1 Day Port Arthur Tour

    This highly popular, eco-certified day tour from Hobart offers terrific insights into Tasmania’s captivating convict history, as well as breathtaking natural scenery on the doorstep of the Tasmania’s capital city.

    This Port Arthur day tour is most certainly a highlight for any traveller wanting a deeper experience into Tasmania’s fascinating, yet ruthless history. Discover the beautiful coastline of the Tasman peninsular as you explore the World Heritage-listed site on this enthralling eco-certified tour from Hobart.

    Visit World Heritage-listed Port Arthur and the Tasman National Park with the expertise and knowledge of brilliant local guides.

    Walk around the ruins of Port Arthur on tour. Then take a harbour cruise past Point Puer and the Isle of the Dead. Listen to the informative commentary on the cruise.

    Enjoy some storytelling and wandering within Australia’s best-preserved colonial town and an open-air museum. Plus marvel at the geological wonders within Tasman National Park.

    Join our popular Port Arthur day tour from Hobart.

     

    Per person

    $135

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      Itinerary

      Port Arthur and Tasman Peninsula Tour

      Departing Hobart, you will first traverse the scenic Coal River Valley, a region renowned for its picturesque vineyards, farmlands and the settlement of Richmond. Traverse the convict-made Richmond Bridge, and enjoy the tree-lined streets with their heritage listed buildings. Then, we continue to Tasman Peninsula.

      At Pirate’s Bay Lookout you will marvel at sweeping views of the rugged sea cliffs and coastline from Eaglehawk Neck to Cape Huay. You then arrive at Port Arthur Historic Site where there is time to explore the ruins and beautiful gardens of this UNESCO listed World Heritage open-air museum. Join the guided tour and harbour cruise to discover the fascinating story of this convict settlement with its chilling realities for prisoners amid the preserved gaol ruins.

      As you leave Port Arthur we’ll visit some of the magnificent features of Tasman National Park as we stop by the remarkable geological features of Tasman Arch, Devils Kitchen and the Blowhole.

      To end your day you will return to Hobart with profound appreciation for the wild scenery and fascinating insights into colonial life of the 19th and 20th centuries, having experienced a very special and unique part of Tasmania.

      Highlights
      What To Bring
      Important Booking Info
      FAQs

      • Richmond Colonial Village

      • Pirates Bay lookout

      • Port Arthur Historic Site (harbour cruise & guided tour)

      • Tasman Arch, Blowhole & Devil’s Kitchen (Tasman National Park)

      Essential things to pack

      • Camera
      • Drink bottle
      • Comfortable walking shoes
      • Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
      • Clothes to suit conditions (layers are a good idea)
      • Waterproof jacket (just in case)

      Important Booking Info

      • In Tasmania, we wish to acknowledge the palawa and pakana as the Traditional custodians of the land and recognise their ongoing connection to land, waters, and culture. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.
      • This tour is Advanced eco-certified. Our tour aims for minimal impact, leave no trace principles. Accredited with Parks and Wildlife Tasmania and Accredited Tourism Business Australia, we hold Eco Certified Tourism Green Travel Leader and Advanced Ecotourism Accreditation Certification.
      • We are also ROC (Respect Our Culture) Certified.
      • All transport provided in our modern and economical turbo diesel vehicles.
      • Where possible we use locally owned accommodation and eat in local establishments that source their produce close to home.

      FAQs

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