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  4. Port Arthur Historic Site

Port Arthur Historical Site: Full-Day Tour with Admission

Product ID: 29657
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Visit Port Arthur Historical Site, a compelling and dramatic reminder of Australia’s convict past and the early settlement known as the Colony of Van Dieman's Land. See the main sights of Tasman National Park.
About this activity
Duration 8 - 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English

Pick-up service

Free hotel courtesy pick-up is available in Hobart city. Please be waiting outside your hotel 5 minutes prior to the scheduled pick-up time.
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Port Arthur Historical Site
  • See Pirates Bay, Eaglehawk Neck, and Norfolk Bay
  • Visit the highlights of Abel Tasman National Park
Full description
Interpretive and interactive presentations at the Port Arthur Historical Site bring to reality the harrowing life of convicts 2 centuries ago. This full-day tour from Hobart ensures that you have maximum time at the site.

You’ll cross the Tasman Bridge, and head out on the Tasman Highway over the Pitwater Causeway onto Forestier Peninsula. Admire the pristine beauty of Pirates Bay, Eaglehawk Neck, and Norfolk Bay.

Visit Abel Tasman National Park, where you’ll marvel at the spectacle of Tasman Arch and enjoy superb views of the rugged coastline. You’ll be amazed at the magnitude of the Devil's Kitchen!

Finally, you’ll have a chance to explore Port Arthur, where you’ll take a guided walking tour of the historic convict site, with access to over 30 restored buildings and ruins. See the penitentiary, the separate prison, the commandant's house, the church, and more.

On Saturdays, the tour includes a visit to Hobart’s Salamanca Market. Delight in a shopping experience at this popular, colourful outdoor marketplace. You'll have time to explore the market at leisure for approximately 2 hours. Then, you will need to meet your coach at 11:00 to continue on with the Port Arthur tour and acquire a sense of Australia’s convict era and the early settlement of Tasmania.
Includes
  • Hotel courtesy pick-up
  • Port Arthur admission
  • Guided tour of Port Arthur
  • Harbor cruise
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)

When you get there

Meeting point

Bus Terminal, Brooke Street Pier, Hobart TAS 7000

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Know before you go
• To ensure hotel pick-up, please advise upon booking. Pick-up times may vary depending on traffic. Please note that there are no hotel drop offs after morning tours
• Cruise ship guests can be accommodated if the tour times work out with your port times, please advise upon booking