Remarkable Cave, Port Arthur

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  • We always take visitors here as it's easy to get to and impressive to look at. Visiting Safety Cove beach on the way there or on the way back is also very easy and worthwhile.  more »
  • You will be able to see first-hand why it is called 'Remarkable Cave', if you haven't worked it out already. A degree of fitness is needed to ascend the many stairs used to view the cave.  more »
  • After the drive out to look at the spectacular scenery the walk down to the cave was special. To sit and watch the waves and move into a spot to see an impression of Tasmania through the arch unique.  more »
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  • It is remarkable not only for its unique form, but also because its opening, when viewed from the observation platform at the bottom of a long flight of steps, is look like the shape of Tasmania. To have a great view of the cave, I would suggest to go during low tide, where the water will be at the other entrance of the cave and you can access the cave to the beach.  There are 2 observation platforms, one is just next to the carpark, which you can view the top of the cave.  The second viewing platform is through a small pathway, walking down flight of stairs, you will see the platform. Even is high tide, you still can see the cave from the viewing platform. It is worth for a stop as the view is amazing.
  • We were here at low tide but it is a special place. Would love to be able to walk through like you once could but I understand why you can't. Take a walk to Crescent Bay it doesn't take 4 hours return but take water with you
  • Not really a cave’s person but this blew me away. Involves a number of steps to walk down and retreat from the site but definitely worth the effort. This geological phenomenon takes you to a viewing platform at the rear of the cave and depending on the tide the cave will either be empty providing magical views of the ocean on a sunny day or will be filled with water at high tide. At low tide it is possible to climb down and walk through to the beach, though caution is required.
  • Good lookout and interesting cave structure which you can view from a viewing platform. However it is clear that people scale the fencing and walk into the cave regularly, as we saw several people do this while we were there. In fact I would’ve done the same but for the fact my gf couldn’t of climbed over the railing. Think they should consider putting in stairs to allow access.
  • Make sure you visit at low tide, otherwise you'll only be able to check it out from the viewing platform (or further up the stairs if there's a particularly high tide or strong swell). It's pretty easy to see how to climb down to the cave and from there you can wander all the way out to the end of the caves and onto the beach. Make sure you head back up well before the tide comes back in unless you want to get stranded (or worse). Definitely not worth risking it.

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