Hobart Derwent & Huon River Cruises

From scenic river escapades to dining experiences, find your cruise of choice on the Derwent River that meanders through Hobart city or on the Huon River that treats you to the best of the countryside. We have curated a list of the most sought-after cruises to effortlessly match your budget and interests. 
 
A Derwent River cruise lets you enjoy the true beauty of Tasmania’s picturesque landscapes – emerald-green mountains, serene waters, lush greenery, and the expanse of the infinite sky. Depending on the experience, you’ll also cruise past some of Hobart's iconic landmarks. Get those Instagram-worthy shots of the Tasman Bridge, Battery Point, MONA, and plenty more! Derwent River is also a gateway to many Tasmanian gems like Bruny Island, Tasman Island, and Iron Pot Island.

On the other hand, if you are looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, Huon River cruises are a great option. Huon Valley is a picturesque region nestled within Tasmania's diverse landscape. Blessed with rolling hills, fertile farmland, and the majestic Huon River gracefully winding its way through the heart of the valley, the region is famous for its bountiful orchards.

Before you board a Huon River cruise, brace yourself to be blown away by nature's splendour that the valley is. Treat your eyes to the lovely sights of the majestic Wellington Ranges standing high and mighty in the distance, the charming wooden boats, gorgeous riverside buildings, and the great outdoors.

Both Derwent River and Huon River cruises promise exceptional experiences in their own right. Why wait? Choose the experience that resonates with you the most and book your cruise!

2Hr Pennicott Iron Pot Lighthouse Cruise

A small-group cruise down Derwent River on a brand new vessel to see Australia’s oldest lighthouse, Mt. Wellington & to circumnavigate Betsey Island.

Duration 2hr

From $135

5Hr Peppermint Bay Lunch Cruise

Scenic cruise on a luxury catamaran followed by a regionally-inspired lunch at Peppermint Bay Hotel. Views of D’Entrecasteaux Channel & Bruny Island.

Duration 5hr

From $170

1.5Hr Hobart Lunch cruise

Hobart’s most popular lunch cruise down Derwent River on the ‘Spirit of Hobart’. Choice of main course, licensed bar, scenic views & live commentary.

Duration 1hr

From $55

3Hr Pennicott Tasman Island Wilderness Cruise

Exciting wilderness cruise along the stunning coastline between Port Arthur and Eaglehawk Neck to see the highest vertical sea cliffs & native wildlife.

Duration 3hr

From $155

4Hr Deep To Dish Tasmanian Seafood Experience

Feast on this seafood extravaganza, including rock lobsters, as you cruise down to Bruny Island. Live cook station, Tassie wines and coastal views.

Duration 4hr

From $525

10Hr Tasman Island Day Tour From Hobart

Full-day tour to Tasman Island complete with round-trip transfers, award-winning wilderness cruise, lunch & more. See cliffs, sea caves, wildlife etc.

Duration 10hr

From $245

1.5Hr Morning Tea Huon River Cruise

Discover the stunning Huon Valley with a morning cruise on the classic Wooden Motor Cruiser, ‘La Drone’. Small group tour with Captain’s commentary.

Duration 1hr

From $139

2Hr Hobart Dinner Cruise

An unforgettable dining experience on Derwent River, complete with a scrumptious 3-course Tassie dinner, live commentary, and breathtaking views!

Duration 2hr

From $75

1.5Hr Relaxing Afternoon Huon Valley Cruise

Join this small-group tour on the classic timber boat ‘La Drone’ on a guided cruise down the picturesque Huon River, framed by the Wellington ranges.

Duration 1hr

From $145

10Hr Tasman Island Full Day Tour from Hobart + Devil Park

A full-day Tasman Peninsula tour with an exciting pit-stop at the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo. Guided bus tour, wilderness cruise & lunch included.

Duration 10hr

From $265

1Hr Hobart Afternoon River Cruise (South Route)

Discover River Derwent's southern route on an afternoon cruise with live commentary. Cruise by Battery Point, Wrest Casino and other landmarks.

Duration 1hr

From $28

11Hr Tasman Island Day Tour + Port Arthur Historic Site

A Tasman Island wilderness and wildlife journey that includes a guided bus tour, scenic coastal cruise, 3 hours at Port Arthur Historic Site & lunch.

Duration 10hr

From $280

7.5Hr Pennicott Wilderness Tasmanian Seafood Seduction Cruise

See a fresh catch of rock lobsters, oysters, abalone & sea urchins turned into a seafood feast just for you. Paired with local produce & Tassie wines.

Duration 7.5hr

From $700

1Hr Hobart Morning River Cruise (North Route)

Exclusive sightseeing tour with commentary along inland River Derwent, passing by Botanical Gardens, Government House, Tasman Bridge & Rose Bay.

Duration 1hr

From $28

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