2Hr Pennicott Iron Pot Lighthouse Cruise

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Witness the mountains meeting the sea and the past meeting the present in the historic maritime city Hobart. Join an exclusive circle of no more than 12 fellow travellers on this Iron Pot Cruise from Hobart.

The cruise starts at the mighty River Derwent, which passes through all the major cultural hotspots south of Hobart and reaches the foot of the age-old Iron Pot Lighthouse. As you cruise downstream, you will see popular landmarks such as the historic Battery Point, the iconic Wrest Point Casino, and the Shot Tower all nestled between the Tasmanian highlands and River Derwent. And as you reach further south, get ready to be amazed by the majestic Mt. Willington towering over the city.

Entering the vast Tasman Sea, you will arrive at the centuries-old Iron Pot Lighthouse, Australia's oldest lighthouse. Immerse yourself in the fascinating tales of Hobart’s early settlements.

Moving on with your newfound sailor spirit, you’ll pass the fascinating Storm’s Bay and then the uninhabited Betsy Island. The island is home to a variety of seabirds, including gulls, cormorants, and the majestic white-bellied sea eagle. Along with the incredible wildlife, you will also see a handful of ancient cliff sides and caves.

While circumnavigating Betsey Island, you will experience the southerly swells in Hope Beach, splashing a hue of adventure in the air. After the cruise, you will return to the magical port city of Hobart with the sea breeze lingering in your mind and memories to be cherished.

Sea birds in flight, the rugged charm of islands, cliffs and caves! You simply can’t miss this experience! Book now!

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Departure Details

Departure Location Pennicott Wilderness Journeys, Dock Head Building, Franklin Wharf

  • Boards 13:45

  • Departs 14:00

  • Returns 16:30

Cruise Inclusions

  • 2hr 30min cruise down Derwent River, perfect for small groups
  • Brand-new vessel with big cabins and large awning windows for sightseeing in comfort
  • Visit Iron Pot Lighthouse & circumnavigate Betsey Island
  • Spot a variety of birdlife - seagulls, cormorants, and white-bellied sea eagles
  • See famous riverfront attractions including Battery Point, Wrest Point Casino, and Shot Tower
  • Informative commentary including stories of Hobart’s early settlement

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  • Adult Price

    from $140


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