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Historic Port Arthur Day Trip from Hobart Including Cliff-Top Walk to Waterfall Bay

Highlights
  • Enjoy a short guided walk along the cliff-top trail to Waterfall Bay
  • Sample the local chocolates from the Federation Chocolate Factory
  • Entrance to Port Arthur, along with a cruise and guided tour, is included
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Historic Port Arthur Day Trip from Hobart Including Cliff-Top Walk to Waterfall Bay
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Historic Port Arthur Day Trip from Hobart Including Cliff-Top Walk to Waterfall Bay
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Overview
Discover the sights of the Tasman Peninsula on this full-day tour from Hobart. The tour includes stops at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Port Arthur Historic Site, an infamous 19th-century prison, as well as Richmond Village where you’ll be able to cross Australia’s oldest sandstone bridge. Plus, check out rock formations, the Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen, along the peninsula’s coastline.
What to Expect
After being picked up at your Hobart hotel (or you can meet at the Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre), board an air-conditioned coach and head to the Tasman Peninsula. View Australia's highest sea cliffs as you drive toward the famous rock formations—Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen. There, enjoy a short, easy walk along the cliff-top trail to Waterfall Bay.

Following that, explore the UNESCO-listed Port Arthur Historic Site where you can join a guided walking tour, as well as board a harbor cruise; both the tour and cruise are included with your entrance ticket. Wander around the former prison and look inside its solitary confinement cells, while learning about the history of the country's early penal system and the convicts who inhabited this 19th-century prison.

Then, return to Hobart, stopping at Richmond Village on the way back. There, stroll the streets and walk across Australia’s oldest sandstone bridge. At the end of the tour, get dropped off at your hotel.
Reviews (24)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Magnificent Day

This was an absolute fantastic day, our guide ‘Rick’ was amazing, his knowledge of geology and fauna was very informative, we absolutely loved it. The history, although harsh, was sensational, the visits to the lesser sights such as Richmond and the chocolate factory just tipped...More

Thank 999murrayr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Holiday Maker

Thank you Connor for you dedication to all things Hobart and your obviously love for your job. Your knowledge of Port Arthur was only surpassed by your map drawing skills. Enjoy your beer money!

2  Thank Destination521524
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wonderful tour and tour guide

Connor provided a lively dialogue about the history surrounding our tour, the convicts, Tasmanian Devils and spots along the drive. The cliff walk was spectacular. The small size of the group made the tour very enjoyable.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Hester J
Reviewed October 1, 2018
Brilliant! Well worth the money! Recommended!

We were a group of 6 older females- we had Nick as our driver, he was knowledgeable, funny and I heard other passengers asking him what other tours could they go on if he was leading them? He knew his stuff. The scenery was amazing!...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank davbro95
Reviewed August 6, 2018
Enjoyed our Day!

We purchased the option to visit the Unzoo; unfortunately we felt that we should have spent that time at Port Arthur instead. However, the Birds of the Bush show was very well presented. The stop at Richmond was long enough for us to walk around...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lorrena B
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nzwannabe
December 8, 2018|
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Response from supra0326 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure you can if you have someone to take you around in your wheelchair. Right now their summer is approaching. So check the weather before you leave. Their Tasman cruises are amazing!
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