Tasman

Area

The Tasman Peninsula is home to spectacular scenery, heritage-listed historic sites, fantastic walks, beautiful empty beaches and fascinating wildlife.
There’s a wide range of land and marine animals to spot and striking rock formations to discover including Tasman Arch and The Blowhole, two of Tasmania’s most visited attractions, as well as Waterfall Bay, Remarkable Cave and Tessellated Pavement.
With the World Heritage listed convict sites of Port Arthur and the nearby Coal Mines Historic Site, it’s easy to spend a few days on the Tasman.

Quick Facts

The Tasman area is a local government area (LGA) in Tasmania. This area is home to 15 locations and/or suburbs which you can explore in more detail by selecting from the list  below. The Tasman area is located approximately 52kms from the capital Hobart.

If you are planning a visit to this area we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one ofthe buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know the area and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.

Tasman

Area Municipality
Pirates Bay

Eaglehawk Neck

Urban

Population: 385 | Tasman

Eaglehawk Neck is a narrow strip of land that connects the Forestier Peninsula with the beginning...

Nubeena

Urban

Population: 481 | Tasman

White Beach

Urban

Population: 276 | Tasman

Coal Mines Historic Site

Convict Trail

Place Of Interest

Tasman

Head to the Tasman Peninsula on a trail literally built on the backs of early convicts....

Dr Doolittle - a Doo Town shack

Doo Town

Place Of Interest

Tasman

Doo Town is a holiday village on the Tasman Peninsula, near Port Arthur, where the locals...

Cape Pillar

Rural

Population: 4 | Tasman

Cape Raoul

Rural

Tasman

Fortescue

Rural

Population: 5 | Tasman

Highcroft

Rural

Population: 45 | Tasman

Koonya

Rural

Population: 134 | Tasman

Murdunna

Rural

Population: 309 | Tasman

Port Arthur

Port Arthur

Rural

Population: 251 | Tasman

Port Arthur is a quaint village, famous for the extensive, well-preserved penal colony buildings at the...

Premaydena

Rural

Population: 99 | Tasman

Saltwater River

Rural

Population: 123 | Tasman

Sloping Main

Rural

Population: 47 | Tasman

Stormlea

Rural

Population: 36 | Tasman

Wildlife

Taranna

Rural

Population: 156 | Tasman

Taranna is a small, sleepy settlement just north of Port Arthur Historic Site on the shores...