Historic Port Arthur Full Day Bus Tour From Hobart

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A wonderful day full of history and amazing scenery on this Grayline Hobart to Port Arthur tour. A compelling and dramatic reminder of our convict past and the early settlement of what was the Colony of Van Diemen’s Land – now Tasmania.

Departs at 8.45am
Returns by 5.00pm/5.30pm

Heading south east from Hobart, enjoy the changing scenery passing Pirates Bay, Eaglehawk Neck and Norfolk Bay. Stop to take in the dramatic sights of stunning natural rock features. On arrival at Port Arthur enjoy site talks by expert guides. You can view the site at your leisure on a self-guided audio experience. Enjoy a short harbour cruise passing the Isle of the Dead and get a feel for what it was like to arrive by boat at this desolate location.

  • Departing Hobart view Government House, home to the Governor of Tasmania
  • Travel across the Tasman Bridge over the Derwent River, and into the Coal River Valley, an award winning wine producing area surrounding the historic town of Richmond
  • Enjoy an orientation drive through this quaint historic town with a short photo stop at the famous convict built Richmond Bridge
  • We continue onto the Tasman Peninsula, an area abound with natural bushland, native wildlife and amazing coastal scenery
  • Skirt Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula
  • Eaglehawk Neck- stunning rocky coastline
  • Doo Town
  • Our stop in the Tasman National Park at Pristine Pirates Bay, will leave you in awe of the wonderful views, rugged coastline and striking rock formations. A great photo opportunity!
  • Arriving at Port Arthur we have approximately 5 hours to soak up the atmosphere of this World Heritage Site
  • Visit the Interpretation Centre and follow the harrowing life of a convict.
  • Join site talks by expert guides about the many restored buildings and ruins
  • See the Penitentiary – a one time granary and flour mill, separate prison, Commandant’s House, church and more
  • Enjoy a cruise on Carnarvon Bay around the Isle of the Dead, then back to the Historic Site for free time to purchase your own lunch and explore at your own pace.

Tour Inclusions

  • Site talks by expert guides
  • Harbour cruise
  • Port Arthur admission
  • Free WIFI* on coach
  • Airport drop off is available on this tour on request

Tour Exclusions

  • Travel Insurance
  • Personnel Consumption
  • Meals


  • Return Coach Transfer from Hobart
  • Airport drop off after tour is available on this tour on request


  • All per person prices quoted are in Australian dollars and valid from 1st April 2023 to 31st March 2024.
  • Note: We recommend comfortable walking shoes and all weather clothing. A moderate level of fitness is required..

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