The Tasman Peninsula, South-East Coast
As seen by Rod Ewins
With more wind and rain on average than the East Coast further north, the principal industries are nonetheless similar: tourism Port Arthur is the State's #1 tourist drawcard), fishing, and stockfarming (cattle and sheep). There are a number of holiday settlements scattered along the coast in the many attractive bays.
The main concentrations of settlement on the Arthur Highway beyond Sorell, the gateway to both the East Coast and the Peninsula, are Forcett, Copping, Dunalley, Murdunna, Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna, Port Arthur, and Nubeena. Nubeena is where the Council, School and most other Municipal services are located.
|Looking south to Tasman Peninsula from Wailangta Forest lookout. June 2001|
|Panorama: Headlands from Pirates Bay Lookout. Feb 2008|
|Panorama: Pirates Bay from Eaglehawk Lookout. Feb 2008|
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