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  • Paranormal Investigation

    Our excitng new adults-only, late night Paranormal Investigation Experience lets visitors conduct their own paranormal investigations with the latest ghost hunting equipment.

  • World Heritage

    The Port Arthur, Coal Mines and Cascades Female Factory Historic Sites are three of eleven sites that form the Australian Convict Sites World Heritage Property.

  • Visit the Coal Mines Historic Site

    The Coal Mines Historic Site is a great and safe place to explore on foot, with a number of paths around the extensive Tasmanian convict built site.

  • Summer Activities Guide

    Get the most out of your visit to Port Arthur this season with our summer activities guide. There are activities to engage and delight every member of the family.


Latest News

New daily hours and tour times for Female Factory


There are new daily opening hours and added tour times available at the Cascades Female Factory.Continue Reading

Enjoy high tea in style at Port Arthur


If all the stories of the hardship endured by convicts at Port Arthur get a bit much this summer, visitors will be able to escape to the stylishly refurbished former residence of the Visiting Magistrate to ease their bodies and minds over afternoon tea.Continue Reading

Port Arthur's WW1 Soldiers Memorial Avenue celebrated


A significant aspect of Port Arthur's post-convict history has been celebrated, with the launch of new conservation and interpretation works on the Soldiers Memorial Avenue.Continue Reading

Port Arthur honoured at Tourism Awards


The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority (PAHSMA) is celebrating major wins at the 2012 Tasmanian Tourism Awards, announced in Hobart on November 9.Continue Reading