Shipstern Bluff, Port Arthur

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  • 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  more »
  • 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 a...  more »
  • 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 supplie...  more »
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  • A mesmerising place with a recently updated walking track, it's just under 5kms to walk one way.
  • 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.
  • it smelled really funny i wouldnt recomend the smell
  • 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.

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