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Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area

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If camping, check the available sites first

You could find yourself in a beautiful, natural area or in a land of neglected shacks with rusting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Martyn B
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Melbourne, Australia
Orchid hunting

Came as a part of a tour, but thoroughly enjoyed being in this special part of the state. Wild... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
AliceR641
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3 weeks ago
“If camping, check the available sites first”
1 Aug 2018
“Orchid hunting”
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The conservation area stretches along the spectacular North-West coast it is the coastal portion of a much larger region known as the Tarkine. A powerful place - a profusion of Aboriginal sites has led to it being hailed as the world's greatest...more
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North West Coast, Arthur River, Tasmania 7330, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You could find yourself in a beautiful, natural area or in a land of neglected shacks with rusting, grounded hulks - be careful when choosing your campsite. We thought Prickly Wattle was the best of the available areas to camp. There were pit toilets, water...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Martyn B
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Came as a part of a tour, but thoroughly enjoyed being in this special part of the state. Wild, windy and normally wet but we had sun shining, which made for a glorious day. There was a few drives to do to explore the area...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AliceR641
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Did a drive around this area & the diversity that you see is amazing. It's such stunningly beautiful area well worth the drive out to here. Highly recommend it

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Trish S
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We had an amazing weekend breathing in the fresh air, smelling the lovely aroma of the forest and taking in all the outstanding views

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Shazsarale
Reviewed 19 September 2017

As a local Tasmanian, having travelled all over the world, I had not been to this part of Tasmania. What an experience, starting at Stanley and working our way down the rugged west coast, just need to watch out for traffic on the narrow roads...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Beautiful Scenery ,the road was good ,waves crashing onto the rocks and stones , wind was awesome but good was the middle of winter but was a great hour or so

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Rob M
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Interesting and scenic drive, just be aware of the gravel road for most of the way. Stop for lunch at the pub at the Pieman River ferry.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank 813wallyp
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Waking up to the wind blowing the spray back over the crashing waves is one of the most exhilarating experiences. This area is fabulous we have seen many wombats, bettongs & Tassie devils in this area. This year it was extremely dry & not as...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank trishas_trips55
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A very large area but ou can only access parts with tracks. We camped at Camp Elsewhere, which is large. Check out the really sheltered areas because winds can be ferocious . Plenty of places to access the wild coast and beaches.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank John G
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a confusing area and I don't think it is promoted well. There is the Tarkine Road which we went on. Due to floods a whole action was closed, Coutta Tocks was not well sign posted (we went there but there were private houses,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank bratbar
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