Hobart, Australia
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11 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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Offered in: English

Overview

See the top attractions of the Tasman Peninsula on a full-day tour from Hobart. Take in towering sea cliffs, rock formations including Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen, and more as you explore the natural wonders along the coast. Next, discover the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Port Arthur Historic Site, an infamous 19th-century penal colony with a fascinating history. Finally, stroll through the pretty streets of Richmond Village before returning to Hobart.
  • Visit Port Arthur Historic Site (4 hours)
  • Photograph spectacular views from the Waterfall Bay Cliff Top Walk (easy grade, 2km)
  • See the Tasman National Park highlights – Devils Kitchen & Tasman Arch
  • Enjoy the stories from Pirates Bay Lookout, Eaglehawk Neck & The “Dogline”
  • Sample the local chocolates made at Federation Chocolate Factory
  • Visit historic Richmond Village
  • Enjoy the spectacular view at a local Hobart City lookout
After an early start from the Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre in Hobart, travel in a comfortable coach to the gorgeous Tasman Peninsula.

See the highest sea cliffs in Australia and sweeping views from Pirates Bay Lookout. Continue to the rock formations known as Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen, then take a short guided walk on the cliff top trail to Waterfall Bay, designated one of the 'Great Short Walks' of Tasmania.

Next up, have four hours to explore the Port Arthur Historic Site on your own. Your entrance ticket to the World Heritage Site includes a guided walking tour with one of the expert staff guides and a complimentary Harbour Cruise around the Isle of the Dead. Walk among buildings of the main prison, check out the solitary confinement cells and more in this open-air museum. You'll gain insights into the grim history of the early Australian penal system, and learn about the convicts that passed their time in this notorious prison.

Return to Hobart via the historic township of Richmond Village. Stop there to stroll around the streets of the picturesque village and walk across Australia’s oldest sandstone bridge, built by convict labor with stone quarried at Butchers Hill.

Near Hobart, stop at a local lookout for a fabulous view of the city and Mt Wellington before returning to your starting point where your tour ends.

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J
, Dec 2018

Perfect weather. Friendly informative driver. Great value for money.Port Arthur is beautiful and the lookouts stunning.

D
, Mar 2018

Our tour was excellent thanks to our tour guide Clint. He was VERY friendly, informative and knowledgeable of the history, geology, biology, you name it. One of the best trips we've had in Australia. Thank you!

m
, Feb 2018

We recommend this tour. Port Arthur is a must see and this tour includes stops at Sorrel, Eaglehawk Neck and the dog line statue. The coastline views of Tasman Arch and Devils rock formations are great photo opportunities. The walk along Waterfall Bay clifftop was enjoyable with lots of photo opportunities. You had a choice to go to Unzoo or spend extra time at Port Arthur. We had seen the devils already so we opted for an extra hour at Port Arthur, which we needed. We stopped in Richmond on the way back and had the famous curry scallop pie and a delicious fruit tart from the bakery. Our tour guide David was excellent.

E
, Feb 2018

Beautiful! The day tour was great and Dan was very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone.

M
, Dec 2017

The guide was 10/10.Thanku (Mel), I hope that I have your correct name,made our trip most enjoyable.

p
, Nov 2017

David, our tour guide is very friendly and nice.
The tour is good too.

h
, Dec 2016

It was new experiences about island.
We had wonderful time.
Thanks Great Guide!!!!

K
, Dec 2016

Fantastic value for money. An 11 hour tour from Hobart to Port Arthur to Richmond and back to Hobart. Nick, our tour guide was lovely and very knowledgeable. I particularly loved the stops at Tasman Arch, Devil's Kitchen and Richmond. Would definitely recommend this tour.

C
, Oct 2016

Dan our tour guide was fantastic. He entertained us with local knowledge without being boring. He really did value add to this tour.


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