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Hobart to Port Arthur Bus Service with Port Arthur Historic Site

Rated 4.3 out of 5.0 from 897 reviews.
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10 hrs

Visit the renowned Port Arthur site from Hobart, and explore the historic landmark at your own pace. With round-trip transfers included, enjoy a seamless and hassle-free experience.


  • Explore the top attraction of Tasmania, the Port Arthur Historic Site.
  • Enjoy a hassle-free transfer to the attraction in an air-conditioned bus.
  • Learn about some important landmarks on the way from Hobart to Port Arthur from your friendly driver.
  • Discover the nooks and crannies of Port Arthur, now considered an open-air museum, at your own pace.


  • Air-conditioned transport during the tour


  • Food and drinks
  • Tour guide
  • Port Arthur admission fee

cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

ratings & reviews

897 Ratings
John Smith


Aug, 2021
Enjoyed the trip to Port Arthur. The bus picked us up right on time, and we had a fun experience.
Regina Kelly


Aug, 2021
Very nice tour!
Miriam King


Aug, 2021
Well organized tour! Both the drive to Port Arthur and the destination were enjoyable.
Andy Turner


Jul, 2021
The bus journey and tour were nice.
George Thompson


Jul, 2021
As a history buff, this was one of the most interesting experiences I have had in Australia. The bus journey was very comfortable

Your experience will start at 10:30 AM from the pickup point. You will travel in a comfortable air-conditioned bus during the 1.5 hour trip to Port Arthur. The friendly driver will fill you in on some of the important landmarks along the way, and tell you a few stories of the area. On reaching the destination at 12:00 PM, you will have 4 hours to explore the area.

Famous for being a convict settlement, Port Arthur is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and covers an area of 146 hectares. There are numerous landmarks in the area, such as the convict-built church, the church of Point Peur, and the Prison Colony Site, which are a must-see. There are numerous guided walking tours that take place in this time slot, which you can opt for. You can also choose to take a relaxing cruise to the Isle of the Dead. A walking tour is available at 12:30 PM and a harbor cruise at 1:40 PM. Be sure to book in advance if you would like to experience these tours.


  • From 19th September 2021: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
  • 10:30 AM onwards

COVID Safety Information

  • All areas that customers frequently touch are sanitized.
  • Contactless payments and online bookings are required.
  • Guests may/may not be subject to temperature checks beforehand.
  • All guests must bring along face masks for safety.
  • The number of visitors has been limited to reduce crowds.
  • It is recommended to maintain social distancing with other guests (2 meters apart).
  • Regularly sanitize your hands. Sanitizers are available upon request.

Important Information

  • Dress in comfortable and layered clothing.
  • Be sure to bring a raincoat rather than an umbrella, since it gets quite windy.
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes since there is a fair amount of walking.
  • Be sure to wear sunscreen and a hat since it can get quite sunny in the afternoons.

My Tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the attraction.
  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid delays.
  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification.

Meeting Point

  • You can redeem your tickets directly at Pennicott Wilderness Journeys.
  • Address: Dock Head Building, Franklin Wharf, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia.
  • The meeting point is located near Mawson Place Park.
  • To locate the meeting point on Google Maps, simply search for - Pennicott Wilderness Journeys.
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Getting There

  • The nearest bus stop is City Interchange Stop #D4.
  • The stop is just 4 minutes away from the meeting point.
  • Buses #725, #726, #731, and more will get you there.


This ticket is valid for the working hours of the day on the date selected during checkout.

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