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Address: Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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US$38.49*
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Hobart Half-Day Sightseeing Coach Tram Tour
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US$61.26*
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Hobart Lunch Cruise On Board The SV Rhona H Tall Ship
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US$41.63*
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Hobart Morning or Afternoon Tea Cruise On Board The SV Rhona H Tall Ship

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Lots of activity at the cove. Cruise ships arrived and departed morning and evening during our 3 day stay. Art galleries, cafes, restaurants. Henry Jones Long Bar, small intimate... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sydney
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of activity at the cove. Cruise ships arrived and departed morning and evening during our 3 day stay. Art galleries, cafes, restaurants. Henry Jones Long Bar, small intimate with original beautifully preserved sandstone bricks. IXL factory memorabilia as part of refurbishment.

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Hobart is a port city, and Sullivan's Cove is the original port, although now more of a leisure area than port. Cruise ships, and there are quite a few, generally dock at Macquarie Point just to the north of the cove. Smaller cruise ships, antarctic ships and research vessels still use the cove. Best times of year are around New... More 

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BENDIGO
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This whole area became an amazing display of hundreds of interesting, historic boats, related displays, entertainment and Tasmanian produce for the 2017 event. Do not miss it in 2019.

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Abersoch, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Historical dock with sailing ships, fishing boats and yacht's together with fish restaurants and fishmonger's creat a buzz to the area. Leisure trips around the River and docks available.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Some restored historic boats and wharfs, nice to walk around the area and explore. Gets busy when cruise boats are in.

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Ja Ela, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Sullivan’s Cove is primarily a tourism centre with plans to further develop the waterfront area with more hotels, bars, restaurants and recreation areas primarily for the benefit of visitors. In the summer cruise ships moor alongside Macquarie Wharf Shed No. 2 and what used to be known as Macquarie Wharf Shed No. 1 is now a hotel complex. Princes Wharf... More 

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Cambridge
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

A relaxing place for a stroll and a snack/meal. A good choice of restaurants in the area especially if you enjoy the fruits of the sea.

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Victor Harbor, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

There is a two masted "tall boat" moored here that will take you sailing, throw in lunch for $90.00. The boat is only 20 years old but is an exact copy of an 18th Century design. Walking around the Cove you will find several tours on offer but it is good just for the scenery.

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

A busy area for tourists and locals alike. A lot of cafes, bars and different types of eateries to suit all tastes. You can do different types of cruises from here whether it is fishing or harbour cruising.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

There's a great book store here and the Salamanca Markets are good. But apart from that it's all over priced due to the location and the tourist traffic constantly passing through. When deciding on where to eat i rely on genuine reviews such as trip advisor rather than some flying that's been paid to talk-up a restaurant or cafe

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