1. Australia
  2. Tasmania
  3. Hobart

Historic Richmond Village Half-Day Coach Tour

Product ID: 29661
Discover the Historic Village of Richmond on an afternoon tour departing from Hobart. Experience the nostalgia of Australia’s colonial days, see Richmond Gaol, and visit shops and galleries.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Starting time 1:10 PM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Pickup included

Hotel pick-up only is available from selected Hobart accommodation. The local operator will confirm your pick-up details if available. Note that the pick-up time will be earlier than the tour departure time.
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore one of Australia’s most unique and historic towns
  • Stroll across the Richmond Bridge, the oldest convict built road bridge in Australia
  • Visit the Richmond Goal and discover a range of unique shops, galleries, and restaurants
Full description
Nowhere else in Tasmania is the romance and nostalgic charm of the colonial days more alive than in the beautiful setting of Richmond. Embark on a half-day coach tour to explore the highlights of this historic village. 

Benefit from hotel pick-up or join the tour from a central meeting point. Journey out of Hobart via the Brooker Highway, passing North Hobart and New Town. Richmond is one of Australia's most unique and historic towns, dating from the 1820s. Cross the Richmond Bridge, the oldest convict built road bridge in Australia, and visit Richmond Gaol, operational since 1826. 

Explore the village of Richmond to see convict-built homes, classic Georgian mansions and small cottages, many unique shops, galleries, and restaurants. Taste some Coal Valley region wines and local produce (at own expense), shop, or relax! Whatever you choose, there will be plenty of time to explore before the return journey to Hobart. Tour concludes with drop-off to Brooke Street Pier, in central Hobart. 
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Transport in comfortable coach
  • Driver/guide
  • Free time in Richmond to explore
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel drop off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Brooke St Pier, Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Tasmania. Meet at the local operator’s counter within Brooke St Pier.

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 11 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.3 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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Tim was a very friendly and knowledgeable guide. The tour is basically a half hour trip in a mini bus with interesting sites pointed out en route. The rest is free time in Richmond. There is an optional jail tour for an extra $5. We did have a short stop off at a cheese/chocolate shop called Wicked on the way.

December 10, 2019

It was such a pity it rained and it spoiled me seeing most of the place.

January 11, 2020

I was surprised we did not stop at the winery just outside Richmond or at Wicked Cheese. I could have booked a cheaper tour and would have had I known.

January 6, 2020

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Gray Line Australia

Product ID: 29661