Ariel shot of Port Arthur Historic Site

Port Arthur Entry

Your experience starts here

Every site entry ticket to Port Arthur Historic Site is valid for two consecutive days allowing you plenty of time explore and enjoy Port Arthur’s many sites, tours and activities including:

A courtesy shuttle service is available for people with restricted mobility (available between 10:30am and 3:30pm each day, with an extended service offered during summer).

Site Entry Ticket Purchases

We appreciate your support.  In purchasing tickets to visit our site you are contributing to the ongoing conservation, interpretation and development of Port Arthur, the Coal Mines and the Cascades Female Factory Historic Sites. Click here to learn more about how you can help.

All ticket purchases are subject to our Conditions of Ticket Purchase and Entry.

Additional guided tours are available for anyone seeking a more in-depth look around the convict ruins and their stories with the Port Arthur Essentials tour, Port Arthur Premium tour, Escape from Port Arthur tour and the ever-popular Isle of the Dead cemetery tour.  Click here for more information about what’s on and our tours.

Ticket of Leave

Upgrade your visit with a Ticket of Leave 2-year pass.  Ticket of Leave 2-year passes can be added to your purchase at the ticketing counter when you arrive and will be valid for free entry to the Port Arthur Historic Site and the Cascades Female Factory as many times as you like for two years.  Please note that the Ticket of Leave does not include additional tours (see terms and conditions for details).
Adult $20 / Family $40

Opening Hours

The Port Arthur Historic Site is open everyday from 9:00am until 5:00pm (closed Christmas Day).


Adult: $48
Child: $23
Concession: $38

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Eat + Drink at Port Arthur

We offer a range of dining options across the site open daily

four friends smiling and enjoying a burger and salad in the port arthur cafe

Looking to visit Port Arthur by night?

Ghost Tour tickets available now

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Acknowledgement of country

We would like to acknowledge that the Port Arthur Historic Site is built on unceded Aboriginal land. We pay respect to the Palawa (Tasmanian Aboriginal) Community, their Elders past and present.