Hobart to Port Arthur
Today you will be diving in Waterfall Bay; an area well known for its sea caves; the largest, Cathedral Cave, consists of a massive entrance (maximum water depth 21m) and extends back into smaller caverns with narrow tunnels and cross passages, the walls are covered with brightly colored invertebrates. This is spectacular diving from a photographic aspect. The caves are for experienced divers with excellent buoyancy control. There are other sites nearby, including some excellent walls to 18m with swim-throughs which are suitable for all divers. Overnight in Port Arthur.
One Nights Superior Accommodation: Stewart Bay Lodge
Port Arthur to Hobart
Drive town to the small town and former convict settlement of Port Arthur - one of Australia's most significant heritage areas. Created with convict labor, the impressive architecture and chilling prison facilities survive today for you to explore. Take a tour through the Port Arthur Historic Site and learn about the convict history of the area. Every building and feature has a story to tell. This afternoon head back to Hobart and stay 3 nights.
Three Nights Superior Accommodation: The Henry Jones Art Hotel
Tahune Airwalk Day Trip
Today you will be traveling to the Huon Valley, perhaps taking a jet boat ride on the Huon river or simply exploring the area. Then explore the renowned Tahune Forest from above the treetops on the Tahune Air Walk. This visually spectacular walkway extends for almost 600m and gives you a birds eye view of the flora and fauna, as well as the beautiful Picton River. On your way back to Hobart you will journey through the apple and cherry orchards that surround the Huon Valley.
Full Day Bruny Island Tour
Enjoy a full day of adventure which includes a multi-award winning 3hr Eco-Adventure Cruise around the beautiful coastlines of Tasmania. Be amazed by the stunning cliff formations, the ‘Breathing Rock’, and the unspoiled forests of Bruny Island. Have a firsthand experience with the Island’s wildlife including seals, dolphins, whales, eagles, albatross and more. This voyage of discovery is one of Tasmania’s best and will be remembered for years.
Today your 5 day tour comes to an end in Hobart. Spend the day at your leisure exploring the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) or perhaps taking a day trip to the World Heritage Port Arthur Historic Site, located just 90 minutes from Hobart. This site is a collection of historic sites which tell the story of convicts and settlement in Australia. Some of the main attractions are the Penitentiary, Coal Mines Historic Site and the Dockyard.
Note: This self drive tour can be completed in reverse order, the tour cost remains the same. To view tour prices or to make an enquiry, please click on the Enquire Now tab at the top of this itinerary.
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