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Port Arthur Tour and Carnarvon Bay Cruise from Hobart

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Immerse yourself in the history of Port Arthur Historic Site. Experience a powerful sense of our past convict era and of early Australian settlement heritage. This tour provides maximum time to discover the many contrasts of Port Arthur.

Description

Port Arthur Historic Site is a compelling and dramatic reminder of our convict past and the early settlement of the Colony of Van Diemen'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.

Highlights

  • Cross the Tasman Bridge

  • Head out on the Tasman Highway crossing 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 rugged coastline

  • Be amazed at the magnitude of Devil's Kitchen

  • Port Arthur - take a guided walking tour of this historic convict site with access to over 30 restored buildings and ruins

  • See the Penitentiary - a one time granary and flour mill, separate prison, Commandant's House, church and more

  • Take a cruise on Carnarvon Bay around "Isle of the Dead."

Optional: Salamanca Market

Delight in a shopping experience at Hobart's popular and colorful outdoor marketplace before joining the Port Arthur Tour. Wander through numerous stalls featuring local art, crafts, produce and gourmet foods, or perhaps visit a trendy restaurant, gallery or shop.

Please Note

  • Children below 4 years old are free of charge, provided they do not occupy a seat.

  • *Wi-fi on coaches is subject to availability.

Includes

  • Harbor cruise

  • Introductory walking tour

  • Port Arthur admission

  • Use of wi-fi onboard the coaches
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Port Arthur Tour
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Duration: 9 - 9:30 hour(s)
Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri and Sun
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Harbor cruise / Introductory walking tour / Port Arthur admission / Use of wi-fi onboard the coaches

Schedule

Starting time: 08:15 - 09:15 (Show more)
  • 08:00

    Pick-up from Hobart Hotels or Meet at Brooke Street Pier

  • Highlights of Hobart

    Cross the Tasman Bridge over Derwent River and head out to Forestier Peninsula. See Pirates Bay Lookout, Eaglehawk Neck, and Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula plus views of the rugged coastline and Doo Town. Then, visit Tasman National Park for a perfect photo opportunity.

  • Photo Stop at Richmond Bridge

    Drive through the historic town of Richmond and see its well-kept sandstone structures. Its most recognizable landmark is the Richmond Bridge, built in 1823, it is now recognized as the oldest bridge in Australia that is still in use.

  • Port Arthur World Heritage Site

    Take a guided walking tour of Port Arthur historic convict site with access to over 30 restored buildings and ruins. See the Penitentiary, a one time granary and flour mill. Visit the separate prison, Commandant's House, church and more.

  • Carnarvon Bay Cruise

    Take a cruise on Carnarvon Bay to reach the "Isle of the Dead". Over 1,000 convicts, prison staff and military personnel were buried here yet only a small number are marked.

  • 17:30

    Drop off from Hobart Hotel or Check-out at Brooke Street Pier

  • 09:00

    Pick-up from Hobart Hotels or Meet at Brooke Street Pier

  • Highlights of Hobart

    Cross the Tasman Bridge over Derwent River and head out to Forestier Peninsula. See Pirates Bay Lookout, Eaglehawk Neck, and Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula plus views of the rugged coastline and Doo Town. Then, visit Tasman National Park for a perfect photo opportunity.

  • Port Arthur World Heritage Site

    Take a guided walking tour of Port Arthur historic convict site with access to over 30 restored buildings and ruins. See the Penitentiary, a one time granary and flour mill. Visit the separate prison, Commandant's House, church and more.

  • Carnarvon Bay Cruise

    Take a cruise on Carnarvon Bay to reach the "Isle of the Dead". Over 1,000 convicts, prison staff and military personnel were buried here yet only a small number are marked.

  • 18:00

    Drop off from Hobart Hotel or Check-out at Brooke Street Pier

Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From Infant ( Age & over ) Free
Port Arthur Tour with Salamanca Market
Salamanca Fruit Market

Duration: 10 hour(s)
Available: Sat
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Harbor cruise / Introductory walking tour / Port Arthur admission / Use of wi-fi onboard the coaches

Schedule

  • 09:00-09:05

    Pick-up from Hobart Hotels or Meet at Brooke Street Pier

  • Hobart Highlights

    Cross the Tasman Bridge over Derwent River and head out to Forestier Peninsula. See Pirates Bay Lookout, Eaglehawk Neck, and Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula plus views of the rugged coastline and Doo Town. Then, visit Tasman National Park for a perfect photo opportunity.

  • Salamanca Market

    Shop at the famous outdoor marketplace, Salamanca Market, before you go to Port Arthur. Browse various stores of local art, crafts, produce and gourmet food or visit local restaurants and gallery.

  • Port Arthur World Heritage Site

    Take a guided walking tour of Port Arthur historic convict site with access to over 30 restored buildings and ruins. See the Penitentiary, a one time granary and flour mill. Visit the separate prison, Commandant's House, church and more.

  • Carnarvon Bay Cruise

    Cruise around Carnarvon Bay and reach the "Isle of the Dead" where over 1,000 graves of convicts, prison staff and military personnel have remained.

  • 19:00

    Drop-off at Hobart Hotels or Check-out at Brooke Street Pier

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Additional Note(s)
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  • Wi-fi on coaches is subject to availability.

  • Children three (3) years old and under are free, but will need to sit on a parent or guardian's lap if there are no available seats.

Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • You can book a minimum of 1 and maximum of 48.

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Frankbevco 30th Wedding Anniversary trip was fantastic!! Tour had to be changed, but Anne and her team were outstanding, professio...nal, approachable, accommodating, sensitive. The Mount Wellington tour & Hobart City tours were amazing!! Highly recommended. more

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  • Any cancellations made within 1 business days of your activity (after 08:15:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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