The Fox and Hounds Inn

6789 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur, Tasmania, 7182, Australia | 3 star hotel
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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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    Travel Blogs from Port Arthur

    The Devil made me do it!

    A travel blog entry by dalhousie on Oct 02, 2014

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    ... Once a thriving community estabished originally in 1830 as a timber town, to harvest the abundant Blue Gum Eucalyptus, the Myrtle, the Blackwood and the Huon Pine. Using convict labour, the site which eventually covered one hundred acres and three hundred buildings, also included a prison, a hospital and an asylum for the insane. By 1840 it was home to two thousand convicts, soldiers and civil staff. Transportation to Van Diemen's Land ended in 1853 and by 1877 ...

    Better the devil you know

    A travel blog entry by julesyscott on Mar 02, 2014

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    ... 65039;) among other things. I followed everyone else downstairs and at least the card made sense. You matched it to a convict and followed their story. Mine was a Joseph Johnson! The site was mainly used as a prison for repeat offenders within the Australian colonies. We went on a 40min walking tour and a 25min boat tour to learn about various aspects of this settlement. Realistically I would have liked one or even two days there, there was so much to see. I ...

    Tasman Peninsular and Port Arthur

    A travel blog entry by mike_margaret on Feb 04, 2014

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    ... cloudy, cooler start to the day and as we drove further south the grass became markedly greener and the clouds greyer and the next moment the rain started. We missed the turnoff down Arthur Highway but thought the GPS was sending us down a small track so we thought we knew better, turned the GPS off as we didn't want to make a U-turn, and went on down on our own scenic route....until we reached the gravel and had to turn around as we were obviously on the wrong track. We ...

    Down the East coast to Port Arthur

    A travel blog entry by paulcripsey on Jan 05, 2014

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    Winds had gone down a little so woke at Freycinet Lodge to people canoeing across the bay. Had another early morning walk to Honeymoon bay for a last look at the breathtaking scenery before a delicious buffet breakfast and a sad farewell to an idyllic stay. By the time we got to Swansea, Rogers had scored his century and Oz were racing away from us yet again. A short walk through dunes to Cressie bay which was more like a Norfolk beach ...

    Days off!

    A travel blog entry by pignwig on Jun 01, 2013

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    ... and would mean we would not have the opportunity to save more money from potential paid farm work. Another big deciding factor was that Daniel, Helen & Pernilla who we have become good friends with are leaving the week before us and with them not being here the dynamic would change entirely and would be a much more quiet and not so pleasant place for us. We decided to leave when we had already planned and possibly to return at a later date if we still needed some ...