Port Arthur, Peninsula, Richmond

Dramatic coastline and gruelling convict history on this bucket-list day trip
Rated 5 out of 5
Hours

7

Adult

$137

Child

$96

Step inside Australia’s most intact and evocative convict site at World Heritage-listed Port Arthur Historic Site. Unravel the dark history of hardship and punishment as you wander through the ruins and preserved buildings on the grounds. Take part in a guided introductory walking tour and a short harbour cruise around…

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DAY TOURS-Tasman Peninsula and Richmond
Tour Highlights
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Port Arthur Historic Site

Discover the fascinating convict history at Port Arthur Historic Site. Be taken on a guided walk and then cruise around the notorious Isle of the Dead.

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Tasman Peninsula

Get the camera ready for this spectacular coastline! We show you the highlights including Eaglehawk Neck, the Blowhole, Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen.

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Historic Richmond

This pretty village offers insight into early convict days with elegant Georgian architecture, a convict-constructed sandstone bridge and the oldest Catholic Church in Australia.

THE EXPERIENCE

Port Arthur Historic Site is a bucket-list destination for most visitors to Tasmania. Delve into the dark history of hardship and punishment on a guided introductory tour through the ruins and preserved buildings on the grounds.

Enjoy a short harbour cruise around the Isle of the Dead and Point Puer, the site of the English colonies first boy’s prison. This is a good opportunity to have a warm drink, bite to eat or sample a local wine or beer.

Get the camera ready for the stunning coastline of the Tasman Peninsula. These soaring sea cliffs will leave a lasting impression. We take you to the highlights including Eaglehawk Neck, Blowhole, Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen.

Explore the quaint historic village of Richmond. Walk over and under the oldest convict-constructed sandstone bridge in Australia, visit the oldest Catholic Church in Australia and peruse the antique shops and galleries. Oh, and there’s an old school lolly shop for those with a sweet tooth.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
What's also included on every TAT tour:
Passionate and knowledgeable local guide
Comfortable and air-conditioned bus transport
Orientation tour of each and every location
Small groups of maximum 16 people
What’s also included this tour:
Knowledgeable local driver and tour guide
Air-conditioned minivan or small bus
We will provide bottled water on the journey, however, in the interest the planet, we ask you bring a refillable water bottle if possible
Admission to Port Arthur Historic Site if selected at the time of booking
SEE WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT US
Rated 5 out of 5

Jack was our driver and was very informative and friendly. He was on time and helped us organise our day to get the most out of our 9 hour trip. He made our day and I highly recommend Jack and the tour company. Cant wait to tour again with Jack.

Excellent service
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Sunshine Coast

Response from Tours Around Tasmania

Thanks Susan! We really appreciate your review. Come back soon!

Rated 5 out of 5

Perfect for those who want an experience tailored to personal preference. Be sure to ask for Jack. He’s great company, knows his local history but never bores. A memorable day.

Sunshine Coast
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Buddina

Response from Tours Around Tasmania

Thanks for your comments Patricia! We’re very glad you enjoyed your tour. Our guides go out of their way to ensure you have a great experience!