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Waterfall Bay, Tasman Peninsula

Waterfall Bay, Tasman Peninsula

The Trail

Skirting  the cliff line from the Tasman Arch car park, the trail to Waterfall Bay  is a brilliant 1 hour return walk to via a hardened walking track. The trail follows the heathland for 300m before ducking on and off the cliff’s edge. Multiple viewing platforms along the trail provide fantastic views of the tremendous coastline the peninsula is renowned for. Once at Waterfall Bay you are met with towering cliff dropping down into the ocean. Best viewed after heavy rain, the waterfalls at Waterfall Bay fall spectacularly from over 200m up.

Combined with a visit to the Tasman Arch, Devils Kitchen or the Tessellated Pavements at Eaglehawk Neck this walk provides a great opportunity to stretch your legs and get a feel for the magnitude of this area.

Getting There

View Google Map Directions From Hobart head over the Tasman Bridge and continue on the Arthurs Highway (A9), turning right at the main intersection in Sorell (sign for Tasmanian Peninsula). 50km later at Pirates Bay turn left onto Blowhole Road continuing for 3km before reaching the Tasman Arch Carpark. The Waterfall Bay trail begins at the end of the road.

Trail Map

Map for illustrative purposes only. Base map supplied by Land Information System Tasmania

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Photos

Waterfall Bay Track

Waterfall Bay Track

Tasman Peninsula Cliffs

Tasman Peninsula Cliffs

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