What will you discover?
Eaglehawk Neck is the gateway to the Tasman National Park - home to a wide range of land and marine animals, fascinating rock formations and some of the highest and most spectacular cliffs in Australia. Invigorate your senses as you explore the region by land or sea.
Pirates Bay to Tasman Island
Feel the salt in your hair and the sea air in your lungs as you hug monumental cliff edges, explore hidden sea caves, often encountering whales, seals, albatross, dolphins and little penguins. Whale sightings are almost daily from October to December.
On foot, encounter a myriad of natural wonders carved out by the sea. Start at Pirates Bay Lookout, then down to the Tessellated Pavement, Blowhole, Devils Kitchen and Tasman Arch.
90 min Short Walk
From Devils Kitchen walk along the cliff tops to Waterfall Bay. 90 minutes of awe inspiring views of dramatic cliffs plummeting into the sea.
For detailed track notes for this and more walks visit our Bush Walking page
Meet a Devil
at the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
The Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) was given its common name by early European settlers, who were haunted at night by the sound of its spine-chilling screeches and demonic growls.
You can see the Devils yourself at the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo in Taranna.
The Tasmanian Devil is an endangered species – find out how you can help.
4 hour medium walk
A sparkling bowl of wild sea cradled by vast sand dunes which no child, nor many adults can resist climbing up and sliding down. The walk starts at Remarkable Cave, near Port Arthur and traverses a gentle coastal heath. Climb Mt Brown for 360 degree views including Tasman Island and Cape Pillar before dropping down into this secluded, magical bay. For detailed track notes and more walks visit our Bush Walking page.
Discover our Convict Heritage
This ancient natural land is the backdrop to a fascinating story which unfolds along the Convict Trail. Look for the yellow roadside convict arrows as you travel to the World Heritage listed, Port Arthur Historic Site.
If you want to find out more read
The Convict Experience