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Combine a Hobart city sightseeing tour with a Derwent River cruise and visit to Australia’s newest and most controversial art museum, MONA, the Museum of Old and New Art. See all the city sights on a comprehensive Hobart tour, and be inspired by the MONA’s hugely varied collection -- there’s everything from Neolithic tools to edgy contemporary installations. Enjoy a morning city sighseeing tour and a visit to MONA.

Your morning sightseeing tour of central Hobart takes in

all the sights, including the Georgian warehouses lining Salamanca

Place, the Victoria and Constitution docks on the waterfront, the

charming houses of Battery Point and the beautifully landscaped Royal

Tasmania Botanical Gardens. The tour also highlights Hobart’s grand

19th-century buildings, including Parliament House, St David’s

Cathedral, the Treasury Building, GPO and town hall, Queen’s Domain and

Government House.See the lovely Georgian St George’s Church, and

take in views along the coast to Wrest Point Casino and exclusive Sandy

Bay. Stop at Anglesea Barracks and visit south Hobart at the foot of Mt

Wellington. Also see Cascade Brewery’s gardens and grand old building,

and the ruins of the Female Factory, once used as a female prison.Cross

the Tasman Bridge over the Derwent River and take in views over

Kangaroo Bay Marina and Bellerive. The tour also stops at Rosny Hill

lookout for stunning views over Hobart, Sandy Bay, Mt Wellington, the

Tasman Bridge and Glenorchy.Your morning visit to

MONA starts with a scenic ferry ride along the Derwent River. Arriving by

boat is essential to the MONA experience, underscoring the impression

that you are visiting a very special place.Admire MONA’s

cutting-edge complex of modern buildings on your approach to the

museum's entrance, then lose yourself in Australia’s largest privately

funded gallery of ancient and modern artworks, collected and exhibited

by Tasmanian-born entrepreneur David Walsh.From mixed-media

installations to 3D sculptures and ancient mummies, get ready to be

enthralled, inspired and sometimes confronted by this collection

exploring the inner recesses of the human experience and psyche.While

touring the collections, you can learn more about the exhibits via a

hand-held touch-screen device, and interact by recording your own

impressions and responses.The collection is vast, so relax while

you’re at MONA by visiting the museum’s restaurant, cafe or wine bar,

with its cellar door highlighting the region's local wines (own

expense).Leaving MONA, return to Brooke Street Pier in central Hobart by coach.