Hobart & South

Port Arthur Historic Site

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6973 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur, TAS, 7182

+61 3 6269 7981


The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Port Arthur Historic Site, just 90 minutes’ drive southeast of Hobart, is a national award-winning attraction and a must-see destination.

Spanning over 40 hectares with more than 30 historic buildings and ruins to explore, Port Arthur brings Australia’s early convict history to life with state-of-the-art interpretation, guided tours, harbour cruises, dramatisations, interactive experiences and the spine-chilling Ghost Tour after dark.

Unique pre- or post-conference tour experiences, such as a private guided ‘Commandant’s Carriage’ tour of iconic landmarks or the thrilling ‘Escape from Port Arthur’ tour are available

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Activity Length of Activity Capacity
Walking Tour Custom 40
Harbour Cruise Full Day 140
Ghost ToursCustom 15
Island of the Dead Cemetery Tour Full Day 20


There are few venues as impressive as the Port Arthur Historic Site for functions and events. Port Arthur Historic Site offers boutique meeting facilities in the extraordinary environment of a World Heritage-listed convict site. Combine your meeting, conference or special event with pre- and post-conference touring options, either on site or in the Tasman region. A range of hire equipment including chairs and tables, registry tables, lecterns and red carpet runners are available. The experienced food and beverage team will provide delicious catering options to suit your delegates’ needs.