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Port Arthur and Tassie Devils Active Day Tour from Hobart

Hobart, Tasmania

Celebrate unique Tasmania, in this fast-paced, action packed tour day, combining Tassie Devils, history and coastal scenery. Discover the fascinating convict history at Port Arthur Historic Site, deemed an inescapable prison. Explore the spectacular scenery of the Tasman National Park along the Waterfall Bay clifftop walk, experience a Tassie Devil feeding and a visit to Richmond historic village.

Highlights

• Visit Port Arthur Historic Site
• Explore the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
• Experience the ferocious action of a Tasmanian Devil feeding
• Photograph spectacular views from the Waterfall Bay Cliff Top Walk (easy grade 2km)
• See the Tasman National Park highlights – Devils Kitchen & Tasman Arch
• Enjoy the stories from Pirates Bay Lookout, Eaglehawk Neck & The “Dogline”
• Visit historic Richmond Village

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Stop At: Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania Australia

Today is action packed and fast paced, so we make an early start from Hobart and drive directly to the stunning Tasman Peninsula. This area has amazing history, fascinating stories and spectacular scenery. It is also home to Australia’s highest sea cliffs. We enjoy the panoramic views of the area from Pirates Bay Lookout which provides a great vantage here of the surrounding area.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tasman National Park, C344, Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania TAS 7179, Australia

Passing through Eaglehawk Neck and “The Dogline” our Tour Guides will share with you some amazing history and stories of the area.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Waterfall Bay, Tasman Arch Carpark, Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania Australia

We begin one of Tasmania’s “Great Short Walks”. This is a short but spectacular track along the Waterfall Bay Clifftop. The walk is around 45 minutes, undulating and categorised as an easy walk. The track concludes at the remarkable rock formations of Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, 5990 Arthur Hwy, Taranna, Tasmania 7180 Australia

Next stop is the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo. We enjoy all the action of a Tasmanian Devil Feeding. Watch the snarling, fighting and bone crushing in a spectacle of devilish behaviour during the feeding. Hand feed the wallabies and walk among the local wildlife in this charming “Unzoo” setting.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Port Arthur, Port Arthur, Tasmania

Continuing our journey, we arrive at Port Arthur Historic Site. As we enter the Port Arthur Historic Site, there is a wealth of information and history to take in and to explore. Your entry includes a complimentary Harbour Cruise around the Isle of the Dead, ‘The Port Arthur Experience’ a podcast that provides a fascinating introduction to the site, and complimentary site talks throughout the day led by Port Arthur’s expert guides . Discover the grim and violent history of the early Australian Penal system and get a sense of the isolation experienced by the convicts in this “inescapable prison”. With around 2.5 hours here, you have time to walk among the main penitentiary; see the solitary confinement cells and many more buildings in this World Heritage open air museum.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Richmond, Richmond, Clarence, Greater Hobart, Tasmania

On our return to Hobart, we travel via the historic township of Richmond. Arriving late the in the afternoon, you will have time to meander the streets, stop for a coffee, visit the Lolly Shop, Chocolatier and walk across Australia’s oldest bridge still in use – a convict built sand-stone bridge, reported to be haunted!

We arrive back into Hobart around 6.00pm.

Duration: 1 hour

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Hobart, Tasmania

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