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Fortescue Bay

#5 of 13 things to do in Port Arthur Features Animals
Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6250 2433
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“canoe bay” (8 reviews)
“boat ramp” (9 reviews)
“gravel road” (8 reviews)
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Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia
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+61 3 6250 2433
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everytime I ask my friends where to go in tassie they completely forget this section of the coast. It's amazing and the hikes are not too difficult but have amazing views. At the moment the weathers turning colder and some of the high roads were...More

Thank Yoshe L
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Cape Hauy walk is stunning. It's not an easy one but it's well worth it. I saw quite a few kangaroos on my way there. About one hour in, you start to see the ocean and the view is just amazing. On the day I...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Be careful on this road as many potholes and overall a dangerous road to drive on if not capable or if you have poor vision. Best use a 4WD

Thank kristysun2017
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Dreadful road to reach it and surprisingly popular site but still a stunning beach, perfect for a swim if a bit cold

Thank 544Claire123
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is a lovely long(ish) beach with a large grassy area to picnic on. The unsealed road is not fantastic - forestry is clearly not interested in tourism! It improves only in the last kilometre or so where Parks and Wildlife take over. In a...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 22 March 2017

A long drive in on a rutted unsealed road - but at the end are great NP camping facilities with a beach of soft white sand and good coastal walks in a northerly direction

Thank DawnHendrick
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This was the very welcome end to our Three Capes Track adventure. The cool water of the bay was very nice after minimal showering over the previous 3 days and a rather warm descent to the finish point. Seems to be a very popular spot...More

Thank Thirko
Reviewed 15 March 2017

At the end of the Three Capes Track this bay is very beautiful. Has a lovely beach with some simple facilities.

Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Beautiful Place but very crowded camping areas, with very basic facilities. Great walking tracks though.

Thank AndrewandCathy
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Great little bay wirth driving along the unsealed road. Good camping spot with heaps of parking for day use area. Public toilets are well kept. Lots to do and explore. Great for solo travellers or groups

Thank Tayla H
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Response from Grant P | Reviewed this property |
I cannot answer for the other walks as I only had time for one myself and ended up doing the Cape Hauy walk. I was a bit taken aback by the sheer number of steps as I've done a few walks in my time and never experienced... More
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