heart of Hobart, you will find Queen's Domain. Here, you’ll visit the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, considered to be among Australia’s finest. Established in 1818 at an Aboriginal site on the Derwent River, the Gardens feature historic plant collections, 19th-century trees and native Tasmanian species. Enjoy free time for you explore the tranquil, well-manicured grounds at leisure.