Port Arthur

Port Arthur, Australia

Hotels in Port Arthur

Port Arthur Accommodations (4)
Stewarts Bay Lodge Port Arthur

Stewarts Bay Lodge Port Arthur

4.00 271 reviews

6955 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur, Australia

The Fox and Hounds Inn Port Arthur

The Fox and Hounds Inn Port Arthur

3.00 135 reviews

6789 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur, Australia

Port Arthur Motor Inn

Port Arthur Motor Inn

3.50 150 reviews

29 Safety Cove Rd, Port Arthur, Australia

Port Arthur Motor Inn

Port Arthur Motor Inn

3.50 150 reviews

Port Arthur Historic Site, Port Arthur, Australia

Travel Blogs from Port Arthur

Port Arthur Travel Blogs (174)
Balls and chains, squalls and rain, Port Arthur and the East Coast of Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Balls and chains, squalls and rain

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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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 ...

Beautiful scenery is all getting boring now, Freycinet Peninsula to Port Arthur, Australia travel blog

Beautiful scenery is all getting boring now

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... ' - 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 ...

Turn Left on Blowhole Road, Port Arthur, Australia travel blog

Turn Left on Blowhole Road

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... all of whom were recidivists whose first crime(s) got them shipped from Britain to mainland Australia, and whose subsequent offense resulted in a sentence at Port Arthur. Much about the prison was progressive for its time, and education and vocational ...

Day 4  Continuing East Coast to Port Arthur, Port Arthur, Australia travel blog

Day 4 Continuing East Coast to Port Arthur

A travel blog entry by beefy45

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... 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 ...

Attractions in Port Arthur

Port Arthur Attractions (5)
Port Arthur Historic Site

Port Arthur Historic Site

4.50

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.

Tasman Island Cruises

Tasman Island Cruises

5.00

6961 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia

Coal Mines Historic Site

Coal Mines Historic Site

4.50

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.

Shipstern Bluff

Shipstern Bluff

5.00

Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia