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CONVICT TRAIL

 

Routing: Hobart to Hobart

Duration: 4 Days

Code: H05

 

From AUD$506.00 per person, based on standard double/twin share accommodation.

Includes: 3 nights’ accommodation, 4 days unlimited km use of a compact sized car, Port Arthur Historic Site Pass and fully detailed itinerary with local and regional maps.

From AUD$526.00 per person, based on superior double/twin share accommodation.

Includes: 3 nights’ accommodation, 4 days unlimited km use of a compact sized car, Port Arthur Historic Site Pass and fully detailed itinerary with local and regional maps.

 

DAY 01: Hobart to Richmond (26 km)

Collect your vehicle and head to the charming colonial village of Richmond, passing a number of wineries along the way. Overnight in Richmond to enable a full day exploring its convict history, antique and craft stores, art galleries and tea rooms.

 

DAY 02: Richmond to Port Arthur (85 km)

En route to Port Arthur, stop at Sorell. Just out of Sorell savour the sweet berries at the Sorell Fruit Farm (Oct to May). On your way through the Tasman Peninsula visit the Copping Colonial and Convict Collection (own expense). Take the scenic road to Eaglehawk Neck and admire the spectacular vista at Tasman National Park Lookout. Visit other amazing landmarks including The Devils Kitchen, the Blowhole and Tasman Arch before continuing on to White Beach near Port Arthur.

 

DAY 03: Port Arthur

Explore the Port Arthur Historic Site (Silver Experience Pass is included) Admission to the site includes a guided walking tour, harbour cruise, the convict museum, and access to many of the restored buildings, ruins and beautiful gardens. This evening take a lantern-lit Ghost Tour of Port Arthur for a truly authentic experience.

 

DAY 04: Port Arthur to Hobart (106 km)

Allow time to drive to the convict ruins at Probation Station, the Convict Saltmines at Saltwater River and the other convict sites marked by the yellow arrow signifying the Convict Trail. Take a cruise around the spectacular coastline of the Tasman Peninsula on your way to Hobart (own expense).

The car is booked until tomorrow and should be dropped off at the city or airport by the same time as it was picked up on Day 1 to avoid any additional charges.

 

Prices are subject to availability and conditions apply. Valid until 31 March, 2017. For dates after this or if you would like to make any changes, please contact us direct for a quote.

 

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