The port tower was designed to oversee the entire port and manage the arrival and departure of all ships. It is still used as the main observation point for all under-bridge crossings and is the office/staff room for the sea pilots.


Address: Hunter St, Hobart

Open: Pre-booked tours only, Saturday 5 November

Highlights: Unsurpassed views of Hobart’s working waterfront

Tours: 10am, 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am, 12pm, 1.30pm, 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm, 3.30pm (20 min tours)

Building specs: Type: Observation tower, Built: Unknown, Architect: Unknown