The Fox and Hounds Inn

6789 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur, Tasmania, 7182, Australia | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $91.00

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Port Arthur

A travel blog entry by hendos


Today we visited Port Arthur Historical Site. Its a beautiful drive from our camp site. We decided to drive through White Sand Beach. Absolutely stunning place!
We then drove on towards Port Arthur and didn't realise that there would be so many people. It wasn't until we actually walked down to the Visitor Centre that we realised we had to pay to get in!! Doh!
$80 later we got in an checked out the place. Its an amazing site and what the people here had to ...

Tasman Peninsular and Port Arthur

A travel blog entry by mike_margaret

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... the back wall and another cave is beginning to form. From there we took the path around the back to see the arch from the other side and the sea-cliffs while listening all along to the pounding waves. The next stop was at the blowholes themselves where we had another good walk around to view the cliffs and blow-holes from different angles. On our return to the car park, we spotted the Doo-Van advertising all sorts of yummy hot and cold foods. Sorry to say but we succumbed ...

Behind Bars

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn


... to hunch over while walking and the logs had to be carried on their shoulders, leaving the tallest convicts to carry most of the weight. Another form of punishment was to be moved to a lower floor of the penitentiary where the cells were smaller and surveillance was stronger.

A third form of punishment was to be moved the the Separate Prison - a prison on the grounds of Port Arthur where the convicts lived in complete solitude in a tiny cell for 30 days. In ...

Turn Left on Blowhole Road

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers


... and sobering. It addresses everything from British colonialism to theories of prison reform (a topic I'm particularly interested in). So much of Tasmania's history is wrapped up in Port Arthur and other penal colonies that formed a major part of white settlement of the island, and Port Arthur is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dennis and I had a guided walking tour of Port Arthur at 2:30 p.m., followed by a short harbor cruise that took us past other ...

Prison or Adventure Boating

A travel blog entry by rickmckelk


If I had my choice I probably pick adventure boating over prison but I decided to do both today. The brochure said it was one of the top ten things to do in the world maybe a little over stated but it was pretty awesome & they have won a lot of awards for best tourist attraction in Tasmania .You can see in one of the pics the boat with three three hundred horsepower motors and they ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 6789 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur, is near Port Arthur Historic Site, Tasman Island Cruises, Coal Mines Historic Site, and Cape Raoul.
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