As you take the one hour drive from Hobart along the old highway and round the corner bringing into view Pirates Bay, you will slowly be coming onto one of the prettiest destinations along the Tasmania coastline, and that is Eaglehawk Neck (East Coast). From Pirates Bay you can take the scenic route out to the ‘neck’, where the views from the rugged cliff face will amaze and as you enter Eaglehawk Neck you will be entering the Tasman Peninsula, which marks the beginning of many amazing sites and attractions for you to visit.
Eaglehawk Neck is not only known for its historic sites but also for its beautiful beaches, some of the best surfing in Tasmania along with excellent dives sites upon the giant kelp forests and sunken shipwrecks. Walk along white sandy beaches, go swimming during summer time, and snorkel in crystal clear blue ocean waters just off shore or set out on a day of cruising, fishing and diving. Eaglehawk Neck is loaded with attractions from scenic driving routes, rock formations such as Devils Kitchen, Tasman Arch and the famous Blowhole and all rock climbers will be in their element with some excellent cliffs to climb.
Cruise Pirates Bay with its beautiful coastline and abundance of wildlife and sea life from seals, dolphins to penguins and sea birds! Set out on one of the bushwalking tracks through the Tasman National Park, stop off at Pirates Bay Drive Lookout to take in the views or visit Clyde’s Island and Doo Town. Choose from the range of beach houses, motor inns, cabins, cottages, bed and breakfasts and hotels for you to book into for your holiday accommodation that you can base yourself from so that the numerous activities and attractions that Eaglehawk neck boasts, will be right at your doorstep.
Lazy days to fun filled adventures, tranquil afternoon and spectacular sunsets all combined with wonderful accommodation to suit anyone’s budget and famous attractions, are just some of the things that you will have to look forward to when you travel to Eaglehawk Neck. Wake up to the beach within walking distance, visit nearby wineries where cellar doors provide great taste testing and vineyards restaurants let you sample some culinary delights or perhaps a trip to a wildlife park is what the family is after. You can have the ideal beach holiday when you come to Eaglehawk Neck, where endless sunny days at the beach along with plenty of outdoor fun and adventure is all yours for the taking.
Take time out, revive the senses and relax in one of Tasmania’s most beautiful holiday destinations! Book your holiday accommodation, plan your tours and look forward to visit famous attractions and enjoying fun filled adventures such as snorkelling from the beach, hiking through pristine parklands and National Parks, getting up close to an abundance of wildlife and exploring one of the last remaining places within Tasmania that still remain barely untouched by man. Eaglehawk Neck will let you escape the rat race and just forget about the outside world for a while!