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Site Entry Tickets

Adult $37 / Child $17 / Family $90 / Concession $28

Book your ticket online in advance to jump the queue and make your Port Arthur experience more enjoyable.
All Site Entry passes are valid for daytime entry for two consecutive days and include a 40 minute guided walking tour — a great introduction to Port Arthur, its people and its past!

Port Arthur Tasmania

The Port Arthur Historic Site is one of Australia’s most important heritage sites and tourist destinations. Located on the scenic Tasman Peninsula in the south east of Tasmania, it offers a unique and essential experience for all visitors to the area.

The Port Arthur Historic Site is approximately 100km south east of Hobart, with multiple transport options available.

Opening Hours

Port Arthur Historic Site grounds and gardens

  • Open from 9.00am until dusk.

Visitor Centre

  • Open from 9.00am until the close of Historic Ghost Tours at night.

Houses and Buildings

  • open between 10.00am and 5.00pm. Some houses remain open later during the summer months.

Please check with our Visitor Services staff for more information.

Tours and Activities

Port Arthur is a large place with a huge variety of attractions. In order to get the most out of your visit, check out these tour packages, activities and suggested itineraries.

Other convict sites

Visit The Cascades Female Factory Visit The Coal Mines


The Port Arthur Historic Site has won many awards and accolades, including two Australian Tourism Awards and multiple Tasmanian Tourism Awards.

The Port Arthur historic site, once a Tasmanian convict site. Now it's popular place to visit for its rich history and its renowned ghost tours.
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