Norfolk Bay & Coal Mines

Enjoy the combination of the wonders of the Tasman Peninsula coast line & life and the fascinating convict history of Australia wit this tour. Take a scenic coach charter to the unknown side of the beautiful Tasman Peninsula where nature and history have interacted in intriguing ways to create an extraordinary landscape. You will walk through the spectacular ruins of the Coal Mines Historic Site, world heritage listed 2010. Return to Port Arthur for morning tea and participate in a guided tour of the convict ruins, then enjoy some free time to further explore the site or take the short harbour cruise before returning to the ship. Your guide for the tour is a student of history, who is also a local historian and naturalist.
  • Tour Code


  • Location

    Port Arthur

  • Activity Types

    Culinary / Epicurean

  • Experience Types


  • Duration

    4.5 hours

  • Fitness Level


  • Price

    Adult from $219.99
    Children (12 & under) from $219.99


Scenic Peninsula coastal views; heritage convict buildings and ruins; local Wildlife, especially birds on Norfolk Bay.


Special Notes

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, insect repellent and bottled water. Order of venues visited may vary on the day. Your P&O cruise fare includes general entry to the Port Arthur Historical Site and, time permitting, please feel free to wander around the site upon your return and the conclusion of this tour. Your guide will point out parts of the site you might like to visit.

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