Port Arthur Historic Site and Nature

Hobart Trip Overview

Discover Tasmania’s infamous convict history and breathtaking nature on this action packed full day tour. Learn how the early pioneers survived and began new journeys during the picturesque drive down the peninsular. Delve into the past on an introductory guided tour and harbor cruise at the World Heritage listed Port Arthur Historic Site, and experience pristine nature in Tasman National Park – Devils Kitchen, Tessellated Pavements, Remarkable Caves, Tasman Arch and the Blowhole. Tours are capped at 11 guest per trip so you will never feel crowded or lost.

● PORT ARTHUR
● TASMAN ARCH/BLOW HOLE
● PIRATES BAY LOOK OUT
● DEVIL’S KITHCEN
● REMARKABLE CAVES
● TESSELLATED PAVEMENT
● LAVENDER FARM (SEASONAL)

Additional Info

Duration: 8 to 9 hours
Starts: Hobart, Australia
Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips



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Discover Tasmania’s infamous convict history and breathtaking nature on this action packed full day tour. Learn how the early pioneers survived and began new journeys during the picturesque drive down the peninsular. Delve into the past on an introductory guided tour and harbor cruise at the World Heritage listed Port Arthur Historic Site, and experience pristine nature in Tasman National Park – Devils Kitchen, Tessellated Pavements, Remarkable Caves, Tasman Arch and the Blowhole. Tours are capped at 11 guest per trip so you will never feel crowded or lost.

● PORT ARTHUR
● TASMAN ARCH/BLOW HOLE
● PIRATES BAY LOOK OUT
● DEVIL’S KITHCEN
● REMARKABLE CAVES
● TESSELLATED PAVEMENT
● LAVENDER FARM (SEASONAL)

Itinerary
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Stop At: Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania Australia

One of the Tasman Peninsula’s firest coastal lookouts is actually on the Forestier Peninsula, high on the hillsides above the Tesselated Pavement. Pirates Bay Lookout gives panoramic views down the east coast of Tasmania Peninsula and overs spectacular vistas towards Cape Hauy and Cape Pillar, which are both visible on a clear day.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tessellated Pavement, 380 Pirates Bay Dr, Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania 7179 Australia

In geology and geomorphology, a tessellated pavement is a relatively flat rock surface that is subdivided into more or less regular rectangles, blocks approaching rectangles, or irregular or regular polygons by fractures, frequently systematic joints, within the rock.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Port Arthur Historic Site, Arthur Highway, Port Arthur, Tasmania 7182 Australia

World Heritage listed Port Arthur Historic Site is the best preserved convict site in Australia, and among the most significant convict era sites worldwide.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Remarkable Cave, Cave Road, Port Arthur, Tasmania 7182 Australia

Remarkable Cave – A short boardwalk to a lookout over a tunnel/cave that leads out to sea.

Duration: 10 minutes



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