Hobart – Hobart Walking Tours, History People & Places
Tour Code: HBWT2
Fascinating walking tour of Hobart’s waterfront including historic Hunter St, significant city locations & the famous Salamanca Place. Beautiful historical buildings and wonderful stories about the hard working convicts, explorers, entrepreneurs, villains and heroes of this convict-built city.
Hobart’s waterfront was where it all started for Europeans in Tasmania. This 2 hour walking tour follows the waterfront from the historic Henry Jones IXL jam factory to Australia’s only Georgian corner, and on to beautiful Salamanca, taking in the wonders of a convict-built city, with well-preserved Georgian and Victorian architecture. You’ll cover the story of the birth of a new British colony, and the growth of a lovely city, recalling the good, the bad and the scandalous characters that set the tone for the early days of Hobart. See and hear about stories of endurance, business empires, tycoons, adventurers, convicts, women, mothers, villains and heroes. Discover the marvellous legacy left by the resilience of our convict and free-settler ancestors.
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