Port Arthur Motor Inn
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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By 8.50am the car was packed and we were ready to embark on the next leg of our journey around Tasmania. This time we turned right onto the Tasman highway, just outside of the Tourist Park, instead of left to go into Hobart. We soon crossed the Pittwater Estuary on the long Causeway Bridge. 'The Sorell Causeway Bridge was the first prestressed …
... covering vast areas of these hills, although the trees are obviously regenerating and look almost furry. There were several viewpoints along this coastal road e.g. Pirates Bay Lookout, Tessellated Pavement, Tasman Blowhole, Tasmans Arch, and Devils Kitchen. The last three are basically sea caves in various states of collapse but each made for an interesting walk to look at powerful waves forcing their way through the holes and sometimes ...
... a trip I wanted to do while here.
I love history! I love reading history. I love seeing history! Hobart is awash in history - - CONVICT HISTORY!
The Tasman Peninsula , about a 2 hour drive from Hobart, was selected to become a prison colony. Port Arthur is the small town on the peninsula where the prision colony was built, and today is the main tourist attraction in Tasmania.
I took a trip to the old prison. It was built in ...
... a few and this is where we picked up the giant brownie for the birthday girl.
4th stop: Get Shucked Oyster Farm. We got to watch one of the guys working there actually shuck some oysters while Stephen picked up a dozen oysters to take away.
By now we were back on the on the north island and the girls were getting a bit tired of all the driving. So we headed off to the Quarantine station which happened to be open Sundays. Not many of the original buildings ...
... Virgin Australia to Sydney Domestic where I was met by my friend Helen, an orthodontist who I studied with in Liverpool. She drove me to her house in the Sydney suburb of a Lilyfield, where I said hello to Duncan (husband) and met her two gorgeous children for the first time. William is 3 and Charlotte is nearly 1. We had a lovely meal and a good catch up after 4 years of not seeing one ...