Historic Tour of Port Arthur Tasmania
Port Arthur is a historic convict settlement and small town in the Tasman Peninsular of Tasmania, Australia. Built by the English during the 18th & 19th Century to settle convicts from the UK, it is of historical significance and thus a world heritage listed property. Port Arthur is one of Tasmania’s top tourist attractions with many visitors flocking to see what life was like during early Australia’s past. You can gain insights into Australia’s colonisation by Europeans with a visit to the old penal colony built by the British to house criminals in what was once called Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania). Some of our Port Arthur and other tour highlights include: visiting the Tasman Arch, crossing the Tasman Bridge, Port Arthur convict site/convict prison & visiting the Tasman National Park. Fun Tassie Tours will make sure you have a thoroughly enjoyable experience and have plenty of time to take in this unique historical site.