North West Coast, Tasmania


A pleasant rural town of around 5,000 people, Wynyard is a major regional hub, servicing many of the surrounding rural districts. It makes a good place to start exploration of the north west of Tasmania. read more

Boat Harbour

This may well be the most beautiful village and beach on the whole north coast of Tasmania. It tumbles down the side of a gentle hill to a superb white beach with rocky headlands on either side.

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Sheltering on the leeward side of Circular Head, the village of Stanley is a picturesque dsettlement that seems to belong in a previous era, but has somehow managed to defy the march of time.

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Tasmania s westernmost community and the furthest settlement from Hobart, Marrawah is the most popular surfing spot in Tasmania's north. The small town services the surrounding rich dairy farming area.

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Arthur River

Situated at the mouth of the Arthur River, this tiny settlement is an ideal base for walking, horse riding, fishing, off road driving, cruising the river and picnics in this remote, beautiful area.

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In contrast to Stanley, its sleepy neighbour, Smithton is a busy little place, being the regional centre of one of Tasmania s most productive fishing, beef, dairying and potato growing areas.

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