Experience the beauty and flavors of Tasmania during this tour of historic Hobart, and an award-winning winery in the scenic countryside.
Visit one of Tasmania's most renowned historic buildings, Runnymede Estate. This gracious old home, nestled amidst charming grounds, was built in 1840 for Tasmania's first lawyer, Robert Pitcairns. Upon arrival, you will take a guided tour through its elegant rooms and learn about the fascinating history of this house and its many residents.
A scenic drive takes you to Richmond. Along the way, you’ll pass by many of Hobart's picturesque and elegant homes, and quaint cottages. Cross the Derwent River via Australia's oldest bridge before arriving at this picture-postcard town, surrounded by vineyards. One of Australia's most important historic towns, Richmond features landmark buildings constructed by convict labor under appallingly harsh conditions. Its well-preserved cottages, homes, shops and pub reflect life in an era long since passed. You’ll have some free time to explore the area at leisure.
A short drive takes you to the Coal Valley for a visit to one of Tasmania's leading wineries. Upon arrival, your welcoming hosts will provide you with an informative commentary and wine-tasting.
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Note: Guests must be 18 years of age or older to participate in the wine tasting. Winery visited varies depending on availability.