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Port Arthur Historic Site Entry Ticket

Port Arthur Historic Site Entry Ticket

Activity provider: Port Arthur Historic Site

From US$ 31.43 per person

The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Port Arthur Historic Site brings Australia’s early convict history to life. Site entry tickets are valid for two consecutive days and include a guided walking tour, harbor cruise, and access to historic ruins.

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Duration 2 days
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a 40-minute introductory guided walking tour
  • Learn of the importance of the maritime history of the site with a 25-minute harbor cruise
  • Explore over 100-acres of the Historic Site with an entry ticket valid for two consecutive days
  • Discover how the penal colony operated with over 30 historic buildings and ruins onsite to explore
Full description
Enjoy full access to Port Arthur Historic Site on the Tasman Peninsula with an entry ticket valid for daytime entry for two consecutive days.  Located 90 minutes from Hobart, the Historic Site has over 30 buildings, ruins and restored period homes set in 40 hectares of landscaped grounds. Discover fun, interactive experiences for all ages such as the Lottery of Life and the Museum and Convict Study Centre in the Asylum building.  Explore the Convict Water Supply Trail and the Dockyard.  Allow plenty of time to fully experience all that Port Arthur has to offer! Your admission includes a visitor guide with a map and a 40-minute guided walking tour that gives you a great introduction to Port Arthur, its people, and its past. As part of your admission, you can also enjoy a 25-minute harbor cruise on the MV Marana. The walking tours and cruises run several times a day, subject to availability.
Includes
  • Site Entry Ticket (valid for two consecutive days)
  • 40-minute Introductory Guided Walking Tour
  • 25-minute Harbor Cruise
  • Access to more than 30 historic buildings, ruins, gardens and restored houses on the site
  • Shuttle buggy service for people who may have restricted mobility
  • Food and drinks
  • Transport to and from the site
  • Any other optional tours at the site

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Meeting point

Port Arthur Historic Site, 6973 Arthur Hwy, Port Arthur TAS 7182, Australia

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Select the Family Pass option when booking if your group includes 2 adults and up to 6 children ages 7-17
  • Entry ticket does not include Isle of Dead, Point Puer, or Ghost tours; these are available for purchase separately on GetYourGuide
  • Cruise ship passengers are not required to pay site entry
  • A shuttle buggy service for people with restricted mobility is available on site between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm daily with an extended service offered during summer
  • Walking tour and cruise departure times will be allocated on arrival or you can contact the local operator after booking
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 236 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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The day we went was raining and it was dissapointing as the cruise was freezing and you could not see out the windows due to foggy windows and rain. The ponchos that the gift shop provides are smelly but do stop the rain wetting your clothes if you dont take wet weather gear. The disability vehicles were also picking people up who had wet weather gear on who were not disabled but not offering the people who did not have wet weather gear, so make sure you take it just in case. If coming from QLD like us didnt want to waste money on jackets ect that we would never wear again so stinky ponchos were ok!

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November 26, 2022

was a good experience knowledgeable tour guide of PA.. Restaurant food is a bit over priced, Have at least one service station open for fuel, all closed till Hobart, after the ghost tour, lucky half a tank just made it back! Pitty the Glost tour guide wasn't very knowledgeable of the history, to incorporate better ghost tours that to me was a waste of money.. Average. expected more and maybe something happen on it..Like a door open or bang..

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October 8, 2022

A beautiful location with a brutal history - but the interactive experiences and guides bring out the lives and personalities of the people who lived there. So much to see and do, with the included 25 minute boat cruise very enjoyable. The voucher exchange worked easily and overall it was a brilliant day!

April 22, 2022

Product ID: 108664