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    Port Arthur Grand Historic Tour from Hobart with Walking Tour

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    Valery Aloyants
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    Go on a day trip from Hobart to discover the Port Arthur prison site, Tasmania National Park and the Isle of the Dead! Suitable for the whole family. You'll enjoy a guided walking tour of Port Arthur and a scenic cruise to the Isle of the Dead, where the dimensions of 'Devil's Kitchen' are sure to wow you.

    Highlights

    • Done in English
    • Instant confirmation
    • Explore the streets of the city on a walking tour
    • Discover the sites from a boat
    • Professional, friendly and informative guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off included

    Rich in visual history, historic Port Arthur evokes a powerful sense of the convict era of Australia's past and the rapid settlement of Australia's heritage. Set amongst oak trees and English gardens, Port Arthur is a stark contrast to the beauty of the Tasman Peninsula.



    The strong points :

    • Aquatic Center and the Royal Botanical Garden (pass only)
    • Government House (passed by car only)
    • Crossing the Tasman Bridge
    • Head on the Tasman Highway on the Pitwater Causeway on the Forester Peninsula
    • Pirates de Pristine Bay
    • Eaglehawk Neck
    • Skirt Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula
    • Discover the specificity of Ville Doo
    • Take a guided walking tour of the Convict Historic Site – Port Arthur, with access to over 30 restored buildings and ruins
    • You will see the Penitentiary – a once granary and flour mill, the separate prison, the Commandant's Chamber, the church and much more…
    • Cruise Carnarvon Bay to Isle of the Dead for the 45 minute guided tour
    • Visit the highlights of Tasman National Park
    • Marvel at the spectacle of the Tasman Arch
    • Superb view of the wild coast
    • Be surprised by the scale of the Devil's Kitchen

    Lunch (not included) is available at the Port Cafe at the entrance to the Port Arthur Visitors Center. There is also a sit down restaurant called Felons. Both offer a large selection of sandwiches, hot dishes and drinks.



    Detailed schedule

    Starting point :
    Terminal de bus, Pier Street Brooke, Hobart

    Hotel pickup is available from all of Hobart's most centrally located hotels


    Departure time :

    • 8:15 am, October to April
    • 9:15 am, May to September

    Hotel pickups begin before this time. Contact the local organizer to verify exact hotel pickup time.

    Return details:
    Return to the starting point around 17:00 p.m.

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