Discover Hobart's coastal beauty and maritime history on an eco cruise. You'll hear tales of shipwrecks, whales and seafarers, and visit Australia's oldest lighthouse, Iron Pot.
This cruise will guide you through the truly iconic surroundings of the Derwent River. Cruise past historic Battery Point, taking in the view of landmarks including the iconic Wrest Point Casino, the Shot Tower and the mighty Mount Wellington as it towers over the city. Your party will arrive at Australia's oldest lighthouse, Iron Pot, where you’ll learn about the fascinating history of Hobart's early settlement.
Cruising into Storm Bay, you’ll reach the uninhabited Betsey Island, home to gulls, cormorants and the majestic white-bellied sea eagle. You’ll also encounter the isolated Hope Beach, a favourite spot for local surfers. After 2.5 hours, you'll return to Hobart with a new appreciation of this beautiful harbour city.
This experience is part of our Low-Footprint Adventures range because it’s ECO certified by Ecotourism Australia.
Once this experience has been confirmed changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:
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