Port Arthur Historic Site, Tasman Peninsula highlights and Richmond Historic Village

From AUD $168.00
  • Duration: 7 Hours (approx.)
  • Product code: PX8M5T

Step inside Australia’s most intact and evocative convict site at World Heritage-listed Port Arthur Historic Site. Unravel the dark history of hardship and punishment as you wander through the ruins and preserved buildings on the grounds. Take part in a guided introductory walking tour and a short harbour cruise around the Isle of the Dead and Point Puer, the site of the English colonies first boy’s prison.

Get out the camera as we see the extraordinary rock formations on the dramatic coastline of the Tasman Peninsula. The natural beauty of this region will linger with you forever. We visit the famous Eaglehawk Neck, Blowhole, Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen. Plenty of Instaworthy moments! The convict story continues when we head to the pretty historic village of Richmond. See the oldest convict-constructed sandstone bridge, browse through antique shops, and call in to the oldest Catholic Church in Australia. Oh, and there’s an old-school lolly shop for those with a sweet tooth.

Enjoy an approximately 7 hour day trip from Hobart to explore Tasmania’s convict history.

Travelling in a small group with no more than 20 people this tour gives you 4 hours at the Port Arthur Historic Site and includes a 40 minute guided walk and a 25 minute harbour cruise. 

Highlights:

Port Arthur Historic Site: Discover the fascinating convict history. Be taken on a guided walk and then cruise around the notorious Isle of the Dead.

Tasman Peninsula: Get the camera ready for this spectacular coastline! We show you the highlights including Eaglehawk Neck, the Blowhole, Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen.

Richmond: This pretty village offers insight into early convict days with elegant Georgian architecture, a convict-constructed sandstone bridge and the oldest Catholic Church in Australia.