The coastal village of Arthur River is located within a ‘conservation area’ in the
north west coast region
of Tasmania, nestled at the mouth of the river with the same name, Arthur River.
Arthur River is
described as one of the last truly ‘wild rivers’ in Australia, winding its way
through wilderness area of tall forested blackwoods, celery-top pine, laurels,
myrtles, sassafras, and giant tree ferns. The river spills out from the
west coast into the mighty Southern Ocean, a coastline described by early
explorers as ‘The Edge of the World’.
One of the best ways to experience this
popular tourist destination is via a boat cruise that explores the lower reaches of the Arthur River
or by 4 wheel drive where you can take the time to experience and pleasure of the magnificent forest and