The BIG 3 COMBO! | Multi-Day Tour

Coal River Valley Explorer Bus | Departs Daily | 3.5 Hour Return Tour kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus | Departs Daily | 2.5 Hour Return Tour Hobart Hop-On Hop-Off Bus | Departs Daily | 90 Minute Loop

See the best of Hobart with the Big 3 Combo! Coal River Valley Explorer Pass, kunanyi/ Mt Wellington Explorer Pass and a 48hr Red Decker Hop-On Hop-Off City Loop Ticket. A combined ticket where you get to enjoy all 3 tours, at one great price!

Coal River Valley 

Experience the very best of Richmond Village and the Coal River Valley with the Coal River Valley Explorer Bus, the official tour that takes you on a 3.5-hour journey through Tasmania's fascinating history and scenic beauty. With multiple optional stops including, Amaze Richmond, Coal River Farm, Puddle Duck Vineyard, The Wicked Cheese Company and Zoodoo, you can explore the region at your leisure and create your own itinerary.

Begin your adventure in historic Richmond Village, where you'll have ample time to explore its charming streets and iconic landscapes. Visit its famous heritage buildings, indulge in its convict history, and marvel at Australia's oldest bridge still in use, the Richmond Bridge. Passengers on our tour also receive a complimentary Richmond Village map, with exclusive attraction offers and discounts for historic sites, shops, galleries, and cafes.

As you travel through the Coal River Valley, enjoy informative commentary from our knowledgeable drivers, who will take you through the history of the region and offer local tips on what to see and do. Take in the breathtaking views over the surrounding valley and enjoy the amazing food and wine Southern Tasmania has to offer.

For those seeking adventure, optional stops along the route offer unique experiences for the whole family:

Amaze Richmond* is a beautiful venue with 2 outdoor mazes: a living hedge maze and a stunning timber maze - to get lost in! Amaze Richmond is only a five-minute walk from our Richmond stop.

Puddleduck Vineyard* is known for their award-winning Pinot Noir and “Bubbleduck” sparkling wine. Indulge in a seated wine tasting to pair with local produce from their “Pecking Menu”. Enjoy inside or outside, with pristine, natural scenery. There are unique gifts to discover in their “Everything Ducky Duck Shop”.

Wicked Cheese Company* offers handmade batches of cheese and chocolates, made daily. Watch cheese makers at work! There are cheese platters and local produce plates to sit down and enjoy, then stop into their shop, with packaged cheeses, cheeky chocolates and other delights to take with you. A gift for someone special? Maybe a little something for yourself!

There's also the award-winning Coal River Farm*, a family-run business that offers tastings of some of Tasmania's best cheese and chocolate.

At Zoodoo*, get up close and personal with Tasmanian devils, other Australian animals, farm animals, and exotic animals including meerkats and lions.

When it’s time to head back to Hobart, simply get back on the bus and enjoy the scenic return journey. Don't miss out on this unique and memorable tour that showcases the best of Tasmania's history, beauty, and culinary delights.

*Attraction Entry Fees, food and beverages not included. More details are below.

kunanyi/Mt Wellington 
Then hop on board the kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus. This is the official shuttle bus for kunanyi/Mt Wellington. Tours depart daily from Hobart’s waterfront to the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington. Rising 1270 metres above sea level, experience spectacular views over Hobart and southern Tasmania. Enjoy informative commentary from your driver as you learn all about the history and wildlife of Hobart’s beloved kunanyi/Mt Wellington. As well as significant landmarks and local tips on what to see and do on the mountain.

At the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington, you’ll have 30 minutes to visit the observation shelter and take in panoramic views from the lookouts. Then hop back on the bus for the return journey down the mountain to Hobart.

If you’re looking for a little more adventure, you have the option to hop-on and hop-off at five Wellington Park bus stops. Explore a wide range of short walks or mountain bike trails on kunanyi/Mt Wellington. The mountain features a surprisingly diverse landscape from shaded fern gullies to tall eucalypt forests and alpine boulder fields. Enjoy the natural beauty and serenity at your own pace, then hop-on a later bus to return to Hobart.

Red Decker Hop-On Hop-Off City Loop:

Lastly, enjoy all the sights and attractions in Hobart with the official sightseeing tour of Hobart! Hop-on and hop-off at 20 different stops featuring the best sights and attractions in and around the city. Or stay on board and do the full 90-minute city loop tour. The choice is yours! Red Decker’s open-top double decker buses provide unrivalled views of this beautiful city, including local landmarks such as the River Derwent, Tasman Bridge and Mt Wellington as well as an abundance of colonial architecture and city streetscapes.

Bus pass valid all day.

A combined ticket for three of Hobart’s iconic sightseeing tours - Coal River Valley Explorer Bus kunanyi/ Mt Wellington Explorer Bus and Red Decker's Hop-On Hop-Off City Loop Tour!

3.5-hour return tour from Hobart to Richmond, including 2.5 hours in the Coal River Valley. Experience the scenic Coal River Valley, and enjoy the historic Richmond Village, or you can choose to get off at one of our optional locations throughout the Coal River Valley and create your own itinerary!

kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Pass, valid all day. 2.5 hour return tour, includes 30 minutes on the summit. Hop-on and hop-off at 5 stops.

48hr Red Decker City Loop Ticket. 90-minute tour. Hop-on and hop-off at 20 stops.

The best way to explore the three icons of Hobart.

A perfect shore excursion for cruise ship passengers arriving in Hobart.

