Join Adventure Island Tours and discover Hobart's wicked convict history, culture and the natural wonders of the Tasman Peninsula.
Discover the story of the Tasmanian convicts and learn about the hardships and brutality of everyday convict life throughout the history of Hobart's early settlers. You will be captivated by the great stories of Hobart’s history as you tour the very best of the Tasman peninsula including Richmond Colonial Village, the Tasman Arch, Devils Kitchen and famous Port Arthur Historic site and much more...
This popular day tour will see you journey around the Tasman peninsula to Port Arthur, Australia's most intact and evocative convict site. Begin with a convenient pick up at your accommodation in the Hobart area from a small modern air conditioned bus. Once on board, head to Richmond Historic Village for an hour, home of Australia's oldest bridge. Stop for refreshments and get that legendary photo by the bridge before setting off to the Tasman coastline to discover views and scenery you will never forget. Arrive at Eagle Hawke Neck and Pirates Bay lookout and take a step back to realise the spectacular panoramic views of Pirates Bay, the township and rugged coastline beyond. A short drive away from here lies some of Tasmania's best natural wonders including the blowhole and the Tasman Arch. Discover these unique geological formations and experience walks to Devils Kitchen and the Remarkable cave, this area is a place of true rugged beauty.
The afternoon will be filled with history and wonder at the Port Arthur Historic Site. The tour will spend 4 hours here, allowing time for a full guided walking tour and access to over 30 buildings, ruins and restored houses. You will visit the interpretation gallery & museum and enjoy a 25 minute cruise around the Isle of the Dead - not for the faint hearted!
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