Port Arthur Full Day Tour

Port Arthur

Port Arthur is a town and former convict settlement on the Tasman Peninsula . The settlement began in 1830 and was the destination for convicts deemed the most hardened of British criminals. The remnants of the prison are a popular tourist attraction.

It’s a 1.5-hour drive from Hobart and easily accessible via a guided day trip.

This tour is full of contrasts – compelling tales of convicts’ harsh lives combined with the Tasman Peninsula’s breathtaking scenery.

You’ll cross the Tasman Bridge and into the Coal River Valley, and also through the historic town of Richmond. Then you’ll explore the Port Arthur Historic Site; your ticket is included in the tour.