headed for Stanley, this would be our first overnight stop. We dropped
into the Stanley Visitor Centre. It is a spacious information
office, full of brochures about Stanley, the surrounding area and
Tasmania. We particularly liked to thank Sharalyn who was very friendly and
We booked one night into the Stanley Cabin and Tourist
Park. Cost was $75, but when we inquired about a second overnight
stay, they offered us a discount for the second night at $60. We
jumped at it. It is ideally located in the shadow of the Nut on one
side, with the bay out to Bass Strait on the east side, and only five minutes
walk to the town centre. The park looked like it was expanding, as
we got one of the new cabins.
is worth making your base from which to explore the region. We toured part of the
surrounding area, but a visit to the top of the Nut is a must on
anyones agenda. You can walk the steep incline to the top, or be
lazy like us and use the chairlift.
We had a walk around Marine
Park, looking at the memorials for those who loss their lives at sea
and the local war memorial.