Port Arthur & Lavender 1 Day Trip (Depart from Hobart)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday (+Saturday from 1 Dec - 31 Jan)
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AUD$160.00
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AUD$150.00

Tour Information

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  • All Day Trip: Departs Hobart at 7-7:30am, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday (+Saturday from 01 Dec - 31 Jan)
  • Duration: 11 Hours (7am - 6pm).

The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Port Arthur Historic Site, located 90 minutes’ drive from Hobart is Australia’s most intact and evocative convict site. With more than 30 historic buildings and ruins across the 100 acres of grounds Port Arthur brings Australia early convict history to life.

Join us for a fun and action-packed day out on the Tasman Peninsula. Explore, discover and learn with our guides as we enjoy a variety of activities, walks, sightseeing, history and so much more!

Highlights

  • Port Arthur Historic Site (3 hours)
  • Complimentary Harbour Cruise at Port Arthur Historic Site
  • Port Arthur Lavender Farm (Fully Blooming Between December and early February)
  • Waterfall Bay Cliff Top Walk (easy grade)
  • Tasman National Park – Devils Kitchen, Tasman Arch
  • Pirates Bay Lookout
  • Eaglehawk Neck & The “Dogline”
  • Richmond Village and historic bridge

Today is action packed and fast paced, so we make an early start from Hobart and drive directly to the stunning Tasman Peninsula. This area has amazing history, fascinating stories and spectacular scenery. It is also home to Australia’s highest sea cliffs. We enjoy the panoramic views of the area from Pirates Bay Lookout which provides a great vantage here of the surrounding area.

Passing through Eaglehawk Neck and "The Dogline" our Tour Guides will share with you some fascinating stories and history of the area. Then we begin one of Tasmania's "Great Short Walks". We follow a spectacular track, of around 2 km’s along the Waterfall Bay cliff top. The walk takes around 45-60 minutes, is undulating, but categorised as an easy walk. The track concludes at the remarkable rock formations of Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen.

From here we will drop you off for a short visit to the Port Arthur Lavender (https://portarthurlavender.com.au/). Enjoy a short stop here to wander the Lavender fields, view the distillery, or head straight for the Lavender inspired sweets and treats in the Cafe and Gift shops (The lavender flowers are in their peak bloom from December through to February).

As we enter the Port Arthur Historic Site, there is a wealth of information and history to take in and you will have ample time to explore and discover the nooks and crannies with around 3 hours on site. Your entry includes a complimentary Harbour Cruise around the Isle of the Dead, ‘The Port Arthur Experience' a podcast that provides a fascinating introduction to the site, and complimentary site talks throughout the day led by Port Arthur’s expert guides. Discover the grim and violent history of the early Australian Penal system and get a sense of the isolation experienced by the convicts in this “inescapable prison”. With around 4 hours here, you have ample time to walk amongst the main penitentiary; see the solitary confinement cells and many more buildings in this World Heritage open air museum.

On our return to Hobart, we travel via the historic township of Richmond. Arriving late the in the afternoon, you will have time to meander the streets, stop for a coffee, visit the Lolly Shop, check out the Chocolatier and walk across Australia’s oldest bridge still in use – a convict built sand-stone bridge, reported to be haunted!

We drop you back to your Hobart City accommodation around 6.00pm.

Tour Inclusions

  • Port Arthur Historic Site entrance fee
  • Port Arthur Harbour Cruise
  • Professional guides & interpretation
  • Small, friendly groups
  • Pick up / drop off from select hotels

Tour Exclusions

  • Travel Insurance
  • Personnel Expense
  • Meals and Drinks

Transportation

Return Hotel Pick up List (Reference only, please refer to the confirmation voucher for the pickup time):

