Friday, September 7th, 2012

Always a popular destination during the holidays, Port Arthur offers special family activities this term break.

The Education Centre at Port Arthur (in the old Accountant's House, near the Church) will be alive with a range of engaging and fun activities to keeps kids busy.

Make a miniature brick, print some wallpaper, dress a peg doll, make a fantascope or just have fun playing Victorian-era games.

Access to the Education Centre is included in the cost of Site Entry. Our Family Pass offers great value for money, offering entry for two adults and up to six children under 18 years.

No bookings are necessary – just make your way to Port Arthur and there will be signage from the Visitor Centre. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

The holiday activities are available daily from Saturday 8 September 2012 to Sunday 7 October 2012. Each activity takes about 20 minutes and will be available between 11am-12noon or between 12.30-2pm.

Check the Port Arthur website for more details -

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The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority

The World Heritage listed Port Arthur Historic Site, located in the south-east of Tasmania on the Tasman Peninsula around a 90-minute drive from Hobart, is one of the most important cultural heritage sites in Australia and the world. It offers extraordinary experiences and activities related to our convict heritage.
Andrew Ross
P: +61 3 6251 2300
M: 0419 120 058


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