Port Arthur - take a guided walking tour of the historic convict site

Port Arthur

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Port Arthur Convict Site, Tasman National Park, Free wi-fi onboard coach, Salamanca Market option

Highlights

Port Arthur Historic Site is a compelling and dramatic reminder of our convict past and the early settlement of the Colony of Van Dieman's Land, now Tasmania. Interpretive and interactive presentations bring to reality the harrowing life of convicts 200 years ago. This tour offers maximum time at Port Arthur Historic Site.

Inclusions

  • Port Arthur Admission
  • Introductory walking tour by Port Arthur Guide (40 minutes)
  • Harbour Cruise
  • Free WiFi on-board coach

Exclusions

  • Optional Gratuities

Please Note

  • Wi-fi subject to coach availability

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May 02 2016
excellent tour guide and the perfect amount of time at port arthur
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ITINERARY

  • Cross the Tasman Bridge
  • Head out on the Tasman Highway over the Pitwater Causeway onto Forestier Peninsula
  • Pristine Pirates Bay
  • Eaglehawk Neck
  • Skirt Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula
  • Visit highlights of Tasman National Park
  • Wonder at the spectacle of Tasman Arch
  • Superb views of the rugged coastline
  • Be amazed at the magnitude of the Devil's Kitchen
  • Port Arthur - take a guided walking tour of the historic convict site - Port Arthur, with access to over 30 restored buildings and ruins
  • See the Penitentiary - a one time granary and flour mill, the separate prison, the Commandant's House, the church and more
  • Take a cruise on Carnarvon Bay around the "Isle of the Dead".


Port Arthur with Salamanca Market
  • Courtesy hotel transfer or make your own way to Salamanca Market
  • Salamanca Market - delight in a shopping experience at Hobart's popular and colourful outdoor marketplace
  • Wander through numerous stalls of arts, crafts, fresh local produce and tantalising gourmet foods
  • Trendy restaurants, galleries and unique shops
  • Perhaps enjoy a morning tea (own expense)
  • Join Port Arthur coach tour from Brooke Street Pier by 11:10am
  • Acquire a sense of our past convict era and early Australian settlement on the Port Arthur tour

Pickup & Starting Points

Please see detailed pickup and starting point information when you complete your booking.