From Hobart: Port Arthur and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo Day Tour

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Discover fascinating convict history at the Port Arthur Historic Site and admire the scenery of the Tasman National Park on a day tour from Hobart. Feed a Tasmanian Devil and visit Richmond village.

Highlights

  • Take in Port Arthur Historic Site, a World Heritage-listed convict settlement
  • Experience the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and take part in a devil feeding
  • See the Tasman National Park highlights of Tasman Arch and Devil's Kitchen
  • Sit back and relax on a Port Arthur cruise, admiring the Isle of the Dead
  • Wander the streets of historic Richmond and see Australia's oldest bridge

Description

Travel from Hobart to the Tasman Peninsula, where the might of the Southern Ocean has carved spectacular caves and arches into solid rock. Explore the coastline on a scenic tour, discover the fascinating Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and admire Port Arthur on a boat trip. Begin your journey from Hobart, then spend the morning walking along 300-meter-high clifftops, pausing at majestic lookouts to watch giant waves crash against dolerite spires. Visit Pirates Bay, Waterfall Bay, Tasman Arch, and the famous Devil’s Kitchen, ticking all the best views off the list. Enjoy a trip to the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo to get up close and personal with these iconic critters in a feeding frenzy. Admire the feisty creatures with one of the most powerful bites in the animal kingdom. Seize the chance to feed wallabies by hand, attend a Birds of the Bush presentation, and learn about local wildlife from the Unzoo’s staff, before heading off to explore the Port Arthur Historic Site. Arrive in Port Arthur and gaze at the impeccably preserved ruins offering a chilling glimpse of life as a Tasmanian convict. Spend four hours exploring this World Heritage open-air museum, including a relaxing harbor cruise around the Isle of the Dead and fascinating site talks. Finally, head over to Richmond, a historic village filled with quaint stone buildings, ancient lolly shops, and Australia’s oldest bridge. Discover this sandstone beauty built by convicts and thought to be haunted before driving back to Hobart.

Includes

Port Arthur Historic Site entrance fees Tasmanian Devil Unzoo entrance fees Tasmanian Devil feeding Port Arthur harbor cruise

Important Information

  • Our general meet point is 7.25am - Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre, 20 Davey Street, Hobart. Please be ready 5 minutes prior to pick up time. This tour departs Hobart promptly at 7.30am. The tour returns around 6.00pm to the same location. (Limited hotel pick ups are available, you must contact the Tour Operator directly via email once your booking is complete to request if this arrangement is possible).

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