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Red Decker

#35 of 121 Tours in Hobart
Open Now: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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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 city 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...more
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Brooke Street Pier | Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tony was a great tour guide. He was informative and enthusiastic. We had an awesome time on this bus tour.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank harmeetl
RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Harmeet L, thank you very much for providing this review and your compliments for Tony. He will be so pleased to know that you had an awesome time on his double-decker bus tour. I hope that you have had a fantastic holiday in Hobart...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tony was a legend bloke, great driver. nicely done. Did I mention how much of a gun Tony was? So much enthusiasm, he clearly loves his job as an informative driver and commentator. Give him a pay rise!!!More

Date of experience: January 2019
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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guccigangguccigang, thank you so much for your review and praise for your driver Tony. I’m so pleased that you had an excellent day on our city loop tour with Tony. He sure is a fantastic driver and loves to show our passengers the best...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing service and travels today with the Hop-on Hop-off crew around Hobart. Brett was incredibly polite and helpful and we would highly recommend! Brett accommodated our large family group of 22 and we all really appreciated his efforts. Thanks Brett and the team!More

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

Dear AllanahKate, thank you for joining us for a sightseeing tour around Hobart and for submitting such a fantastic review – and photos too! Brett will be so pleased that you all had an amazing time on his bus yesterday. We are more than happy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a stunnigly sunny day in Hobart (one of the best of the year) and the best thing we could possibly do was sit on that upper deck and watch the entire city go by. What a wonderful tour and great script so we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear sfdann, thank you very much for recommending the Red Decker hop-on hop-off city loop tour as a great way to see and learn about Hobart and it’s history. I’m pleased to hear that you were treated to lovely sunny weather on the day and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Won’t give you a headset if you speak English. Cannot hear the loudspeaker recording because of the bus engine noise. Great way to see everything but in the end not worth $35 each for 90 min. Get on the bus at the I information center....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Fiona G, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello katd516 Thank you for writing a review about your recent Red Decker Tour. English is played over the speakers and 8 languages including English are played through earphone plug in arrangement (as with similar services around the world) into the back of the seat....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The buses were loud, you couldn’t hear the tourist information and worst of all they never ran on time. The complete lack of time management made the Red Decker service useless for us. When you work out a holiday schedule this company is not the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Fiona G, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello toddp338. Thank you for the time you have taken to write your review. Thank you for choosing to travel on our city loop service. I am disappointed and confused as to your feedback in relation to not running on time. All our services are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While in Hobart we travelled on the hop on/hop off bus. We did the full tour, around 90 minutes, then decided on where we wanted to see in more detail. Rain had been forecast for the day we were there and we were given ponchos...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear chopperduck, thank you for your review. It’s great to hear that you enjoyed our hop-on hop-off city loop tour and found it to be a great way to see the sights of Hobart. I’m glad the brief shower and cool weather didn’t dampen your...More

Reviewed 9 December 2018

Was enjoying the hop on off bus tour until it started to rain. We were seated upstairs and were really enjoying the sights of Hobart especially Sandy Bay and the surrounding areas when it started to rain. We were given rain ponchos to put on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Fiona G, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2018

Hello Vonsky. We are pleased that you enjoyed your recent Red Decker tour. Would you believe Hobart is the second driest capital city second to Adelaide! It doesn't rain very often which is why our open top deckers are ideally suited to sightseeing in our...More

Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately I was on an old bus which seemed to pump in deisel fumes which made me feel quite ill, pleased to get off at Botanical Gardens which was wonderful. Rug up and sit up the top of a topless one if you canMore

Date of experience: November 2018
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Fiona G, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2018

Hello Suzanne W. Thank you for the time you have taken to write your review. Our classic bus fleet are on the city loop as back up vehicles on our higher visitation days. I would like to speak to you as a matter of urgency...More

Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Luckily for us there was a Red-Decker bus stop within walking distance from our accommodation. Got a 24 hour pass and managed to not only sightsee and shop, but got a feel for the town and its layout. It's a good idea if you've never...More

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RedDecker, Manager at Red Decker, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Dear Jibby9, thank you so much for your review. It’s great to hear that you had a fun day on our hop-on hop-off city loop tour and found it to be a convenient way to get around and see the sights... and do a bit...More

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Jenny A
28 April 2018|
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Response from RedDecker | Property representative |
Hi Jenny A, thank you for your enquiry. You will be able to redeem your exchange voucher for a ticket onboard the bus or at our booking office located inside Brooke Street Pier. The only exception is the iVenture cards which... More
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YooT2
14 March 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
7 September 2015|
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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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