Full day to explore fascinating Port Arthur Historic Site
Guided walk to buildings & ruins including the penitentiary
Cruise with commentary around the Isle of the Dead
Scenic drive through stunning Tasman National Park
Rugged coastline & striking rock formations at Pirate's Bay
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided tour to Port Arthur Historic Site
Cruise around 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 the restored buildings and ruins of Port Arthur Historic Site on this day tour from Hobart. Hear stories of the convict era on a guided walking tour and take a cruise on Carnarvon Bay around the Isle of the Dead.
Leave Hobart behind and travel via coach to Port Arthur. Journey through Tasman National Park and marvel at the spectacle of Pirate's Bay.
Continue your ride to the Port Arthur Convict Site and upon arrival join your guide for walking tour. Listen to the stories of its convict past as well as the early settlement of the colony, Van Dieman's Land, known today as Tasmania. Wander around the restored buildings and ruins, including the penitentiary and commandant's house.
Later, hop on board a scenic cruise on Carnarvon Bay. Glide over the water around the Isle of the Dead. From live tour commentary on the cruise, hear stories about the people who lived and died at Port Arthur.
After your cruise, take time to explore the Port Arthur Historic Site grounds and gardens at your own pace before your return transfer to Hobart in the late afternoon.