Hobart Walking Tours
To market, to market, to buy a….

To market, to market, to buy a….

It doesn’t take long before you realise there is more to Hobart than Salamanca Markets on Saturdays, but if markets really are the only reason you’ve come to Hobart, then here are some more for you:

Hobart Twilight Market

Hobart’s Friday night twilight market can be found at two locations: Long Beach, Lower Sandy Bay Continue reading

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What Style is that Hobart Building?

What Style is that Hobart Building?

Open House Hobart is a great once-a-year opportunity to explore Hobart’s fabulous architecture and see inside some of  our iconic buildings.

This year we were very excited to offer two free 90 minute tours walking around the CBD, exploring the different styles and history attached to many of our wonderful heritage and modern Continue reading

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David Collins

David Collins

20th February, 1804 – Hobart Town First Settlers

1804 – Lieutenant Governor of Tasmania, David Collins

When David Collins put his hand up for the job of Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen’s Land, I bet they never went into detail about what he was in for: bushrangers, escaped convicts, disgruntled settlers, corrupt officers, poor supplies, Continue reading

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Dodgy as a District Constable

Dodgy as a District Constable

The case of Constable McQueen and the notorious Mrs Saunders.

Policing in colonial Hobart was a matter of contention for many years, as it was for every British colony. Hobart, however seems to have been the stand-out example of how not to do it.

Under Governor Arthur (1824 – 1837) the colony of Van Diemen’s Continue reading

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A Whole New Idea!

Hooray!!

At Hobart Walking Tours we are very excited to launch our new advertising look! This idea we have come up with has energised us all. For so long we have struggled with how to sustainably manage our marketing. We wanted to promote our tours in the Hobart Visitor Centre, but we didn’t want to Continue reading

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