Hop aboard the NUMBER 1 tour to Port Arthur, now with BRAND NEW- CONVICT DVD STORYTELLER AND AUDIO A WORLD FIRST! This popular 11 hour Port Arthur & Tassie Devils "MEGA" day tour is JAM PACKED with Tasmanian history, the natural attractions of the Tasman Peninsula and Tassie's unique wildlife
In the morning we visit the famous Richmond Colonial Village, you will have plenty of time (1 hour) to stroll around Australia's most historic town and its beautiful Georgian buildings including the oldest bridge in Australia.
Arriving at the Tasman Peninsula we check out the magnificent ocean & coastal views from Pirates Bay Lookout before heading to Eaglehawk Neck and a short walk on beautiful Egg Beach, learn about the famous convict DOGLINE!
We then visit the fantastic natural attractions of Tasman Arch & Devils Kitchen before arriving at the famous Port Arthur Historic Site, Tasmania's number 1 visited destination. Its now time to split your time! (3 hours at Port Arthur & 1 hour devils).
At Port Arthur you can visit over 30 historic buildings, take a harbour cruise & walking tour to enhance the experience & check out the popular museum and theatre and then its time for The famous Tassie Devils!
Come face to face with real live Tasmanian devils at the Tasmanian Devil Conservation Park. You'll see devils feeding - six times a day - snarling and doing what they do best, crushing up bones and generally being devilish. Hand feed friendly kangaroos, walk among friendly wallabies, take a wildlife walk to see eagles and rare hawks and meet the quaint little quolls, the devils first cousins
You will also be able to enjoy our BRAND NEW CONVICT DVD STORYTELLER, through carefully crafted stories, old pictures and moving images on the DVD screens you will get to know the stories of the Tasmanian convicts.
On the way home, sit back and enjoy our movie on the dvd screens, we even have chocolate treats for everybody. With up to 7 departures a week, 15 000 passengers and counting we are the Port Arthur specialists.
NOTE: The 2012 - 2013 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2012 to the 31st March 2013. The 2013 - 2014 season rates commence on the 1st April 2013.
BOOKED DATE: Thursday 28 April 2011
"i. How did you find the experience overall?
Really good I enjoyed it but would have liked maybe an extra 30/40mins at port arthur.
ii. How was the communication before the experience?
iii. How well did the experience match the original description on the Australian Explorer website?
Well. I expected the guide going through it all with us but it was fine without him.
iv. On your experience did you feel like a valued customer?
v. Would you recommend this experience to others?
Stephanie : Newtown, Tasmania, Australia.
Tours commence at 8:00am and conclude at 7:00pm (Summer) and 6:30pm (Winter). Tours operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday all year round.
Pick ups and drop offs to accommodation within the Hobart area is available, if required.
MINIMUM / MAXIMUM NUMBERS
This tour departs with a minimum of 3 participants and a maximum of 13. Single bookings are welcome.
Anyone may participate in this tour, provided they have no relevant medical conditions.
DRESSCODE / WHAT TO BRING
Participants are advised to wear comfortable clothing, suitable to weather conditions. Sturdy footwear is also recommended for traversing outdoor terrain.
Lunch is not inlcuded within the tour, however the tour stops at multiple places participants are able to purchase lunch. Bringing your own lunch is accepted on the tour.
Tours are subject to availability and may cancel due to any unforseen circusmtances, such as foul weather or insufficient numbers.
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"Hi we had a fantastic time. The employees, food, cruise we had the best experience we have had in a long time would recommend to anyone and we hope do go again.
The whole deal was awesome thanks to all involved Janine." Janine (New South Wales, Australia.)
"This is a really well organised tour. An absolute great time was had by all 21 of us on this tour. I was travelling on my own and really enjoyed sharing this experience with other people. "Wombat" our guide did a fantastic job of cooking, giving info and driving, an absolute star !!
Especially enjoyed Cradle Mountain, Port Arthur and Wineglass bay. If your looking for a compact 6 day tour to explore Tasmania then this is it." Mick (Gold Coast, Australia.)
"I wanted to send you a note to say THANKYOU for all the care taken with our booking.
We had an absolutely incredible evening and our faces were sore from smiling and laughing afterwards!
We will be sure to contact you again when we're planning our next adventure!
Thanks a million and all the best xo" Merly (Australia)
"It was perfect. Really impressed with the whole experience from dealing with you (Australian Explorer) to the driver. Will definitely use this service again. Thanks." Jacqui (Australia)
"Australian Explorer were courteous, very helpful and pleasant to deal with and best of all, we booked our tour over the phone!!! I’m absolutely delighted that we’ve got it booked and all the confirmation emails and the necessary voucher have been processed and sent directly to my inbox – brilliant service!" Kate (Australia)