Port Arthur Historic Site on Saturday including Salamanca Market

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  • 8.8 hr

This full day tour from Hobart has been designed to allow as much time as possible to explore Port Arthur on a Saturday without missing out on the iconic Salamanca Market. Spend the morning wandering through the numerous stalls of art, craft, fresh produce and gourmet food at Salamanca Market before joining the coach tour to Port Arthur Historic Site. From here, enjoy a personalised tour with live commentary. Formerly a convict site, Port Arthur is bursting with history and today boasts a landscape of natural beauty, scenic ruins and restored buildings. Make the most out of your day and join the informative fully guided historical walking tour to explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site then jump on board the relaxing cruise to the Isle of the Dead! Our driver/guide will be on hand throughout the day to provide additional information about this fascinating site and to ensure your time is well spent. Lunch and refreshments can be purchased on site or you are welcome to bring your own.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Gray Line Tasmania

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Salamanca Market

Delight in a shopping experience at Hobart's popular and colourful outdoor marketplace. Spend the morning tasting the best fresh produce in Tasmania, perhaps try a local favourite, Scallop Pie. Wander through this big, thriving market featuring unique Tasmanian crafted products. In the late morning, hop on board your luxury Gray Line coach and travel to the historically significant site of Port Arthur.

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Stop At: Port Arthur Historic Site

Arriving at Port Arthur Historic Site we visit the Interpretation Centre with its interactive exhibits and displays, and follow the life of a convict. Enjoy complimentary site talks at key locations throughout the day and learn about the many restored buildings, including the Penitentiary, Commandant's House and the Church. Then set off on a harbour cruise on Carnarvon Bay to admire the natural beauty of this sombre World-Heritage listed site. From the water, admire the scenery of Tasman National Park and learn the fascinating history while circling the Isle of the Dead.

Duration: 4 hour

Stop At: Tasman National Park

Visit the Tasman Arch, one of Tasmania's most visited natural coastal attractions. Be in awe of the rugged beauty and magnificent views of this most Southern coastline. An excellent photo opportunity

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck

Soak in the views from the magnificent Pirates Bay Lookout. See for miles as you take in this awe-inspiring vista. A fantastic photo opportunity.
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