What started as a timber station in the early 19th century quickly became the British Empire’s repository for it’s hardest of criminals until 1877. The site quickly became a tourist destination and today is Tasmania’s most popular attraction. Begin your tour crossing the Tasman Bridge arriving at Port Arthur’s Historic Convict Site.|
A guided walking tour grants you access to over 30 restored buildings and ruins with interactive presentations bringing to life the harrowing day-to-day activities of prisoners from 200 years ago. Tour the penitentiary—a one-time granary and flour mill—the historic “Separate Prison,” the Commandant’s House, the church, and more. Before returning to Hobart, embark on a harbor cruise and a brief visit to neighboring Tasman National Park, which showcases the highlights of this beautiful nature preserve.
- English-speaking tour guide
- Port Arthur guided tour
- Applicable admission fees
- Harbor cruise
- Complimentary Wi-Fi on the coach (subject to Wi-Fi equipped coach availability)
Departure time and location:
May 1-Sept. 30:
Oct. 1-April 30:
From Brooke Street Pier
Return time and location:
5 PM; to departure point
Children younger than age 4 may participate for free.
|After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:|
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it iscritical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.
Exchange your voucher for activity:
Reservation confirmation is required. Please contact Gray Line Australia at least 24 hours prior to your tour date to ensure your reservation (contact information is provided on your printed voucher(s). Upon arrival at departure point, present your printed voucher(s) and photo ID in exchange for service.
|Terms and conditions|
|Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.|