  • Alabama Hotel (Pick up at Crowne Plaza Hotel, 110 Liverpool St Hobart, 7:20am) 07:20
  • Amberley House 07:00
  • Argyle Motor Lodge 07:00
  • Astor Private Hotel (Pick up at Ibis Styles Hotel, 173 Macquarie St Hobart, 7:10am) 07:10
  • Bay Hotel Apartments 07:00
  • Best Western Hotel 07:20
  • Blue Hills Motel (Pick up at St Ives Hotel 7:00am) 07:00
  • Brunswick Hotel 07:15
  • Central Hotel Hobart (pick up from Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre, 20 Davey Street, Hobart, 7.25am) 07:25
  • Clydesdale Manor 07:00
  • Customs House Hotel (pick up from Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre, 20 Davey Street, Hobart, 7.25am) 07:25
  • Edinburgh Gallery B&B (Pick up at Ibis Styles Hotel, 173 Macquarie St Hobart, 7:10am) 07:10
  • Globe Hotel 07:10
  • Graham Court Apartments (Pick up from North Hobart Post Office OR Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre)
  • Grand Vue Private Hotel (Pick up from Prince of Wales Hotel, 55 Hampden Road Battery Point 7.00am) 07:00
  • Grosvenor Court Apartments (Pick up from Bay Apartment Hotel, 123-127 Sandy Bay Rd, Sandy Bay 7.00am) 07:00
  • Hadleys Orient Hotel 07:25
  • Harringtons 102 (Pick up from Best Western Hotel, 156 Bathurst Street Hobart 7.15am) 07:15
  • Henry Jones Hotel (pick up from Hotel Grand Chancellor, 1 Davey St Hobart, out the front of reception, 7.20am) 07:20
  • Hobart Central YHA 07:20
  • Hobart’s Accommodation & Hostel (Pick up from Best Western Hotel, 156 Bathurst Street Hobart 7.15am) 07:15
  • Hotel Alabama (Pick up at Crowne Plaza Hotel, 110 Liverpool St, Hobart 7:20am) 07:20
  • Hotel Grand Chancellor (1 Davey Street, Hobart) 07:20
  • Ibis Styles (173 Macquarie Street, Hobart) 07:10
  • Imperial Backpackers (please wait out the front on Collins Street) 07:25
  • Lenna of Hobart Hotel 07:05
  • Lodge on Elizabeth 07:00
  • MACq 01 (pick up from Hotel Grand Chancellor, out the front of reception, 7.20am) 07:20
  • Macquarie Manor Hotel (Pick up at Ibis Styles Hotel, 173 Macquarie St Hobart, 7:10am) 07:10
  • Mantra Collins Hotel 07:25
  • Mantra One, Sandy Bay road (Pick up at Ibis Styles Hotel, 173 Macquarie St Hobart, 7:10am) 07:05
  • Mayfair Plaza (Pick up from Bay Apartment Hotel, 123-127 Sandy Bay Rd, Sandy Bay 7.00am) 07:00
  • Montacute Boutique Bunkhouse (Pick up from Prince of Wales Hotel, 55 Hampden Road Battery Point 7.00am) 07:00
  • Motel 429 07:00
  • Narrara Backpackers (Pick up from Best Western Hotel, 156 Bathurst Street Hobart 7.15am) 07:15
  • North Hobart Post Office, 412 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart 07:00
  • Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel 07:25
  • Pickled Frog Backpackers (Pick up from Best Western Hotel, 156 Bathurst Street Hobart 7.15am) 07:15
  • Prince of Wales Hotel 07:00
  • Quest Savoy (pick up from Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre, 20 Davey St Hobart 7.25am) 07:25
  • Quest Trinity, (please wait out the front on the Brooker Highway) 07:00
  • Quest Waterfront (pick up from Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre, 20 Davey St Hobart 7.25am) 07:25
  • RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel 07:25
  • Regent Park Apartments 07:00
  • Rydges Hotel 07:00
  • Salamanca Inn 07:05
  • Salamanca Suites (pick up from Lenna of Hobart, out the front of reception, 7.05am) 07:05
  • Salamanca Terraces (pick up from Lenna of Hobart, out the front of reception 7.05am) 07:05
  • Salamanca Wharf Hotel 07:05
  • Somerset on the Pier (pick up from Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre, 20 Davey Street, Hobart) 07:25
  • St. Ives Apartments 07:00
  • Tasmanian Inn (Pick up from the Vibe Hotel, 36 Argyle St, Hobart 7.20am) 07:20
  • Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre – 20 Davey Street, Hobart 07:25
  • The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel 07:25
  • Tower Motel 07:00
  • Travelodge Airport Hotel (Port Arthur & Wineglass Bay tours ONLY) 07:50
  • Travelodge Hotel – Hobart 07:10
  • Vibe Hotel Hobart (36 Argyle Street, Hobart) 07:20
  • Wrest Point Hotel 07:00
  • Zero Davey (pick up from Hotel Grand Chancellor, out the front of reception, 7.20am) 07:20

Notices

  • Any prices listed are in the currency of Australian dollar (AUD).

What to bring

  • Sensible shoes for walking
  • A variety of warm clothing, beanie/hat/gloves
  • Weatherproof jacket if possible
  • Hat/Sunscreen
  • Water Bottle, Snacks, Lunch (or buy it on the day)
  • Sense of adventure

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What sort of vehicle will I be travelling in?
    We operate small group Active Day Tours using Toyota Commuter & Toyota Coaster vehicles. These seat maximum passengers of 13 or 20 respectively.
  • Is the tour appropriate for children?
    Children under 8 years are not permitted to travel. Our tours are designed as full active days of fast paced travel, we are also at times exposed to the outdoor conditions of the day. Tours are suitable for adults and older children with travel/outdoor experience. Participants aged 8 – 17 years travel at concession prices.

Cancellation Policy

Free Cancellation if cancel outside 3days. No refund if cancel within 3days.
Noticed: If you would like to cancel, please kindly email us to cancel the tour at least 2 business days prior to this cancellation period. Once cancellation is confirmed, you will receive your refund within 7-28 business days.
Cancellation notification needs to be formally replied receipt by us during our office hours as acknowledgement.

NOTE: FIT TRAVEL would adopt suppliers' cancellation policy. Cancellation fees, if any by the suppliers, will be charged according to the supppliers' cancellation policy ( FIT TRAVEL does not charge additional cancellation fees ).
With this specific product's cancellation policy, the suppliers reserve the right of final interpretation.
If your order only pays the deposit of a product: a, if the product has available seats on the departure date and price and contents are the same as the order you placed, the booking would be confirmed by us without additional notification to you, and the deposit is not refundable. b, if the product has no available seats or price or contents are not the same, we might provide alternative options. If you do not agree with the options, the deposit is refundable.

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