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Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages

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Best Decision Ever!!

I would go on again & again & again!! I Highly recommend for anyone with a passion for anything... read more

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pemberlycritic
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Maitland, Australia
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Absolutely best way to see Hobart. They are very knowledgeable about the area. They give the best... read more

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Hobart, Australia
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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 yesterday

I would go on again & again & again!! I Highly recommend for anyone with a passion for anything historical & old fashioned, to please try. I Absolutely loved every second! Great for couples or families. The champagne & chocolates were a nice touch, but...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely best way to see Hobart. They are very knowledgeable about the area. They give the best service and can cater to some requests.More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your kind words. Yes, we do think it's the best way to see Hobart. A slow pace to take it all in, time to enjoy yourself, relax and, of course, celebrate. Congratulations to both couples and we hope we helped make some wonderful...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the one hour Battery Point tour with Steve today and really enjoyed it. Steve’s enthusiasm and interest in the history, architecture and convict era added to the experience. Would thoroughly recommend this tour to one and all!

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your great review! We love Battery Point and we hope our passion comes across in our tours. By appreciating this wonderful area, it will continue to be preserved for future generations. Thanks again for giving us the thumbs up!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We decided to do this tour on the spur of the moment & it ended up being one of our holiday highlights! The horses were well looked after, the driver so friendly and full of knowledge and even in the middle of a cold snap,...More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review. Isn't it great that the most unexpected things often turn out to be the most wonderful! So very glad you all had a great time on your carriage ride and we hope you remember it for many years to come....More

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

On a cold Hobart Saturday afternoon, cocooned under a couple of rather warm and snuggly blankets we took off on the one hour Battery Point tour. Every so often we’d stop and we’d be told more about the fascinating history of this beautiful historic suburb....More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi Lauren Many thanks for your lovely review. We're glad the blankets kept you warm. We operate our tours all year round and there is something rather special about a carriage ride in the winter. It does conjure up dreamy thoughts of riding in a...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

We have had the pleasure of this experience a couple of times now. The first trip was a taster around the Salamanca Place precinct and the docks. The grand children loved the ride. Then 6 months later we took great grandma ( my mother-in-law) on...More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi Evelyn It's great to hear you're a return customer! Don't forget we run a "4th is Free" program. If you've done different tours, we'll take the average cost of your tour and give you a free trip on your fourth ride. One thing to...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

This was something I did with my husband and adult children, even though most of us are locals - we decided since we were celebrating a special day, this would be a lovely way to start it. We were not disappointed. What a magical experience...More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi Karen How fantastic you and your family enjoyed your carriage jaunt around Battery Point so much. We so love having locals on board and, as you say, it's wonderful that locals have embraced our presence and we hope they feel proud of having us...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We were recommended by a friend to book a ride on the horse drawn carriage and we really enjoyed it! Beautiful way of learning about the local area and it’s history. The horses are beautiful. Thanks heaps The Jones’More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Hi to all The Jones' and thank you so much for taking time to review us. So glad you enjoyed both the tour and our beautiful horses who took you that day. It's wonderful that word of mouth is spreading the news about our very...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our Battery Point Tour. Steve has a great grasp of the history of the place and delivers it up with an obvious and articulate passion. Beautiful well cared for horses and a comfortable carriage.More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thanks for your kind words and taking the time to review us. Yes, we are passionate about Hobart's history and we just love to pass it on to our guests in the hope that appreciation of our past can help preserve it for the future....More

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Our one and half hour tour today was definitely a highlight of our holiday . It was very relaxing , carriage is very comfortable, horses are wonderful and Steve’s knowledge and relaxed commentary was great. We thoroughly enjoyed it and the only complaint would be...More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thanks Bryce & Tracey. So glad you enjoyed our Trot Through Time tour. It's 1.5 hours long and the fact that you thought it ended to soon was wonderful!! We try to cover as much area as we can and tell you as much history...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
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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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