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Arthur River in North West Tasmania

1/ Arthur River is in north west Tasmania. It is at the northern edge of the famous Tarkine Forest. It boasts of having some of the cleanest air in the world, as the next land to the west is Patagonia in South America. This photo shows the rugged, pristine, Tarkine coast near Arthur River.

View of the settlement at Arthur River in North West Tasmania

2/ This photo shows the mouth of the Arthur River and the Arthur River settlement, which is located on both sides of the Arthur River Bridge seen above.

Bridge across the Arthur River in North West Tasmania

3/ This photo shows the bridge across the Arthur River. River tour boats depart from the north east side. From here you can walk to the northern beach.

tour boat at Arthur River in North West Tasmania

4/ This is the AR Reflections tour boat, which does a great tour of the Arthur River.

mouth of the Arthur River in North West Tasmania

5/ The mouth of the Arthur River is replete with driftwood. This shows the view looking North towards the enigmatic, Australia Rock.

ducks at Arthur River in North West Tasmania

6/ I met these friendly ducks near the beach above.

Australia Rock at Arthur River in North West Tasmania

7/ This is the large Australia Rock. It is named after a 19th Century ship that crashed against it.

view of Arthur River in North West Tasmania

8/ This is a view from the Edge of the World lookout looking towards the north. It shows the Australia Rock in a swirling sea. The view is symbolic of western Tasmania.

 

lighthouse at Bluff Hill in North West Tasmania

1/ Bluff Hill is north of the Arthur River settlement in north west Tasmania. It is the site of a light house and a holiday settlement.

Bluff Hill in North West Tasmania

2/ Just west of the above light house at Bluff Hill are these enigmatic, shaped rocks.

cove at 8/ This is a view from the Edge of the World lookout looking towards the North. It shows the Australia Rock in a swirling sea. The view is symbolic of western Tasmania.

3/ The coast near Bluff Hill has a sheltered cove, used by small boats. This photo shows the cove entrance.

settlement at 8/ This is a view from the Edge of the World lookout looking towards the North. It shows the Australia Rock in a swirling sea. The view is symbolic of western Tasmania.

4/ This is the holiday settlement at the cove at Bluff Hill.

boats at

5/ This view shows two pleasure boats in the cove near Bluff Hill. Boats are launched from this point.

 

Mt Cameron West near Marrawah in North West Tasmania

1/ This photo shows Mt Cameron West. It is 167 metres high and is located on the north west coast of Tasmania north of Marrawah.

Marrawah in North West Tasmania

2/ This photo shows an enchanting grove of trees on the road to Marrawah in north west Tasmania.

tavern at Marrawah in North West Tasmania

3/ This is the Marrawah Tavern, where you can enjoy great meals.

hall at Marrawah in North West Tasmania

4/ This is the view looking to the south of the Marrawah settlement in north west Tasmania.

beach approach to Marrawah in North West Tasmania

5/ This photo shows the approach to Marrawah Beach. Mt Cameron West is the large rock in the top centre. There is a camping ground near the beach.

picnic ground at Marrawah in North West Tasmania

6/ This is the picnic ground at Marrawah Beach. It is near the camping area.

beach at Marrawah in North West Tasmania

7/ This view shows the long, sandy beach at Marrawah. It is popular with surfers.

beach at Marrawah in North West Tasmania

8/ This the lovely view looking to the north of Marrawah Beach towards Mt Cameron in the distance.

 

Woolnorth at Cape Grim in North West Tasmania

1/ Near the Woolnorth farm in the Cape Grim area of north west Tasmania is a large wind farm. You wait at this point to be taken on the tour. Unfortunately, I missed the tour that day. If you go to my MUSSELROE BAY page, you can see great photos of a similar wind farm in the north east Tasmania.

Woolnorth at Cape Grim in North West Tasmania

2/ This is a telephoto view of the wind turbines taken from about three kilometres away. Wind turbines make great geometric photos.

 

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