One of those rare blowholes that still plies its trade, even on fairly benign days, with geysers of white water surging up through a crack in the coastal rocks with a thunderous boom when waves roll in.
Andrew Quin got his first Honda at age four, and has been hooked on motorbikes ever since. You don’t have to know your Benellis from your Bultacos to enjoy his wonderful museum out the back of his bike-repair shop. …
Off the northern end of Redbill Beach is this photogenic granite outcrop, connected to the mainland via a short, semi-submerged, sandy isthmus – at low tide you can wade across to the island.
How white do you like your sand, and how clear your water? Redefine your definition of both at Bicheno’s long surf beach.
Four kilometres north of Bicheno is the turn-off to Douglas-Apsley, an impressive park, with rocky peaks, eucalypt forest, waterfalls, abundant bird and animal life and a river gorge with deep swimming holes – and b…
About 7km north of Bicheno, this wildlife park is overrun with native and non-native wildlife, including Tasmanian devils, wallabies, quolls, snakes, wombats and enormous 'roos. There are devil feedings daily at 10a…
This marine reserve just offshore from Bicheno is a top diving spot, with kelp gardens and a deep drop-off that's home to myriad sponges and fish. Contact Bicheno Dive Centre if you want to get down into it.
The final resting place of Waubedebar, the local Aboriginal woman who fished a couple of hapless sailors from the surf in the early 1800s. Waubs Beach, in front of the grave, is named in her honour.
In between the craggy rockscape of little Governor Island and the Bicheno shoreline is this deep ocean ravine, where the town's fishing fleet shelters from the Tasman Sea swells.
Scramble up to this lofty lookout, looking north along the coast, and scan the horizon for whales: 'Thar she blows!'