Small-Group Day Trip from Hobart to Port Arthur

Highlights

  • Start your tour with morning pickup from your Hobart accommodation, then ride in a climate-controlled minivan to the historic village of Richmond. Your guide shows you around Richmond, which is considered Australia’s best-preserved colonial village. Then soak in the landscape the southern Tasman Peninsula's rugged coastline as you continue your drive to Tasman National Park. Upon your arrival at the World Heritage-listed Port Arthur Historic Site, learn the history of this convict settlement. Take a guided walking tour that includes a short boat ride, which details the harsh conditions in Port Arthur’s penal colony. See some of the remaining ruins of 35 historic buildings. On the way back to Hobart, stop for photo ops of natural features such as the Tasman Arch, Devils Kitchen, and the Blowhole. Your tour ends in the early evening with drop-off at your Hobart accommodation.

Summary

Start your tour with morning pickup from your Hobart accommodation, then ride in a climate-controlled minivan to the historic village of Richmond. Your guide shows you around Richmond, which is considered Australia’s best-preserved colonial village. Then soak in the landscape the southern Tasman Peninsula's rugged coastline as you continue your drive to Tasman National Park. Upon your arrival at the World Heritage-listed Port Arthur Historic Site, learn the history of this convict settlement. Take a guided walking tour that includes a short boat ride, which details the harsh conditions in Port Arthur’s penal colony. See some of the remaining ruins of 35 historic buildings. On the way back to Hobart, stop for photo ops of natural features such as the Tasman Arch, Devils Kitchen, and the Blowhole. Your tour ends in the early evening with drop-off at your Hobart accommodation.

Tour info

Duration
10 hours
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Why take this tour?

Explore Tasmania’s ruthless convict past at the World Heritage listed Port Arthur Historic Site and experience the beautiful coastline of the Tasman Peninsula as part of our Advanced Eco-Certified Tour.

What’s included?

  • Guided walk and harbour cruise

  • Hobart CBD Hotel, Hostel and motel pickup and drop off

  • Port Arthur Historic Site Entry Fee

  • National Park Entry Fees

  • Expert Guide

  • Advanced Eco-Certified Tour

  • Entry/Admission - Port Arthur Historic Site

  • Entry/Admission - Tasman National Park

  • Entry/Admission - Eaglehawk Neck

  • Lunch and drinks (Please either pre purchase, or there will be the opportunity to purchase on tour)

  • Gratuities

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Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 10h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

The health and wellbeing of our guests, staff and our community is our primary focus. Our COVID-19 safety protocols comply with government and industry standards and we will provide you with peace of mind so that you can travel confidently.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

Under Down Under specialises in small group tours throughout Tasmania. With the largest range of tours; we provide visitors with a hassle free, and eco friendly way to experience the state on a budget. Our tours have a focus on sharing adventures through Tasmania's Wilderness with like minded travellers, and showing you what makes Tasmania such a great place!

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