The Australian Wooden Boat Festival is held every two years and the next one’s coming up from 8th -11th February 2019.

Hobart’s historic waterfront will come alive with the colour and excitement of our rich maritime culture and history.


You will see hundreds of wooden boats, from magnificent tall ships to classic sailboats, rugged working boats to superbly detailed models. You’ll have a chance to talk to the owners and builders, the crafts people and sailors, and shipwrights who still practice traditional skills every day.


This 12-day tour departing and returning Station Pier, Port Melbourne visits the biannual Australian celebration to the history and skills that surrounds the vessels that made our country possible, the wooden boat.


The tour also visits many iconic treasures that is Tasmania.


If you are a coach operator wanting to come to Tasmania or a group of wooden boat enthusiasts, this fully booked tour is ready to go.