Grand Historical Port Arthur Walking Tour from Hobart

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  • Location: Hobart, Australia
  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3998_784
Set off on a full day trip from Hobart and discover Port Arthur Convict Site, Tasman National Park and the Isle of the Dead! Suitable for the whole family, you'll enjoy a guided walking tour of Port Arthur and a scenic cruise to the Isle of the Dead where you'll be amazed at the magnitude of the Devils Kitchen.

Highlights

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  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Rich in visual history, the Port Arthur Historic Site evokes a powerful sense of Australia's past convict era and of early Australian settlement heritage. Sitting tranquilly amidst English oaks and gardens, Port Arthur is a harsh contrast to the beauty of the Tasman Peninsula.

Highlights:
  • Aquatic Centre and Royal Botanic Gardens (drive past only)
  • Government House (drive past only)
  • Cross the Tasman Bridge
  • Head out on the Tasman Highway over the Pitwater Causeway onto Forestier Peninsular
  • Pristine Pirates Bay
  • Eaglehawk Neck
  • Skirt Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula
  • Find out what's unique about Doo Town
  • 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 to the Isle of the Dead for a 45 minute guided tour
  • 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 the 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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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Tour departs from centrally located Hobart hotels

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Brooke Street Pier Tourism Center
Departure Time:
  • 8:15am, October to April
  • 9:15am  May to September

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Duration:
8 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 5:00pm

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Pricing information

Grand Historical Port Arthur Walking Tour from Hobart

Grand Historical Port Arthur Walking Tour from Hobart
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Inclusions:
  • Guided Historical Walking Tour of Port Arthur
  • Harbor Cruise at Port Arthur
  • Guided tour of the Isle of the Dead
  • Hotel pickup and drop off (selected hotels only)
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
Exclusions:
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking 
  • The guided Historical Walking tour of Port Arthur involves a lot of walking. comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
  • If you do not wish to participate in the full walking tour, please note small golf buggies are available free of charge. Passengers can locate a buggy at the front entrance of Port Arthur Visitor Centre (it has a full commentary).
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Kaisa H, March 2015

The tour was really good, there's lots to see and are given ample time to fit it all in.

Reviewed by: Mike, February 2015

This was a fantastic opportunity to experience the history of a place like Port Arthur. The tour from the moment of pickup through to delivery back to the hotel was professional and courteous. The tour driver was A being both knowledgeable and friendly.
Port Arthur itself is wonderful. So much to see and experience. If history is your thing then this is the one tour you must take

From NZD157.85

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Tour code: 3998_784