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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.

  • Dine at Felons Bistro

    Felons Bistro at the Port Arthur Historic Site is open every evening for dinner and features fine local produce and regional wines.

  • Explore the Coal Mines

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


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New education tour at the Port Arthur Historic Site


A new tour designed specifically for students has been introduced at the Port Arthur Historic Site, in line with the recently introduced Australian History Curriculum.Continue Reading

New website for Cascades Female Factory


One of Tasmania's most significant colonial-era historic sites is embracing the latest web technology to reach out to potential visitors.Continue Reading

New members sought for Cascades Female Factory Community Advisory Committee


South Hobart community members are being invited to join an advisory committee that will offer advice and feedback on the management and conservation of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.Continue Reading

Tassie Trip Advisor Winners for 2013


The Port Arthur Historic Site has been named among Australia's top ten attractions by global travel website TripAdvisor.Continue Reading