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Cruise Ship Carnival Spirit at Port Arthur

Cruise Ship Carnival Spirit berthed at the Port Arthur Historic Site

Awards and Accreditation

The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority is an Accredited Australian Tourism Business that has been recognised with many awards for work and achievement across its operations.

It has repeatedly been named Tasmania's best major tourism attraction and best heritage tourism experience, along with numerous other accolades.

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Accreditation

The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority is an Australian Accredited Tourism Business

This business is an Australian Tourism Accredited business












The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority is proud to have received Rainbow Tasmania Tourism Accreditation.

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Awards

The Port Arthur Historic Site has been named Tasmania's best major tourist attraction at the 2014 Tasmanian Tourism Awards


2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

The Port Arthur Historic Site has been named Tasmania's best Cultural and Heritage tourism at the 2014 Tasmanian Tourism Awards

2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014

Tasmanian Tourism Awards - Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services

Silver Award 2013

Port Arthur Paranormal Investigation Experience - Best New Tourism Development
2012

The Australian Travel and Tourism Awards – Best Heritage Tourism
Winner 2005, 2008, 2009; Finalist 2006, 2007

Australian Gourmet Traveller – Best Heritage Tourism 2008, 2009

Interpretation Australia National Awards for Excellence - Gold Award 2011 for Conservation and Interpretation of the Separate Prison

Interpretation Australia National Awards for Excellence - Silver Award for PAHSMA Education Program

Travelling in Australia Magazine Australia’s 20 Best Experiences – Best Cultural Experience, 2008

Named as one of Tasmania’s Heritage Icons by the National Trust in 2009

Tasmanian Training Awards, Employer of the Year Finalist 2009

Australian Society for Historical Archaeology – Martin Davies Award for Best Public Archaeology Initiative

Keep Australia Beautiful (TAS) Tourism Award, 2008, 2011

Keep Australia Beautiful (TAS) Environmental Innovation and Heritage and Culture Certificates of Excellence, 2008, 2011

Keep Australia Beautiful (TAS) Excellence in Educational Programs – Heritage and Culture, 2009

Australian Institute of Landscape Architects – ALIA Tasmania Project Award for Design in Landscape Architecture, 2007

Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards – Business Achievement
Finalist, 2008

Golden Backpack Awards – Best Tour/Activity in Tasmania
Finalist, 2008

Tasmanian Architecture Awards - Award for Heritage Architecture, Tonkin Zulaikha Greer for the Separate Prison Project, 2009