Geological Panoramas Of The Peninsula


Tasmania is renowned for wild and rugged landscapes and dramatic coastal scenery. You’ll uncover breath-taking views and convict history on this tour of the Tasman Peninsula and Eaglehawk Neck. First stop on the tour is Eaglehawk Neck where you can view a unique rock formation, tessellated pavement. This area is also a significant site in convict history – you’ll see the Officer’s Quarters and ‘The Dog Line’ where savage dogs once guarded the isthmus to prevent convicts escaping from Port Arthur. Depending on conditions, next stop is Devil’s Kitchen or Tasman Arch, both marvels of nature where over the years, softer layers of rock has been eroded by the waves, leaving the stronger top layers withstanding. Continue on to see the dramatic Blow Hole. The final stop on the tour is Pirates Bay Lookout and the view is stunning. From here you’ll have views over the beautiful white sand beach, blue water and rugged rocky cliffs.
  • Tour Code

    PA7005

  • Location

    Port Arthur

  • Activity Types

    Sightseeing / City Tour

  • Experience Types

    Special Interest

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Fitness Level

    Low

  • Price

    Adult from $69.99
    Children (12 & under) from $69.99


Photography

Tessellated Pavement, Officer’s Quarters, Dog Line, Pirates Bay Lookout, Devil’s Kitchen and Blow Hole all provide wonderful photo opportunities.

Refreshments

Special Notes

IMPORTANT – Guests will need to walk approx. 5-10 mins from the tender arrival point to the coach departure point, the walk way is over uneven ground and includes a slight incline to reach the Visitor Centre. To make your day as enjoyable as possible, please ensure that you wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat and jacket, and bring along some sunscreen and bottled water. The decision on which of the geological features will be visited - Tasman Arch or Devil's Kitchen - is dependent upon weather conditions on the day and is at the discretion of the guide. Your P&O cruise fare includes general entry to the Port Arthur Historical Site. This tour does not include free time within the site, however time permitting, please feel free to wander around the site upon your return and conclusion of your tour.

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