Due to popularity and high demand, Far From Home – Family Tour is back this coming school holiday.
This summer, visit the Port Arthur Historic Site with your family and
join the popular family tour where children can learn why Britain
shipped their criminals halfway across the world, and what the voyage
Hear stories about juvenile boys’ that served time at Point Puer Boys’ Prison, and learn their fate.
Visit Port Arthur’s iconic Penitentiary and follow the daily routine
of a convict. There was no typical convict, would you behave yourself so
you can learn a trade and earn your freedom, or would you misbehave and
spend your days doing backbreaking work with your nights locked alone
in a cell.
Lasting for approximately 40 minutes, children can feel the weight of
the leg irons worn by the convicts and see the type of uniforms they
were made to wear depending on their class and character.
This tour will be offered four times daily from Sunday 26 December –
Wednesday 26 January 2022, at 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm for no
extra cost to family groups. However, spaces are limited so bookings are
highly recommended. Please contact our reservations team by calling
1800 659 101 or email email@example.com