Day trip

From Hobart: Port Arthur, Richmond, & Tasman Peninsula Tour

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13 reviews

Activity provider: iWander Tasmania
Day trip

From Hobart: Port Arthur, Richmond, & Tasman Peninsula Tour

Activity provider: iWander Tasmania

From US$ 99.60 per person

Discover Tasmania's rich heritage on a trip from Hobart to the Tasman Peninsula. Get picked up from your hotel to visit the town of Richmond and the Port Arthur Historic Site, with a cruise included.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Hotel pick-up and drop off is available from a centrally-located Hobart accommodation. Please provide your accommodation details when booking and the local operator will confirm your pick-up location and time.
Small group
Limited to 11 participants


  • Travel back in time with a visit to the old convict colony of Port Arthur
  • Learn about Tasmania's history, culture and nature from your tour guide
  • Explore the well-preserved colonial village of Richmond and grab a coffee
  • Enjoy a scenic harbor cruise and a stop at the Port Arthur Lavender Farm
  • Discover the amazing formations of Devil's Kitchen and the Tasman Arch
Full description

Visit Port Arthur Historic Site, part of the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Australian Convict Sites, on this day trip from Hobart. Learn about the site’s history as a convict colony on a walking tour, visit ruins and restored buildings, and appreciate the coastal scenery of the Tasman Peninsula.

Get picked up from your Hobart hotel and start with a visit to the well-preserved colonial village of Richmond. See Australia's oldest bridge and take the chance to grab a coffee from the Richmond bakery. Head south to the Tasman Peninsula and admire Pirates Bay lookout and Tessellated pavements.

Upon arrival at the Port Arthur Historic Site, learn the story of the convict settlement and the terrifying realities of life as a prisoner among the preserved jail ruins. Take a cruise of the harbor to see the site from a different perspective, and enjoy extra time to explore on your own.

During your return to Hobart, stop at the Port Arthur Lavender Farm for an opportunity to taste lavender ice cream and explore the lavender fields. Finally, discover the geological formations of the Tasman Arch, Devil's Kitchen, and Blow Hole before riding back to your hotel.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation during the activity
  • Tour guide
  • Harbor cruise
  • Port Arthur entry fee
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water

Know before you go

  • This is a small-group tour with a maximum number of 11 guests per trip
  • You are welcome to bring along your own lunch or there will be stops along the way where you can purchase lunch. Food, drinks and toilets are easily accessible throughout the day
  • We are able to pick you up from most locations within the central Hobart area. We will contact you a day before the travel date to confirm the pickup time and location.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 13 reviews

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February 23, 2023

Jarrod was very informative and a friendly person

February 20, 2023

A great day trip!

January 14, 2023

Product ID: 140751