Port Arthur Historic Site, Richmond and Nature
Visit Port Arthur Historic Site, part of the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Australian Convict Sites, on this day trip from Hobart. Learn about the site’s history as a convict colony on a guided walking tour of the grounds, visit ruins and restored buildings, and appreciate the coastal scenery that highlights the natural beauty of the Tasman Peninsula. A harbor cruise is included. This full-day tour from Hobart ensures that you have maximum time at the site.● Richmond● Pirates Bay lookout● Tessellated Pavements● Port Arthur Historic Site● Guided tour and harbour cruise● Lavender Farm● Tasman Arch/Devils Kitchen/Blowhole**Please note entrance fees are at own expense.
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Stop At: Richmond, Richmond, Clarence, Greater Hobart, Tasmania
Start with a visit to the well-preserved colonial village of Richmond to see Australia’s oldest bridge and take the chance to grab coffee from the Richmond bakery.
Duration: 25 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: 4 hours
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