Coal River Valley Explorer BUS STOPS

Brooke Street Pier

4 Elizabeth Street

Richmond Village

Coal River Farm (Optional Stop)

Puddleduck Vineyard (Optional Stop)

Wicked Cheese (Optional Stop)

Amaze (Optional Stop)

Zoodoo (Optional Stop)

TOUR DETAILS

PRICE:

  • Adult (17+ years): $110
  • Concession (Students/Seniors): $95
  • Child (6–16years): $65
  • Infant (<5 years): No charge

DURATION:

Coal River Valley Explorer:

  • 3.5 hour return tour from Hobart to Richmond, including 2.5 hours in the Coal River Valley.

kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer:

  • 2.5 hour return tour from Hobart to kunanyi/Mt Wellington
  • Includes 30 minutes on the summit.

Red Decker Hop-On Hop-Off City Loop:

  • 90-minute city loop
  • Hop-on and hop-off at 20 different stops featuring the best sights and attractions in and around the city.

DEPARTURE POINT:

Coal River Valley Explorer:

  • Brooke St Pier
  • Opposite the Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre, 4 Elizabeth Street in Hobart (outside the Hydro Tasmania building).

kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer:

  • Brooke St Pier
  • Opposite the Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre, 4 Elizabeth Street in Hobart (outside the Hydro Tasmania building).

Red Decker Hop-On Hop-Off City Loop:

  • Brooke St Pier
  • The Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre.

 

INCLUDES:

Coal River Valley Explorer:

  • Explorer Pass for Coal River Valley Explorer Bus.
  • Informative local guide commentary.
  • Complimentary map of Richmond with exclusive offers.
  • Free Wi-Fi available onboard the bus.

Optional (Coal River Valley Explorer):

  • Ticket for Amaze (at own expense)
  • Ticket for Zoodoo (at own expense)
  • Food and Wine at various venues (at own expense)
  • Ticket to Old Hobart Town (at own expense)
  • Ticket for Richmond Gaol (at own expense)

kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer:

  • Explorer Pass for kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus.
  • Informative local guide commentary.
  • Complimentary Wellington Park bushwalking map.
  • Free Wi-Fi available onboard the bus.

Red Decker Hop-On Hop-Off City Loop:

  • Free Wi-Fi available onboard the bus.
  • 48hr Red Decker Hop-On Hop-Off City Loop Ticket.
  • Complimentary copy of Red Decker’s The Official Sightseeing Guide to Hobart – with exclusive local discounts.

Itinerary

kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer:

  • 9.30am

Coal River Valley Explorer:

  •  1:00 pm

Hop-On Hop-Off City Loop:

  • 9:00am*, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm.
  • *No 9:00 am tour on the winter timetable (May-September)

*Note: this can not all be completed on the same day. We recommend that you do the 9:30 am kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus, then go on the Coal River Valley Explorer Bus that same afternoon at 1:00 pm, and then do the Red Decker tour on a separate day.

If this does not work for you please call our Booking Office on 03 62369116 and we will be able to assist you further.

AVAILABILITY:

7 days a week, all year round.
Closed Christmas Day (25 December)

GOOD TO KNOW

Coal River Valley Explorer

  • Pre-booking is essential for this tour.
  • Our primary fleet of buses are wheelchair accessible. However, some bus services may not be wheelchair accessible. So, it’s most important to let us know before your tour. Reserve a wheelchair space when you book. Simply fill in the “Special Requirements” field. Or contact our booking office to discuss any specific needs and we’ll certainly do our best to assist. Phone 6236 9116 or email bookings@coalrivervalleyexplorer.com.au. Please visit our Accessible Travel page for further details.

kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer

  • Pre-booking is essential for this tour.
  • The temperature on kunanyi/Mt Wellington is about 10°C cooler than the temperature in Hobart city. There’s a chance you’ll experience four seasons in one day with sunshine, wind and rain – even snow is a possibility! So make sure to bring a warm jacket and check the weather before you go.
  • Visit our Map & Timetable page to plan your day on kunanyi/Mt Wellington. There’s also a range of activities listed on our Bushwalking and Mountain Biking pages.
  • There’s limited access to food and water on kunanyi/Mt Wellington. Bring your own or visit Lost Freight Cafe (open 7 days) at The Springs or Fern Tree Tavern (open Tuesday to Sunday) near Fern Tree Park.
  • kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer buses can carry 4 mountain bikes on each departure. To reserve a space for your bike, please make sure to include bike freight ($10 per bike) at the time of booking your bus pass, at least 30 minutes prior to departure. Most importantly, bikes MUST be loaded at the Brooke Street Pier pick-up point at least 20 minutes prior to departure.
  • Our primary fleet of buses are wheelchair accessible. However, some bus services may not be wheelchair accessible. So it’s most important to let us know before your tour. Reserve a wheelchair space when you book. Simply fill in the “Special Requirements” field. Or contact our booking office to discuss any specific needs and we’ll certainly do our best to assist. Phone +61 3 6236 9116 or email bookings@mtwellingtonexplorer.com.au. Please visit our Accessible Travel page for further details.

Red Decker Hop-On Hop-Off City Loop:

  • Your 48hr Red Decker Hop-On Hop-Off City Loop Ticket is valid for 48hrs from the time you first board the Red Decker bus.
  • Visit our Map & Times page to plan your day exploring Hobart.
  • Our fleet of modern double-decker buses are wheelchair accessible. Please visit our Accessible Travel page for further details. Or contact us by phone on 03 6236 9116 or email bookings@reddecker.com.au to discuss any specific needs and we’ll certainly do our best to assist.
  • Multilingual commentary is available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin and Spanish. Complimentary earphones are available from your driver.