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Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages

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Would you like to do something unique and memorable on your holiday? Choose from 4 different tours -one for every time schedule, budget and interest. Salamanca Jaunt - 15 mins - $60, Waterfront Jaunt - 30 mins - $80, Battery Point Jaunt - 1 hour...more
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Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My first time in a horse drawn carriage and I thoroughly enjoyed it and I would recommend it to anyone visiting Hobart Tasmania Steve is a mine of information and together with Sharon and the horses it is a magical combination Thank you for a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michele G
Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Michele for your lovely comments. We are thrilled to have been a part of your first horse drawn carriage experience and hope it wont be your last! Your recommendation is most appreciated. We do consider all our horses pretty "magical" and always strive to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was great, we were taken around Salamanca, Hobart in the carriage and the history was told to us by the driver. It was a fun ride. Lovely people to deal with. Communication was easy, will do again.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Zuberlovestassie
Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your review. We certainly hope you'll come along again. Don't forget our 4th is Free. There's no end date on this so when you've completed three rides, your fourth (the average of your other three rides), will be on the house....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been meaning to do this for a while and now regret waiting so long. What a brilliant experience. Organising was a piece of cake, the communication with Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages was excellent. We took the Battery Point tour. The carriage was extremely comfortable,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What wonderful words! Thank you so much. We're so glad you finally made that decision to come along and that now you're recommending it to others. For a very small business like ours, we rely on word of mouth recommendations so we are very grateful...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the first contact via phone calls, Steve and his wife were very accommodating and very pleasant. We had to cancel our first trip due to rain but Steve took us first thing next morning which was a great birthday present for my friend as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review! We don't often lose too many days to rain as we do try to ride it out and hope we get windows where we can work. Sometimes the forecast is just too bad (and then often wrong!!) so we're...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW! Where to even start... This tour was amazing! The communication from the company was great and so accommodating with regular emails and texts on updates of the tour. The knowledge from Steve was fantastic and we learnt so much history in a short amount...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful words. So great you enjoyed our Trot Through Time tour. It's funny how people say they don't want it to end but we were worried it might be too long! Hope you enjoy the beautiful Discovering Hobart book too. The...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a trip around Battery Hill with our 3yr old and mother in law. The knowledge was second to none, very comfy ride and so accommodating. Spent nearly as long just chatting as we did on the carriage ride (but didn’t take any time away...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review! Doing a Battery Point hour long tour with a 3yo could be spent constantly entertaining a little one so it's good to see you had some time to enjoy the ride itself! We love Battery Point and we hope our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend & I were lucky enough to have a Horse Drawn Carriage ride through Hobart. I booked it through Princess Cruises as we were passengers on the Majestic Princess. The horses were gorgeous and loved the pats we gave them before our ride. Our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The royal wave - yes, it's fun and guaranteed to bring smiles to the faces of the people you pass by on your tour! And we believe the experience of a carriage tour should be fun and it really does involve all your senses. Some...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent cruise, we were lucky enough to stop for a day in beautiful Hobart. We did the usual bus tour which was lovely, upon our return to the dock we discovered a Magnificent Heritage Horse Drawn Carriage pulling up. We decided to jump...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Tracey. How wonderful you've decided to come back to Hobart for a longer stay! That's what it's all about - encouraging return visitation and there is just so much to do on our magic island. Food and wine, history and culture, nature and adventure...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went by myself while on holidays. It was lovely to see the horses in such good condition, and enjoying themselves . Jeff is a good horseman, who know his horses well. And prepared to put in the training with these beautiful animals. He is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. I must point out, sorry, that your driver's name is Steve. However, he won't be disappointed with your wonderful words! Yes, we do put lots of work into the horses. There's never such a thing as a day off when you...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing. Fabulous communication from the amazing operators who really do look after you and make sure you have a great time. Really knowledgeable about Hobart and surrounds so make sure you take in the heritage too.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Yes, we have Unicorns! Isn't it just wonderful to see the expressions on the children as you pass by when they spot the unicorns! And what a great way to treat yourself. We certainly hoped your unicorn ride was all you hoped and we thank...More

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Catherine B
9 June 2018|
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Response from Sharon A | Property representative |
Hi Catherine. There are 4 tours - 15 min, 30 min, 1 hr & 1.5 hours. 15 & 30 minutes are Waterfront tours, 1 hour is through Battery Point Village and 1.5 hours is our Trot Through Time tour which includes a free book... More
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Twotravellers2013
13 March 2018|
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Response from Sharon A | Property representative |
You can call us directly on 0408 763 392 which is preferable. We can reserve a time for you and payment is on the day by cash or card. You can also email us but it won't let me post that email address here.
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chelter2016
22 September 2016|
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Response from Debra B | Reviewed this property |
Hi. You will need to contact the carriage people yourself. They have a Facebook page.
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