Things To Do Around Arthur River
There are incredible views across the mouth of the pristine Arthur River and across to the mountainous waves of the Southern Ocean. Park your boat at the river's edge in the beach house's front yard, with direct access to 15 km of the mirror calm Arthur River, flanked by Australia's largest temperate rain forest.
Meet some amazing wildlife at your doorstep, including Tasmanian devils, spotted quolls, wombats, pademelons, wallabies, sea eagles, black swans, rosella parrots and more.
Try some of the incredible fishing... salmon, sea running trout, crayfish, abalone and shark all abound!
4 x4 magazine has rated the off road driving tracks in The Arthur Pieman region as some of the best off road coastal tracks in Australia, so come and use Arthur River Spa Cottage as your hub to enjoy the Tassie's Tarkine in style!
There are so many attractions on the Tarkine Drive including the Arthur Pieman Conservation area, Arthur River Coastal Walk, Kannunah Bridge, Couta Rocks, Julius River, Wes Beckett Falls, Lake Chisholm, Dempster Plains Rapid River, Western Explorer, Balfour Track, Sumac Lookout, Milkshake Hills, Tayatea Bridge and Trowutta Arch.
Other great place of interest include:
- Dip Falls
- The Big Tree
- Arthur River Cruises
- AR Reflection Cruises
- Tall Timbers Adventure Tours
- Blue Hills Honey
- Osborne Aviation/Osborne Heli tours
- Rocky Cape National Park
- The Edge of the World
- The Nut Chairlift
- Historic Highfield Site
- Tarkine Forest Adventures
- Tarkine Drive
- Allendale Gardens & Rainforest Walk
- Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery
- Crossland Antiques & Collectibles
- Joe Lyons Cottage
- Stanley Discovery Museum
- Stanley Seaquarium
- Stanley Seal Cruises
- Angels Share whiskey/Wine Tasting
- Tarkine Fresh Oysters
- Woolnorth Tours
- Under the Nut (Stanley Heritage Walk)
- Britton Brothers Smithton
- Arty Duck Smithton