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Port Arthur with Tasman Island Cruise Full Day Tour Departs from Hobart

  • Port Arthur
  • English
  • 11.5 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation
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Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Coach travel to Port Arthur
  • 2. Tasman Island cruise
  • 3. Visit Port Arthur Historic Site (3 hours)
  • 4. Morning tea
  • 5. Lunch
From AUD
$260.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Coach travel to Port Arthur
  • 2. Tasman Island cruise
  • 3. Visit Port Arthur Historic Site (3 hours)
  • 4. Morning tea
  • 5. Lunch

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Port Arthur
Depature point ● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December)
● Departure Point:  Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Booking Centre (Address: Dock Head Building, Franklin Wharf, Hobart TAS 7000)
● Departure Time: 07:30
● Arrives back at approximately 18:00
How to get there ● By Car
Please make your own way to the departure point on the travel date.
Please note there is no parking available at the departure point.  There is all-day parking available nearby at the Evans Street Car Park or Market Place Car Park - click check before driving to the departure point.

● By Public Transport
Please check the Tasmanian Transport (https://www.transport.tas.gov.au/passenger) for more details to plan your trip.
Check-in requirements Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point /departure point 45 minutes before your scheduled departure time to allow enough time to check in. Regrettably, failure to arrive before this time will most likely be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred.

If you are not familiar with the area or travelling on a weekend or local public holidays / school holidays, please make sure you've checked your timetable or driving route beforehand, and allow extra travelling time for unexpected delays to ensure you do not miss your check in.
What to bring/wear ● Motion-sickness medicine (if required)
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Comfortable shoes
● Light jacket/sweater for windy or cool days
● Water bottle, Snacks
● Umbrella / raincoat if rains
● Insect repellent
● Camera (waterproof)
● Money/credit card for optional purchases
Other info ● Tour
-Depending on the weather conditions, cruise may depart from Port Arthur to Eaglehawk Neck where the coach will pick-up passengers and then drive back down to Port Arthur. Lunch would then either be at Eaglehawk Neck or Port Arthur.
-Guests will need to make their own way to Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Centre to join the tour.

● Child Policy
-It is Tasmanian law that infants occupy a seat
-Infants travelling on a Public Day Tour aged between 0-3 will be given an allocated seat and be seated in a Child Restraint Seat subject to availability.
-Child Restraint Seats will be available for hire or the customer may supply their own.
-Children aged 4-7 travelling on a Public Day Tour must be seated in an allocated seat and wear a seat belt.
-Booster Seats are available as an option for hire or the customer may supply their own.
-Children aged 4-7 must not travel in the first two rows of the coach on a Public Day Tour.

● General
-Itineraries, prices and days of operation are subject to change or withdrawal without notice. A fuel levy may apply when world oil prices exceed the allowance in the fare.
-State and territory laws require all passengers to wear seat belts in seat belt equipped vehicles. The service provider is not responsible for monitoring this requirement.
-Parents, guardians or the client are required to ensure all children wear seat belts in seat belt equipped vehicles.
-The service provider is not responsible for the provision, installation and securing of children and child booster seats, capsules and child restraints. Parents, guardians or the client are responsible to provide, install and secure all child restraint and booster seats.
-The service provider is not responsible for the behaviour and safety of children when not accompanied by a parent or guardian.
-Customers are responsible for their own physical safety at all venues and locations.
-Parents or Guardians are responsible for the safety of children at all venues and locations. The service provider reserves the right to deny travel where a risk to customers, public or staff is perceived.
-Passengers must be able to ensure their own safety and enjoyment on the tour (including any stops and venues visited) and passengers with special needs must be accompanied by a carer or assistant where necessary.
-Passengers travelling in a wheel chair must travel in the wheel chair unless a spare coach seat is available.
-Wheel chairs will only be unloaded at stops which are longer than 15 minutes.
-The service provider is not responsible for the anchoring of the wheel chair.
-No illicit drugs or alcohol are to be consumed on any service provider's vehicle.
-Smoking is not permitted on any service provider's vehicle.
-The service provider reserves the right to eject any passengers behaving in an inappropriate, offensive, intoxicated or destructive manner from the vehicle or to stop the vehicle until the relevant behaviour ceases or the situation is otherwise resolved. This may include requesting that police or other relevant authorities attend.
-Passengers and the person booking are responsible for any damage they directly or indirectly cause to the vehicle. Examples of damage include vandalism, food or beverage spillage and breakage of interior or exterior fittings.
-To the extent permitted by law, service provider reserves is not responsible for any damage or soiling of luggage.
-The service provider is not a bailee in respect of any lost property left on service provider's vehicle and does not guarantee the security of any lost property.
-The service provider recommends that all customers obtain an appropriate Travel Insurance policy.
-Pending tide conditions on the river, the cruise may need to go in the opposite direction.
-The service provider reserves the right to modify or cancel tours and bookings leading up to and on the day of travel due to road, weather or other operational needs warranted at the time and will always be in the best interest and safety of all clients.

2 Overview

Cruise Tasmania's rugged coastline, rich with wildlife before arriving in the historic site of Port Arthur where you will step back in time and learn about life on the island as a convict. Take a multi-award winning coastal wilderness cruise along the spectacular coastline between Eaglehawk Neck and Port Arthur. Join the search for the abundant wildlife such as seals, dolphins, migrating whales and bird life. Begin your day with a guided coach tour from Hobart, morning tea, lunch and a 3 hour coastal eco-cruise, arrive at Port Arthur where you will spend 3 hours at this amazing historical site dating back to the start of Australia's European settlement.

Port Arthur with Tasman Island Cruise Full Day Tour Departs from Hobart

 

Port Arthur

Visiting the Historic Site of Port Arthur is an evocative experience. Being Australia's most intact convict site, you can immerse yourself in its history and roam the ruins of over 30 buildings set on beautifully landscaped grounds. This open air museum will leave you with a lasting memory of one of Australia's most significant heritage areas and a comprehensive understanding of life in a penal colony.

 

Highlights
  • Pristine Pirates Bay
  • Skirt Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula
  • Take a cruise from Eaglehawk Neck to Tasman Island
  • Highest sea cliffs in the Southern Hemisphere at Cape Pillar
  • Wonderful wildlife - may see seals, pods of dolphins, whales
  • Abundant birdlife - shearwater, gannets, gulls, cormorants, albatrosses and sea eagles
  • Deep sea caves
  • Slender dolerite spires and sea stacks, the Candlestick, the Totem Pole, Cathedral Rock
  • Sheer crags of Tasman Island
  • Astonishing flying fox and haulage way that carries supplies up steep cliffs to the lighthouse keeper's house
  • Waterfalls tumbling to the sea
  • Stewart's Bay
  • Take a guided walking tour of the historic convict site, Port Arthur, with access to over 30 restored buildings and ruins
  • See the Penitentiary - a one time granary and flour mill, separate prison, Commandant's House, church and more
  • Visit highlights of Tasman National Park
  • Wonder at the spectacle of Tasman Arch
  • Superb views of the rugged coastline
  • Be amazed at the magnitude of the Devil's Kitchen

 

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. ● If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. ● If no show, no refund.

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