Designed by leading Australian architect of the modern movement Roy Grounds and completed in 1973, the 64-metre hotel tower at Wrest Point is still Hobart’s tallest building. The complex contains a fascinating history of leisure and entertainment in Tasmania. Tours of the The Point revolving restaurant will guide you through the history of Hobart’s most iconic eatery, while revealing its recent refurbishment.
Address: 410 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay
Open: Tours Saturday 9 November
Highlights: Hobart’s tallest building with 360 degree views
Tours: 11 am, 11.30 am, 12.00 pm, 12.30 pm, 1.00 pm, 1.30 pm, 2.00 pm
Building specs: Type: Hotel. Architect and Year Built: 1939 - Philp and Wilson Architects; 1973 - Sir Roy Grounds