Historic Richmond Village Half-Day Coach Tour

4.2 / 5

11 reviews

Historic Richmond Village Half-Day Coach Tour

From US$ 58.97 per person

Discover the Historic Village of Richmond on an afternoon tour departing from Hobart. Experience the nostalgia of Australia’s colonial days, see Richmond Gaol, and visit shops and galleries.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Explore one of Australia’s most unique and historic towns
  • Stroll across the Richmond Bridge, the oldest convict built road bridge in Australia
  • Visit the Richmond Goal and discover a range of unique shops, galleries, and restaurants
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Nowhere else in Tasmania is the romance and nostalgic charm of the colonial days more alive than in the beautiful setting of Richmond. Embark on a half-day coach tour to explore the highlights of this historic village.  Benefit from hotel pick-up or join the tour from a central meeting point. Journey out of Hobart via the Brooker Highway, passing North Hobart and New Town. Richmond is one of Australia's most unique and historic towns, dating from the 1820s. Cross the Richmond Bridge, the oldest convict built road bridge in Australia, and visit Richmond Gaol, operational since 1826.  Explore the village of Richmond to see convict-built homes, classic Georgian mansions and small cottages, many unique shops, galleries, and restaurants. Taste some Coal Valley region wines and local produce (at own expense), shop, or relax! Whatever you choose, there will be plenty of time to explore before the return journey to Hobart. Tour concludes with drop-off to Brooke Street Pier, in central Hobart. 
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Transport in comfortable coach
  • Driver/guide
  • Free time in Richmond to explore
  • Hotel drop off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
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  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Brooke St Pier, Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Tasmania. Meet at the local operator’s counter within Brooke St Pier.

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4.2 /5

based on 11 reviews

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Tim was a very friendly and knowledgeable guide. The tour is basically a half hour trip in a mini bus with interesting sites pointed out en route. The rest is free time in Richmond. There is an optional jail tour for an extra $5. We did have a short stop off at a cheese/chocolate shop called Wicked on the way.

December 10, 2019

It was such a pity it rained and it spoiled me seeing most of the place.

January 11, 2020

I was surprised we did not stop at the winery just outside Richmond or at Wicked Cheese. I could have booked a cheaper tour and would have had I known.

January 6, 2020

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