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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” (7 reviews)
Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6250 2433
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The end of the Three Capes Track is at Fortescue Bay. We were only there briefly while we waited to catch our bus back to Port Arthur. There is a nice sandy beach for swimming (which we did not have time to use). Otherwise the...More

Thank JohnWMurray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I finished my Three Capes Track walk at the beautiful white sand beach at the end of Fortescue Bay. The bay and surrounding scenery is stunning. It's about a 20 minute drive from Port Arthur and well worth it. There's an excellent track along the...More

Thank Toadguts
Reviewed 7 November 2017

An inconspicuous side road takes you to an isolated bay with beach, bush, rugged terrain views. And the start of some great walking tracks - take the left hand and walk as far as Eaglehawk Neck, but this is more than a day trip to...More

Thank Saley69
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This was our final destination on our walk and it was a beautiful and welcome site. The sand is beautiful and white with the water as clear as it gets. Only issue was that it was freezing!! Nice location to come though and plenty of...More

Thank Nicko1609
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We just completed the Three Capes Track which ends at the picturesque Fortescue Bay. Such a stunning beach with fine white sand and crystal clear water. The water is icy though so we only managed a quick dip. Definitely worth a stop if you are...More

Thank Mewett_Family
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a quiet beach away from civilization, this is the place to be. An immaculate beach deep in the national park with excellent camping facilities for $13-16 a night. If you're down in the Tasman Peninsula, be sure to spend a night...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 15 September 2017

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 10 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
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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