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Tassie Convict Stopover

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 396

Tasmania offers a world of difference from the rest of Australia. Explore the ruins of the infamous Port Arthur penal settlements, learning the history of Australia’s early convicts.


Discovered in 1642, Tasmania’s isolation made it an ideal penal colony for many of the worst offenders from Britain, Ireland and New South Wales. Port Arthur was a major convict settlement used from the 1833 until 1877. Today, it is the best preserved site of its kind in Australia.

This 3 day tour from Hobart takes you to see many of the settlement’s key sites, including the Commandant’s House, Devil’s Kitchen and for a cruise on Carnarvon Bay around the ‘Isle of the Dead’.


 

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Accommodation in Hobart

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    Wrest Point



    Wrest Point has an absolute waterfront location on the River Derwent in Hobart, Tasmania. It's Hobart's premier choice for holiday accommodation, dining and entertainment. The hotel has a selection of great restaurants and bars, offering waterfront dining, casual bistro style meals and Hobart's premier dining ...

    Wrest Point has an absolute waterfront location on the River Derwent in Hobart, Tasmania. It's Hobart's premier choice for holiday accommodation, dining and entertainment. The hotel has a selection of great restaurants and bars, offering waterfront dining, casual bistro style meals and Hobart's premier dining experience featuring Tasmania's best food and wine in The Point Revolving Restaurant.

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    • Bar(s)
    • Business Centre
    • Conference Facilities
    • Currency Exchange
    • Daycare/Babysitting Service
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant(s)
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    • Sauna
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    Lenna of Hobart



    Lenna of Hobart is a magnificently restored sandstone mansion, classified by the National Trust and listed on the Tasmanian Heritage Register as a superb example of early colonial architecture. Lenna is a Hobart landmark associated with Hobart's early maritime history. Ideally located on Hobart's waterfront ...

    Lenna of Hobart is a magnificently restored sandstone mansion, classified by the National Trust and listed on the Tasmanian Heritage Register as a superb example of early colonial architecture. Lenna is a Hobart landmark associated with Hobart's early maritime history. Ideally located on Hobart's waterfront amidst the colour of the Sullivan's Cove dock area and historic Battery Point and just a stone's throw away from fashionable Salamanca Place and Hobart's CBD. Lenna of Hobart's location is ideal for walks and touring. Take a leisurely stroll through historical Battery Point Village, visit the popular Salamanca Place and world famous market (Saturday's only), meander around the waterfront and Constitution Dock or cruise the Derwent River on one of the many harbour ferries.

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    • Bellman/Porters
    • Complimentary WI-FI
    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • Currency Exchange
    • Daycare/Babysitting Service
    • Express Check In/Out
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    • Parking
    • Reception (24 hrs)
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    The Henry Jones Art Hotel



    The Henry Jones Art Hotel is an idea place to stay for any leisure traveller. Standing on Hobart's waterfront, a row of historic warehouses has been transformed into an enthralling first class hotel dedicated to fine art. The hotel has 56 rooms and suites all ...

    The Henry Jones Art Hotel is an idea place to stay for any leisure traveller. Standing on Hobart's waterfront, a row of historic warehouses has been transformed into an enthralling first class hotel dedicated to fine art. The hotel has 56 rooms and suites all uniquely different and furnished with the hotel's history and contemporary art as the forefront of each space.

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    • Art Gallery
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    Rydges Hobart



    Spacious Manor Suites are ideal for families and groups, Antique Suites feature genuine antique furniture including delightful canopy beds. Intimate and cozy, the Brickfields Restaurants rich decor reflects the historic surrounds. Dine on a menu of traditional flavorsome Australian cuisine featuring local Tasmanian produce. Sit ...

    Spacious Manor Suites are ideal for families and groups, Antique Suites feature genuine antique furniture including delightful canopy beds. Intimate and cozy, the Brickfields Restaurants rich decor reflects the historic surrounds. Dine on a menu of traditional flavorsome Australian cuisine featuring local Tasmanian produce. Sit by the fire at the Manor Cocktail Bar and Cafe. Open every evening, the friendly staff serve an array of Tasmanian wines, local and international beers, snacks, and light meals. Surrounded by gardens and wide-open space, the boutique style Rydges Hobart offers guests a unique experience where they can step back in time, unwind, and see the nearby sights and popular tourist attractions.

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    • Bar(s)
    • Business Centre
    • Daycare/Babysitting Service
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry facilities
    • Pool (s)
    • Reception (24 hrs)
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    • Sauna
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    Mantra Collins Hotel



    Close to the Hobart waterfront in the CBD with views to Mount Wellington, over Hobart city and the Queen's Domain, Mantra Collins Hotel has 80 contemporary, sophisticated and comfortable rooms. Mantra Collins Hotel will enhance your Tasmanian experience whether at work or on holiday.

    Close to the Hobart waterfront in the CBD with views to Mount Wellington, over Hobart city and the Queen's Domain, Mantra Collins Hotel has 80 contemporary, sophisticated and comfortable rooms. Mantra Collins Hotel will enhance your Tasmanian experience whether at work or on holiday.

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    • 24 Hour Reception
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    • Business Centre
    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • In House Movies
    • Internet Access
    • Internet Hotspot
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Non-Smoking Property
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    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Tour Desk
    • Wheelchair Accessible Rooms

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    Salamanca Inn



    The Salamanca Inn is a boutique style property situated in the heart of Salamanca Place surrounded by many cafes, restaurants, history and activities. It is a short stroll to Hobart's colourful waterfront and the central business district and just one minute walk to the famous ...

