Walking Tour: Highlight Of Battery Point
Learn about Battery Point from a friendly and knowledgeable guide Explore the streets, homes and buildings throughout the beautiful suburb Learn about the whalers, sealers and governors
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Pass By: Battery Point Sculpture Trail, Hobart, Tasmania Australia
Soak up the elegance, beauty and history of this quiet and exclusive area that was once farmland known as Cottage Green. This tour includes Arthurs Circus and is full of stories including dubious property dealings by Governor Arthur, the fall of the carousing Reverend Knopwood and the ship building tycoon Alexander MacGregor whose finest of grand Georgian homes still stands today.
Battery Point is best appreciated at a leisurely pace on foot with a guide who can bring to life how wealth flowed into Battery Point from the influx of trade and the British Royal Navy shipping timber, wool and rum from the Salamanca docks and warehouses.
This easy walking tour starts at Parliament House and ends in Salamanca Square. Don’t forget to ask your guide for recommendations for places you can go after the tour to buy souvenirs, food and beverages.