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Fortescue, Tasmania

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  • Fortescue, Tasmania

    Photograph the Tasman Peninsula by Boat

    Viewing the Tasman Peninsula by boat offers easy access and an amazing perspective of the towering dolerite sea cliffs that you can't get from land. Put your boat in at Fortescue Bay campground and travel out around the peninsula to the south. You can travel for hours with unending scenery and wi...
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  • Fortescue, Tasmania

    Backpack Cape Pillar

    18 mi
    This hike has recently been newly built with a spectacular wooden boardwalk winding in and out of the forest and along the cliffs. As with other hikes in Australia, please make sure to book your campsite prior to heading out! The Three Capes Track, a newly built four-day hike starting in Port Art...
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  • Port Arthur, Tasmania

    Hike to the Three Capes

    29.8 mi / 1797.9 ft gain
    One of the newer but extremely popular hiking spots located on the southeastern coast of Tasmania is the Three Capes Walk. This 48-kilometer track opened only three years ago but it already attracted numerous adventurous travelers who want to experience the beauty of unspoiled natural wonders. Th...
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  • Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania

    Hike Tasman National Park to Fortescue Bay via Tasman Trail

    11.99 mi / 1604.3 ft gain
    Getting to Eaglehawk Neck by bus from Hobart is easy, with a stop at the intersection of Old Jetty Road and Arthur Hwy.  From that intersection starts an amazing trek down the coast of Tasman National Park. There are camping sites at Fortescue Bay and dispersed camping north of the Tessellated Pa...
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  • Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania

    Camp near the Tessellated Pavement in Eaglehawk Neck

    2.5 mi / 125 ft gain
    Getting to Eaglehawk Neck is easy by bus from Hobart. There is a stop at the beach located at the intersection of Old Jetty Road and Arthur Hwy. This is the starting point on this map. From there, make your way up the road (north) and follow signs to the Tessellated Pavement. Once here, there are...
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  • Lenah Valley, Tasmania

    Lenah Valley Circuit

    4.3 mi / 2296.6 ft gain
    Easily accessible by car, the Lenah Valley Road carpark located a short 15 minute drive from Hobart's CBD is where the trail begins. Once arriving at the carpark, cross the small bridge and continue on the clearly defined track along the Main Fire Trail. Soon after a short climb you will come to ...
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  • South Bruny, Tasmania

    Visit the Bruny Island Lighthouse

    Cape Bruny, at the south end of Bruny Island, is accessible by car. To enter the island you must take a ferry from Kettering (view website for times and prices: brunyislandferry.com.au). Once you park near the lighthouse, walk up the short path to the top of the hill and the lighthouse. From here...
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