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  3. Port Arthur
  4. Port Arthur Historic Site

From Hobart: Port Arthur and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo Day Tour

Product ID: 261002
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Discover the history and beauty of the Tasman Peninsula on a full-day tour. Visit Port Arthur, walk along Waterfall Bay, observe a Tasmanian devil feeding, and try local artisan chocolate.
About this activity
Duration: 10 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pickup service is available for all centrally located hotels and hostels within Hobart city. This service is not available for short-term rental accommodations, but we will provide the closest pickup location for your convenience.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Port Arthur Historic Site, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed convict settlement
  • Experience the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and hand feed the wallabies
  • See the Tasman National Park highlights of Tasman Arch and Devil's Kitchen
  • Sample local chocolates made at Federation Artisan Chocolate
  • Wander the streets of historic Richmond Village
Full description
This action-packed day tour starts with an early morning hotel pickup in Hobart. Drive directly to the stunning Tasman Peninsula, home to Australia’s highest sea cliffs. Witness the spectacular scenery with panoramic views from Pirates Bay Lookout.

Passing through the isthmus of Eaglehawk Neck and the “dog line,” your tour guides will share with you the fascinating history and stories of the area.

Next, begin one of Tasmania’s “Great Short Walks.” Follow a 2-km track along the Waterfall Bay cliff top. This undulating walk takes around 45–60 minutes and is categorized as an easy walk. The track concludes at the remarkable rock formations of Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen.

The next stop is the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo. Check out the action of a Tasmanian devil feeding — watch the snarling, fighting, and bone crushing in a spectacle of devilish behavior. Hand feed the wallabies and walk among the local fauna and flora in the charming “unzoo” setting.

Continuing your journey, arrive at the Port Arthur Historic Site. Spend 2.5 hours exploring this former convict settlement, taking in the wealth of information and history of the early Australian penal system. Your entry includes a harbor cruise around the Isle of the Dead and a guided walking tour.

Before returning to Hobart, stop at Federation Artisan Chocolate, a boutique, family-run chocolate factory, with a variety of flavors to sample. In the late afternoon, arrive in historic Richmond Village. Meander the streets, stop for a coffee, and walk across Australia’s oldest bridge still in use today.

Finally, check out a fabulous view of Hobart from a local lookout — a picturesque way to return to the city. You’ll be dropped off at your Hobart accommodation around 6:00 PM.
Includes
  • Central Hobart hotel and hostel pickup and drop-off
  • Tasmanian Devil Unzoo entrance fee
  • Port Arthur Historic Site entrance fee and guided walking tour
  • Port Arthur harbor cruise
  • Chocolate tasting
  • Professional guides and interpretation
  • Small-group tour
  • Airport drop-off on request with prior arrangement
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Hat
  • Snacks
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Rain gear
Know before you go
• Please note, this tour is active and involves some walking. Although most of the walks are classified as easy, a suitable level of general health, fitness, and physical abilities is essential
• This is an outdoor activity. Please dress appropriately for the weather conditions
• Please bring your own lunch or you can buy it on the day
• A minimum number of guests is required
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 8 reviews
Review summary
Service
5.0/5
Organization
5.0/5
Value for money
4.1/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Product ID: 261002