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Port Arthur Shuttle and Tasman Sights Tour

Port Arthur Shuttle and Tasman Sights Tour

Take a convenient shuttle transfer service from Port Arthur to Hobart. Travel in comfort on air-conditioned vehicles driven by a friendly local driver. After pickup, set off on the journey to Port Arthur. Along the way, stop at Eaglehawk Neck’s Pirates Bay lookout and the Dog Line monument to soak up the scenery and take fantastic photos. The next stop will have the mouths of sweet tooths watering as you visit the Tasmanian Chocolate Foundry. After the chocolate factory, explore the beautiful Port Arthur Lavender Farm. Discover unique handmade products made from Tasmanian Lavender and take a stroll around the scenic lavender trail. Next, visit the Port Arthur Historic Site (entrance fee not included). Immerse yourself in the fascinating, rich, and dark history of the best-preserved penal settlement in Australia. Admission is at your own cost and the entry fee will include a self-guided audio experience and a 20-minute harbour cruise. If history is what you came for, enjoy the full 4 hours exploring Port Arthur Historic Site. However, if you are up for one more experience, then you can hop back onboard the bus after 3 hours for a trip to the Remarkable Cave. Just a short 8-minute drive away, be greeted with the spectacular vista of Maingon Bay. At the lookout, you can take in the exceptional views of Penguin Rocks and the bay. Descend down the 115 steps to view the Remarkable Cave from a viewing platform where you will be surrounded by ancient sandstone cliffs. Return back to the historic site to pick up the remaining passengers and then return to Hobart in the late afternoon.

From Hobart: Port Arthur, Richmond, & Tasman Peninsula Tour

From Hobart: Port Arthur, Richmond, & Tasman Peninsula Tour

Visit Port Arthur Historic Site, part of the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Australian Convict Sites, on this day trip from Hobart. Learn about the site’s history as a convict colony on a walking tour, visit ruins and restored buildings, and appreciate the coastal scenery of the Tasman Peninsula. Get picked up from your Hobart hotel and start with a visit to the well-preserved colonial village of Richmond. See Australia's oldest bridge and take the chance to grab a coffee from the Richmond bakery. Head south to the Tasman Peninsula and admire Pirates Bay lookout and Tessellated pavements. Upon arrival at the Port Arthur Historic Site, learn the story of the convict settlement and the terrifying realities of life as a prisoner among the preserved jail ruins. Take a cruise of the harbor to see the site from a different perspective, and enjoy extra time to explore on your own. During your return to Hobart, stop at the Port Arthur Lavender Farm for an opportunity to taste lavender ice cream and explore the lavender fields. Finally, discover the geological formations of the Tasman Arch, Devil's Kitchen, and Blow Hole before riding back to your hotel.

From Hobart: 2-Day Bruny Island and Port Arthur Tour

From Hobart: 2-Day Bruny Island and Port Arthur Tour

Enjoy this incredible two day experience visiting two of Tasmania's most iconic destinations. Which location you visit first will be dependent on the conditions, but your itinerary will include the following: Bruny Island: Once on Bruny Island, our first stop is Get Shucked Oyster Bar, where you have the chance to purchase Tasmania's famous Oysters. We then travel to the Neck Lookout to capture the iconic Bruny Island image from atop the 360-degree lookout. From there, enjoy views of the Tasman Sea, Tasman peninsula, North and South Bruny Island, and Mt. Wellington. After that we head to Adventure Bay for a stroll along the beach. Up next is the Mavista Rainforest Walk. Step into this temperate rainforest and smell the clean crisp air as you take in mother nature. This 20-minute round-trip walk gives you an idea of the different environments this magnificent island has to offer. After an adventurous morning, it will be time to pull it back a gear as we head for lunch to either the Bruny Hotel, Café, or winery, (Lunch at own cost) there are options to suit all budgets and dietary requirements. After lunch, unwind and relax as we sample some award winning local produce. Berries, chocolate fudge, cheese, beverages and oysters are all possibilities (time pending and at own cost)! We then travel to the Cape Bruny Lighthouse to spend 30 minutes exploring the picturesque Cape Bruny, home to the second-oldest original tower in Australia. Finally we head back to the mainland and arrive back in Hobart at approximately 5:30PM. Port Arthur: On route to Port Arthur, stop at Eaglehawk Neck’s Pirate Bay lookout and the Dog Line monument to soak up the scenery and have a photo opportunity or two! The next stop will have the mouths of sweet tooth's watering as we visit the Tasmanian Chocolate Foundry. Following the chocolate factory, you will visit the beautiful Port Arthur Lavender Farm. Explore the unique handmade products made from Tasmanian Lavender and take a stroll around the scenic lavender trail. Up next is the Port Arthur Historic Site. Immerse yourself in the fascinating, rich and dark history of the best-preserved penal settlement in Australia. Admission is at own cost and entry fee will include a 35-minute guided walking tour and a 20-minute harbour cruise. If history is what you came for, enjoy the full 4 hours exploring the historic site. If you are up for one more experience, then you can hop back onboard the bus after 3 hours for a trip to the Remarkable Cave. Just a short 8-minute drive away, you will be greeted with the spectacular vista of Maingon Bay. At the lookout you can take in the exceptional views of Penguin Rocks and the bay. You can then descend down the 115 steps to view the Remarkable Cave from a viewing platform where you will be surrounded by ancient sandstone cliffs. We will then return back to the historic site to pick up the remaining passengers and then return to Hobart at 5:30pm.

Cruise Ship Port Arthur Shore Excursion

Cruise Ship Port Arthur Shore Excursion

We know your time is precious, so we have picked out our favourite spots. On this Port Arthur Shore Excursion not only will we visit the incredible Port Arthur Historic Site you will also experience some amazing scenery and visit some local producers of Lavender, Gin & Chocolate. We will drive directly to the stunning Tasman Peninsula stopping to view the panoramic views of the coastline from Eaglehawk Neck. When we arrive at Port Arthur you will have 3hrs to view the area, you can choose to spend the time on your own or you can follow our expert guide for an informative tour around the site. Upon leaving Port Arthur Historic Site we will stop at the Tasmanian Chocolate Foundry to taste some amazing hand-forged chocolates, visit the Port Arthur Lavender Farm and time permitting we will drop in to the local Gin Distillery for a Gin tasting.

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