Iron Pot Cruises


A 2½ Hour Cruise from Hobart's Waterfront

Iron Pot Cruises is a 2½ hour cruise exploring the renowned waterways that influence Hobart's lifestyle. Visit Australia's oldest lighthouse, circumnavigate Betsey Island and discover the city's rich maritime past.

Travel aboard one of our brand new vessels in a small group. The spacious enclosed cabin contains comfortable leather seats. Large awning windows provide a great view and allow you to immerse yourself in the surroundings.

Cruising down the Derwent River you'll pass historic Battery Point, now one of Tasmania's premium residential addresses. You'll see well-known landmarks like the iconic Wrest Point Casino and the Shot Tower. Further south, you'll truly appreciate the scale of Mount Wellington as it towers over the city.

Arrive at the Iron Pot, Australia's oldest lighthouse, and be immersed in the fascinating history as your guide shares stories of Hobart's early settlement. 

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Iron Pot Cruises

10.00am Departure December to April.
2.00pm Departure Daily All Year Round.

Bookings Essential (subject to availability). 

Getting There

Iron Pot Cruises depart from the Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Booking Centre. This is situated on Franklin Wharf, next to the Constitution Dock Lifting Bridge on Hobart's waterfront. 


Please note there is no parking available at our Booking Centre. Nearby options for parking are Argyle Street Car Park, Market Place Car Park or Evans Street Car Park.  Check out this page for more details.

Bookings are subject to our Terms and Conditions.

You should not travel on our cruises if you are feeling unwell or have cold/flu symptoms.  Please contact us to cancel your booking.  

For information about accessibility, download our Accessibility Guide.

Our Flexible Cancellation Policy   

If you book directly with us, we have a very flexible cancellation policy:

  • No cancellation fees if you need to cancel due to COVID right up to the time of departure.  This includes if you are unwell or if you have to change your travel plans due to flight changes or travel restrictions.  We will happily move your booking to another day or provide you with a full refund.  Please note you need to advise us prior to departure so that we have an opportunity to re-sell the seats. 

  • For non-COVID related cancellations our normal cancellation policy applies. We reserve the right to charge 100% for cancellations within 24 hours of departure.  Bookings are fully flexible up to 24 hours prior to the tour departure. 

Please note that if you book through a third-party website or travel agent, they each impose their own cancellation policies and restrictions.  

  2½ Hours

  Daily, except Christmas Day

Departs From
Pennicott Wilderness Journeys
Dock Head Building
Franklin Wharf
Hobart TAS 7000
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Adult $140
Child $120 (1-16yrs)

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