Shipstern Bluff, Port Arthur

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  • 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 ea...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • Stunning views, lovely forest. Track being upgraded as it will be included in the "Three Capes Track" experience.  more »
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  • Great spot, sadly some parts are inaccessible to the sensible due to risk of falling rocks. The track to get out there is currently getting some renovation but it's pretty good at the moment. I would definitely recommend the extra walk over to Tunnel Cave, as well as the lookout ~500m up the Cape Raoul Track.
  • The tracks were perfect, made our walk easy and safe. Only took us 1hour 15min each way with a short stop at the lookout overlooking the break, we were cutting a reasonable pace although my girlfriend was lagging, it might have taken 2h if we went at her pace.
  • Great walk over the mountains, about 2hrs walk each way plus stops, great spots for a picnic along the cliff face once you get down to the water. The track needs work and it's very confusing which way to go, half our party followed the blue tags and half followed the old metal tags. The track has been trashed in places where I assume they are rerouting the track for some reason.
  • Great surf spot! Cowards not allowed...
  • One of my favourite Tassie walks! Allow an extra hour to play and explore once you reach the bluff

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