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This shore excursion is a unique Tasmanian highlights experience where you will enjoy the stunning scenery of the Tasman Peninsula with its amazing coastline. You will also experience the action of a Tassie Devil feeding and the unforgettable history at the Port Arthur Historic Site.
We depart Hobart for the ninty minute drive to the Tasman Peninsula, home to Australia’s highest sea cliffs and stunning coastal scenery. Along the way, we take time to enjoy a short stop at Pirates Bay Lookout. The lookout provides a vantage point from where you can see & understand the surrounding landscape. You will see why the area presented as an excellent site for a convict settlement.
Our first major attraction today is the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo. Here we encounter the snarling action of a Tasmanian Devil feeding. You will have time to wander and hand feed the Wallabies. A great experience getting up and close and personal with many of our native wildlife.
From here we head to the Port Arthur Historic Site where you will have around 2 hours to explore the area. Your entry includes a complimentary Harbour Cruise around the Isle of the Dead and a guided walking tour with one of the Site’s expert guides. Walk amongst the main penitentiary; see the solitary confinement cells and many more buildings in this World Heritage open air museum. This fascinating day will give you great insight into what it was like to be sent to Van Diemen’s Land as a convict.
• Pirates Bay Lookout
• Port Arthur Historic Site (2.5 hours)
• Walking tour of the Historic Site
• Harbor Cruise around the Isle of the Dead
• Tasmanian Devil Unzoo & Tassie Devil feeding
•Tasmanian Devil Unzoo entrance fee
•Port Arthur Historic Site entrance fee
•Guided walking tour of Port Arthur Historic Site
•Port Arthur Harbor Cruise
•Professional guide & interpretation
This tour is ideally around an 8 hour excursion. Start and finish times can be adjusted slightly to better suit Cruise Ship arrival and departure schedules
The minimum age for this tour is 5 years or older.
Book tours in more than one port and receive a 10% discount on all subsequent bookings – Discounts applied at time of tour confirmations.