- Educational Tourism
Ignite your passions for Tasmania's colonial past and Australian history with an escorted tour of the Shene Estate, a pastoral holding since 1819. Located at Pontville, 30 minutes north of Hobart, and 15 minutes from MONA and Richmond.
The Shene Tasmania team pride themselves of personally conducting each tour ensuring a unique and informative insight into the behind the scenes conservation process.
Guided by a Shene custodian, the tour includes access to the historic site in its entirety including the properties homestead, stables, barn, servant's quarters, dairy and the Estate's outbuildings. There is no time like the present to share our past.
Tours - By Appointment Only. Book online on our website.
Tours are daily at 2:00pm by appointment.
- Walk in History Tour - Guided walking tour: $25.00, duration 90 minutes.
- Butler's Bounty Tour- Guided walking tour including afternoon tea: $35.00, duration two hours.
Please arrive ten minutes prior to tours commencement.
Upon booking, confirmation and directions to Shene will be provided.
The Shene Team is here to ensure that your visit to Shene is a highlight of your time in Tasmania. Shene Tasmania was a finalist in the 2012 Tasmanian Tourism Awards.