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Red Decker

Brooke Street Pier | Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Friendly driver and great service

Tony is our driver and he is highly professional and friendly. We have to get off at the Cascade... read more

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Man-Ling Y
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Sydney, Australia
via mobile
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Today my friend and I had the pleasure of a trip on the Hobart, Red Decker hop on/off bus. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rondahe F
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Newcastle, Australia
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The Red Decker is the Official Sightseeing Tour of Hobart, featuring the city's best sights and attractions. Do the full 90 minute loop tour or Hop on Hop off at any of the 20 stops. Choice of a 24 or 48 hour city loop ticket. Other tour combinations to Mt Wellington and Cascade Brewery available. Unrivalled views from the top deck. Informative commentary available in 8 languages-English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin & Spanish. Environmentally friendly and wheelchair accessible.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Brooke Street Pier | Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tony is our driver and he is highly professional and friendly. We have to get off at the Cascade Brewery for a short visit and he asked if we know the way to the Cascade Female Factory. He then produced a map and explained to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today my friend and I had the pleasure of a trip on the Hobart, Red Decker hop on/off bus. The journey took in all the sights of this beautiful city, with the drop offs at regular intervals. It’s a great way to look first and...More

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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Rondahe F, thank you for taking the time to write a fabulous review. I’m pleased that you and your friend had a perfect day exploring the sights of our beautiful city. Thank you for making a special mention of the charming and helpful service...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used the Red Decker to get us around the sights and attractions of Hobart and found the service to be first class - no parking worries, hop-on hop-off at convenient locations. It took the hassle out of sightseeing.More

Thank Frank M
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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Frank M, thank you very much for your fantastic review. I'm happy to hear that you found our hop-on hop-off city loop tour to be a convenient way to see the sights and explore Hobart’s attractions at ease. I hope you've had a fantastic...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

90 minute loop of the city &sites with a clear recording. Good way to get an overview of Hobart & decide what you want to see & do, we stayed for the full loop but you can hope on/off throughout the day or buy a...More

Thank StewyNT
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Fiona G, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello StewyNT. Thank you for fantastic review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your recent trip on Red Decker city tourist loop. Thank you for providing feedback about your tour. It is much appreciated. We hope you visit Tasmania again soon! Many thanks. Kind...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

My father and I did the hop on/hop off and just stayed on the whole time because it was a great way of seeing a chunk of the city in comfort. A great way of getting your bearings and getting some ideas of what places...More

Thank Paul L
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Fiona G, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Paul. Thank you for choosing to travel on the Red Decker city loop on your recent visit to Hobart. We are pleased that you enjoyed your tour and that you found our purpose built sightseeing buses to be comfortable. We appreciate the time you...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

The hop on hop off bus is a great way to see Hobart. If you want to get off at the majority of stops make sure you get the 48 hour pass as you'll need it. Number 1 tip is to park at the botanical...More

Thank Saminda E
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Fiona G, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Saminda E. Thank you for your fantastic feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your recent trip on the Red Decker city loop. We hope you visit Hobart again soon. Many thanks for the time you have taken to write your review. Kind...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We did the Hop On Hop Off bus. (We purchased a 7 event Australian Iventure card in Sydney when we arrived. This includes things to do in Hobart and Melbourne, as well as Sydney, at a discount.) One item of note – if you do...More

Thank Charles C
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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Dear Charles C, thank you for taking the time to write a great review after your day of sightseeing. I'm pleased that you found our hop-on hop-off city loop tour to be an excellent way to see the sights and visit the local attractions in...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We jumped on the Red Decker bus as a spur of the moment decision. The staff were absolutely great, they helped out with information and the great driver even offered to take photos for us with us on the bus. Other passengers were worried about...More

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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Dear HunterValleyTours, thank you so much taking the time to write a review. I’m glad you made that spur of the moment decision to hop-on our double decker bus and explore Hobart with us. Thank you for recommending Red Decker and for providing details on...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We took a city tour of Hobart on red decker bus. Its hop on hop off over next 24 hours. We had live commentary from the driver throughout the tour. Its better than tours issued through the Cruise ship.

1  Thank Pranil S
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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Dear Pranil S, thank you for taking the time to write a review after a day of exploring with us. I'm so pleased to read that you enjoyed your tour around Hobart. I hope you've had a fantastic cruise trip. Louise V, Red Decker Company.

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

The best and most sensible way of seeing Hobart, getting your bearings and deciding what to see and explore in more detail. You can buy a reasonably priced ticket valid for 24 hrs or 48 hrs, and get on and off wherever you like.....and just...More

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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Dear D_Walton2013, thank you very much for your review and recommendations. I'm pleased to hear that you found our hop-on hop-off city loop tour to be the best way to see and learn about Hobart. It sounds like you had a wonderful time exploring Hobart's...More

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Jenny A
28 April 2018|
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Response from RedDecker | Property representative |
Hi Jenny A, thank you for your enquiry. You will be able to redeem your exchange voucher for a ticket onboard the bus or at our booking office located inside Brooke Street Pier. The only exception is the iVenture cards which... More
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Yoo T
14 March 2018|
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Dear Yoo T, I can confirm that we do recognise Australian and international seniors card holders. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on 03 6236 9116. Louise V, Red Decker Company.
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Kim M
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Response from Bob C | Reviewed this property |
I think that it is okay to wait till you get there as you can then decide, depending on the weather, which day you wish to travel. There will be no problem getting a ticket either at the Travel Centre or via Red Decker.
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