Discover the Old Penitentiary of Port Arthur – Leaving from Hobart

Highlights

  • The guided visit of historic Port Arthur

  • Discover other major landmarks on the trip towards Port Arthur

  • Discover the unique landscapes of the region

  • Commentary and explanations from a local guide (in English)

Essential info*

Duration 10hrs

Languages
  • English

Starting time 8:00 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

Head off on a day trip to discover Port Arthur, one of Australia’s most historic sites!

Listed a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2010, the former penitentiary colony of Port Arthur is one of 11 landmarks recognized as part of the Australian Convict Sites World Heritage Property. This penitentiary center housed nearly 10,000 prisoners sent to the area by the British between 1830 and 1877.

After being picked-up from your hotel in Hobart and on your way to Port Arthur, you will pass by major sites of the Tasman peninsula including the Tasman Arch, Devil’s Kitchen, the city of Richmond and a number of scenic views. Once arrived in Port Arthur, a local guide will tell you all about the history and characteristics of the site.

You will return to Hobart around 6:30pm.

Good to know

  • Availability: Sunday to Friday (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Duration: Approx. 10 hours
  • Time: 8am
  • Departure point: your hotel in Hobart
  • Language: English 
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • Excursion and guided tour of Port Arthur
  • Discover other major landmarks on the trip towards Port Arthur
  • The services of a guide (in English)
  • Return transport to and from your hotel in Hobart

Not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras

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