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Derwent River Historic Harbour Cruise From Hobart

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Hobart, Australia
Derwent River Historic Harbour Cruise From Hobart
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icon1 to 2 hours  (Approx.)
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Enjoy Hobart from the water on Derwent River cruise. Choose your preferred time of day for your cruise, including lunch and dinner options, and then glide through the city to admire the harbor and waterfront attractions such as the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, the Tasman Bridge, Government House, Montagu Bay, and Rose Bay.
  • Listen to the captain's commentary on board
  • See the sights of Hobart along the Derwent River
  • Select the lunch cruise for a 1-course meal
  • Opt for the dinner cruise for a larger meal and wine
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Light refreshments on Morning cruise
1-course lunch on Lunch Cruise (meal not included for kids under 5)
3-course dinner and one complimentary drink on Dinner cruise
Live commentary on board
Transportation to/from hotels

Departure Point

Murray St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

Departure Point: Murray Street Pier, Hobart Directions: We locates opposite to the Parliament House and next to the Salamanca Place.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant meals not included
  • No dress code
  • Baby pram accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 130 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Hobart historic cruises
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during Derwent River Historic Harbour Cruise From Hobart?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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What is the social distancing policy during Derwent River Historic Harbour Cruise From Hobart?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Derwent River Historic Harbour Cruise From Hobart?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Traveler Tips

  • "An excellent 1.5 hour cruise around Derwent River Harbour (not really a river cruise), with lunch included." See review
  • "I would recommend this as an opportunity for a casual dinner as a couple or with friends." See review
  • "It might be a good idea to clean the tables and seats between tours in this time of COVID." See review


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Local knowledge
, Jan 2022
Nice to sit outside, not crowded. Good commentary about the harbour and its history! Very relaxing, friendly staff and not too expensive.
Great time
, Jan 2022
Food was great. The staff and crew lovely and went out of their way to make sure everything was alright.
Pleasant, relaxing cruise on the Derwent
, Dec 2021
This cruise allowed us to take a breather for an hour and enjoy Hobart from the river taking in the sights; beautiful homes and the history of the city. Our skipper was informative and highly knowledgeable given us a totally different perspective from the water of this incredible city.
The website said light...
, Dec 2021
The website said light refreshments were included in this trip but they were not. The arm chairs had broken legs and were unusable. Poor standard.
Excellent Cruise loved it 😍
, Nov 2021
Excellent location to board, staff very friendly and helpful. The food was very good (restaurant quality) The trip covered both south and north areas and went under the bridge with excellent commentary.
History, scenery, boat ...
, Nov 2021
History, scenery, boat service and lovely lunch .We were able to move around the boat freely and easily and could hear the commentary clearly.
No commentary !!!! If...
, Nov 2021
No commentary !!!! If we weren't locals, wouldn't have know anything !! If we were tourists, would have been very disappointed.
Great trip
, Oct 2021
Trip was very good , ship was very comfortable . Captain was very informative , very knowledgeable and friendly
Great fun for families
, Oct 2021
Our family had a great time. The children loved it. Was a surprise for the 6 children, they thought they were going on a bus ride.
We had a fantastic time....
, Oct 2021
We had a fantastic time. Very friendly staff, awesome captain and commentary. The meal was lovely (Entrees not the best, but we both had the steak which we'd reccomend. The lemon tart was also scrumptious). Excellent value for money. Would highly recommend for singles, couples, families.

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