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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 dark side of Port Arthur

    Port Arthur has lots of dark corners and stories to explore, and you'll receive a warm welcome to the chills and thrills!


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Record breaking day for Port Arthur


The World Heritage Listed Port Arthur Historic Site recorded the highest visitor numbers on record yesterday. Between visitors by land and by sea, a total of 3814 broke the recent record of December 2013 by over 1100.Continue Reading

Port Arthur Penitentiary photo contest


The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority (PAHSMA) is inviting visitors, and others, to offer up their best photo of the Penitentiary to be shared with visitors who come while the works are in progress.Continue Reading

Fun for families at Port Arthur this summer


Nobody needs to miss out on a Ghost Tour at Port Arthur this summer just because the children should be in bed or are afraid of the dark. Special PG-rated family-friendly ghost tours will be offered early each evening, finishing before nightfall.Continue Reading

Podcast to help visitors get the best from Port Arthur


The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority is using 21st century technology to help visitors plan and get the most from their visit to the World Heritage listed convict site.Continue Reading