Hobart cruise port has the deepest harbour in Australia. It straddles the Derwent River and the background of the city is dominated by Mount Wellington.
Hobart cruise port is the capital of the Tasmanian Island. It is a port of call with increasing popularity. The city attracts tourists with its unique environment, rich heritage, many galleries and museums. It also offers many fascinating events and festivals including the spectacular Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.
In the cruising 2013/2014 season, 64 cruise ships included Hobart cruise port in their itineraries. The busy season starts in October and it ends in April.
Hobart cruise terminal
Hobart cruise port terminal is located at Macquarie Wharf. There are three berths. The terminal is located in downtown Hobart on Hunter Street, on the eastern docks. Most of the major sights are within a walking distance.
The closest to the city center Hobart cruise port berth is Pier 1, the most distant is Pier 3. The immediate are is known also as Victoria and Constitution Docks. They used to be really busy in the early 1900s. Now, the area offers a lot of shops – for souvenirs, crafts, arts, clothing. There are also some places for food&drinks.
The Hobart cruise port terminal facilities was renovated in 2013 for the amount of $7 million. The new building at Macquarie Wharf No.2 welcomed its inaugural passengers in October. They came onboard Sea Princess.
The facilities of the building are featuring the latest world’s trends. Hobart cruise port new terminal has been designed by Circa Morris Nunn.
Hobart tours, shore excursions, hotels
City Tours and Shore Excursions
- Wellington Park: all Tasmanian nature in one. The park offers a lot of opportunities for different activities including mountain bike trials, horse riding, four wheels driving, rock climbing and much more.
- Louisa’s Walk: history tour (won several awards) that will surely fascinate and touch you. Interesting for children too.
- Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary: interact with many sheltered animals.
- Cascade Brewery: join some of the tours and taste the beer. The menu offers also gourmet food. You can also have your own beer personalized with photo and label.
- Salamanca Market: located at the Salamanca Place streets. You can buy clothing, crafts, gourmet food, coffee, stalls and much more. The market is every Saturday.
- Battery Point: wander among small cafes, historical and architectural sights that date since the begging of the 19th century.
- Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) : the newest museum in the city.
- Royal Tasmania Botanical Gardens: close to the city center is located the beautiful botanical garden. You can just spend some time walking in the amazing gardens or have a picnic with your company.
- ZooDoo Fun Park: see many exotic animals, join the safari or feed kangaroos by hand.
The Hobart cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Hobart, Tasmania.
If you lose the Hobart location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Hobart cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Hobart, Tasmania. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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22 October, 2016
28 October, 2016
29 October, 2016