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Tasmania’s stunning West Coast corner boasts spectacular scenery, beautiful beaches, characterful towns and a choice of excellent national parks. Surf, swim or sunbathe on the region’s coast, learn about local history in Devonport and Burnie, or get out and explore the lush interior by bike, in a car or on foot. With many parts of West Coast Tasmania still considered wilderness, the area is the ideal place to escape the hustle and bustle of the modern world and experience Australia’s nature at its best.
Mole Creek Karst National Park – The unique network of caves and sinkholes that covers the Mole Creek Karst National Park has to be seen to be believed. Take a tour of some of the larger caves to find out more about this spectacular landscape and see the remarkable glow worms that live inside some of the colossal caverns.
Devonport – The largest town in the area, Devonport is the arrival point for ferries travelling between Tasmania and the Australian mainland. Visit the Mersey Bluff Lighthouse which stands guard over the town, walk along the pretty waterfront or enjoy a meal out in the CBD.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park – A fantastic destination for hiking, this beautiful national park is home to Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair. Exploring the park on foot is easy, with a variety of well marked routes crisscrossing the landscape.
Greens Beach – One of the best spots in West Coast Tasmania for surfing, kite surfing and windsurfing, Greens Beach is the perfect destination for an action packed day of fun on the water.
Sparsely populated and with some of the most varied landscapes in Australia, it’s no surprise that many of West Coast Tasmania’s most famous sights come from the natural world. One of the most prominent is Cradle Mountain. Standing 5,068 feet above sea level, the peak is surrounded by a stunning national park. Waterfalls are another common feature of the landscape, with the Tarkine Falls, the Warra Falls and the Montezuma Falls among the most impressive. The caves in the Mole Creek Karst National Park make a great destination for anyone interested in the region’s unique landscape. Visit Marakoopa Cave to see the resident glow worms.
If you’re a fan of the great outdoors, you’ll find more than enough to keep you busy in West Coast Tasmania. The region’s beaches are rugged, wild and incredibly beautiful, the interior boasts a number of fantastic national parks and you’ll find everything from hiking and cycling to surfing and climbing in the area. Head to Greens Beach for great surf, Somerset Beach for swimming or Boat Harbour Beach for snorkelling. Arts and crafts markets are held in many of the region’s towns and villages, while regular cultural events take place in Devonport, Sheffield and Ulverstone throughout the year.