Cruise ships are not able to dock here, you will be tendered ashore.
Printable map to take along.
Cruise calendar for this port.
Watch a destination video.
Port Arthur is a small town (500 pop.) and former convict settlement on the Tasman Peninsula, in Tasmania, Australia. Port Arthur is one of Australia's most significant heritage areas and officially Tasmania's top tourist attraction. Known for its harsh conditions, dark history and stark beauty, it is located 96 km scenic drive south east of the state capital, Hobart.
The visitor center at the Port Arthur Historic Site The half day (bronze) pass includes: Access to more than 30 historic buildings, ruins, gardens and museum houses, a fascinating, 40 minute guided walking tour, a great introduction to Port Arthur, its people and its past. A 30 minute harbor cruise aboard the MV Marana. Prices Adult $37 / Child $17 / Family $90 / Concession $28
It pays to compare your cruise line shore excursions here.
Visitor facilities include two cafes, a bistro that operates each evening, gift shop, and other facilities
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