Day trip

Tasman Peninsula Tour, Cruise & Port Arthur Historic Site

Day trip

Tasman Peninsula Tour, Cruise & Port Arthur Historic Site

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From US$ 187.20 per person

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Join the ultimate Tasman Peninsula day tour from Hobart that includes a visit to the Port Arthur Historic Site. Enjoy a return guided bus tour from Hobart, an award-winning wilderness cruise, morning tea, and lunch.

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Duration 10.5 hours
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  • Explore the Tasmanian coast led by professional guides
  • Get a front seat view on sheer cliffs, deep sea caves, and tumbling waterfalls
  • Spot wildlife such as seals, dolphins, whales, and seabirds
  • Enjoy morning tea and a delicious lunch at Port Arthur
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Experience the best of the Tasman Peninsula on an informative and entertaining day trip from Hobart.  Journey 1.5-hours from Hobart to Port Arthur by comfortable coach. Enjoy morning tea on the Tasman Peninsula. Climb aboard a custom-built boat for an unforgettable 3-hour wilderness cruise.

Explore the spectacular coastline between Port Arthur and Eaglehawk Neck. Look for seals, migrating whales, seabirds, or even dolphins.  At the end of your cruise, spend 3-hours at the Port Arthur Historic Site. You will have time for lunch on site and to explore before the return journey to Hobart. Be dropped back to Hobart or your hotel around 6 pm.

  • Return guided bus tour from Hobart
  • 3-hour coastal wilderness cruise
  • Morning tea & lunch
  • Entry to Port Arthur Historic Site
  • Hobart hotel drop-off available
  • Morning Hotel Pick Up

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Meeting point

Dock Head Building, Franklin Wharf, Hobart. Guests are required to check in at 7:15 AM.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing

Know before you go

  • Make sure you dress warmly for the cruise: warm jackets, scarves, beanies and gloves are recommended
  • Water and windproof jackets are provided for the 3-hour wilderness cruise
  • Arrive at meeting point 15-minutes before departure to check-in, hotel drop-off available at the end of the tour
  • Local cafes and restaurants are used for meals and can cater for most dietary requirements, please advise when booking
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 89 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Service
  • Organization

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Overall it was a great trip, a good combination of travel by bus, a three hour sea cruise and time at Port Arthur to wander around and also for a short guided tour. Everything was great but just one suggestion. On the boat cruise, all the seats were used and this meant that for those coming onto the boat last, they get seats with less views down the back (especially seats immediately behind the person driving the boat). Either the numbers on the boat cruise need to be reduced so these seats are not used or halfway through the cruise there is a swap with those in the forward part of the boat if passengers at the back want to do that.

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April 1, 2023

the staff were amazing & definitely made the experience more wonderful. experts at what they do & really great guys. weather was not ideal, but that didn't dampen our excitement. the staff on board our cruise managed to find a southern right whale as well as loads of dolphins & seals. our coach driver was so attentive & kept us up to date with historic local info. thanks for an unforgettable experience.

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April 1, 2023

Tasman Peninsular Boat Ride was. These two 70+ year olds really enjoyed it - and no one got ‘seasick’. The youngish cruise captain was wonderful and had a very interesting and easy listening conversational style of presentation. Lunch at Port Arthur was just delicious… complete with soup, ham and salad rolls and fruit… plus water and tea or coffee. Entry fee was included and wrong part in a guided tour with an excellent guide. We also had a very experienced and excellent coach driver … who provided a great commentary.

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April 1, 2023

Product ID: 22379