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
• Doo Town
• 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)
• Harbour cruise
• Port Arthur admission
• Free WiFi* on coach
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2021 - 2022 season. The 2021 - 2022 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2021 - 31st March 2022. The 2022 - 2023 season rates commence on the 1st April 2022.
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