Explore Bookme forTasmania

Port Arthur Mega Day Tour Departing Hobart

Add to List

Join Adventure Island Tours and discover Hobart's wicked convict history, culture and the natural wonders of the Tasman Peninsula.

Highlights

  • Visit Richmond's Historic Village famous for its elegant Georgian architecture and beautiful heritage buildings
  • Head to the coastline for breathtaking views across Pirates Bay and Eaglehawk Neck lookouts
  • Behold the natural wonders of the Dunalley Sea Canal, Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen walk
  • Discover Port Arthur and access over 30 buildings, ruins and restored houses
  • Satisfy your dark side with a cruise around the Isle of the Dead

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!

Pick-up and drop-off information:

  • Pickups from 7:30am, departs Hobart at 8am
  • Returns 6.30pm (6pm Winter)
  • We pick up/drop off from your accommodation in the Hobart area, including private addresses
  • Airport drop offs available
  • Adult $110.00
    Child $65.00

    What's included

    • Port Arthur entry fee
    • Guided walking tour
    • 25 minute harbour cruise
    • Modern air conditioned 14 seat bus
    • Exciting new convict DVD presentation on bus

    Duration

    • Allow approximately 11 hours duration for the whole experience

    Child Friendly

    • This experience welcomes families with children.

    Notes

    • The operator can pick up from all hotels/backpackers and private accommodation in the Hobart area. Please state your pickup information as you proceed to checkout.

      Child price applies to ages 3 to 16 years.

      Lunch is not included on this tour, lunch can be purchased at stops along the way.

    Available Bookings from December 10 to December 16

    Change Dates

    All prices for this activity are shown in AUD ($)

    8:00 a.m.
    Mon 10 Dec
    Tue 11 Dec
    Wed 12 Dec
    Thu 13 Dec
    Fri 14 Dec
    Sat 15 Dec
    Sun 16 Dec

    6spaces priced from:

    • Adult$99.00
    • Child$65.00

    4spaces priced from:

    • Adult$110.00
    • Child$65.00

    5spaces priced from:

    • Adult$110.00
    • Child$65.00

    6spaces priced from:

    • Adult$110.00
    • Child$65.00

    5spaces priced from:

    • Adult$99.00
    • Child$65.00

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Showing all 2 authenticated Bookme reviews

    Joanne from Australia wrote on 30 October 2018

    Share Link

    Awesome family day out

    We had a fantastic day out. Tour guides were extremely knowledgeable and kept the group amused. Totally recommend doing this one!

    This review helped me

    Rosalind from Australia wrote on 29 October 2018

    Share Link

    Port Arthur day trip

    Really enjoyed the day,we felt very safe with Marks driving .and his excellent manner and banter he made the experience memorable.He was very knowledgable about many topics and had great insight into the information about the history of Port Arthur and the other sites we visited. The tour was great value for money. Review done by the "two old black and white ladies" Cheers Ros and Dot

    This review helped me

    10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

    Spaces Left

    Adult

      Child

        Ask a Question

        Login instantly with Facebook

        Login with your Facebook account.

        Or with your existing Bookme login

        Register for Bookme now

        Sign Up for Bookme

        Book Now

        Add to list

        Login instantly with Facebook

        Login with your Facebook account.

        Or with your existing Bookme login

        Register for Bookme now

        Create your Bookme account today and start keeping track of your bookings and favourite deals.

        Sign Up for Bookme