Things to do

Discover Tasmania offers great information about Tasmania – what’s on, things to do and see and do, how to get there and how to get around. 

Here are just some of things to do near our homes:

World Heritage listed historical sites

  • Port Arthur and Coal Mines world heritage listed historic sites
  • Follow the Convict Trail around the Tasman Peninsula

...and of course The Surgeon's Cottage and Semaphore House are heritage listed!


Natural Wonders

  • Devil's Kitchen
  • Fortescue Bay
  • Pirates Bay
  • Remarkable Cave
  • Tasman Arch
  • Tessellated Pavement
  • Waterfall Bay
  • Blow Hole


  • Crescent Beach – pristine water and dunes
  • Stewarts Bay – hire a boat or a canoe
  • Wild Roaring Beach – magnificent surfing and dunes
  • Lime Bay - natural beauty and swimming
  • Slopen Main - safe swimming and glorious views

...and of course on your doorstep Tigerbay where you can wander and pick oysters and mussels off the banks, swim in the shallows, canoe , boat and fish

Restaurants and cafés

  • Lucky Ducks – we love their innovative Australian cuisine – fresh bread and homemade preserves. They also do hampers of cooked food on request
  • Felons at Port Arthur
  • Eucalyptus – cafe food
  • Bakery and pizza shop

...and so much more

  • For the walkers, there is our library of books on walks from a couple of hours to overnight and longer.
  • For the cyclists there are challenging gradients and spectacular views...
  • Climbing - spectacular sea cliffs of the Tasman Peninsula
  • Diving - underwater sea caves, kelp forests and the legendary Sea Dragon
  • and for those who just want to sit, there are never ending views to absorb