Education

Boy in the Port Arthur Convict Gallery with image of a boy convict

Boy in Port Arthur Convict Gallery with cutout(Credit: PAHSMA (photo by Simon Birch), 2008)

Education Bookings

Please use this form to contact the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority to book your school visit.

Review the activity descriptions on these pages and use this form to indicate which activities and tours you require during your visit.

A member of our Visitor Service team will contact you to confirm your itinerary and arrange payment.

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The basic package for students visiting Port Arthur includes: entry to the site for two consecutive days and access to over 30 historic buildings, ruins and gardens, one Guided Education Walk (which you choose from the Guided walks page) and a 30 minute Harbour Cruise.

If you wish to add any of the optional activities listed below, simply indicate by checking the box.
Remember to allow time to do all the things you want to do while on site. For a one day visit, a recommended itinerary would include the basic package and up to two addtional tours/activities. For a two day visit, a recommended itinerary would include the basic package and up to four additional tours/activities.

If you have any queries about your visit or questions about which activities might be most suitable for your school, please contact our Education Officer.

Asterisk (*) denotes a required field.

Schools Booking Form
Name of School *
Grade Level *
Date of Arrival *
Time of Arrival *
Date of Departure *
Time of Departure *
Number of students *
Number of adults *
Does anyone in your group have special needs? Please give details. *
Have you done any pre-teaching with your students? *
Do you want information on catering options? Yes No

Contact Details

Please note that mobile phone coverage on the Tasman Peninsula is limited. Check your level of coverage with your provider prior to your visit.

Contact Teacher Name *
Contact Teacher Phone Number *
Contact Teacher Email Address *
School Postal Address *
Main School Phone Number *
School Accounts Department Contact Name and Phone Number *
Booking requested by *

Educational Options

Please review our education options on this website for outlines of the activities listed below and indicate those which you require.

A. Guided Education Walks (included in the basic package for students)

Education Guided Walk Primary (50 minutes)
Education Guided Walk Secondary (50 minutes)
'Making a Better World?' Guided Walk for Year Nine Curriculum (90 minutes)
Guided Walk Not Required

B. On-Site Educational Activities

Convict Brick Making
What’s My Story?
Hidden Secrets of Port Arthur

C. Optional Tours

Isle of the Dead Cemetery Tour
Point Puer Boys' Prison Tour (only runs mid September to mid July)
Ghost Tour