Stewarts Bay Lodge

6955 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur, Tasmania, 7182, Australia | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $119.00

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Day 7 Bicheno to Port Arthur

A travel blog entry by johnmu on Jan 15, 2014

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We left Bicheno early planning to have some breakfast along the way to Port Arthur. Not far from Bicheno is the seaside town of Swansea. A perfect place to have breakfast before a couple of hours drive down the Tasman Highway to Port Arthur. Swansea is an old town dominated by sea views and an old convenience store, Morris' Store which over the …

The best bit was... chocolate challenge!

A travel blog entry by lilyloves


... have a little walk along the cliffs and see the bays, which was nice and good that the sun was shining, but I just felt so tired and wanted to sleep.

We eventually arrived at Port Arthur and the grown-up was surprised, as she thought it was being to be a little port with boats and shops and cafes and things, but it wasn't. It was a historic site which receives visitors to come and see where more criminald used to live. I'm thinking ...

Tasman Peninsular and Port Arthur

A travel blog entry by mike_margaret

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... the popular East Coast. In 1993, longitudinal cracks began appearing along the web of some beams......In 2002 the new Sorell Causeway Bridge, named the McGee Bridge, was completed.'

Outside the small rural town of Sorell, we spotted a Caltex garage so we filled the car for the first time, using our Caltex fuel card obtained with Combank Award points. We drove through the town but found nothing to write home about. From then on the countryside became hilly with ...

Behind Bars

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn


... The boys however, did still attend church services with the adult inmates on Sundays. In fact, the boys themselves built the church with handmade stones. This is similar to how the adult convicts made their own penitentiary with handmade stones and bricks. The first convicts on Port Arthur lived in shabby tents while they began the masonry work for the penitentiary. All the buildings made by the child and adult convicts alike were very impressive. Unfortunately, many of ...

Turn Left on Blowhole Road

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers


... like Paul Revere, and I am pretty sure he honed his storytelling skills and voice tricks by playing Dungeons and Dragons in middle school). No one saw any ghosts on our night's tour, but plenty of people--including the guide himself--have seen ghosts on other tours he has led. The historical stories of ghost sightings date back to the era in which the prison still operated, and combined with the dark night as we wandered in and around the buildings and ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 6955 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur, is near Port Arthur Historic Site, Tasman Island Cruises, Coal Mines Historic Site, and Cape Raoul.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsStewarts Bay Lodge Port Arthur

    Reviewed by johnmu

    very comfortable

    Reviewed Jan 14, 2014
    by (5 reviews) ARMIDALE , Australia Flag of Australia

    pity the restaraunt was closed as it has a great view over the bay

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Stewarts Bay Lodge Port Arthur

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent