Dunalley Tourism & Travel
Situated in the South East Region of Tasmania, Dunalley is some 57kms east of Hobart, the capital city of Tasmania and 209kms southeast of Launceston. The quaint little town proves to be the ultimate seaside escape within close proximity to remarkable attractions including the famous Port Arthur Historic Site and the Tasman National Park. Within the Tasman Municipality, Dunalley has a population of 313 souls.
Near the town jetty stands the 1942 Tasman Monument commemorating the first European landing in 1642. Dunalley is very much a fishermans paradise, boasting great fishing spots. For those less inclined, a wide range of seafood is available for purchase and to taste at the Dunalley Fish Market.
The scenic waterways around Dunalley are popular for walks, picnics or watching the fishing boats come in. Beautiful sunsets are another spectacular sight over Dunalley Beach.
Dunalley - Near by
The world-famous Port Arthur Historic Site, providing an insight into the harsh conditions of the convict prisoners is located just under 38kms south of Dunalley.
Spectacular views of coastal cliffs and distinctive rock formations are found just south of Eaglehawk Neck, including the fascinating Blowhole, Tasman Arch, and Devils Kitchen.
The Copping Colonial and Convict Exhibition, 11kms north of Dunalley, contains a vast array of memorabilia and antiques from the convict era. Interestingly, the museum also houses one of only 3 cars that were manufactured in Australia in the 19th century.
National Park Tasman
Discover towering cliffs and rock formations, intriguing underwater kelp forests and rare plant species. Sea eagles, dolphins, seals and whales can also be seen from within the Tasman National Park. Situated just under 28kms south of Dunalley, the National Park boasts the best bushwalking opportunities on the Tasman Peninsula.