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Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages

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We decided to do this tour on the spur of the moment & it ended up being one of our holiday... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
S R
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Brisbane, Australia
Wonderful history tour

On a cold Hobart Saturday afternoon, cocooned under a couple of rather warm and snuggly blankets we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lauren T
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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...more
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Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to do this tour on the spur of the moment & it ended up being one of our holiday highlights! The horses were well looked after, the driver so friendly and full of knowledge and even in the middle of a cold snap,...More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your lovely review. Isn't it great that the most unexpected things often turn out to be the most wonderful! So very glad you all had a great time on your carriage ride and we hope you remember it for many years to come....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a cold Hobart Saturday afternoon, cocooned under a couple of rather warm and snuggly blankets we took off on the one hour Battery Point tour. Every so often we’d stop and we’d be told more about the fascinating history of this beautiful historic suburb....More

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

Hi Lauren Many thanks for your lovely review. We're glad the blankets kept you warm. We operate our tours all year round and there is something rather special about a carriage ride in the winter. It does conjure up dreamy thoughts of riding in a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have had the pleasure of this experience a couple of times now. The first trip was a taster around the Salamanca Place precinct and the docks. The grand children loved the ride. Then 6 months later we took great grandma ( my mother-in-law) on...More

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

Hi Evelyn It's great to hear you're a return customer! Don't forget we run a "4th is Free" program. If you've done different tours, we'll take the average cost of your tour and give you a free trip on your fourth ride. One thing to...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was something I did with my husband and adult children, even though most of us are locals - we decided since we were celebrating a special day, this would be a lovely way to start it. We were not disappointed. What a magical experience...More

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

Hi Karen How fantastic you and your family enjoyed your carriage jaunt around Battery Point so much. We so love having locals on board and, as you say, it's wonderful that locals have embraced our presence and we hope they feel proud of having us...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We were recommended by a friend to book a ride on the horse drawn carriage and we really enjoyed it! Beautiful way of learning about the local area and it’s history. The horses are beautiful. Thanks heaps The Jones’More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi to all The Jones' and thank you so much for taking time to review us. So glad you enjoyed both the tour and our beautiful horses who took you that day. It's wonderful that word of mouth is spreading the news about our very...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our Battery Point Tour. Steve has a great grasp of the history of the place and delivers it up with an obvious and articulate passion. Beautiful well cared for horses and a comfortable carriage.More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thanks for your kind words and taking the time to review us. Yes, we are passionate about Hobart's history and we just love to pass it on to our guests in the hope that appreciation of our past can help preserve it for the future....More

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Our one and half hour tour today was definitely a highlight of our holiday . It was very relaxing , carriage is very comfortable, horses are wonderful and Steve’s knowledge and relaxed commentary was great. We thoroughly enjoyed it and the only complaint would be...More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thanks Bryce & Tracey. So glad you enjoyed our Trot Through Time tour. It's 1.5 hours long and the fact that you thought it ended to soon was wonderful!! We try to cover as much area as we can and tell you as much history...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018

Thank you Red and Socksy for pulling us around the streets of Battery Hill on the one hour heritage tour. You did so well around all the cars! Thank you Steve for your wonderful commentary and knowledge of the area. Thank you Holly for the...More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thanks Kelly. Yes, what a way to feel like royalty! The romance of a horse and carriage is still very much in evidence today and even though we travel on the carriage every day, we also feel very royal! Red and Soxy are two of...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018

Brought out the princess. Great way to see Battery Point. Steve is a great guide. Enjoyed the chance to step back in time.More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hi Neno We're glad you enjoyed your "royal" experience! It's fun to pretend to live like royalty and you sure do feel like it in our carriage. After all, it is just like the one Prince Harry and his new bride travelled in on their...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We took the one hour carriage ride to battery point and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Steve and Sharon are obvious Horse people who have their horses in excellent condition and are well educated to cope with city demands. Steve was a wonderful guide and provided...More

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Sharon A, Owner at Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thanks for reviewing us Kerri and many more thanks for commenting on the care and presentation of our horses. It is a source of immense pride to us that our horses are happy and healthy and enjoy their work. These days it seems there is...More

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Catherine B
9 June 2018|
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Response from Sharon A | Property representative |
Hi Catherine. There are 4 tours - 15 min, 30 min, 1 hr & 1.5 hours. 15 & 30 minutes are Waterfront tours, 1 hour is through Battery Point Village and 1.5 hours is our Trot Through Time tour which includes a free book... More
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Twotravellers2013
13 March 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
22 September 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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