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Old Hobart Pub Walking Tour

Set out on a journey through the historic streets of Hobart with the Old Hobart Pub Walking Tour, where tales of yesteryear come to life as you traverse the city’s oldest drinking establishments.

Picture yourself mingling with ghosts of the past and savoring the essence of bygone eras as you step into these time-honored pubs.

But what lies beneath the surface of these charming facades is a mystery waiting to be unraveled, captivating even the most discerning history enthusiast.

Just The Basics

Old Hobart Pub Walking Tour - Just The Basics

  • Explore historic taverns, brothels, and pubs in Hobart with entertaining stories.
  • Learn about 200 years of waterfront tavern history and city legends.
  • Maximum group size of 12 for an intimate experience.
  • Enjoy guided tours, local beer tastings, and exclusive pub access.

Tour Highlights

Old Hobart Pub Walking Tour - Tour Highlights

Set out on a captivating journey through the hidden gems of Hobart’s past as you uncover the intriguing tales and colorful history of old taverns, brothels, and pubs on this 1.5-hour walking tour.

Explore the rich tapestry of the local brews that have shaped the city’s social scene, and discover the lesser-known stories that lurk behind the facades of these historical establishments. Your guide will lead you through the winding streets, sharing anecdotes of smugglers, convicts, and city legends that add a unique flavor to each stop.

From the waterfront taverns to the tucked-away pubs, this tour offers a glimpse into 200 years of history, offering a fresh perspective on Hobart’s vibrant past.

Inclusions and Pricing

Old Hobart Pub Walking Tour - Inclusions and Pricing

Discover what’s included in the tour experience and the pricing details for the Old Hobart Pub Walking Tour, offering a guided exploration of historic pubs, local beer tastings, intriguing stories, access to exclusive areas, and a souvenir to take home, starting from A$38.00. Participants will enjoy:

  • Guided tour of historic pubs
  • Tastings of local brews
  • Stories and anecdotes about Hobart’s pub history

Enjoy the rich tapestry of Hobart’s past while savoring the flavors of local beers and ciders. Explore the fascinating historic tales of the city as you visit exclusive areas of some of the oldest pubs in town. The A$38.00 starting price provides an affordable entry into this unique experience blending local brews and historic tales.

Additional Information

Old Hobart Pub Walking Tour - Additional Information

For participants’ convenience and safety, important information and restrictions are outlined for the Old Hobart Pub Walking Tour, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable experience for all attendees.

Dive into the heart of Hobart’s pub culture as you explore historic taverns and imbibe local brews. This tour provides a unique opportunity to taste the flavors of Tasmania while delving into the city’s rich pub history. From tales of smugglers and convicts to the legends that echo through waterfront taverns, you will be enthralled by the stories shared.

While the tour is a journey through time, it’s essential to note that participants must be of legal drinking age. Non-alcoholic options are available for those under legal drinking age, ensuring an inclusive experience for all.

Restrictions and Requirements

Participants on the Old Hobart Pub Walking Tour must be at least 18 years old to join the tour and should be able to walk moderate distances. While the tour offers a fascinating journey through Hobart’s historic pubs, certain restrictions and requirements ensure a smooth experience for all participants. Here are some key points to consider:

  • Age restrictions: All participants must be of legal drinking age.
  • Accessibility: The tour may not be suitable for individuals with mobility issues.
  • Dietary options: Any dietary restrictions should be communicated in advance to accommodate participant needs.
  • Cancellation policy: Full refunds are available if canceled 24 hours in advance, but no refunds are provided if canceled less than 24 hours before the tour.

Customer Reviews

Old Hobart Pub Walking Tour - Customer Reviews

With an overall rating of 4.5 based on 80 reviews, the Old Hobart Pub Walking Tour has garnered positive feedback from Viator travelers regarding its historical information and knowledgeable guides. Visitors appreciated the historical accuracy presented during the tour and found the guides to be well-versed in the stories of smugglers, convicts, and city legends. The dynamics of the small group size created an intimate setting for interaction and learning. Some reviewers mentioned they would have liked more pub stops, but the overall consensus was highly favorable towards the experience provided.

Positive Aspects Areas for Improvement
Historical Accuracy More Pub Stops
Knowledgeable Guides
Small Group Dynamics

Booking Process

Old Hobart Pub Walking Tour - Booking Process

The seamless online reservation system ensures a hassle-free booking process for the Old Hobart Pub Walking Tour, allowing visitors to secure their spot with ease and convenience. When booking this intriguing tour, visitors can expect the following:

  • Payment options: Visitors are required to make payment at the time of booking to confirm their reservation.

  • Availability: The tour is available on selected days of the week, providing some flexibility for scheduling.

  • Group discounts: Discounts are available for group bookings, making it a great option for friends or family looking to explore together.

The tour schedule is carefully planned to offer participants a comprehensive experience of Hobart’s historic pub scene while accommodating different group sizes and preferences.

Common questions

Are There Any Ghost Stories or Paranormal Experiences Associated With the Old Taverns and Pubs on the Tour?

When exploring old taverns and pubs, travelers may hear haunted tales and spooky encounters. Some visitors claim to have had supernatural sightings and eerie experiences, adding an extra layer of intrigue to the historical sites.

Can Participants Interact With Costumed Actors or Historical Reenactors During the Tour?

Participants on the tour can enjoy an immersive experience with historical reenactments and interactive elements. Costumed actors bring the past to life, adding a unique touch to the journey through old taverns and pubs.

Is There a Dress Code or Recommended Attire for the Tour, Such as Period Costumes or Themed Clothing?

Period costumes or themed attire are not required for the tour. Participants are advised to wear comfortable walking shoes. The focus is on exploring historical pubs, enjoying local tastings, and learning about Hobart’s intriguing past.

Are There Any Opportunities for Participants to Participate in Interactive Activities or Games During the Tour?

Interactive games and group activities are not typically offered during the tour. Participants can enjoy engaging tales, historic pub visits, and local tastings. The focus is on storytelling and exploring Hobart’s intriguing past in a small group setting.

Can Participants Purchase Additional Drinks or Snacks at the Pubs Visited During the Tour, or Are Tastings the Only Options Available?

Participants on the tour can purchase additional drinks or snacks at the pubs visited. While tastings are included, options to buy more are available. This ensures guests have the flexibility to enjoy their preferred drinks or snacks during the experience.

Last Words

Step back in time and uncover the hidden stories of Hobart’s past with the Old Hobart Pub Walking Tour.

With exclusive access to historic pubs, tastings of local beers, and entertaining tales of smugglers and convicts, this 1.5-hour experience offers a unique journey into the city’s rich heritage.

Join a small group of fellow travelers and learn about the fascinating history of old-world Hobart on this unforgettable adventure.