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Hobart Historic Lunch Cruise

Fully discover Hobart by water as you enjoy a round trip river cruise accompanied by a delicious one course meal…


  • Enjoy a unique perspective of Historic Hobart city aboard the 'Spirit of Hobart' vessel
  • Enjoy a delicious full course meal on board
  • See Hobart's' iconic landmarks, scenery and gems
  • First class service and interesting on-board commentary

Treat yourself to a relaxing cruise around Hobart discovering some of its best sites and top off your experience with a delicious proper one-course meal - it’s the perfect way to explore this vibrant city!

Our friendly crew will ensure you have a fantastic experience as they are dedicated to providing you with quality service as they have been doing so for more than 30 years.

The skipper on board will provide interesting, comprehensive commentary about the Port of Hobart city and you’ll be enthralled by the buildings of historic interest and features of geographical interest along both banks of the Derwent River.

Make sure your camera is packed as you enjoy the local sites from your unique perspective on the water, which include the Botanical Gardens, Government House, Battery Point, Sandy Bay, and the casino.

You might even be lucky enough to see dolphins or seals playing in the river while cruising under the Tasman Bridge.

Your delicious lunch is freshly prepared and cooked onboard, with meal options consisting of:

  • Steak
  • Chicken
  • Fish
  • Salmon
  • Vegetable patties

It’s a fantastic cruise experience topped off with a relaxing lunch that will have you grinning from ear to ear.

Departure Point: Murray Street Pier, Hobart

Infants and children 0-4 years go free - no need to pre book a space

Adult $42.00
Child $28.00 (Child 5-12 years)


  • Allow approximately 90 minutes for the whole experience



  • Child Age is 5-12 years old.

  • Please Note: You must check-in at the booking office beside the boat to choose your meal option before boarding.

Available Bookings from December 01 to December 07

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  • Adult$33.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$28.00

  • Adult$35.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$28.00

  • Adult$42.00
  • Child$28.00

  • Adult$35.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$28.00

  • Adult$35.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$28.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Silvana from Australia wrote on 06 January 2020

Very enjoyable

Would recommend to do the lunch cruise.

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chrisl2 from Australia wrote on 14 December 2019

Lunch boat trip

Excellent boat, quite suprising decor. Roomy too. Not many people on board. Not at all crowded. Good commentary about local landmarks and structures. Food was modest but good enough quality. Staff were attentive. I was surprised to see that most were chinese.

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geoffs from New Zealand wrote on 27 November 2019


Top wee lunch trip with easy to hear commentary from the Skipper. Great to get an idea of distance around Hobart--ie Where everything is in relation to distance, bridges, beaches etc. very relaxing, good food for lunch and well priced drinks on board. They limit the numbers on board so you all have a nice sit down table for lunch and you are free to move around the boat--outside, inside front and back.

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Wendy from Australia wrote on 27 November 2019


Food on board was pretty good, we both had the chicken schnitzel. For a historic lunch cruise the commentary was terrible. Most of the trip there was no commentary it was just a boat trip. They need to brush up on their local knowledge and make it interesting.

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Reshma from Australia wrote on 06 November 2019

Budget Ferry Experience

Was OK. Experience just like being on a public ferry(old)in Sydney Harbour. Food was good.

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