Port Arthur - Behind The Scenes

Step back in time as you take a guided, behind the scenes tour of the World Heritage listed Port Arthur Historic Site. As the most intact and evocative historic prison in Australia the site contains many ruined and restored buildings set amongst gardens and rolling hills. Explore the magnificent Government Gardens and the collection processing laboratory where you’ll see objects rediscovered by archaeologists after having spent over a century buried in the ruins of the site. Next, walk through the eerie, infamous Separate Prison where you can talk with heritage experts involved in bringing this ruined building back to life. It was here in this very prison that convicts were locked in single cells for 23 hours each day. After the tour enjoy free time to continue exploring the site at your own pace or browse the gift shop for souvenirs.
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  • Location

    Port Arthur

  • Activity Types

    Special Interest

  • Experience Types


  • Duration

    2.5 hours

  • Fitness Level


  • Price

    Adult from $109.99
    Children (12 & under) from $99.99

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Don’t forget your camera to capture the spectacular remains of Port Arthur Historic Site


Special Notes

To make your day as enjoyable as possible, please ensure that you wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat and jacket, and bring along some sunscreen, insect repellent and bottled water. Your P&O cruise fare includes general entry to the Port Arthur Historical Site.Order of sights visited may vary and itinerary may be reversed. Please be aware this is a walking tour and guests must be able to stand and walk for the duration of the tour. Guests with visual and/or hearing impairments must travel with a companion at all times.

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