Tasman National Park

National Parks and Reserves

The Tasman National Park hugs the coast of the Tasman Peninsula in south eastern Tasmania. You can reach the Park from the Arthur Highway at Eaglehawk Neck, an hour south east of Hobart (80 kilometres/50 miles); and also from Fortescue Bay and Port Arthur, 90 minutes south east of Hobart (102 kilometres/63 miles).
The Tasman National Park features monumental rock formations. Here you can see rock stacks, arches, sea caves and 300-metre (986-foot) high cliffs created by 6,000 years of wave action on the peninsula’s sandstone, dolerite and granite.
You can visit Tasman Arch, the Blowhole, Devils Kitchen, Tessellated Pavement, Remarkable Cave and Waterfall Bay by car, but the best views are from the Park’s many bushwalks. Short walks include Waterfall Bay, Bivouac Bay, Cape Hauy and Cape Raoul.
You can go rock climbing, scuba diving and surfing here, and the Park is rich in wildlife. Whales, dolphins, penguins and seals can often be seen from the shore or a wildlife cruise. Watch for foraging possums and wallabies in the bush at dawn and dusk – you may even encounter an elusive Tasmanian devil.
Current park passes must be purchased for entry to Tasmania’s national parks.

Facilities

Barbeque Carpark Coach Parking Picnic Area

Activities

Birdwatching

Nearby Things to Do

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Kayakers with seals playing around their kayaks, Tasman National Park

Tasman Peninsula kayaking tour – Roaring 40s Kayaking

Fortescue, Tasman

Osborne Heli Tours Cape Raoul

Osborne Heli Tours Port Arthur

Port Arthur, Tasman

aerial view of Port Arthur Historic Site

Port Arthur Historic Site

Port Arthur, Tasman

Three Capes Track

Three Capes Track

Fortescue, Tasman

Port Arthur Ghost Tours at the Convict Church

Port Arthur Ghost Tours

Port Arthur, Tasman

Playing golf

Tasman Golf Club

Port Arthur, Tasman