Tour of Port Arthur Historic Site & The Isle of the Dead
Guided walk to more than 30 restored buildings & ruins
Cruise around The Isle of the Dead on Carnarvon Bay
Scenic drive through Tasman National Park
Rugged coastline & striking rock formations at Pirate's Bay
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided walking tour of Port Arthur Historic Site and The Isle of the Dead
Roundtrip transportation to and from your Hobart city center hotel
Live tour commentary provided in English
Beverages, bottled water, and snacks
Know Before You Book
Children 3 and younger are complimentary if not occupying a seat.
Check-in starts 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.
What you can expect
Explore Port Arthur Historic Site on this day tour from Hobart. Hear stories of the convict era at Port Arthur on a guided walk, and enjoy a scenic cruise to The Isle of the Dead for a terrific view of this historic site.
Enjoy a pickup from your Hobart hotel in the comfort of a luxury coach and travel southeast to the famous Port Arthur Historic Site. Cross Tasman Bridge and pass Pirates Bay and Eaglehawk Neck. Along the way, enjoy stunning views of the coastline as you travel through Tasman National Park; marvel at the spectacle of Pirate's Bay.
Arrive at Port Arthur Convict Site and join your guide for a walking tour with access to more than 30 restored buildings and ruins. Hear stories of the convict era and learn more about the early Australian settlement heritage. Visit the penitentiary, once a granary and flour mill, as well as the Commandant's House.
Later, join a cruise on Carnarvon Bay around The Isle of the Dead, where nearly 1,000 burials took place between 1833 and 1877. Walk around the island and gain an insight into the lives of the people who lived and died at Port Arthur. Leave the island behind and cruise back to the site where your return coach to Hobart awaits.