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Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck

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Address: Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
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USD 93.66*
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Port Arthur, Richmond and Tasman Peninsula Day Trip from Hobart
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USD 85.86*
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Complete Port Arthur Day Trip from Hobart

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Scenic trip

Called into here on the way to Port Arthur and sure glad we did!! So much to see along the way...Tessellated Pavement; Tasman Arch; Blowhole; Devil's Kitchen...wow...such stunning... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
Steve M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Called into here on the way to Port Arthur and sure glad we did!! So much to see along the way...Tessellated Pavement; Tasman Arch; Blowhole; Devil's Kitchen...wow...such stunning scenery.

Thank Steve M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great stopping point on the way to port Arthur. It was very windy but there was a large statue and plaque describing the dogs on the dog line. It even recounted some of their names which I thought was a lovely touch. A great tribute to our past.

Thank zeppopilchard
Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Stopped off here on our way to Port Arthur. It is definitely worth a stop. There are some fabulous rock and water formations to see for ex. Devil's Kitchen, Tasman Blow Hole and Tasman Arch. Beautiful photos to be taken here. And last but not least is the Officer's quarters and of course the famous Dog Line. Stop here and... More 

Thank ReadyToFlyNow
Hong Kong SAR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Unique geological landscape which can only be found at specific locations. Beautiful rock structure worth making a stop to take some photos.

Thank Patrick T
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

What a lovely surprise it was to find this coffee van at the Pirates Bay lookout. The friendly couple running the show gave me first class service. The barista explained to me about the choice of coffee blends available and made excellent coffee. I also bought some wonderful gluten free homemade biscuits freshly cooked the day before. So scrumptious! We... More 

Thank Batwoman2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

On the way to Port Arthur Historic site don't miss the turnoff to Pirates Bay Lookout. There you will find one of Tasmania's best kept secrets. 'Cubed' mobile solar powered Eco espresso bar. Fabulous coffee, delicious cakes both served with love and a spectacular view.

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Albion Park, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We were on our way to Port Arthur for the day and saw the turnoff for Pirates Bay and decided to go that way. So glad we did, the view was amazing and the drive to Tessellated pavement, Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen was well worth it. If you are going to Port Arthur this detour is a must

Thank Lisa K
County Wexford, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

First stop was for a look at the Tessalated Pavement, from the top as my legs weren't up to going down to sea level. The first impression was the similarity to our own Giants Causeway in Antrim Northern Ireland and the Pancake Rocks in South Island New Zealand 'tho this is different again. Well worth a look and make time... More 

Thank Pat H
Greater Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

The Eaglehawk Neck is a narrow isthmus and town that connects two Peninsulas to the mainland. Pirates Bay lookout, has magnificent views and the road leads down to the Tessellated Pavement, an easy 5 minute walk from the car park. An amazing phenomena awaits and better seen at low tide. At Eaglehawk lots of history on the "Dog Chain" which... More 

Thank Maureen H
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

Worth a 5 minute detour if its a nice clear day, as with most lookouts they are at their best then. Certainly just a 5 min stop though for a few photos.

Thank Neil M

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