Port Arthur Motor Inn

Port Arthur Historic Site, Port Arthur, Tasmania, 7182, Australia | Hotel
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Convict Days

A travel blog entry by aitkenadventure

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... that Port Arthur was much more than just a prison, it was a complete community. It was established in 1830 and by 1840 more than 2000 convicts, soldiers and staff lived there. A range of goods were being produced from bricks, furniture, clothing and boats.

Another tragic chapter to Port Arthur was the shooting in 1996 and it was very emotional to visit the memorial garden for the 35 victims of the ...

Better the devil you know

A travel blog entry by julesyscott

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... food on my pans from the evenings meal, so I double wrapped them in plastic bags and them into a big stuff sack. The noises stopped. That will teach me to go to sleep without washing the dishes! This evening everything is washed and the rubbish is safely stashed in the car! What a day! After yesterday's chilled vibes I made up for it today. My car was let out of the campsite (it should never have been in it but no one had asked me to move it so I kept quiet!) and ...

Not a day for the vertiginous

A travel blog entry by julesyscott

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... should be avoided! I packed up and headed out on a path running east of the campsite to Cape Hauy (pronounced Howie). At first the path ran along Fotescue Bay and started to climb into the cool eucalyptus forest, where I saw my first wild echidna, so cute snuffling for bugs. The views back to the bay were fab and the path newly refreshed, with some great stonework. Thinking about this took my mind off the uphill climb! The path opened out near the top and you could see ...

Day 8

A travel blog entry by dave-michelle

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... around the Historic site a bit quick. The entry fee included a cruise which takes you out to a small island which is the cemetary.
As we were coming back that night we left and unloaded the car and returned in time for our ghost tour.
This tour was excellent even though we didn't see any ghosts, 2 of the children in the group got scared and had to leave the tour.
Sadly we then went back to our B&B to listen to Manly get ...

Tasman Peninsular and Port Arthur

A travel blog entry by mike_margaret

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... was the Port Arthur Historic site. 'It is the best preserved convict settlement in Australia and among the most significant sites of the nations convict era.' It has recently been included on the World Heritage List. We were surprised at the large amount of parking places available and thankfully we weren't there at peak holiday season when we would have had to walk a long way just to get to the site entrance. The foyer was full of tourists but it was all well organised ...

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