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Cape Raoul

Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia
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Great 1/2 day Hike

Such a good 5 hour hike (moderate fitness required) if you are based in the Port Arthur Area. Take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bronte_b491
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Sydney, Australia
Cape Raoul in rain

The day we went to Cape Raoul, it was raining. Not the best way for taking pictures. Still, we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
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"seal colony"
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"moderate fitness"
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"hour walk"
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"takes hours"
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"on tuesdays"
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"main lookout"
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"walking track"
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"white beach"
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"lookout point"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a good 5 hour hike (moderate fitness required) if you are based in the Port Arthur Area. Take the B37 for 8km and then turn left at the sign to Highcroft and Stormlea. The 9km unsealed road to the trail head has scenic country...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The day we went to Cape Raoul, it was raining. Not the best way for taking pictures. Still, we could see it in the rain. It was beautiful no matter the weather. Still, the sun is more conducive. I was glad that I was able...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I did a couple of short walks while in Tasmania and this was our favourite. It’s a great walk that over 4-5 hours takes you through multiple terrains from forests, to open scrub land to the amazing rocky cliffs of the cape....More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

What a great hike, not too difficult and a big reward in the way of spectacular views! When you go, the beginning sign says it takes 5 hours but that's only is you go all the way to the end of the Cape and back....More

1  Thank Caitlin I
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Cape Raoul walking trip takes 5 hours and is regarded as one of Tasmania great short walks. It's tall pillars of dole rite rise out of the ocean creating a special view in this part of the world. We only visited the lookout as time...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

After doing Shipsterns Bluff and Cape Hoy last year This walk was amazing. It is not extremely hard but the scenery is worth the 5-6hours it took us. We saw echidnas, seals, wallaby, and lots of bird lift. A must do for nature lovers. Look...More

Thank Shellyh1964
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

I only walked to the lookouts on both the Cape Raoul and the other track. If you have regular fitness you can do it. The views are amazing! The walk takes you through beautiful bush. It's worth doing.

1  Thank dip69
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Involves a 9 kilometres gravel road to reach the trail head. The trail to Cape Raoul is 7 klm one way. The Lookout is roughly halfway and although designated a Grade 4 Walk, the path is well maintained and although a little steep in places...More

1  Thank peter s
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

You need to be moderately fit, but get on out there to grab the views. 5 hour return if you sit for a while. Please take your rubbish home with you so I don't have to carry it

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

A friend and I visited Cape Raoul and we loved it! The track was not rocky and was well kept with some board walks. We decided to jog most of it and with stopping along the way to take pictures, we were easily able to...More

2  Thank Caztravel
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Melvin S
12 October 2016|
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Response from TassieCamnSue | Reviewed this property |
The Cape Raoul lookout is more than 20 minutes, probably about 40 minutes but is worth the walk. Depends on the fitness of the 70 year olds- I am 69 and have no trouble, being a fairly regular walker
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gerofrancis
25 February 2016|
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Response from goldnugget45 | Reviewed this property |
I would stay at Port Arthur ,mainly because the services are so good there
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RoadsMoreTraveled
31 December 2014|
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Response from TassieCamnSue | Reviewed this property |
I reckon Cape Raoul
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