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Visiting a 199 year old and a view into the workings of a distillery

We called in to see the Shene Estate and enjoyed the tour around the stables and the incredible... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David D
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Melbourne, Australia
Celebrating milestones

Wow Wow Anne and David provided an amazing experience for my family. Starting with a fabulous... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Jodie_de
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Margate, Australia
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Come and explore a 19th Century Country Estate and join us for a private escorted tour of Shene Estate 1819. Located at Pontville, 30 minutes drive from Hobart, and 15 minutes from MONA and Richmond. Each tour is personally escorted by a family...more
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76 Shene Rd, Pontville, Tasmania 7030, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We called in to see the Shene Estate and enjoyed the tour around the stables and the incredible restoration works with Anne. We were lucky enough to have seen the property a number of years ago and can appreciate what has been achieved in maintaining...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Wow Wow Anne and David provided an amazing experience for my family. Starting with a fabulous bounty morning tea. After some wonderful food we were provided a firsthand experience of seeing an authentic travel experience. Exploring historical restoration with a commitment to detail and the...More

1  Thank Jodie_de
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We popped into Shene to see if we could have a quick look and buy some Poltergeist Gin and were not disappointed. The distiller showed us his workplace and shared some very interesting information about the distilling they do. Just fabulous.

Thank Marie P
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This place is an unexpected highlight of a tour of Tasmania. Our visit to Shene was as part of a cruise visit to Hobart and I had no great expectations. I could not have been more wrong. This place is a families heritage project that...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This stop was part of a bigger tour on a cruise ship excursion, but it's open to the general public as well. A nice little place to stop, a bit of history, a distillery & a lovely family who are passionate about conservation & what...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2017

A tour of the Shene historic estate dating back to the early 1800s is a delightful experience and a step back into the colourful history of early settlers who were passionate about their horses. David and Anne will delight you with their passion and love...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Our car club enjoyed an interesting visit to Shene. There was a great morning tea, followed by an interesting tour of the historic stables, barn and owners homestead. These are people who know about hospitality. The entire experience was without fault. I highly recommend this...More

Thank RoderickForce
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We decided to go out for a Sunday drive and called into Shene estate as we had tried their Poltergeist Gin and wanted to have a quick look at the distillery and estate. When we arrived we were greeted like old friends by David, owner...More

Thank HX76LS2
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Shene is a labour of love, work in progress conservation project lovingly restoring a Cotswold style stables and farmhouse built in the early 1800. The family funds this impressive project through the distilling and marketing of spectacular gins and whiskeys. The distillery is also located...More

Thank AmateurAnthroplogist
Reviewed 26 December 2016

On a flying weekend visit to Hobart, my sister in law took me out to a wonderful little gin distillery in Pontville, a little north of Hobart located in the rolling farmlands of the State. Started in the 1840s as the ancestral home of the...More

Thank Robert W
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