Top things to do

Top Choice Cafe in Dunalley

Dunalley Waterfront Café & Gallery

With its broad outdoor deck and views across the water, this bright, airy cafe is Dunalley’s cultural and culinary epicentre. The menu ranges from seafood pie with Gruyère gratin to a pulled-pork sandwich with fenne…
Top Choice Cafe in Koonya & Nubeena

Lucky Ducks

With huge picture windows, this bright waterfront food room is perfect for coffee and cake, a beer, a glass of wine…or all of them in sequence. Other options include excellent gourmet pies, urbane tarts, filo rolls …
Historic Site in Port Arthur

Port Arthur Historic Site

This amazing World Heritage convict site is one of Tasmania’s big-ticket tourist attractions. There are dozens of structures here, best interpreted via a guided tour. The museum was originally an asylum, and the Sep…
Cafe in Port Arthur

Port Arthur Centre

The old Eucalypt Cafe was in the process of rebranding as the Port Arthur Centre when we visited. It remains a versatile spot for robust breakfasts and lunches (try the chilli burger or the pumpkin soup) and Port Ar…
Modern Australian in Port Arthur

Gabriel's on the Bay

Housed in a modern glass-and-wood pavilion with water views, Gabe’s showcases local produce with Eaglehawk Neck oysters, Tasman Peninsula salmon burgers and Tasmanian scotch fillet with sweet-potato mash, braised le…
Modern Australian in Port Arthur

Felons Bistro

Swing into a wing of the visitor centre at the historic site and shackle dinner at Felons onto the nocturnal ghost tour. Upmarket, creative dinners with a seafood bias reinforce Felons’ catchy slogan, ‘dine with con…
Seafood in Dunalley

Dunalley Fish Market

Grab some takeaway fish and chips, settle beside the canal and commune with the local seagulls. Oysters and lobsters also make an appearance in season. What's cooking depends entirely on what the local boats have ca…
Museum in Eaglehawk Neck

Officers Quarters Museum

Down on the isthmus, the only remaining structure from the convict days is the Officers Quarters Museum (1832) – the oldest wooden military building in Australia. Inside is a series of rooms loaded with historical i…
Factory in Taranna

Federation Chocolate Factory

Chocolate manufacturer.
Historic Site in Tasman Peninsula & Port Arthur

Coal Mines Historic Site

Historic site.