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Nearby attractions

Natural wonders

Wherever you are on the Tasman Peninsula, nature's splendour, her strength and quirkiness are all around,.

Secluded bays are scattered amongst pristine beaches, many lined with dramatic sea cliffs offering stunning views whilst seabirds soar overhead.

The bushland offers peaceful forest walks where you can often meet the native wildlife and listen for the many calls of bush birds.

Wherever you wander across the Peninsula, there's plenty of the natural world to be experienced.

Eaglehawk Neck: the historic dogline and the fascinating tesselated pavement.

Taranna: face the devil at the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo.

Go wandering through the Tasman National Park.
(ask us about your Parks Pass first)

Check out the striking rock formations at Tasman Arch and the Blowhole.

Above the water there's coastal fishing, swimming and diving or if you're experienced and brave, tackle the surf at Shipstern Bluff.

Things to do and see

Cruise the spectacular coastline getting up close to the wildlife on a Pennicott's Tasman Island Cruise.

Walk the new Three Capes Track.

Follow your nose to the Port Arthur Lavender Farm.

Follow your tastebuds to the Doo-Lishus seafood and ice cream van at the blowhole at Eaglehawk Neck.

Immerse yourself in history or even find a ghost at the Port Arthur Historic Site.

Find your way through the undersea giant kelp forests, meet a bewitching leafy sea dragon and explore the coastline with Eaglehawk Dive Centre.

Go on a fishing charter and catch your dinner!

Become a distiller at McHenry Distillery.

Pick up some fresh supplies at the farm gate and cellar door at Bangor Wine & Oyster Shed.

If you stay at Taranna Cottages, we can pre-book entry and tours of Port Arthur Historic Site and Tasman Island Cruises as part of our friendly service. Ask for details if you book accommodation.

Events on the Tasman Peninsula

Annual events:
February - celebrate this humble bulb at the Koonya Garlic Festival

March - a true country turnout at the Bream Creek Show

December - in an incredible location at Marion Bay enjoy the tunes at the Falls Music Festival

Plus a range of cultural events is held throughout the year including the Boxing Day Woodchopping Championship at Port Arthur Historic Site

1st Sunday of the month: Pick up some fresh local produce on the first Sunday of each month at the Bream Creek Farmers Market

2nd Saturday of the month: Eaglehawk Neck Market

3rd Saturday of the month: Nubeena Market


Like to know more about what's on during your visit? Ask us when you visit the Museum or check in to Taranna Cottages and we'll be happy to help.