Site Entry Tickets

Adult $39 / Child $17 / Family $99 / Concession $32
  • All Site Entry passes are valid for daytime entry for two consecutive days
  • A visitor guide with a map of the Site
  • A 40 minute guided walking tour—a great introduction to Port Arthur, its people and its past
  • A 25 minute harbour cruise on the MV Marana
  • Access to more than 30 historic buildings, ruins, gardens and restored houses on the Site
  • Fun, interactive experiences for all ages including the Lottery of Life, as well as our Museum and Convict Study Centre in the Asylum building
  • Access to the Convict Water Supply Trail, and the Dockyard
  • Shuttle buggy service for people with restricted mobility available between 10am and 3pm daily with an extended service is offered during summer

Our Family Pass is terrific value for money, with Site Entry for two adults and up to six children.

Please note: all ticket purchases are subject to our Conditions of Sale.

Site Entry + Isle of the Dead Tour

Adult $59 / Child $27 / Family $144 / Concession $52

This small island was the final resting place for more than 1000 convicts, military and civil officers, women and children who were buried here between 1833 and 1877. Discover some of their stories on this fascinating guided walking tour. Tours to the Isle of the Dead depart several times daily.

Isle of the Dead Tours are currently departing at 11.00am and 1.00pm daily. Please note this tour will not be in operation 17th July-18th August inclusive. 

Site Entry + Point Puer Boys’ Prison Tour

Adult $59 / Child $27 / Family $144 / Concession $52

Three thousand boys, some as young as nine years old, were sentenced to Point Puer Boys’ Prison between 1834 and 1849, the first reformatory built exclusively for juvenile male convicts in the British Empire.

Point Puer Boy’s Prison Tours are currently departing at 11:40am and 1:40pm daily. Please note this does will not operate throughout August. 

Site Entry + Isle of the Dead + Point Puer Boys’ Prison Tour

Adult $69 / Child $37 / Family $179 / Concession $62

Combine both of these tours with your Site Entry to really experience everything the Site has to offer. It is possible to undertake each of these tours in one day though it is highly recommended that you utilise your two days to ensure you optimise all of your Site Entry inclusions.

The combined Isle of the Dead/Point Puer tours currently depart daily at 1.00pm. Please note this combined tour will not be in operation 17th July until 31st August inclusive.

Site Entry + Commandant’s Carriage Tour

Adult $69 / Child $47 / Concession $62

Take the walking out of Port Arthur – cover the whole site in our electric vehicle tour

Much like the Commandant and his guests, you too can enjoy exclusive access to the settlement.  This 90 minute tour will disembark at significant buildings including the Penitentiary, the Separate Prison and Convict Church, while your expert guide provides fascinating insights into the characters who brought Port Arthur to life.

Tours run approximately 90 minutes departing at 10:00am*; 12:45pm and 2:15pm daily.

* please note the 10:00am tour will change to 10:30am from 22 June 2017

Ghost Tour

Adult $26.50 / Child $15 / Family $75

Experience a 90 minute lantern-lit ghost tour, with exclusive evening access to the grounds and buildings.

Ghost Tours currently depart at 6:00pm and 8:00pm daily.

 

  • June and July tours will depart at 5:30pm and 7:30pm daily.
  • August tours will depart at 6:00pm and 8:00pm daily.
  • September tours will depart at 6:30pm and 8:30pm daily.
  • October, November and December tours will depart at 8:45pm and 9:00pm.

We do advise guests arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the Ghost Tour to allow for check-in and to move to the tour departure point.

Please note children on ghost tours must be accompanied by an adult.

Join the exclusive Paranormal Investigation Experience to hunt for the paranormal on this adults only tour. Become a ghost hunter and explore Port Arthur late at night with investigative equipment.

This tour is offered on the last Saturday of every month.

Booking assistance & info

Please contact the Port Arthur Visitor Centre for all bookings, event information, restaurant reservations and visitor information.

  • Phone (Aus): 1800 659 101
  • Fax (Aus): 1800 659 202
  • Phone (Int): +61 3 6251 2310
  • Fax (Int): +61 3 6251 2311