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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

  • Departing Hobart view Government House, home to the governor of Tasmania
  • Travel across the Tasman Bridge over the Derwent River, and into the Coal River Valley, an award winning wine producing area surrounding the historic town of Richmond (Oct - Apr).
  • Enjoy an orientation drive through this quaint historic town with a short photo stop at the famous convict built Richmond Bridge (Oct to Apr)
  • We continue onto the Tasman Peninsula, an area abound with natural bushland, native wildlife and amazing coastal scenery
  • Skirt Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula
  • Eaglehawk Neck- stunning rocky coastline
  • Doo Town
  • Our stop in the Tasman National Park at Pristine Pirates Bay, will leave you in awe of the wonderful views, rugged coastline and striking rock formations. A great photo opportunity!
  • Arriving at Port Arthur we have approximately 5 hours to soak up the atmosphere of this World Heritage Site
  • Visit the Interpretation Centre and follow the harrowing life of a convict.
  • Join a guided walking tour to learn about the many restored buildings and ruins
  • See the Penitentiary - a one time granary and flour mill, separate prison, Commandant's House, church and more
  • Enjoy a cruise on Carnarvon Bay around the Isle of the Dead, then back to the Historic Site for free time to purchase your own lunch and explore at your own pace.

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

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