Specifically tailored for cruise ship passengers into Hobart. Please note: Times may vary depending on ships arrival and departure times.

If you have an appetite for history and a love of animals, then this tour won't disappoint! Port Arthur is situated on the beautiful Tasman Peninsula and is a 1 hour and 30 min drive from Hobart. Along the way we will stop in at Pirates Bay lookout, which overlooks Eagle Hawk Neck and the Tasman Peninsula. Once you have taken a dozen photos of this stunning view, it's on to the world renowned and one of Tasmania's major tourist attractions, Port Arthur Historical Site. 3.5 hours has been allocated to explore the site. In that time, you be able to join the introductory walking tour (40mins) and enjoy the harbour cruise (25mins) which is included in your site entry. Please note site entry is at own cost. $39.00 adults and Concessions $32.

After you have had your history fix, next on the itinerary is a visit to Unzoo where you will be able to hand feed the kangaroos, see the famous Tasmanian Devil, koalas, wombats and many other cuddly and cute unique Australian animals. A real highlight of the trip. Entry not included. Cost Adult $37.50

If time permits, we can make a quick stop to the Port Arthur Lavender farm where you can have a coffee, buy a gift or stroll around the garden.

Key Info

  • alarm Duration: 480
  • person Age: All Ages
  • people Group Size: Min 1 Max 24

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  • Available for all ages
  • Packages start from AU$100.00pp
  • Beginners Welcome
  • All Equipment Provided

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  • Full Instruction

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  • What is the minimum age for Animal Encounter at Port Arthur?

    The minimum age for Animal Encounter at Port Arthur is suitable for all ages.

  • How long does an Animal Encounter session at Port Arthur last?

    The average Animal Encounter session at our Port Arthur centre is 8 to 9 hour.

  • Is Animal Encounter Port Arthur open for bookings during the week?

    Absolutely, however Animal Encounter is busiest at the weekend - and our Port Arthur centre is no exception. This means you might need a larger group monday through friday.

  • Is Animal Encounter Port Arthur open for bookings at weekends?

    Animal Encounter at Port Arthur is busiest at the weekends so we'd definitely recommend booking in advance! Obviously, we'll always try to accommodate last minute Animal Encounter bookings but once the spots are booked up they are booked up!

  • How popular is the Animal Encounter Port Arthur center?

    Geronigo® aims for all of our Animal Encounter locations to be amongst the the best and most popular, our Animal Encounter Port Arthur center is no exception. Book with confidence!

  • Can I buy a gift voucher for Animal Encounter Port Arthur?

    Yes you can buy Animal Encounter Port Arthur gift vouchers either online or over the phone. Geronigo® gift vouchers are valid for 12 months, can be gift wrapped or for a last minute gift idea can be instant email delivered. Remember that any gift experience voucher from Geronigo® including our Animal Encounter Port Arthur vouchers can be used for booking at any of our thousands of Geronigo® adventure locations (for no extra charge!).

  • What is the postcode for Animal Encounter Port Arthur?

    The postcode for Animal Encounter Port Arthur is Port Arthur TAS 7182. Please note that sometimes our Animal Encounter centers are difficult to find from a postcode and satnav. We will supply detailed directions to Animal Encounter Port Arthur on your booking receipt.

  • Where is Animal Encounter Port Arthur?

    The Animal Encounter Port Arthur center is located at the following address: 6973 Arthur Hwy, Port Arthur TAS 7182, Australia. Please note that sometimes our Animal Encounter centers are difficult to find, please follow the directions on your booking receipt!

  • How much is Animal Encounter at Port Arthur?

    The average package price of Animal Encounter at Port Arthur $100.00. The lowest price is $100.00 with the most expensive option being $100.00.

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