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Port Arthur Historical Site: Full-Day Tour with Admission

1. Port Arthur Historical Site: Full-Day Tour with Admission

Interpretive and interactive presentations at the Port Arthur Historical Site bring to reality the harrowing life of convicts 2 centuries ago. This full-day tour from Hobart ensures that you have maximum time at the site. You’ll cross the Tasman Bridge, and head out on the Tasman Highway over the Pitwater Causeway onto Forestier Peninsula. Admire the pristine beauty of Pirates Bay, Eaglehawk Neck, and Norfolk Bay. Visit Tasman National Park, where you’ll marvel at the spectacle of Tasman Arch and enjoy superb views of the rugged coastline. You’ll be amazed at the magnitude of the Devil's Kitchen! Finally, you’ll have a chance to explore Port Arthur, where you’ll take a guided walking tour of the historic convict site, with access to over 30 restored buildings and ruins. See the penitentiary, the separate prison, the commandant's house, the church, and more. On Saturdays, the tour includes a visit to Hobart’s Salamanca Market. Delight in a shopping experience at this popular, colourful outdoor marketplace. You'll have time to explore the market at leisure for approximately 2 hours. Then, you will need to meet your coach at 11:00 to continue on with the Port Arthur tour and acquire a sense of Australia’s convict era and the early settlement of Tasmania.

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What people are saying about Salamanca Market

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 98 reviews

Mark was the most wonderful driver and tour guide on this tour. We booked just 2 days prior to the tour and every step of our booking, through to pick up was handled with professionalism. We throughly enjoyed this tour and would recommend to anyone visiting Hobart & surrounds.

We had an excellent and knowledgable guide through the ruins of Port Arthur. The buildings are agreeable and the gronds are amazing.

This was a very enjoyable and informative experience with a generous amount of time to see everything.

Worthwhile destination. Had time to see everything and do the cruise by having lunch on the boat!

Great tour. Guides were very knowledgeable and helpful.