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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...more
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Arthur Highway, Port Arthur, Tasmania 7182, Australia
+61 3 6251 2310
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We had an amazing day at the historic Port Arthur Site. We decided to do a self guided walk, although a fully guided walk is included in the entrance fee. Give yourself plenty of time to explore, as the site is huge and you need the best part of a full day to see it all. Wear
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We drove to Port Arthur. Parking was easy and convenient. The site is amazing in that the remnants of a dark age remain in place and many have been renovated and restored. The guides were well informed and very interesting. Caitlyn was our guide on the Isle of the Dead tour
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Went there in the morning for a look around then back that night for the ghost tour. It was a beautiful historic place & we loved the cruise which is included in the price & the walking tour. Loved the ghost tour it was really nice to hear about the history of some of the
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Yesterday we visited the Port Arthur Historic Site with my 86 yo Dad. I was worried about all the walking as this is challenging for Dad. Thankfully the helpful lady at the door told us about the hop on hop off shuttle bus which was included in our $40 entry fee. The shuttle bus
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A sad and poignant reminder of how they great British Empire treated its less fortunate. Fantastic sence of history made live by excellent interpretation, facilities and staff. Only one thing needed - a footpath up to the village.
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