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Red Decker

Brooke Street Pier | Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Goes to Brewery and Botanical Gardens

We did the Hop On Hop Off bus. (We purchased a 7 event Australian Iventure card in Sydney when we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charles C
AWESOME !!!

We jumped on the Red Decker bus as a spur of the moment decision. The staff were absolutely great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HunterValleyTours
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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 at any of the 20 stops. Choice of a 24 or 48 hour city loop ticket. Other tour combinations to Mt Wellington and Cascade Brewery available. Unrivalled views from the top deck. Informative commentary available in 8 languages-English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin & Spanish. Environmentally friendly and wheelchair accessible.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Brooke Street Pier | Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Hop On Hop Off bus. (We purchased a 7 event Australian Iventure card in Sydney when we arrived. This includes things to do in Hobart and Melbourne, as well as Sydney, at a discount.) One item of note – if you do...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We jumped on the Red Decker bus as a spur of the moment decision. The staff were absolutely great, they helped out with information and the great driver even offered to take photos for us with us on the bus. Other passengers were worried about...More

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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear HunterValleyTours, thank you so much taking the time to write a review. I’m glad you made that spur of the moment decision to hop-on our double decker bus and explore Hobart with us. Thank you for recommending Red Decker and for providing details on...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took a city tour of Hobart on red decker bus. Its hop on hop off over next 24 hours. We had live commentary from the driver throughout the tour. Its better than tours issued through the Cruise ship.

1  Thank Pranil S
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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Pranil S, thank you for taking the time to write a review after a day of exploring with us. I'm so pleased to read that you enjoyed your tour around Hobart. I hope you've had a fantastic cruise trip. Louise V, Red Decker Company.

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

The best and most sensible way of seeing Hobart, getting your bearings and deciding what to see and explore in more detail. You can buy a reasonably priced ticket valid for 24 hrs or 48 hrs, and get on and off wherever you like.....and just...More

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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear D_Walton2013, thank you very much for your review and recommendations. I'm pleased to hear that you found our hop-on hop-off city loop tour to be the best way to see and learn about Hobart. It sounds like you had a wonderful time exploring Hobart's...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

This is a great way to get around and see the sights that a city has to offer. This bus route takes approximately 90 minutes from start to end, and you can get off at any of the 20 stops and get back on the...More

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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Dear Michael M, thank you very much for your review. I'm happy to hear that you found our hop-on hop-off city loop tour to be a great way to see the sights and explore Hobart. I hope you've had a fantastic holiday and we hope...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Think we did 26 kms. Did all the main sights. Ideal way to see the highlights if on limited time. 30 dollars for 24 hours. Good commentary. Careful driver. Pleasant.More

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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Dear gastronaut_11, thank you for your review and compliments. It is wonderful to hear that you had a pleasant time taking in the sites and learning about our beautiful city. The full city loop tour is 26km around the city centre and surrounding suburbs. I...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

On a cruise ship 1 day port call time is very limited so we found that the Red Decker tour was a great way to see a lot of Hobart in just 90 minutes. We did the full loop without getting off and we found...More

1  Thank David C
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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Dear David C, thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review. I'm pleased that you found our city loop tour to be an enjoyable, insightful and valuable way to see Hobart. It sure is ideal for cruise ship passengers who have...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We clocked up a lot of kms before getting toHobart so letting someone else drive was great.Very relaxed way to see the city,great driver full of good advice.More

Thank john m
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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Dear john m, thank you very much for your review. It is fantastic to hear that you got lots of helpful advice from your driver while enjoying a relaxing tour around Hobart. I hope you've had a wonderful holiday in Tasmania. Louise V, Red Decker...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Red decker tours advertise 24 hour tickets but only offer same day tours. It's false advertising, I would expect a ticket bought at 12 pm to finish at 12 pm the next day (24 hours) but the ticket clearly states only valid the day of...More

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Fiona G, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

Hello pmbrad64. Thank you for the time you have taken to write your review. The 24hr ticket is certainly valid for 24 hours from when you first board the bus. If you board the bus at 12pm on one day it is valid for use...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2018

Booked the Red Decker while in Hobart, which was a great way to see the main Tourist Sights in Hobart. The trip itself took 90 minutes and you could get off at the stops or stay on. A convenient way to see Hobart and commentary...More

1  Thank angelica65
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Fiona G, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

Hello angelica65. Thank you for reviewing Red Decker and for your fantastic comments. We very much appreciate it. Many thanks. Kind regards. Fiona Gregory. Red Decker Company

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Yoo T
March 14, 2018|
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Response from RedDecker | Property representative |
Dear Yoo T, I can confirm that we do recognise Australian and international seniors card holders. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on 03 6236 9116. Louise V, Red Decker Company.
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Kim M
September 7, 2015|
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Response from Bob C | Reviewed this property |
I think that it is okay to wait till you get there as you can then decide, depending on the weather, which day you wish to travel. There will be no problem getting a ticket either at the Travel Centre or via Red Decker.
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cathy k
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Response from Mithril013 | Reviewed this property |
If the tour is offered by the cruise company then it is geared for you to be back at the ship for the scheduled sailing time. The choice is yours. Do the tour or get the Red Decker Bus privately.
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