Tasman National Park

Explore Tasman National Park

 

Tasman National Park protects the spectacular coastal areas on the eastern and southern coastlines on the Tasman and Forestier Peninsulas. This park, proclaimed in 1999, is a place of fantastic landforms and incredible beauty. It is home to a wide range of land and marine animals and several rare plants.

A major highlight of the Tasman Peninsula is its sheer sea cliffs reaching to 300m, blow holes sandy beaches and other sea sculptured rock formations. There is no better way of fully appreciating its spectacular glory than on a Tasman Island Cruises boat.

Other ways you can view sections of this coastline are through the various attractions such as the Blowhole, Tasmans Arch and Devils Kitchen or by taking a short or long walk.

Short Walks

Remarkable Cave - 15 Minutes Return

 

Devil's Kitchen Car Park to Waterfall Bay - 2 Hours Return

This easy cliffside walk has spectacular views. 

Fortescue Bay to Canoe Bay - 2 Hours Return

A short walk along the Tasman Coastal Track from Fortescue Bay, suitable for families. Canoe Bay contains an old steel boat wreck and was, until the early 1970's, the site of a fish processing works.

Day Walks

Fortescue Bay to Cape Hauy - 4 to 5 Hours Return

The Cape Hauy Track leads from Fortescue Bay, just near the boat ramp. The walk passes through a variety of heath and woodland to the magnificent views of steep cliffs and spectacular rock formations.

Waterfall Bay to Fortescue Bay - 6 to 8 Hours One Way

Follow the stunning coastline from Waterfall Bay to Fortescue Bay. Please note one way walk. Advisable to arrange car transfer.

Cape Raoul - 5 Hours Return

The Cape Raoul Track begins from Stormlea Road, off Highcroft Road. The initial section of the track crosses private land before entering the park. Excellent views are obtained along the track

More details of these Tasman National Park attractions and walks can be found at the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife website.