Port Arthur, Australia

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Port Arthur is a small town and former penal settlement on the Tasman Peninsula in Tasmania, the island state of Australia. The town is about one and a half hours drive from the state capital Hobart. The major attraction of Port Arthur is the Port Arthur Historic Site, the 40 hectare (100 acre) site of a former convict colony. Many highly recognisable ruins remain, including the penitentiary, the hospital, the insane asylum, and the church. Some portions of the site have been recreated but much

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Top Things to Do in Port Arthur

Port Arthur Historic Site

History Museum

Remarkable Cave

Landmark

Port Arthur Ghost Tours

Ghost & Vampire Tours

William McHenry & Sons

Other Food & Drink

Three Capes Track

Hiking Trail

Shipstern Bluff

Geologic Formations

Port Arthur Lavender Farm . Tourist Attraction

Sightseeing Tour

Fortescue Bay

Nature & Wildlife Area

Cape Raoul

Historic Walking Area

Mount Brown Walking Track

Landmark

Popular Tours in Port Arthur

15-Minute Sea Cliffs and Convicts Helicopter Flight from Port Arthur

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The Tasman Peninsula is home to some of the highest sea cliffs in the world, rugged coast line and the infamous Port Arthur Historic Site. A 15-minute scenic... Read More

30-Minute Two Capes and Tasman Helicopter Flight from Port Arthur

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At the Southern end of Cape Pillar sits Tasman Island, a natural fortress of 300-meter sea cliffs and home to the historic light house that stands proud to this... Read More

Port Arthur Historic Site 2-Day Pass

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Take a walk into the past at the Port Arthur Historic Site! With a two-day pass to this UNESCO World Heritage Site, you'll go on a guided walking tour, have... Read More

Port Arthur Ghost Tour

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Take a lantern-lit ghost tour of the Port Arthur Historic Site, one of the most haunted locations in Australia! Hear spooky tales about this UNESCO World... Read More

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