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ICONS OF TASMANIA: PORT ARTHUR AND THE TASSIE DEVIL

Per Person $151 USD
Child (Ages 5-14) $140 USD
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ICONS OF TASMANIA: PORT ARTHUR AND THE TASSIE DEVIL

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Isolated from mainland Australia Tasmania will captivate the imaginative traveler with it's natural beauty, rugged coastlines, sandy beaches, mountains, islands and unique wildlife. This full day tour will showcase some of Tasmania's most iconic imageries.

Beginning with a scenic drive to the Tasman Peninsula, we will make a stop at the stunning Pirate's Bay Lookout. Towering sea cliffs and a narrow isthmus make for dramatic views, and create the perfect setting for a penal community.

A visit to the Port Arthur Historic Site provides a vivid encounter with Tasmania's convict past. Your introduction to this massive historic site begins with a one hour guided walking and a harbor cruise around the Isle of the Dead. You'll also have time to walk the grounds on your own. There are over 30 buildings, in ruins and restored and you'll have a chance to see everything from the main penitentiary to the solitary confinement cells, all revealing the grim and violent history of the early Australian Penal system.

On the return we'll visit the Tasmanian Devil "Unzoo" where you'll have face to face encounters with animals found nowhere else on Earth! See the notorious Tasmanian Devil, hand feed Wallabies, and more! This experience is not to be missed and can only be had in Tasmania.

  • This Tour Includes:
  • Round trip transportation from the cruise ship pier
  • Local guide
  • Stop at Pirates Bay Lookout - amazing views and historical significance
  • Guided walking tour of the Port Arthur Historic Site and time to explore on your own (approximately 2 hours)
  • Cruise the harbor around the Isle of the Dead
  • Visit the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

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Departures (local time)

  • 8:45 AM (8 hrs)

Transfer / Meeting Instructions

No Taxi Required Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.

Special Instructions

• Entrance fees are included in the tour cost.
• Food and beverages are not included in the tour cost. You will have time to purchase lunch at the Port Arthur Historic site cafes and restaurant. We recommend bringing a water bottle.
• Wear good walking shoes.
• We recommend dressing in layers and bringing a rain jacket as the weather may change without notice.
• Sunscreen and sun protection are recommended.

Restrictions

• This tour requires a minimum of 2 participants. There is a maximum of 20 guests per departure.
• You must be at least 5 years old to participate.