Our walking tour is showcasing Hobart's colonial past & present, highlighting many treasures along the way ,is physically not demanding and has been attended by all ages . Explore the remains of the early settlement, the Tasmanian Aboriginals, the convict man & woman, the pubs, the whaling industry, the beautiful architectural treasures in Battery Point. Discover and learn about the hardship of the settlers & convicts , walk on the same ground as they did once. Learn about Hobart's newest developments, attractions and best hospitality on offer. - Children are welcome - free of charge under the age of 16 years old -
I am the co - founder of the Salamanca Walk, living in Hobart for well over 30 years, with a background in hospitality and tourism, I am knowledgeable & passionate about Tasmania's history and current activities & attractions. As a guide, I have years of experience in coach & walking tours in Hobart, delivering a two hour experience for you of Hobart's past and present including tourism & hospitality attractions of our island state. I have researched the Tasmanian history with the kind assistance of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre, University of Tasmania, State & Parliamentary Library to offer the best possible reflection of historic events in Tasmania. The Salamanca Walk Experience has won the 2017 Eatt Magazin Australian Podcast award and was nominated for the top 10 walking tours in Australia.
Illustrations Drawings Paintings and pictures of the historic Hobart Town & Battery Point
We meet & start the experience at the Salamanca Art Centre, learn about the Peacock Jam factory, view the dolorite quarry, former US Consulate. We will walk past Rev. Knopwoods favourite pub ,visit David's Park , Custom House & Parliament . We will walk the streets of Battery Point past Australia's first Heritage Museum , will walk through Arthur Circus, Lenna of Hobart,Princess Park, see the remains of the whaling industry.
The tour will start at the entrance of Salamanca Arts Centre,No 77 Salamanca Place and will take approx. 130 minutes ,returning to Salamanca.