Port Arthur & Lavender Farm Day Tour

From: $155.00

  • Return transfer from Hobart
  • A guided walking tour of Port Arthur
  • Harbor cruise
  • Small group tour
  • Learn about Hobarts past history
  • All National Park fees


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We leave Hobart early on this Port Arthur and Lavender Farm Tour and travel straight to the breathtaking Tasman Peninsula. This region has a remarkable past, intriguing tales, and a breathtaking landscape. We stop at Pirates Bay Lookout, which offers a magnificent vantage point of the surroundings.


  • Departs Hobart from 7 am
  • Returns Hobart 6 pm

Our tour guides will share some fascinating tales and local history with you. As you pass through Eaglehawk Neck and “The Dogline, we travel a breathtaking 2-kilometer path along the clifftop. The track comes to an end with Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen, two amazing rock structures.

We’ll drop you off here so you can make a quick trip to the Port Arthur Lavender Farm. Visit the distillery, take a quick stroll around the lavender fields, or just walk to the cafe and gift store for some lavender-inspired sweets and delights.


  • Port Arthur Historic Site (3 hours)
  • Complimentary Harbour Cruise at Port Arthur Historic Site
  • Port Arthur Lavender Farm
  • Waterfall Bay Cliff Top Walk (easy grade)
  • Tasman National Park—Devils Kitchen, Tasman Arch
  • Pirates Bay Lookout
  • Eaglehawk Neck and The “Dogline”
  • Richmond Village and historic bridge

Port Arthur

As we enter the Port Arthur Historic Site, there is a plethora of knowledge and history to absorb. With roughly 3 hours on site, you will have plenty of time to explore.  A free harbor cruise around the Isle of the Dead and a guided walking tour with one of the site’s knowledgeable experts are included. With your admission, learn about the early Australian penal system’s gruesome and brutal past to gain a sense of the isolation the prisoners felt in an “inescapable jail.” You will have plenty of time to explore the main penitentiary, the solitary confinement cells, and many other buildings in this World Heritage open-air museum in just around 4 hours here.

We pass through Richmond Township, a historic township, on the way back to Hobart. If you arrive late in the day, you will have time to stroll the streets. Pause for a coffee, stop by the Lolly Shop, investigate the Chocolatier, and walk across Australia’s oldest active bridge.

Before returning to Hobart, we stop at a local overlook for a spectacular view of the city. a beautiful route back to the city.

We return you to your Hobart City lodging around 6:00 p.m.


  • Port Arthur Historic Site entrance fee
  • Port Arthur Harbour Cruise
  • Professional guides and interpretation
  • Small, friendly groups
  • Pick-up and drop-off from select hotels

Important info before travel

  • Sensible shoes for day touring
  • A variety of warm clothing
  • Hat, sunscreen
  • Water Bottle, Snacks, Lunch (or buy it on the day)

  • Meals not included

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Short Walks
Our tours visit national parks and wild areas that involve some walking and time spent outdoors. They are suitable for people with a reasonable level of fitness and mobility.  We have no upper age limit, though we expect you to have a reasonable level of fitness and act responsibly to ensure your own safety and the safety of others at all times.  Travelers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult of 18 years or older.

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