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Port Arthur, Tassie Devils & Tasman Peninsula

Additional Information

•This tour will involve some walking. Although most of the walks are classified as easy, a suitable level of
general health and fitness and physical ability is essential
• All tour participants will be participating in outdoor activities, subject to the outdoor weather conditions of the day. Please dress appropriately
• There is no maximum age provided all participants have a reasonable level of fitness and mobility
• There is an opportunity to purchase lunch along the way or you are welcome to bring along your own packed lunch
• What to bring: sensible shoes for walking; a variety of warm and weatherproof clothing; hat and sunscreen; large water bottle/drinks; snacks; and lunch (or buy it on the day)

Included in price:
Port Arthur Historic Site Entry Devil Conservation Park Entry Guided walking tour of Port Arthur Historic Site Port Arthur Harbor Cruise around Isle of the Dead
Able to be purchased/hired:
We will stop on the way for you to buy lunch. Or bring a picnic lunch to enjoy at the hauntingly beautiful Port Arthur Historic Site.
What to bring:
Day pack, camera, comfortable footwear for walking, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, water bottle. Warm jumper and rain jacket if the weather is not so good.
Fitness level required:
Low
Child policies:
Children must be over 8 years of age. Children 8 years to 17 years of age may travel at the child price.
Departure points:
Hobart, Tasmania
Departure time:
No Specific Times Wed, Fri
Pickup/departure instructions:

We pick up from Hobart CBD Hotels and Hostels. Pick up times commence from 7.00am. You will need to ensure your pick up is confirmed and your time is confirmed prior to departure.

A list of tentative pickup locations and times can be found by clicking this link.

Duration:
10hours
Approximate Return Time:
6.00pm
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Tour Details

Operator
Active Tours Tasmania
Destinations
Port Arthur and Richmond
Departs From
Hobart

Tour Description

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 and much more.

We take an early start from Hobart and head to the stunning Tasman Peninsula, home to Australia’s highest sea cliffs. Enjoy the panoramic views of the area from Pirates Bay Lookout, see the interesting Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen rock formations and join us for a short but spectacular walk along one of Tasmania’s “Great Short Walks” the Waterfall Bay Coastal Track.

Next stop is the Tasmanian Devil Conservation Park. We have perfectly timed your tour today to ensure you see the Devil Feeding at the wildlife park and the “Birds of the Bush” comedic bird show. Witness the snarling, fighting and bone crushing in a spectacle of devilish behaviour during the feeding. With time to spare enjoy the beautiful surrounds of the park. Walk amongst our friendly Wallabies, hand feed Kangaroos, discover the quolls, eagles, rare hawks, and plenty more.

Just a short drive down the road, we enter the Port Arthur Historic Site. Here you have around 2 hours to explore the site. 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. Feel the sense of isolation experienced by the convicts in this “inescapable prison”, discover the grim and violent history of the early Australian Penal system. Walk amongst the main penitentiary; see the solitary confinement cells and many more buildings in this World Heritage open air museum.

Our return to Hobart takes into the beautiful historic township of Richmond Village with time to meander the streets and walk across Australia’s oldest bridge still in use – a convict built sand-stone bridge, reported to be haunted!

Last but not least, before we re-enter Hobart we stop for a fabulous view of Hobart & Mt Wellington from a local lookout. A picturesque way to return to the city.

We drop you back to your accommodation around 6.00pm.

Highlights

• Port Arthur Historic Site (2 hours)
• Tasmanian Devil Conservation Park
• Tasmanian Devil feeding
• “Birds of the Bush” bird show
• 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
• Hobart City lookout

Includes
• Tasmanian Devil Conservation Park entrance fee
• “Birds of the Bush” bird show & Devil feeding
• Port Arthur Historic Site entrance fee
• Guided walking tour of Port Arthur Historic Site
• Port Arthur Harbor Cruise
• Professional guides & interpretation
• Small, friendly groups
• CBD Hotel/Hostel Pick Up & Drop Off
• Airport drop offs on request


Not Included

• Meals - You may bring your lunch with you or we will stop to give you an opportunity to purchase your lunch on the day.

What to bring/wear

• Sensible shoes for day touring
• A variety of warm clothing
• Weatherproof jacket if possible
• Hat, sunscreen
• Water Bottle, Snacks, Lunch (or buy it on the day)
• Camera
• Sense of adventure

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Port Arthur, Tassie Devils & Tasman Peninsula

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Please Note: Prices are listed in Australian dollars and include GST.