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Tasman Peninsula and Port Arthur Historic Site Day Tour from Hobart

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  • Take a day to explore the most historic sights throughout the Tasman Peninsula and explore Port Arthur
  • Visit Tasman National Park for some amazing views of the rugged coastline, with its cliffs and rock formations
  • Explore Tasmania’s ruthless past at the UNESCO World Heritage listed Port Arthur Historic Site
  • Hop onto a cruise that lets you view the coast's features like Tasman Arch, Devil's Kitchen, and the Blowhole

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US$ 88.15 US$ 98.35

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What to expect

So many historic sites dot the Tasman Peninsula that it would take a day to see them all. And this day tour from Hobart does exactly that, allowing you to revisit the past and learn about the fascinating history of the peninsula, as well as Port Arthur. In Richmond Village, which has been named as Australia's best-preserved colonial village, you get a snapshot of the past in the old buildings. Then it's off to the south afterward, to see Pirate's Bay and head to its lookout. The Tasman Peninsula is a dramatic coastline, and in the Tasman National Park, it's even more evident. With its sea cliffs, incredible rock formations, and bushwalks, it's a wild land of rugged beauty. Port Arthur is not far from this, and this port in itself is a UNESCO World Heritage Historic Site. The harbor cruise from here is a wonderful opportunity to get a view of the peninsula from the water, so don't forget to capture the panoramas and natural features, among them Tasman Arch, Devil's Kitchen, and the Blowhole.

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Visit the historic sites around the peninsula, including the eerie coal mines
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Port Arthur is a splendid location full of old structures and the stories of days past
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Enjoy a day of history and stunning sights both man made and natural

Things to note

What To Bring:

  • Camera
  • Drink bottle
  • Comfortable trail walking shoes
  • Hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen
  • Clothes to suit conditions (layers are a good idea)
  • Waterproof jacket (just in case)


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