Port Arthur with Salamanca Market
Salamanca Market - delight in a shopping experience at Hobart's popular and colourful outdoor marketplace. Then join the coach to Port Arthur and acquire a sense of our past convict era and early Australian settlement.
Spend the morning tasting the best fresh produce in Tasmania, perhaps try a local favourite, Scallop Pie. Wander through this big, thriving market and look for unique knick knacks. In the late morning, hop on board your luxury Gray Line coach and travel to the historically significant site of Port Arthur. Take a guided walk of the site and then have hours of free time to explore the fascinating ruins or relax at the restaurant / cafe on site.
Courtesy hotel transfer or make your own way to Salamanca Market
Wander through numerous stalls of arts, crafts, fresh produce and tantalising gourmet foods
Trendy restaurants, galleries and unique shops
Perhaps enjoy a morning tea (own expense)
Departing Hobart view Government House, home to the governor of Tasmania
Travel across the Tasman Bridge over the Derwent River
We continue onto the Tasman Peninsula, an area abound with natural bushland, native wildlife and amazing coastal scenery
Skirt Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula
Eaglehawk Neck- stunning rocky coastline
Our stop in the Tasman National Park at Pristine Pirates Bay, will leave you in awe of the wonderful views, rugged coastline and striking rock formations. A great photo opportunity!
Arriving at Port Arthur we have approximately 5 hours to soak up the atmosphere of this World Heritage Site
Visit the Interpretation Centre and follow the harrowing life of a convict.
Join a guided walking tour to learn about the many restored buildings and ruins
See the Penitentiary - a one time granary and flour mill, separate prison, Commandant's House, church and more
Enjoy a cruise on Carnarvon Bay around the Isle of the Dead, then back to the Historic Site for free time to purchase your own lunch and explore at your own pace.
Introductory walking tour by Port Arthur guide (40mins)
Port Arthur admission
Free WiFi* on coach
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2020 - 2021 season. The 2020 - 2021 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2020 - 31st March 2021. The 2021 - 2022 season rates commence on the 1st April 2021.