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  2. Tasmania
  3. Port Arthur
  4. Port Arthur Historic Site

Port Arthur: Tour with Isle of the Dead Cruise

Product ID: 70189
Learn about Australia's convict era and early settlement at Port Arthur historic site. Take a cruise out to the eerie Isle of the Dead.
About this activity
Duration: 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable.

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Experience

Highlights
  • See Pirates Bay, Eaglehawk Neck and Norfolk Bay
  • Visit the best of Tasman National Park
  • Take a guided tour of Port Arthur and then enjoy free time at leisure to explore the ruins
  • Join a cruise out to the Isle of the Dead, the old graveyard is home to some of the oldest inhabitants that once lived at Port Arthur
Full description
Cross the Tasman Bridge, and head out on the Tasman Highway over the Pittwater 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 the Tasman Arch and enjoy superb views of the rugged coastline. You’ll be amazed at the magnitude of the Devil's Kitchen.

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, and the church.
Includes
  • Port Arthur admission and Guided Tour
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard coach
  • Harbor cruise
  • Guided tour of the Isle of the Dead
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Transportation in Premium Touring Coach
  • Professional and Friendly Driver Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Meals
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

1 Brooke Street Pier, Hobart

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Important information
Know before you go
• The cruise not suitable for those with mobility issues
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 21 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.3 / 5
  • Organization
    4.2 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.9 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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Driver excellent, friendly and communicative about general history of the sites we passed through on the way down. As I had an ancestor there in 1835 I was most interested in the various sites and had all my questions answered to my satisfaction. Cruise to the Isle of the Dead most enlightening. Memorial to the awful events of 1996 sobering and inspiring. Considering the nature of the site, there was a peaceful atmosphere

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November 19, 2018

Really interesting historic site, lots to see.

January 4, 2020

Rude tour guide - other than that a good trip

December 31, 2019

Organized by

Gray Line Australia

Product ID: 70189