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Shipstern Bluff

Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia
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30-Minute Two Capes and Tasman Helicopter Flight from Port Arthur
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“hours return” (3 reviews)
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Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a good walk, great views, good track, well signposted, the views along the way are sensational, the seats at the bottom of shipstern bluff are in a good location

Thank olderaustralian
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked to the Cape Raoul Lookout first then back tracked and went down to Shipstern to see the waves. We walked for 4 hours in total and stopped at the lookout for 15 minutes and at Shipstern for an hour so we were out...More

Thank Sarah K
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Went there to hike to see the wave. Beautiful bush hike well maintained. Easier going down and tiring coming back. If you are just going to shipsterns then back you dony need to pack masses of supplies. 1lt water would be enough and some snacks....More

1  Thank funboarder
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Worth a visit but prepared to hike up and down for over an hour just to get to the first viewing location. If you hike down, be prepared for a 5 hour hike to/from. Stay on the marked trail as it is easy to get...More

1  Thank lkcdrd
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

The walk out to Shipstern Bluff takes you through several distinct areas such as rain forest, woodland, escarpment, coastal heath and the beach. The scenery and views along the way make the walk very worthwhile and watching the waves pound the beach at Shipstern Bluff...More

3  Thank ozneilau
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Stunning views, lovely forest. Track being upgraded as it will be included in the "Three Capes Track" experience.

Thank cmsoz
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

If you cannot face a 5 hour walk - make the effort to visit the Shipsternl Lookout (and Cape Raoul Lookout just 200m in the other direction at the fork). Parking is tricky near the start after 12km of rutted unsealed road and the walk...More

2  Thank DawnHendrick
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

The walk to Shipsterns Bluff is awesome. Track is very well laid out and hard to get lost. The view is spectactular!! I also recommend running this track if you like trail running.

Thank Tayla H
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

its a decent walk in so be prepared and have water with you. Its worth it if the waves are up! No swell when I went but it was still awesome to check it out. I recommend you goggle some videos when the waves are...More

2  Thank Tan4444
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

This place is incredible - beautiful and soooo worth it! We pulled into the carpark, there is a 'sauna' and 'toilet' - seeing is believing! Very rustic and creative! The walk in through the forest (national park) took about an hour (slowly), but the view...More

1  Thank Rosie W
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Response from Julian O | Reviewed this property |
Very steep down and up in parts. Need to be reasonably fit. if u don't have a lot of confidence I would approach it with your mother. You don't have to walk all the way. Great views a little into the walk. But as I say to... More
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