Visit Port Arthur Historical Site, a compelling and dramatic reminder of Australia’s convict past and the early settlement known as the Colony of Van Dieman's Land. See the main sights of Tasman National Park.
What to Expect
Interpretive and interactive presentations at the Port Arthur Historical Site bring to reality the harrowing life of convicts 2 centuries ago. This full-day tour from Hobart ensures that you have maximum time at the site.
You’ll cross the Tasman Bridge, and head out on the Tasman Highway over the Pitwater Causeway onto Forestier Peninsula. Admire the pristine beauty of Pirates Bay, Eaglehawk Neck, and Norfolk Bay.
Visit Abel Tasman National Park, where you’ll marvel at the spectacle of Tasman Arch and enjoy superb views of the rugged coastline. You’ll be amazed at the magnitude of the Devil's Kitchen!
Finally, you’ll have a chance to explore Port Arthur, where you’ll take a guided walking tour of the historic convict site, with access to over 30 restored buildings and ruins. See the penitentiary, the separate prison, the commandant's house, the church, and more.
On Saturdays the tour includes a visit to Hobart’s Salamanca Market. Delight in a shopping experience at this popular, colorful outdoor marketplace. You’ll then continue on with the Port Arthur tour and acquire a sense of Australia’s convict era and the early settlement of Tasmania.
- Hotel courtesy pick-up
- Port Arthur admission
- Guided tour of Port Arthur
- Harbor cruise
- Free Wi-Fi on coach
What to Remember
Please be waiting outside your hotel 5 minutes prior to the scheduled pick-up time. Pick-up times may vary depending on traffic. There are no hotel drop offs after morning tours. To ensure a hotel pick-up please make sure you have made a reservation with Gray Line or your hotel.