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Port Arthur Mega Day Tour Departing Hobart

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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 February 21 to February 27

    Change Dates

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

    8:00 a.m.
    Thu 21 Feb
    Fri 22 Feb
    Sat 23 Feb
    Sun 24 Feb
    Mon 25 Feb
    Tue 26 Feb
    Wed 27 Feb

    5spaces priced from:

    • Adult$99.00
    • Child$65.00

    6spaces priced from:

    • Adult$99.00
    • Child$65.00

    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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    Phil from Hong Kong wrote on 18 February 2019

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    A wonderful day-tour

    Our guide was funny, friendly and knowledgeable. I enjoyed the Dunalley Sea Canal, Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen walk most; the Port Arthur historical site and the cruise around the Isle of the Dead were great.

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    Lisette from Australia wrote on 08 February 2019

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    Amazing.

    Mark was friendly and full of knowledge and we truly enjoyed our experience !

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    evelyn from Australia wrote on 03 February 2019

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    fantastic

    the best tour guide ever!

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    Sette from Australia wrote on 02 February 2019

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    Value for money

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    Boris from Australia wrote on 13 January 2019

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    Fun!

    We enjoyed our staying at the hotel a lot!

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