Ideas for Exploring the Far South Tasmania

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Geeveston

Tahun Forrest Airwalk

Located at: Arve Rd, Geeveston TAS 7116

Known for: Enjoy spectacular views as you walk 50 metres above the riverbank. Feel the wind beneath your wings as you glide through tall forests. Discover the world’s most accessible stand of rare and beautiful Huon pines. Explore Tasmania’s spectacular wild rivers by raft or kayak.

Website: Tahun Forest Airwalk

Geeveston Visitor Centre

Located at: 15 Church St, Geeveston TAS 7116

Known for: A must do when visiting the area. Great displays and locally produced goods for sale. 

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Dover

At Dover:

  • Bayview dining at the Dover RSL, of Cafe Eateries in Town
  • Fishing from the Dover Wharf
  • On the Dover Foreshore 
    • BBQ facilities
      Boat Ramp
      Fishing
      Kids Play area
      Dog Friendly area

Esperance Adventures 

Located at: Dover, Tasmania, Australia

Know for: Tasmanian adventure kayak tour and explore the spectacular waters of Far South Tasmania. Learn about the local history and wildlife in a comfortable kayak. No experience required. Tours daily on Port Esperance Bay, Lune River, Recherche Bay and Huon River. Book online or call Matt on 0428279002

Website: www.esperanceadventures.com.au

Hastings

Hastings Caves and Thermal Springs

Located at: 754 Hastings Caves Rd, Hastings TAS 7109

Known for: The Hastings Caves State Reserve offers visitors a variety of experiences, from relaxing in the warm waters of a thermal springs pool, walking in the rich forests of the reserve and, the unique experience of exploring Newdegate Cave. Both the thermal pool and the trail which leads through the surrounding forests are accessible to wheelchair users.  Named after Sir Francis Newdegate, the Governor of Tasmania from 1917-1920, Newdegate Cave is the largest tourist cave in Australia which occurs in dolomite, rather than limestone.  Its richly decorated chambers began forming tens of millions of years ago. 

Website: Hastings Caves

Ida Bay 

Ida Bay Railway

Located at: 328 Lune River Rd, Ida Bay TAS 7109

Known for: Southern Most Steam Railway - Departing Ida Bay Station. This two hour (return) train journey travels the historic 7.3 kilometer track, which was originally used to cart limestone to ships at Deep Hole.

Website: www.idabayrailway.com.au

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