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  • Location:Hobart, Australia
  • Duration:8 hours (approx.)

Port Arthur Tour from Hobart

Do you enjoy historical tours? This full day tour from Hobart has been designed to allow as much time as possible to explore Port Arthur. Formerly a convict site, Port Arthur is bursting with history and today boasts a landscape of natural beauty, scenic ruins and restored buildings. Make the most out of your day and join the informative fully guided historical walking tour then jump on board the relaxing cruise to the Isle of the Dead!


  • Enjoy this comprehensive historical full-day walking tour of Port Arthur
  • Relax on a 30-minute Carnarvon Bay cruise
  • Plenty of photo opportunities
  • English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup from centrally located Hobart hotels

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What You Can Expect

Port Arthur Tour from Hobart

Port Arthur

Port Arthur Historic Site is a compelling and dramatic reminder of our convict past and the early settlement of the Colony of Van Dieman's Land, now Tasmania. Interpretive and interactive presentations being the reality the harrowing life of convicts 200 years ago. Please note, this tour offers the opportunity for maximum time at Port Arthur Historic Site.

  • Cross the Tasman Bridge
  • Head out on the Tasman Highway over the Pitwater Causeway onto Forestier Peninsular
  • Eaglehawk Neck
  • Skirt Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula
  • Take a guided walking tour of the historic convict site - Port Arthur, with access to over 30 restored buildings and ruins
  • See the Penitentiary - a one time granary and flour mill, the separate prison, the Commandant's House, the church and much more...
  • Take a cruise on Carnarvon Bay and circumnavigate the Isle of the Dead
  • Visit Highlights of the Tasman National Park
  • Wonder at the spectacle of the Tasman Arch
  • Superb views of the rugged coastline
  • Be amazed at the magnitude of the Devils Kitchen
Lunch (not included) is available at Port Cafe at the entrance to the Port Arthur Visitor Center. There is also a sit down restaurant called Felons. Both have a large selection of sandwiches, hot food and drinks.

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Tour guide is very professional!The day tour was quiet well!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

a great day

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Greg, or bus driver was a gem! Fantastic day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

It was better than expected, we were lucky to have a glorious day. The tour guide was very informative. The bus driver was very good and made a lot of time to explain everything as were were driving through there and back. Enjoyed it immensely and have recommended it to all my friends.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Great service, The driver was well informed and made it a great trip. The place was amazing, well worth the trip. Going with a tour meant could just sit back and enjoy the trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Great excursion,once again very informative driver. Value for money

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

My tour day was changed as the Huon Valley trip was cancelled. I was only notified when I rang to confirm pick up time. However, the trip itself was a great day out and the time spent everywhere was ideal.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Fascinating and very well done! Would highly recommend.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Excellent tour. Driver was full of information and kept us all entertained.

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