The delightful surrounds of the historic grounds and gardens of the World Heritage listed site are an ideal destination for a festive picnic.
The Visitor Centre and grounds and gardens will be open for visitors to enjoy a picnic on the lawns or to walk around the site.
Guided tours will be available and the Gift Shop and Port Café in the Visitor Centre will be open for business.
Museum houses will be closed and there will be no harbour cruise or tours to Point Puer or Isle of the Dead. Felons Bistro is closed, and there will be no Ghost Tour on Christmas night.
Reduced entry fees apply for the day: Adults/Concession—$
Our fabulous Hands-on History summer activities program at the Port Arthur Historic Site commences shortly after Christmas, offering performances, archaeology activities and family fun throughout January. See http://www.portarthur.org.au/
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The Port Arthur Historic Site, located in the south-east of Tasmania on the Tasman Peninsula, is one of the most important cultural heritage sites in Australia and the world. It offers extraordinary experiences and activities related to our heritage.