Welcome to Triabunna & Orford


The Triabunna Visitor Information Centre is situated on beautiful Spring Bay and overlooks the Tasmanian Seafarers' Memorial Wall, Marina and the local fishing fleet. The centre is interpretive, educational and informative and includes an impressive display of tapestry wall hangings which depict the various eras of development in one of Australia's oldest municipalities.

The centre is able to assist with all enquiries including accommodation, visits to Maria Island National Park, Wielangta Forest and general information.

Also available: Internet Access and clean rest rooms including showers.


Open 7 days a week: 10am - 4pm.
Corner Charles Street & Esplanade,
Triabunna, Tasmania 7190
Phone: 03 6257 4090 Fax: 03 6257 3675

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Thing to see & do ...

Triabunna Town Walk
Pick up a map from the Triabunna Visitor Information Centre and explore the local attractions. Visit the town jetty area, a range of historical buildings located on Charles Street, Pioneer Park, The Pelican Coastal Reserves, interesting craft shops, tea rooms and Girraween Gardens are an oasis of beauty.


Maria Island National Park
Escape from civilisation! Take the 25 minute ferry ride for a fascinating mix of history, landscape and wildlife, including a protected marine environment. Visit the remains of the 19th century Darlington convict settlement. Wander among the ruins of the messroom, miller's cottage, barn, hop kiln, chapel, prison cells and the religious instructor's house... [more]

Triabunna

West Shelly Beach to Raspins Beach
This walk is approximately 5km one way and comprises of East and West Shelly beach, Millington's Beach, the Prosser River Sandbar and around the foreshore to Raspin's Beach where it finishes.
Thumbs picnic area to Thumbs Summit
The Thumbs picnic area is located 7 km from Orford along 'W' Road. The lookout provides spectacular views of Spring Bay, Maria Island and the Mercury Passage. BBQ's, a shelter and toilet facilities are available. A 2 hour loop walk (approx. 3 km return) over the three thumbs to the peak goes through the dry eucalyptus forest with an area of temperate rain forest caused by the local micro climate.


West Shelly Beach to Raspins Beach
This walk is approximately 5km one way and comprises of East and West Shelly beach, Millington's Beach, the Prosser River Sandbar and around the foreshore to Raspin's Beach where it finishes.
Maria Island


Spring Beach to East Shelly Beach.
With views of Maria Island, this lovely cliff top walk is a excellent opportunity to see the native coastline vegetation, which is particularly attractive in the spring. There is a short track off the main walk which takes you down to the disused quarry where the sandstone was obtained for the Melbourne GPO. The remains of the tramway which transported the stone before loading onto the ships can be found at the end of Shelly Beach. This walk is approx. 1.5 km one way.

Maria Island Painted Cliffs
 
Beautiful beaches ...

  • Mayfield Beach, 30 km north of Triabunna. Wood BBQ's, toilets and camping facilities available.

  • Okehampton Beach. 5km east of Triabunna along Okehampton Rd and past the farmhouse.

  • Reid's Beach. Walk south west from Okehampton Beach to the far end of Reid's Beach to see the ruins of an old whaling station. Phone 02 6257 3233 to get access.

  • Raspin's Beach, Orford. Located just off the highway with camp ground facilities.

  • Millington's Beach. 500m from the Orford bridge on the southern side. Toilets and children's play equipment nearby.

  • East Shelly Beach. Turn right at the end of Shelly Beach Rd. Excellent for younger children.

  • West Shelly Beach Turn left at the end of Shelly Beach Rd. Excellent for younger children.

  • Spring Beach. A surf beach with BBQ's and Toilets facilities.

  • Rheban Beach 10 Km south of Orford. Very isolated and an excellent place to get away from it all.
Local Beaches