Day trip

Port Arthur: Tour with Isle of the Dead Cruise

4.7 / 5

70 reviews

Activity provider: Gray Line Tasmania
Day trip

Port Arthur: Tour with Isle of the Dead Cruise

Activity provider: Gray Line Tasmania
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From US$ 107.02 per person

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Learn about Australia's convict era and early settlement at Port Arthur historic site. Take a cruise out to the eerie Isle of the Dead.

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Duration 1 day
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  • See Pirates Bay, Eaglehawk Neck and Norfolk Bay
  • Visit the best of Tasman National Park
  • Take a guided tour of Port Arthur and then enjoy free time at leisure to explore the ruins
  • Join a cruise out to the Isle of the Dead, the old graveyard is home to some of the oldest inhabitants that once lived at Port Arthur
Full description
Cross the Tasman Bridge, and head out on the Tasman Highway over the Pittwater Causeway onto Forestier Peninsula. Admire the pristine beauty of Pirates Bay, Eaglehawk Neck, and Norfolk Bay. Visit Abel Tasman National Park, where you’ll marvel at the spectacle of the Tasman Arch and enjoy superb views of the rugged coastline. You’ll be amazed at the magnitude of the Devil's Kitchen. Explore Port Arthur, where you’ll take a guided walking tour of the historic convict site, with access to over 30 restored buildings and ruins. See the penitentiary, the separate prison, the commandant's house, and the church.
  • Port Arthur admission and Guided Tour
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard coach
  • Harbor cruise
  • Guided tour of the Isle of the Dead
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Transportation in Premium Touring Coach
  • Professional and Friendly Driver Guide
  • Meals
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Look for the Gray Line Day Tours desk inside the Brooke St. Pier Building.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The cruise is not suitable for those with mobility issues
  • Food and drinks will not be provided
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 70 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Service
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This tour was Great from pick up from motel to drop off back at motel , both drivers were informative and easy going , Darren was especially informative and the Dad jokes were next level 😂 Port Arthur was very impressive, cruise to Dead Island is a must, the Tour Guide on the Island made this tour very enjoyable! Highly recommend , thanks to all 👍

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March 24, 2023

Phil was an excellent tour guide and driver. He’s very knowledgeable and charismatic. He made sure everyone was comfortable throughout the day. The tour itself was great value! Everything was well organised and staff members at the site were wonderful. Would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Hobart.

March 24, 2023

We got there around 15minutes before the guided tour of the site at 11:30am then straight to the isle of the Dead at 1:00pm - we missed the caves as we were starving by the time we returned from the island so there was just not enough time to do the caves tour - maybe getting there 1/2 hour earlier would have been better

March 24, 2023

Product ID: 70189