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Fortescue Bay

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Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6250 2433
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“boat ramp” (9 reviews)
“gravel road” (8 reviews)
“national park” (6 reviews)
Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6250 2433
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is absolutely beautiful and I would love to come back and camp here in warmer weather. Great calm water for families with young kids and also marks the start of the must do Cape Hauy Track.

Thank JessiPalmer
Reviewed 11 September 2017

A long drive in on a dirt road, but the bay at the end of the road is worth it. Hidden away from the rest of the world, with picturesque views and calm serenity. Plenty of places to camp and relax. A gorgeous white sandy...More

Thank aliceyes
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The drive to Fortesque Bay is quite long. The road is gravel all the way. Scenery is many trees, ferns and not much else. On arrival at destination, the view of the beach is spectacular. Shame the area hasn't been left as was. The new...More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 6 July 2017 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

1  Thank jk603h
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

1  Thank Thirko
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31 December 2014|
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