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Fortescue Bay

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Address: Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia
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15-Minute Sea Cliffs and Convicts Helicopter Flight from Port Arthur
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Another lovely beach

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Inverness, United Kingdom
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank 544Claire123
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 way, I hope it stays that way because improving the road will naturally lead to... More 

Thank Helen B
Hobart, Australia
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208 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Brisbane, Australia
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88 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
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 with the locals who were arriving for a Labour Day long weekend as we were... More 

Thank Thirko
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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836 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 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
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2017

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

Thank AndrewandCathy
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 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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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

The journey to the bay is on a 12km gravel road from the main road. The bay itself has white sand, glistening water and a variety of walks. #crazycarrsgapyear #jandaljournals

Thank Jandal J
Canberra, Australia
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303 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The beach reminds me very much of Wineglass Bay, with lovely white sands and the clearest blue water. After walking 4 days on the 3 capes walk, a swim here was most welcome. It is a picturesque beach with lovely views and a great place to sit a while before yet another swim. The shop up the hill (100m or... More 

Thank Les_Landau
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Stunning white sand beach with crystal clear water. But bring a wetsuit! This is where you finish the 3 Capes Walk, or you can camp here and do day walks including to Cape Hauy.

Thank Joyful31

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