Adventurous Things to Do in Hobart

THE 10 BEST Adventurous Things to Do in Hobart

Best Adventurous Things to Do in Hobart

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  • Neil L
    Lake Forest, IL26 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great views and easy trip from Hobart. Short walk from the car to the viewing area. Good short visit from Hobart and convenient if you have a car.
    Written 19 February 2024
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  • Mike Fry
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great experience, thanks Rob. Having worked in aviation and as a navy air controller I thoroughly enjoyed being up front in a realistic simulator. I would absolutely recommend this to anyone wanting flight simulator experience or just curious about what it takes to fly a 737.
    Written 4 March 2021
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  • shemmas
    Sydney, Australia53 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was my first ever experience in an escape room. The host was very welcoming and informative. She explained everything in very simple terms. The escape room experience was so good. We had so much fun, there were 4 of us and we all thoroughly enjoyed it and would definately recommend anyone to experience it.
    Written 31 January 2024
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  • pfung888
    Hong Kong, China4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    To whom it may concern,
    We would like to thank Michael for his hospitality and knowlegeable information in our sea trip to Island of Seals and Maria Island. Michael's assistant Zoey was a very helpful and energetic girl who gave us a lot of support in the ship and during the Maria Island walk.

    Regards,
    Patrica and Peter.
    Written 22 February 2024
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  • Aussie_2012
    Melbourne, Australia921 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A ‘cruise’ isn’t quite the word for it. It is more a boat tour with a little bit of thrill seeking. There is also a limited time of the year in which they take the boats all the way from Eagleneck to Port Arthur around Tasman Island so best to check that prior to booking.
    The tour itself is amazing. You checkin at site office in Port Arthur, get an oversized rain jacket and board a bus that takes you 20 mins north to the dock where you board a boat. After a safety briefing you head out to view many amazing geological formations and if you are fortunate a lot of marine life from seals, dolphins, seabirds and penguins. The ride from each location can get a little bumpy now and then but they do explain before you board that it is less bumpy the further back you are in the boat plus they do provide free ginger tablets for those that don’t handle sea travel. The skipper and deck hand have so much knowledge and happy to answer questions plus they give ample time to stand up and take pictures before moving on to the next location. Walked away from this tour as one of the best boat tours I’ve ever done.
    Written 10 January 2024
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  • Mutiny
    Sydney, Australia2,673 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    As a family, we have done many boat cruises in many countries and across different sceneries and this ranks as most likely the best we have ever experienced. Super comfortable boats operating in potentially rough seas with highly professional crews. To see common dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, albatross, Australian fur seals, long-nosed fur seals and a humpback whale exceeded our expectations. And then there are the caves, blow holes and cruise-through rock formations. We had extra time out there beyond the 3 hours because our crew expertly interacted with the dolphins, leaping all around us and surfing our bow waves - exhilarating! Our day was sunny but cold (even in December) but the seas were mercifully calm so that we visit a cave on the Southern Ocean side. Totally awesome!
    Written 3 January 2024
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  • Julie_from_MI
    Troy, MI147 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The bus was easy to find. It ran to schedule. The bus was nearly full but comfortable. They were able to accommodate a person with a wheelchair. The driver, Chris, was knowledgeable and willing to drop us off for us to do a Hobart Rivulet walk.
    Written 31 January 2024
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  • Tour18053831668
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This January 2024, I joined Roaring 40ºs Kayaking for their 4 day kayaking camping and hiking tour of the Tasmanian wilderness in Bathurst Harbour. This World Heritage area offers up exquisite views with mountain peaks and waterways that lead to challenging windy bays and serene sheltered inlets. Lovely sandy beaches were perfect landing spots for great picnic lunches swims and hiking. We experienced three full days of kayaking through different weather conditions and every bit of it was fun, challenging, beautiful, incredibly peaceful and educational. At the end of each unforgettable day we would return to base camp, our comfortable tents, a change of clothes, a glass of wine, a great dinner and interesting conversations. Our guides were personable, highly skilled, observant and excellent communicators. They shared all their expertise and knowledge with grace, humor and perfect timing.

    Thank you Roaring 40ºs Kayaking. This is a trip that I will be talking about for years to come.

    Pamela
    Written 14 February 2024
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  • Maggie W
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The “Famous 5” was an Excellent trip that covered highlights of Tasmania. Evan was a great driver & tour guide. Recommended for young & old.
    Written 28 February 2024
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  • George S
    Austin, TX59 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had a lovely morning Sail from Hobart. The yacht is very nice and comfortable and the crew was very friendly and helpful. We saw a huge pod of dolphins . It was a light wind day so ours was tranquil.
    Written 2 January 2024
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  • Keith G
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely the best experience. Jonah as,pilot boat captain and totally knowledgeable. Worth every cent and more. Best guide
    Written 7 January 2024
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  • Timbo h
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We did not have reservations for mountain bike rentals, but they were able to accommodate us on the same day. Phil gave us great instructions for the single track rides. We’d love to bike uphill, and he told us where to go. We then rode all the way up to Mount Wellington. When we got back to their shop, we were in a rush to get back to our cruise ship because we had another excursion scheduled for that evening so they drove us down and we made it just on time to our evening excursion. I would highly recommend them.
    Written 6 February 2024
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  • Simone C
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our captain Robert was so helpful & extremely knowledgeable about the area. Boat is comfortable and would highly recommend this trip.
    Written 19 February 2024
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  • Duncan N
    The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, UK73 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Arrived in Hobart on a cruise ship, and all the excursions from the boat were full, so we were a little disappointed. However, it was a blessing in disguise as we met David and went on an amazing two hour tour with him .
    He is so friendly and knowledgeable of the local area. We asked about the tour to Mt. Wellington and he gave us another option which didn't go there but still afforded magnificent views of the city. I'm glad we took this option as it was blowing a gale when we got up the hills, so it would have been far worse on Mt Wellingron.
    The bike is super comfy, and the helmets are not too restricting, which is a pet hate of mine. He explained about safety and if we felt at all uncomfortable to tap him on the shoulder and he would stop. Saw some stunning houses which we couldn't afford !!
    The ride back down at 80km on the highway was exhilarating, to say the least.
    If you want to meet one of the friendliest guys in Hobart and have a great tour at the same time, then this is a must.
    Thanks, David, and when we visit again, I will glady ride with you again.
    Written 23 February 2024
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  • t0nyhanl0n
    Greater Hobart, Australia1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Awesome experience for elderly father in chopper excursion. A must do for others who haven't experienced helicopter flight.
    Written 17 February 2024
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