Port Arthur, Australia
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6955 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur, Australia
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... one of our proudest moments. Obviously Tasmania wasn't a very pleasant place once whitey discovered it and the penitentiary at Port Arthur soon obtained a reputation for being 'convict hell' due to the brutal conditions and vicious cruelty of the soldiers ...
... ' - erosion phenomenon (more Geography A' Level reminders) and then down passed lovely coves and water either side of us to Port Arthur. Port Arthur is a smallish town and is very famous for a couple of reasons (if you don't know) firstly was main ...
... scenes that will live long in one's memory for many years. Being too many to say here , a few are things like Port Arthur Convict Settlement, Tasman Blowhole, Tasman Arch& Devils Kitchen and Tessellated Pavement. Also you will find places Like Cape ...
... At this point in time he does not know yet that we will soon become his main source of complaints. Old guy at the Port Arthur reception: gives us tickets for free because we play the poor-backpacker card. Legend! Old guy at the campsite reception: Eco ...
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Arthur Highway Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia
The Port Arthur Historic Site is the best-preserved convict settlement in Australia and among the most significant convict era sites in the world. It has won many awards and has been called one of Australia's great tourism destinations. The Site combines rich history and scenic beauty to tell the stories of the harsh discipline and determined industry of the settlement. It is a place to discover Australian history and connect with the origins of Australian culture.
6961 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia
Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia
Coal Mines Road, via Premaydena Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia
Situated on the Tasman Peninsula near Saltwater River, the Coal Mines Historic Site was Tasmania's first operational mine. It also served as a place of punishment for the "worst class" of convicts. Today, the Coal Mines offers visitors the chance to discover among the uncrowded ruins and scenic vistas a different perspective on Tasmania's convict history. The Coal Mines Historic Site is managed by the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority. The site is approximately a 25-minute drive from Port Arthur and a visit is a fascinating adjunct to any visit to the Port Arthur Historic Site.
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Posted by will
... and other memorabilia being sold. The view from the summit of Mount Wellington is also world class, and should not be missed. Port Arthur is about an hour and a half south east of Hobart, located on the Tasman Peninsula. A former penal settlement, it ...
Posted by will
... the long days, you could also squeeze and some of the sights on the Tasman Peninsula into a long afternoon and early evening. Port Arthur is a must see for the colonial history - there's nothing like it anywhere else in Australia. And it's ...
Posted by purplebuggy
... once,. Use sparingly.) - Between visiting Alice Springs and Uluru, go to Kings Canyon and do the Rim Walk - very rewarding. - Visit Port Arthur, south of Hobart (for more reasons than you might think...) - Watch fairy penguins come in at night on Phillip ...
Posted by bfoak
... would give you a lot of freedom and flexibility. I'd recommend a trip up Mt Wellington, and depending on your interests, a day at Port Arthur and the Tasman Peninsula, or a day on the east coast up at Freycinet. Richmond is also a great little spot, ...
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