Port Arthur Cruise

Port Arthur Cruise
  • Duration : 11 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Port Arthur
  • Product code : L764
From AUD $225.00

Take a multi-award winning coastal wilderness cruise along the spectacular coastline between Eaglehawk Neck and Port Arthur. Join the search for the wildlife that is abundant in the area, such as seals, dolphins, migrating whales and bird life. After the 3 hour long cruise, arrive in Port Arthur where you will receive a guided tour of this amazing historical site dating back from the start of Australia's European settlement.

Highlights of this tour
  • 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

Operates

Daily
Departs: 7.30am from Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Centre
Franklin Wharf, Hobart Waterfront Returns:6.00pm

Fare Includes

Coach travel to Port Arthur, Tasman Island cruise, morning tea, lunch and 3 hours at Port Arthur Historic Site

Note

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.

You will need to make your own way to Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Centre to join the tour