Port Arthur & Tasman Peninsula Day Tour

This is our most popular tour, where you will take you to visit the awe inspiring Tasman Peninsula & the historic Port Arthur. Tour your way with this unique & personalised approach to touring Tasmania.

Pirates Bay, Tasmania, AustraliaSee Tasmania’s beauty and historic sites with our Port Arthur & Tasman Peninsula Day Tour. This tour takes you through the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Tasman Peninsula and the storied grounds of the historic Port Arthur site, a World Heritage-listed location. Voted No.1 as Australia’s top attraction in 2018, this tour is not just a journey through Tasmania’s scenic wonders but a deep dive into its rich history. From geological marvels to historic ruins, each step is a story waiting to be told. With options to personalize your experience, including the addition of a thrilling Tasman Island Cruise, this tour promises a day of exploration, discovery, and unforgettable memories.

Remarkable Cave, Tasmania, AustraliaWhat You Will See

Eagle Hawk Neck: Marvel at the natural gateway to the Tasman Peninsula, known for its stunning geological features and rich history.

Pirates Bay Lookout: Enjoy breathtaking views of the expansive bay and its crystal-clear waters.

Tessellated Pavement: Witness this natural phenomenon that creates a tiled appearance on the rock surface.

Tasman’s Arch & Devil’s Kitchen: Be amazed by these natural rock formations, sculpted by the relentless force of the sea.

The Blow Hole: Experience the power of nature at this impressive sea cave that ‘blows’ water into the air.

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo: Get up close with Tasmania’s iconic marsupial and other native wildlife in a unique open environment. (Available at your discretion)

Port Arthur Lavender Farm: Explore fields of fragrant lavender and a range of lavender products.

Port Arthur Historic Site: Step back in time at this former convict settlement, exploring its ruins and absorbing its poignant history.

ruins of Port Arthur prisonItinerary

Start: Depart from Hobart, heading towards the Tasman Peninsula.

Morning: Visit geological wonders including the Tessellated Pavement, Tasman’s Arch, and the Devil’s Kitchen.

Midday: Explore the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo or the Port Arthur Lavender Farm (optional).

Afternoon: Immerse yourself in history at the Port Arthur Historic Site with guided and self-guided tour options.

Late Afternoon: Time permitting, conclude with a visit to Remarkable Cave.

Optional: Add the Penicott Wilderness Journeys Tasman Island Cruise for an adventurous start to your day, altering the itinerary to accommodate the cruise.

General Info

Duration: 8-9 hours

Cost: $170 per person for groups of 4 or more. Minimum touring rate applies for smaller groups.

Inclusions: Port Arthur entry fee, pick-up/drop-off service, fully flexible itinerary.

Group Info: Personalized/private tours available. Ideal for groups seeking a tailored experience.


Can the tour be personalized?

Absolutely! We pride ourselves on offering flexible itineraries. Whether it’s adding the Tasman Island Cruise or focusing on specific sites, we’re here to make your tour perfect for you.

What should I bring?

Comfortable walking shoes, weather-appropriate clothing, a camera, and a sense of adventure! Tasmania’s weather can be unpredictable, so layers are recommended.

Is the Port Arthur entry fee included?

Yes, the entry fee for Port Arthur is included in the tour price, ensuring full access to the historic site.

How long is the tour?

The tour lasts approximately 8-9 hours, including travel time. This can vary slightly depending on the chosen activities and group preferences.

What about meals?

Meals are not included in the tour price, but we have planned stops where you can purchase food, or you’re welcome to bring your own snacks.

From AU$170 per Participant
  • Activity Duration
  • 9 hours
  • Activity Location
  • Hobart, Tasmania
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