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  1. Australia
  2. Tasmania
  3. Hobart
  4. Cascade Brewery

48-Hour Hobart City Loop Tour & Cascade Brewery

Product ID: 74185
Join the City Loop bus bound for Australia's oldest brewery, Cascade Brewery, for a thirst quenching tour. Explore the brewing process, heritage gardens and historic buildings, finishing with product tastings.
About this activity
Duration: 48 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit Australia's oldest brewery, established in 1824 and still producing Australia's oldest beer, Cascade Pale Ale
  • Enjoy spectacular views of Hobart from the top deck of the open top double-decker bus
  • Discover fun facts about the city with informative multilingual commentary
  • Hop-off and visit Hobart’s top attractions along the city loop
Full description
Join the official sightseeing tour of Hobart bound for Australia's oldest brewery, the Cascade Brewery. Established in 1824, it is still producing Australia's oldest beer, Cascade Pale Ale. Your fully guided brewery tour will explore the brewing process, historic buildings and heritage gardens, finishing with product tastings. 

Your 48 hour CITY LOOP ticket then allows you to explore Hobart on board our iconic open top double decker bus with unrivaled views of all the top attractions. Enjoy professional and informative commentary that is available in English or, on select buses, a choice of 7 additional languages including French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin and Spanish. Complimentary earphones are available from your driver.

The bus departs at 10:00 or 11:00 (11:30 in winter) on the City Loop bus from Travel Centre (Stop A). 
The City Loop operates between 20 popular locations including the MONA ferry terminal at Brooke Street Pier, Salamanca Place, Battery Point, Wrest Point Casino, Sandy Bay Village, Cascade Brewery, Cascades Female Factory, Hobart CBD, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, Maritime Museum of Tasmania, The Tench Penitentiary Chapel, Hobart Aquatic Centre, The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and Victoria Docks. 

Your ticket is valid for 48 hours from the time you first board. Red Decker operates 7 days a week and on all public holidays (except Christmas Day). Cascade Brewery is closed to tours on some public holidays. Please check on the booking page for tour availability. City Loop buses operate between 9:00 to 16:30. Board the bus at any of our stops throughout the day.
  • 90-minute brewery tour and free beer tastings
  • 90-minute city loop tour with multilingual GPS commentary
  • Hop-on Hop-off ticket (48-hour validity)
  • Copy of The Official Sightseeing Guide to Hobart
  • Free Wi-Fi on buses
Not suitable for
  • Children under 16 years
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre, Corner of Elizabeth and Davey Streets in Hobart, or hop onboard the bus at any one of our stops.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Open-toed shoes
Know before you go
• Summer timetable: 10 AM bus for an 11 AM brewery tour or 11 AM bus for 12:30 PM brewery tour
• Winter timetable: 10 AM bus for 11 AM brewery tour OR 11:30 AM bus for 12:30 PM brewery tour
• Fully-enclosed footwear must be worn
• Participants must be over 16 years of age
• All guests must be willing and able to climb 100 stairs and walk 1.5 km unassisted by a walking aid
• Alcoholic beverages are not to be consumed prior to the tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.3 / 5
  • Organization
    4.5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.7 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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Informative, enjoyable, best day out, would recommend everyone to do,.

We did the Hobart City Loop and Cascade Brewery tour, the Hobart city loop was very informative and the driver also gave some very good commentary which we all enjoyed, even the young ones on the bus. The Cascade Brewery was excellent, we had the best time, our Guide keep us all memorized by his stories about days gone past. His knowledge was incredible and we didn't want it to end, there was so much interesting facts to take in. We then back to the tasting room and enjoyed some beverages, which we thoroughly enjoyed and we also had lunch at the Restaurant which was very yummy and we all thoroughly enjoyed. It was very enjoyable we had a great day and would recommend anyone to do this. Thank you for a great day.

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March 7, 2017

Very informative. Friendly driver.

March 6, 2019


Great hop on n hop off tour of Hobart, excellent brewery tour n great staff on the bus, in the tourist info office n in the brewery!

January 26, 2019

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Red Decker Company

Product ID: 74185