Stretching from Cape Surville (at the northern
end), southwards to Waterfall Bay and Fortescue Bay; and from Cape Hauy to Cape
Pillar (with its view across to the Tasman Island) and Cape Raoul. The park
incorporates several off-shore islands, including Fossil Island (at the southern
end of Pirates Bay), Hippolyte Rocks (Fortescue Bay) and Tasman Island (off Cape
This national park offers not only some of the best coastal walks in
Australia, but also the highest and most spectacular sea cliffs in Australia (in
the southern end of the park), and many interesting rock formations - The
Blowhole, Tasmans Arch, Devils Kitchen, Tessellated Pavement, columnar dolerite
cliffs at Cape Pillar, just to name a few.
There are lookouts right
on the sealed road at Eaglehawk Neck and Remarkable Cave.
You can also take a forest drive up to the lookout in the
hills above the Blowhole, then out to see the immense cliffs
at Waterfall Bay, and onto the beach at Fortescue Bay.
The region also offers opportunities for the more adventurous such as, sea
kayaking, abseiling, fishing, diving, seaplanes and much
more from the local operators.
More images in our 'Snapshot
from Australia - Tasman National Park'.
Check out our listing of
Tasman Peninsula accommodation. For more attractions tours and other
information, check the Tasmania Parks &
Wildlife Service website.