    The Salamanca Inn is a boutique style property situated in the heart of Salamanca Place surrounded by many cafes, restaurants, history and activities. It is a short stroll to Hobart's colourful waterfront and the central business district and just one minute walk to the famous Salamanca Market. Salamanca Inn has 60 fully self-contained suites and 3 apartments which offer a superior level of comfort.

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    • Bar(s)
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    • Conference Facilities
    • Currency Exchange
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    Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart



    Located right on the waterfront in central Hobart and within walking distance to the city centre, Hotel Grand Chancellor provides you with majestic views over the Derwent River, Mt Wellington and the city. This hotel features a heated indoor swimming pool, 24 hour room service, ...

    Located right on the waterfront in central Hobart and within walking distance to the city centre, Hotel Grand Chancellor provides you with majestic views over the Derwent River, Mt Wellington and the city. This hotel features a heated indoor swimming pool, 24 hour room service, 2 restaurants, public bar, lounge bar, laundry, valet parking, health club, and lobby shops.

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    Somerset on the Pier



    Ideally located on the Hobart waterfront, Somerset on the Pier is an award winning transformation of the early 1930s pier building, offering breathtaking views of the River Derwent and Historic Sullivan's Cove. Somerset on the Pier is conveniently located just a few minutes' walk from ...

    Ideally located on the Hobart waterfront, Somerset on the Pier is an award winning transformation of the early 1930s pier building, offering breathtaking views of the River Derwent and Historic Sullivan's Cove. Somerset on the Pier is conveniently located just a few minutes' walk from Salamanca Place, Battery Point and Hobart's Central Business District, so you can enjoy the city's finest restaurants and cafes, local galleries and craft shops, while exploring the natural beauty and charm.

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    • Bar(s)
    • Business Centre
    • Daycare/Babysitting Service
    • Internet Access
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    Islington Hotel



    Islington Hotel is a small and special luxury property with a long history and stunning views of Mount Wellington. Located in Hobart the hotel is close to the MONA, Coral Valley wineries, and the Salamanca Market. Built in 1847, this 11 room hotel is a ...

    Islington Hotel is a small and special luxury property with a long history and stunning views of Mount Wellington. Located in Hobart the hotel is close to the MONA, Coral Valley wineries, and the Salamanca Market. Built in 1847, this 11 room hotel is a fine example of Regency architecture.

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    • Bar
    • Fireplace
    • Gift Shop
    • Internet Access
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    • Library
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    Travelodge Hobart Airport



    Set off the Tasman Highway, this modern hotel is 1.7 km from Hobart International Airport and 15 km from Bellerive Beach and the Bellerive Oval, a sports venue. Featuring free Wi-Fi, the straightforward, colourful rooms also come with flat-screen TVs and tea and coffeemaking facilities. ...

    Set off the Tasman Highway, this modern hotel is 1.7 km from Hobart International Airport and 15 km from Bellerive Beach and the Bellerive Oval, a sports venue.

    Featuring free Wi-Fi, the straightforward, colourful rooms also come with flat-screen TVs and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded rooms add whirlpool baths.

    The hotel offers complimentary parking, airport shuttle service and breakfast, which is served in a casual restaurant. There's also a bar, a conference room and coin-operated laundry facilities.

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    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Business Service
    • Conference Facilities
    • Laundry
    • Luggage Storage
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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 396

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Day 1

Hobart Airport to Hobart Hotel

Duration1 Hour

Travelodge Hobart

Travelodge Hobart offers great value in the heart of Hobart with guest rooms overlooking the beautiful Mount Wellington or Hobart city. A short walk will take you to charming dining and shopping spots such as Battery Point, Salamanca Place, Constitution Dock and the waterfront. There are 131 guest rooms with modern amenities for your convenience.

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Duration3 Nights
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    Travelodge Hobart



    Travelodge Hobart offers great value in the heart of Hobart with guest rooms overlooking the beautiful Mount Wellington or Hobart city. A short walk will take you to charming dining and shopping spots such as Battery Point, Salamanca Place, Constitution Dock and the waterfront. There ...

    Travelodge Hobart offers great value in the heart of Hobart with guest rooms overlooking the beautiful Mount Wellington or Hobart city. A short walk will take you to charming dining and shopping spots such as Battery Point, Salamanca Place, Constitution Dock and the waterfront. There are 131 guest rooms with modern amenities for your convenience.

    Facilities

    • Conference Facilities
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Parking
    • Reception (24 hrs)
    • Room Service

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Day 2

Full Day Grand Port Arthur Tour

Sitting tranquilly amidst English oaks and gardens,Port Arthur is a harsh contrast to the beauty of the Tasman Peninsula. Rich in visual history, the Port Arthur Historic Site evokes a powerful sense of our past convict era and of early Australian settlement heritage and on this tour, with an included guided walk on the Isle of the Dead, we gain a more powerful insight into the personal life and struggles of the convicts.

Duration7 Hours
Day 3

MONA with Morning City Tour

Get an orientation of Hobart before visiting one of the city's most exciting venues. A visit to MONA will open your eyes to a gallery experience unlike any other, it will take you on a journey of rival contemplations

Start your day with a sightseeing tour of Hobart, explore this historic city on a coach tram with commentary by your local expert guide. Travel by ferry afterwards to the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) which will open your eyes to a gallery experience like no other. Owned by entrepreneur David Walsh, experience Australia's largest private collection of art. The pieces on display will take you on a journey of rival contemplations and an emotional roller-coaster. This will be one of the most interesting places you've ever been to.

Duration8 Hours
Day 4

Hobart Hotel to Hobart Airport

Duration1 Hour

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DEPARTS:

Daily excluding Fridays.

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Round trip airport transfers
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation
  • Full day Grand Port Arthur tour

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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