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Port Arthur Day Tour from Hobart

Explore Port Arthur and the Tasman Peninsula with this full day tour from Hobart combining history, nature and breathtaking scenery - book online now!

Highlights

Full day tour from Hobart
Port Arthur Historic Site entrance fee
Guided walking tour of the Historic Site
Port Arthur Harbour Cruise
Professional guides & interpretation
Tassie Devil Park upgrade available

What you need to know

Explore Port Arthur and the Tasman Peninsula with this full day tour from Hobart. Taking you from Hobart with a 7:30am departure and into the heart of the Tasman Peninsula, you'll be amazed by the natural beauty that the region possesses. The Peninsula is home to a handful of impressive sights including the Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen, both of which will be seen on this adventure. Additionally, you'll embark on a cliff top walk from Paterson's Arch to Waterfall Bay to admire the natural beauty it showcases. Visiting some of the Tasman Peninsula's must-see sights is a great way to begin your adventure out of Hobart, but it is only just the beginning.

The next stop on the agenda is the popular Port Arthur Historic Site. Here you will be give around 4 hours to explore the grounds and learn about the rich history of the site with the help of one of the Site's expert guides. You can wander around the ruins, admire the views and jump aboard a cruise to the Isle of the Dead, which was the burial place for inmates. Come time to leave the Port Arthur Historic Site, you'll travel towards Richmond Village for a short stop. Here, you'll be able to walk across Australia's oldest bridge that's still in use today and is believed to be haunted, as well as exploring the historic streets of this popular township. Following your visit to Richmond, you'll enjoy one final stop before the conclusion of the tour. You'll be taken to a local lookout for spectacular views of Hobart and Mount Wellington as the sun sets on yet another beautiful day in Tasmania.

The tour is set to return to Hobart around 6pm, making this a long, yet thoroughly enjoyable day tour. Tours depart six days a week (except Saturdays) and include pickups before the commencement of the tour. Book your Port Arthur and Tasman Peninsula Day Tour from Hobart online today!

More info

Inclusions

  • Full day tour from Hobart
  • Port Arthur Historic Site entrance fee
  • Guided walking tour of Port Arthur Historic Site
  • Port Arthur Harbour Cruise
  • Professional guides & interpretation
  • Hobart CBD Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off

Optional Extras

  • Tasmanian Devil Unzoo - Enjoy the fun of a Devil feeding and the free flight bird show! This upgrade is available for $10pp and payable on the day of your tour. If you choose to visit Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, you will have approximately 2 hours to explore Port Arthur (instead of 4 hours)

Exclusions

  • Meals not included

Highlights

  • Port Arthur Historic Site (4 hours)
  • Waterfall Bay Cliff Top Walk (easy grade)
  • Tasman National Park – Devils Kitchen, Tasman Arch
  • Pirates Bay Lookout
  • Eaglehawk Neck & The “Dogline”
  • Richmond Village and historic bridge
  • Hobart City lookout
  • Port Arthur Lavender Farm (Optional)

What to Bring

  • Day pack
  • Water Bottle, Snacks, Lunch (or buy it on the day)
  • Camera
  • Sun hat and sunscreen
  • Good shoes or boots for walking
  • Appropriate clothing for the weather conditions (Please note that Tasmanian weather can famously change very quickly so we highly recommend bringing along a few layers even on a sunny summer day!)

Tour Times and Location

  • Tour departs Hobart Sunday - Friday at 7.30am (7.00am to 7.30am depending on your location)
  • Returning to your accommodation approximately 6.00pm

Hotel Pickup

If you have booked a hotel

  • Prior to completing your purchase, enter your hotel name in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your hotel pick up time

If you have not yet booked a hotel

  • If you have not yet booked a hotel, enter the words 'hotel not known' in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your hotel pick up time

If you do not require a hotel pick up

  • If you do not require a hotel pick up and will be meeting the tour at the tour departure point, enter the words 'not required' in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your tour. Tour departure point is listed above and on your confirmation tour voucher

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Cruise vessel subject to change without notice
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Port Arthur Day Tour from Hobart

138 Collins St, Hobart, TAS 7000