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Address: Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6236 9116
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The Red Decker is the Official Sightseeing Tour of Hobart, featuring the...

The Red Decker is the Official Sightseeing Tour of Hobart, featuring the city's best sights and attractions. Do the full 90 minute loop tour or Hop on Hop off for the duration of your stay. 20 stops to choose from. Choice of 24 or 48 hour city loop ticket. Other tour combinations available. Fantastic views from the top deck. Professional guided commentary. Environmentally friendly and wheelchair accessible.

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Good way to orientate yourself

These are ubiquitous in most major cities and Hobart is no exception. For $35 you get a 90 minute round trip of the main sights in the city. The best two drop off points are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kathryn W
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Sydney, Australia

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Gold Coast, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Though we had a rental car we opted for this as we'd enjoyed similar bus tours in other countries. Hobart is a nice enough city, but there isn't that much to see compared to other cities, so $70 is borderline good value, particularly if you have other transport. Still it would have been OK if the bus had run through... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is great value for your money to get around and see the sights of Hobart with commentary. You can sit on the upper deck with the wind in your hair and sun warming you or lower deck out of the weather. They cover all of the areas of anyone's sight seeing in Hobart and you can get on and... More 

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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this review

Dear Chris A, thank you for writing a review after your recent trip with Red Decker. I'm pleased that you found our city loop tour to be an enjoyable and valuable way to explore the sights and local attractions in Hobart. It sounds like you made the most of your day by hopping on and off around the city with... More 

Launceston, Australia
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to Hobart numerous times but this tour opened my ears to fascinating snippits about the colony. The tour was well worth the money and gives you the opportunity to get on and off to further explore.

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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this review

Dear Mike F, thank you for writing a review after hopping onboard with us. It is so wonderful to know that you got a lot of value from our city loop tour, including some insight into Hobart's fascinating colonial history. The beauty of the Red Decker is that you can explore Hobart at your own pace by either staying onboard... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These are ubiquitous in most major cities and Hobart is no exception. For $35 you get a 90 minute round trip of the main sights in the city. The best two drop off points are probably Cascades, for the Female Factory and the Botanic Gardens.

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Thank Kathryn W
RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this review

Dear Kathryn W, thank you for writing a review after your recent trip with Red Decker. I'm pleased that you found our city loop tour to be a great way to get your bearings whilst in Hobart. Hop-on hop-off buses sure are a fantastic way to orientate yourself in a new city, making them very popular world-wide. Thank you also... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a limited time today but was a great way to see what is of interest around Hobart. Now have a list of what we will spend time at next trip and will take the Red Decker to get from point to point again. Very cost effective. Driver was great and had no trouble hearing the commentary.

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Thank Maree C
Fiona G, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this review

Hello Maree C. Thank you so much for your compliments about our driver and our new commentary system. We appreciate the time you have taken to provide feedback about your recent Red Decker tour experience. Please do come on our bus again when you return to Hobart hopefully again soon! Many thanks. Kind regards. Fiona G. Red Decker Company. More 

macksvillle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We caught the bus on 13th November at 9.30. There was a fun run happening from the Casino to Mt Wellington and when the bus trip had begun we were told we could not go to the casino. Then after about an hour stuck in a traffic jam we were transferred to another bus and got another bit of the... More 

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Thank Anne N
Fiona G, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this review

Hello Anne N. Thank you for the time you have taken to provide feedback about your recent experience on one of our city tours. You will be pleased to hear that todays’ weather forecast in Hobart is sunny and 21 degrees and tomorrow it is again sunny and warmer at 28 degrees Celsius. As you experienced and are aware, last... More 

Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had great time hoping on and off thru the day looking arround, however the open top bus is not a wise choise when the clouds and wind arrive, it can get a bit fresh up there.

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Thank Cruzin303
RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this review

Dear Cruzin303, thank you for taking the time to prepare this review. It is lovely to hear that you had a great time hopping-on and hopping-off around Hobart. As you experienced, we have had a bit of unpleasant weather the past week with a few showers and windy weather. On a regular day we have the open-top double-decker buses in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great way to get around Hobart and get dropped off and picked up from different places and to find out some interesting facts about Hobart and surrounding suburb s a must do.

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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this review

Dear Frances P, thank you for taking the time to prepare a review of your recent trip onboard the Red Decker. I’m pleased that you found our city loop tour to be great way to see Hobart and learn about our wonderful city. All the best for the remainder of your trip and we hope to see you again in... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Red Decker "Hop On Hop Off" Service bills itself as The Official Sightseeing Tour of Hobart. They offer one day and two day tickets for Adults, Children, Families and Seniors. They also offer combo trips either to Cascade Brewery or to Mount Wellington. I opted for a 2 day ticket which costs $40/- on a standalone basis but took... More 

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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this review

Dear AshleyAzavedo, thank you for taking the time to provide us with such a comprehensive review of your recent trip on the Red Decker. Great photos too! I am pleased that you have enjoyed your first day of the city loop tour, giving you a good feel for the city, including a tour of Australia’s oldest brewery. Wishing you all... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the 90 minute bus tour around Hobart. The weather was a bit unpredictable, but we still managed to get up onto the upper deck for some great views. The pre-recorded commentary was great. It is a hop-off, hop-on service, but you do need to bear in mind that if you do hop-off you will need to wait for about... More 

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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this review

Dear thehappyholidayer013, we are very appreciative of your recommendations and the time you have taken to write a review. I’m pleased that you loved your Red Decker experience and were able to jump up the top for some great views of the city, despite the unpredictable weather on the day! The GPS recorded commentary is a new feature on board... More 

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