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What's on at Port Arthur Historic Site

By Port Arthur Accommodation on November 3, 2021 in

What's on at Port Arthur Historic Site

The days are getting longer and warmer and soon borders will be opening to our friends across Australia.  We've got some exciting events, concerts and local offers to lead us into the holiday season. Now is the perfect time to reconnect and revisit our award-winning World Heritage-listed site. 

Conversation with a Guide - Free Talks

Conversations with a Guide is gaining in popularity and our guides can’t wait to share more stories with you each Wednesday night from 4-5.00pm in 1830 Restaurant and Bar.  No site entry are tickets required to attend these talks, plus you can continue your night with our special parmie menu and some drinks afterward. Here's what's coming up:

Wednesday 3 Nov:  Only Mad Dog and Englishmen Go Out in the Midday Sun with Mark

Wednesday 10 Nov:  Behind the Scenes of 'For the Term of His Natural Life' with Andrew

Wednesday 17 Nov:  All About Bushranging with Caitlin

Wednesday Nights are Parmie Nights in 1830

You don’t need to attend the Conversation with a Guide to enjoy a casual night of parmigianas in 1830 Restaurant and Bar. Just pick up the phone and ring us on 1800 965 101 to book your table and that's your Wednesday night sorted.

Ange Boxall sings Joni Mitchell at Port Arthur

Songstress Ange Boxall, accompanied by pianist Tony Fox, presents songs of Joni's seminal album 'Blue', along with other Joni hits like Big Yellow Taxi on Sunday 28 November in the Asylum at Port Arthur Historic Site.  Food and drinks will be available for purchase before the performance.  This is Ange's last stop of the tour in Tasmania so get your ticket now at https://www.trybooking.com/eventlist/angesingsjoni.

Christmas Makers Market

It's that time of year again - time to select that perfect gift.  We're making it that little bit easier with a special Christmas Makers' Market.  Join in the holiday spirit with turrakana/Tasman peninsula's finest on Sunday 12 December 9am – 1pm.   Click here for more information.

Tasman Unlocked special offers 

Now is the time to get out and explore our region.  Check out www.tasmanunlocked.com.au to find out where to eat, stay, and discover the Tasman region at your own pace. Special offer available for a limited time until the 24th December.

Jimmy & Nath from Hobart HIT 100.9 are hitting the road bringing their popular breakfast show to the Tasman Peninsula next week.  Anyone is welcome to come along or tune in as they broadcast live from the Port Arthur Visitor Centre from 6.00 to 9.00am Friday 12 November.  Don't forget 1830 Restaurant and Bar will be open for breakfast from 8.00am.


We are COVID Safe. Your safety is our priority and we are taking every precaution to ensure our sites are COVID Safe.  We ask all visitors to check in using the Check in Tas app, sanitise regularly and maintain social distancing.  Please do not attend the site if you are feeling unwell or presenting with any symptoms however mild.