Dunalley is a small fishing village on the way to Port Arthur, surrounded by open countryside and beautiful waterways and known for its super-fresh seafood.
In Dunalley, you can buy the best fish and chips you’re ever likely to find. Try the laid-back Dunalley Fish Market with crayfish cooked daily and oysters opened to order, or the Dunalley Waterfront Café, a contemporary art gallery hosted in an atmospheric 1942 timber building and a boutique restaurant highlighting the best regional produce.
The town is built around the man-made Denison Canal, hand-dug between 1901 and 1905, with its swing bridge for road traffic. The swing bridge allows boats easy access between Blackman’s Bay and Frederick Henry Bay. Local legend has it that the toll to the gatekeeper was a bottle of beer.
Dunalley is a 45-min drive (57 km) south of Hobart.
Dunalley is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Sorell in Tasmania, it is located approximately 39kms from the capital Hobart and extends over an area of 85.306 square kilometres. Dunalley has a recorded population of 316 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Hobart.
If you are planning a visit to Dunalley 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 of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Dunalley and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.