PHONE: (03) 6257 1212

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE

Take a 10—15 minute bush walk from the camp to the beach to enjoy some fun activities on the sand or in the surf. Contact Surf Life Saving Tasmania if you need a life guard Phone 6222 6555. There are rock pools either end of the beach to explore at low tide. 

Access at western end of Spring Beach. Well formed track follows along the top of the cliffs through to East Shelly Bay or you can continue walking to Our Park in Orford for lunch and return in the afternoon. This walk can continue across the bridge at Orford and all the way to Raspins Beach along the Prosser river or you could do the Convict Road Walk. 

ABSEILING

ABSEILING

If you want more of a challenge than abseiling down the 11 metre wall at camp, walk along the cliff tops to the sandstone quarry, abseil over the edge and enjoy great sea views. The group must provide their own qualified instructor and equipment to run this activity. 

FISHING

Off Spring Beach or East Shelly Bay. Some equipment is available at the camp. 

TRANSPORT REQUIRED

Boltons, Millington, Raspin, or Rheban. A variety of lovely beaches are situated in the area where groups can enjoy either walking or activities they have prepared in advance. 

Church of St John the Baptist, built in 1846, in Buckland, by convicts this church features some stunning stained glass windows brought over from England 

The old access road that was built by convicts runs beside the Prosser river where you can walk to the ruins of the Paradise Probation Station. 

Catch the boat from Triabunna for a day exploring the convict history of the island or enjoy some of the natural beauties and walks situated there. Phone 03 6223 1914, Encounter Maria Island for a group booking on the boat. 

Just south of Buckland, enjoy some walks around the sandstone quarry or wander around the gardens featuring many native plants of East Tasmania. There is a lovely picnic area and amenities as well. 

About halfway between Copping and Orford in the heart of the Wielangta Forest, the Sandpit Forest Reserve picnic area provides a great stopping point for a picnic in one of the two stone shelters once used by Aborigines.

Visit the wharf where the fishing boats come in. See the Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial and enjoy a take away lunch at The Fish Van. Look at the convict era buildings along the Discovery Walk or enjoy the short 10 minute Pelican walk up the river and back. Call the Triabunna Information Centre on 03 6256 4772 for more information. 

Located just 7 km outside of Orford, the Three Thumbs Track is a interesting short hike providing fantastic views of Orford, Spring Bay and Maria Island. The 2 hour, 4 km loop walk takes you through dry eucalyptus forest and small sections of temperate rain forest.

A must see spot. Visit the information centre and enjoy a walk into the beautiful Wineglass Bay. 

 

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