Destination guide

The historic area of Port Arthur awaits your stay

Enjoy the history and other features of Port Arthur. This city's local tours, island views and restaurants draw many visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Port Arthur

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Port Arthur a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tasman Golf Course (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Cape Hauy Track (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Port Arthur

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Port Arthur is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Isle of the Dead (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Remarkable Cave (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Lime Bay State Reserve (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Port Arthur

Fly into Hobart, TAS (HBA-Hobart Intl.), the closest airport, located 27.2 mi (43.7 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Port Arthur, TAS, AU?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 35 vacation rentals around Port Arthur. From 27 house rentals to 6 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Port Arthur?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Port Arthur. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Isle of the Dead: 42 vacation rentals
  • Port Arthur Historic Site: 43 vacation rentals
  • Tasman Golf Course: 40 vacation rentals
  • Shipstern Bluff: 48 vacation rentals
  • Point Puer: 42 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Port Arthur listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Port Arthur?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 27 Houses in Port Arthur. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Port Arthur include:

  • Cabins: 6 rentals available
  • Cottages: 6 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 6 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Port Arthur?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Port Arthur. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.