The Port Arthur Historic Site is one of Australia’s most important heritage sites and tourist destinations. Located on the scenic Tasman Peninsula in the south east of Tasmania, it offers a unique and essential experience for all visitors to the area. The Port Arthur Historic Site is approximately 100km south east of Hobart, with multiple transport options available. At Port Arthur Historic Site, you can explore this former convict colony, part of the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Australian Convict Sites. With over 100 acres to explore allow time to see the historic buildings and ruins. Entry includes a guided walking tour, access to the 30-plus ruins and historical buildings, a cruise on the harbor, and a visitor guide with a map.