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Maria Island seen from near Orford.
Orford
East Coast Region
Lovely Raspins Beach near Orford
Orford
East Coast Region
Historic former hotel at Triabunna
Orford
East Coast Region
Bridge over the Prosser River
Orford
East Coast Region
The marina at Triabunna
Orford
East Coast Region
The Maria Island ferry boat
Orford
East Coast Region
Historic church at Triabunna
Orford
East Coast Region
The famous church at Buckland
Orford
East Coast Region
A view inside the Buckland church
Orford
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Main photo gallerys are below Information.

ORFORD

Triabunna & Buckland

SMALL PHOTO & INFORMATION PAGE

ORFORD and TRIABUNNA are pretty towns on the south east coast with some great beaches. There is also a great forest drive at Wielangta and a historic church at Buckland. Triabunna is also the docking port for the Maria Island Ferry. There are some facilities and some accommodation at both Orford and Triabunna.

From Orford you are in sight of MARIA ISLAND. You are 30 minutes from SWANSEA and RICHMOND. You are one hour from BICHENO and COLES BAY. Nearby places are described in the EAST COAST REGION page.


View Region East Coast of Tasmania 3 in a larger map. Unfortunately, you need to go to the Google Page 2 map to see some of my marked features.

FACILITIES: There are shops, a cafe, a hotel and a petrol pump at accommodation at both ORFORD and Triabunna. There is a hotel at Buckland.

TOURIST information is located in Triabunna on the foreshore Esplanade. The telephone number is (03) 6257 4772 or the contact is www.tasmaniaseastcoast.com.au

SIGHTS: There are great beaches at Orford and some very interesting attractions near Orford. These include the;

ROUTE: ORFORD and TRIABUNNA are both located on the A3 Tasman Highway. They are only 5 minutes from each other.

The WIELANGTA Forest Drive is accessed from the southern side of Orford on the Wielangta Forest Drive Road.

BUCKLAND is on the A3 Tasman Highway just 10 minutes south west of Orford.

To LARGER ORFORD PHOTOS

  • ORFORD
  • TRIABUNNA
  • BUCKLAND

 

Orford on the East Coast of Tasmania

1/ Orford is just south of Triabunna on the south eastern coast of Tasmania. It is a small town with a great beaches and good fishing. Orford is located at the point where the Prosser River is crossed by a large bridge.

Orford on the East Coast of Tasmania

2/ There are a number of shops in Orford including this attractive modern cafe.

Orford on the East Coast of Tasmania

3/ Orford provides moorings for many small pleasure boats. They were all out this day.

Orford on the East Coast of Tasmania

4/ This shows the beautiful sands of Raspins Beach just north of Orford town, which you can see on the extreme left. Orford boasts three other lovely beaches.

Orford on the East Coast of Tasmania

5/ From Raspins Beach, Orford you can see Mt Maria on Maria Island about 15 kilometres away.

Orford on the East Coast of Tasmania

6/ The Prosser River flows out into the Tasman Sea via Orford. It is quite wide near Orford.

 

Triabunna marina on the South East Coast of Tasmania

1/Triabunna is a fishing town on the south east coast of Tasmania. It is very close to four great beaches at nearby Orford. The Maria Island Ferry departs from Triabunna.

Triabunna marina on the South East Coast of Tasmania

2/ This photo shows the Triabunna Marina looking towards Spring Bay and the entrance to the Tasman Sea.

Triabunna marina on the South East Coast of Tasmania

3/ This is one of the Triabunna trawlers, which regularly fishes in the nearby Tasman Sea.

Triabunna marina on the South East Coast of Tasmania

4/ This is the Maria Island Ferry, which moors at Triabunna. It is the main contact vessel with nearby Maria Island.

Triabunna on the East Coast of Tasmania

5/ The Victorian era Spring Bay Hotel dominates the nearby Triabunna Waterfront.

Triabunna on the East Coast of Tasmania

6/ This grand old Georgian hotel was recently operating in Triabunna.

Triabunna on the East Coast of Tasmania

7/ These two Georgian era houses are located close to the Triabunna waterfront. They have restoration potential.

Triabunna RSL club Tasmania

8/ This is the attractive, modern RSL (war veterans association) club in Triabunna.

Howitzer 25 pounder at Triabunna Tasmania

9/ In the adjacent park is this 25 pounder howitzer.

Triabunna on the East Coast of Tasmania

10/ Triabunna boasts two quaint Victorian era churches.

Triabunna on the East Coast of Tasmania

11/ There are a number of Victorian houses in Triabunna.

 

Buckland Tasmania

1/ Buckland is a hamlet in south east Tasmania about 15 kilometres west of Orford. It has a Gothic Restoration style church, which is famous for stain glass windows. There is only a hotel at Buckland.

Buckland Tasmania

2/ This is the entrance gate to the Buckland church. You pass by ancient graves just as you would in a medieval English church. I think, though, that the modern wood sculpture is way out of place.

Buckland cemetery and church Tasmania

3/ This is the cemetery looking towards the old church at Buckland.

Buckland Tasmania

4/ This old baptism font in the Buckland church looks medieval in style.

Buckland Tasmania

5/ This is full view looking towards the altar of the church at Buckland. The bars across the roof are modern.

stain glass windown in a church in Buckland Tasmania

6/ This is the largest stain glass window above the altar of the Buckland church. It clearly shows the great skill of the 19th Century craftsmen, Michael O'Connor.

stain glass windown in a church in Buckland Tasmania

7/ This is another of the beautiful stain glass windows, which would stand proudly in any church in Europe. It shows why the church at Buckland, Tasmania is special.

stain glass windown in a church in Buckland Tasmania

8/ I thought that this stain glass was the most skillful.

stain glass window in a church in Buckland Tasmania

9/ This skillful stain glass seemed to be of the same style as the one above. I was most impressed by what I saw at the church at Buckland.

stain glass windown in a church in Buckland Tasmania

10/ This stain glass is quite lovely, but it does not look like those above.

stain glass windown in a church in Buckland Tasmania

11/ This stain glass window looked fairly modern. It was probably made in the 20th Century to fill a gap in the church at Buckland.

inn at Buckland Tasmania

12/ The ancient inn is another attraction of Buckland.

stain glass windown in a church in Buckland Tasmania

13/ There are a number of attractive old homes in the hamlet of Buckland.

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