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Port Arthur Tour & Cruise Day Trip from Hobart

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Learn about Tasmania’s ruthless convict past at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Port Arthur Historic Site, and experience the beautiful coastline of the Tasman Peninsula along the way. Enter the Tasman National Park for stunning views and more.

Highlights

  • Learn the convict past of Tasmania at the Port Arthur Historic Site
  • Take a guided tour of one of Australia's notorious penal colonies
  • Enjoy a 25-minute harbour cruise around Port Arthur
  • See the curious geological formations of the Tasman Arch and Blow Hole

Description

Depart Hobart at 07:30 on a full-day tour exploring Tasmania’s ruthless convict past, and experience the rugged landscapes of the Tasman Peninsula along the way. Start with a visit to the well-preserved colonial village of Richmond, where sights include Australia's oldest bridge still in use. Then, head south to the Tasman Peninsula and enter the Tasman National Park for some amazing views of the coastline and sea. Upon arrival at the Port Arthur Historic Site, learn the story of the convict settlement and the chilling realities of life as a prisoner amid the preserved jail ruins on a guided tour. Hear more about the penal colony's terrible past. Take a cruise of the harbor to see the site from a different perspective, and get a look at the Isle of the Dead where those who died at the prison were laid to rest in mass graves. Return to Hobart, and benefit from the opportunity to stop by the remarkable geological formations of the Tasman Arch, Devil's Kitchen and Blow Hole. Get dropped off in Hobart at approximately 17:30 at the end of the tour services.

Includes

Full-day tour from Hobart Transportation Entrance to Port Arthur Historic Site Guided walk and harbor cruise Hotel/hostel pick-up and drop off
Meals and drink

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