Port Arthur Motor Inn

29 Safety Cove Rd, Port Arthur, Tasmania, 7182, Australia | 3 star hotel
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Tasman Peninsular and Port Arthur

A travel blog entry by mike_margaret on Feb 04, 2014

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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 …

Port Arthur

A travel blog entry by hendos


... is incredible. So difficult and hard. Mia thought it was great as well behind her eye lids!! :-) hehehehe

We spent a few hours there, had lunch and then decided to head out and drive back towards our camp site. We stopped along the way and checked out Waterfall Bay, Devils Kitchen and Tasman Arch. Beautiful rugged coastline!

We headed back to the caravan and warmed ourselves back up. It was absolutely freezing and we needed to warm up again!! :-)

The best bit was... chocolate challenge!

A travel blog entry by lilyloves


Today I was bored. I don't know if it was that all of the early mornings are starting to get to me, or whether it was just because I was bored.

The grown-up and me got on the bus again and drove for a little while, through a place called Richmond, which again is meant to look like England, which it doesn't really, except for the trees and stuff, but it does have the oldest bridge in Australia. We then arrived at the Tasman National ...

Behind Bars

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn


... Prison, the convicts were not allowed to make any noise, not even natural bodily noises, unless they were spoken to by a guard. These men were held in their tiny cells for 23 hours a day. Each day following their third day in solitude, they were given one hour a day of exercise in solitude and on Sundays they went to Church services. When these men were brought out of the Separate Prison, they had to wear hoods with only holes for them to see out of as this was to avoid ...

Turn Left on Blowhole Road

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers


... that were once part of the "machine to grind rogues honest" (the idea behind the development of the Port Arthur convict settlement). Of particular interest was Point Puer, the site of the first reformatory exclusively for juvenile male convicts in the British Empire, which housed 3000 boys as young as nine years old during its 15 years of operation. We then had 2.5 hours to explore the sprawling grounds on our own. We easily filled the time, as there were ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 29 Safety Cove Rd, Port Arthur, is near Port Arthur Historic Site, Tasman Island Cruises, Coal Mines Historic Site, and Cape Raoul.
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