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Salamanca Walk - History Tour

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Uncover Tasmania’s torrid history and delve deeper into the origins of the colony on this fascinating walking tour around Salamanca and Battery Point. A great way to bring the stories of the past to life, your guide has plenty of photos and drawings that will help you step into the shoes of the people who once lived here. You’ll also learn about how things have changed over the years and discover new attractions and local recommendations.
  • Discover the history of Salamanca and Battery Point
  • Learn the lay of the land on a gently paced walking tour
  • Fun for the whole family, with free tickets for children under 16
  • Guaranteed small-group tour with a maximum of 15 travelers

What's Included

  • Pictures & drawings of Hobart, Salamanca and Battery Point
  • Alcoholic Beverages

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Salamanca Arts Centre
    77 Salamanca Pl, Battery Point TAS 7004, Australia

    Meeting Point is the Main Entrance of the Salamanca Art Centre Entrance , No 77 ( Front building, near the Kelly steps ) You can easily identify me, holding up an A4 Salamanca Walk logo

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Salamanca Walk - History Tour?

A:The policies on sanitization are:
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Q:What is the social distancing policy during Salamanca Walk - History Tour?

A:The policy on social distancing is:
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

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Awesome
alan_J, Jan 2022
Peter was knowledgeable humorous and super friendly . Lots of questions from group that he answered so well . Great history and contemporary info about lovely Hobart town food and pubs. . We loved it all . . Thank you 😊
Response from Host, Jan 2022
Thank you Alan for your lovely review & comments. I am pleased you and the group enjoyed our time together exploring the streets of Battery Point . Hope you all had a great time visiting our island state. Best wishes, Peter
A very informative tour,...
Narelle_W, Apr 2022
A very informative tour, gave us a great insight into the history of the area. Would definitely recommend!
Response from Host, Apr 2022
Thank you Narelle for your review and feedback, I am pleased you enjoyed the experience. I hope you have some lovely days ahead visiting our island state. Best wishes, Peter
History of Salamanca
Julie_R, Mar 2022
The history of the area well presented by Peter. Your done at a good pace and interesting details included
Response from Host, Apr 2022
Thank you Julie for your review and feedback, I am pleased you enjoyed the afternoon together exploring the streets of Battery Point Best wishes, Peter
Essential!
Darren_S, Oct 2021
One of the best walking tours I've done anywhere in the world. Peter has obviously done an incredible amount of research and his attention to detail is second to none. Highly recommended.
Response from Host, Nov 2021
Thank you kindly for your review and comments, I am very pleased you enjoyed our time together exploring the streets of Battery Point. Best wishes, Peter
Take a walk on the wild sude in Hobart.
Jeff_C, May 2022
All the fascinating pieces about the history and buildings. Photos of then and now wrte very informative.
Response from Host, May 2022
Thank you Jeff for your kind review and feedback, I am pleased you enjoyed the experience. Best wishes, Peter
Essential for those wanting the history of Salamanca and more
Patricia_C, Apr 2022
We have been to Hobart 5 times and done various tours however we learned many new things on this tour with Peter. Peter is very knowledgeable and passionate making the tour fun and interesting
Response from Host, Apr 2022
Thank you Patricia for participating and your review. I am pleased you enjoyed the afternoon together exploring Battery Point. Best wishes, Peter
Very informative tour and...
Geoff_B, Apr 2022
Very informative tour and good value for money. Came away with a whole new perspective of the Salamanca and Battery Pt areas.
Response from Host, Apr 2022
Thank you Geoff for participating in the experience and your review. I am pleased you enjoyed the afternoon together exploring the streets of Battery Point. Best wishes, Peter
Informative knowledge of the area.
Sandra_B, May 2022
Peter was very informative & accurate in his knowledge of the history of Salamanca area. Stories of some of it's past characters made it extra interesting. Information about current events, places to eat & community issues were welcome knowledge. Walking was at a comfortable pace. Good value.
Response from Host, May 2022
Thank you Sandra for your review and feedback. I am pleased you enjoyed the experience exploring past & present of our beautiful city. Best wishes, Peter

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