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Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages

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Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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My husband & I enjoyed this 1.5 hour tour so much, Steve was so full of knowledge and also took the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Twotravellers2013
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Greymouth, New Zealand
Hobart P & O Cruise 28-3-2018

We had a wonderful experience with the Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, they were extremely pleasant... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Choose from 4 different tours -one for every time schedule, budget and interest. Salamanca Jaunt - 15 mins - $60, Waterfront Jaunt - 30 mins - $80, Battery Point Jaunt - 1 hour - $140, Trot Through Time - 1.5hrs - $220 incl Discovering Hobart Book. Prices are per tour, NOT per person. Explore Hobart's fascinating colonial history as you step back in time, riding in our sumptuous vis-a-vis landau carriage, drawn by two elegant horses. Your driver will give you an interesting and informative commentary of the history and architecture of our wonderful city. A special request? Please contact us and we can help you make your visit to Hobart even more special. Why not include champagne and chocolates on your tour? Romance and Indulgence Packages available for any tour of 30 minutes duration or more. Pick ups and drop off by request at hotels/restaurants.
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Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband & I enjoyed this 1.5 hour tour so much, Steve was so full of knowledge and also took the time to talk directly to us. Answers questions with ease. Sharon sat and talked to us while we were waiting for our appointment time...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience with the Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, they were extremely pleasant and we did the hour tour which was very informative which the five of us enjoyed, we would highly recommend this business, very reasonably priced and very fitting for the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the full tour as I surprise for mum and we were treated like queens. All communication beforehand was easy and accommodating and we were collected from the Grand Chancellor at the appointed time. Mum made use of the blanket provided against the cool...More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We are so happy you and your mum enjoyed the Trot Through Time tour. We're so glad it helped create wonderful memories for both of you. Hobart's history is such a fascinating one and much underappreciated by...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Omg it was amazing We called to see if we could do this but number rang out as closed silly me but the young lady called me back and had a vacancy They know so much about this beautiful place would recommend them to everyoneMore

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Melanie. Sorry we couldn't get your call first time around. We're actually never closed per se but often working with horses, we can't get to the phone straight away. We always aim to call back as soon as we can. Happily we could accommodate...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife & I took this 30 minute trip around the foreshore area on a spur of the moment and we were not disappointed. Holly greeted us at the meeting point and she was very welcoming. The horse & carriage pulled up and we were...More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Our 30 minute Waterfront Jaunt is very popular with couples and families alike and we also think it's very good value for money! I'll pass your comments on to Holly and I'm sure she'll be pleased...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful guides, beautiful well mannered horses and a stunning carriage tour through Battery Point. We thoroughly enjoyed our 1 hour tour, loved some of the historic homes. Absolutely recommend doing this.More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. Battery Point is such a wonderful, underappreciated area that Australia needs to know about! We're very proud of our boys too, most of our horses are ex-racehorses so it's great to know that we've been able to retrain them...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only found out by accident and managed a late afternoon 30 min ride around waterfront. Steve was brilliant with his knowledge of the buildings and history. We will be doing the 60 min Battery Point ride next time we come down. Beautiful horses.More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Brian. Sometimes it's just serendipity! So glad you found us and you really enjoyed your ride. We think it's a fantastic way to learn about our beautiful architecture and history and, you're right, Steve does know his stuff! We hope you can enjoy a...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This was on my bucket list and it was awesome Steve our driver/ tour guide was so lovely, and informative he has put extra thought and effort into his costume the carriage was in pristine condition as well as the horses beautifully groomed including beautiful...More

Thank Josy Y
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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Hi Josy We're so glad you've now completed one of your bucket list activities! That makes us very proud and humbled that we are able to help make lasting memories. We do try to create an atmosphere where it is easy to envisage that you've...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2018

From the beginning of our booking to the very end, we were so well looked after. Emails were answered swiftly, phone calls friendly etc. We did the 1/2hr tour. Next time we will do a longer one as no sooner are you enjoying it, it...More

Thank Kaz M
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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

Thank you Kaz for your lovely, kind words. We do hope you return to try one of our other tours. Thank you for noticing the care we put in to ensuring our horses' welfare is our top priority. With Hobart's cooler weather, it is not...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

What a magical way to spend an afternoon! We had a brilliant time, travelled in style and were regaled with very interesting anecdotes abt the history of Hobart and Battery Point, in particular. Steven & Holly are warm, friendly and made us feel very welcome....More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So sorry I haven't responded to your review yet. IAs you can imagine, cruise ship season is rather crazy! Thank you for taking the time to review us and it was great that you thought Holly was warm and friendly and welcoming. She is just...More

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Twotravellers2013
March 13, 2018|
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Response from Sharon A | Property representative |
You can call us directly on 0408 763 392 which is preferable. We can reserve a time for you and payment is on the day by cash or card. You can also email us but it won't let me post that email address here.
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chelter2016
September 22, 2016|
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Response from Debra B | Reviewed this property |
Hi. You will need to contact the carriage people yourself. They have a Facebook page.
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chips1909
June 8, 2016|
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Response from Sharon A | Property representative |
We have 3 tours to choose from (all priced per tour not per person) 15 min Salamanca Jaunt - $60 30 min Waterfront Jaunt - $80 45 min Battery Point Jaunt - $120 You can also combine tours if you like - eg 1 hour Battery... More
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