See all the major sights of the Tasman Peninsula while making your way to Port Arthur Historic site to learn about the convicts of Tasmania's past.
You will be picked up from your Hobart accommodation and set off to discover the natural beauty and history of the area. You will visit the first settlement in Tasmania and cross the oldest bridge in Australia.
As you head further south, it’s time to stretch your legs and breathe in the freshest air in the world! You will stop at Tasman Arch to check out the unusual geological formation and take a walk at Devils Kitchen. Keep an eye out for the wildlife!
In the afternoon you will have 4 hours to explore the Port Arthur Historic site. Take a 25 minute cruise around the Isle of the dead, a guided tour to learn about the history of the site and spend some time exploring the area independently. See how the officers lived, visit the separate prison where the inmates were kept in isolation and wander through the ruins of the penitentiary, guard tower and convict church.
- Port Arthur Historic Site with guided walking tour, harbour cruise and museum entry.
- Australia's oldest bridge.
- Tasman Lookout,
- Famous Doo Town
- Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen walk
- Remarkable Cave (seasonal)
From Hobart at 8:00am and returns at 7:00pm.
Year round on Sunday - Friday.
From 01 January 2016 until 31 March 2017
Some price options may not be available and Tours & Activities must be booked at least five days prior to the end of their current season and not more than six months in advance.
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