Smithton

Smithton - North West Coast - Tasmania

Smithton is well known for its blackwood swamp forests and its valuable dairying and vegetable production for the state of Tasmania. Boasting secluded beaches for escaping the hustle and bustle making it the perfect destination for visitors yearning for seclusion. Situated 135 kilometres from Devonport, Smithton is the gateway to The Tarkine where visitors can embark on a unique experience at Dismal Swamp with Tarkine Forest Adventures.

Walk in the footsteps of pioneers at the Circular Head Heritage Centre or learn of the districts farming history with a tour of Woolnorth Farm. Spot a Tassie Devil in the wild at Kings Run or take a rejuvenating stroll beneath enormous ancient trees at Allendale Gardens where the kids can enjoy a purpose built area to keep them entertained and grown ups can enjoy Devonshire Tea. For views head to Sumac Lookout for killer views over Arthur River and the Lookout Tower provides fabulous views from Tier Hill.

Smithton enjoys lush foliage and is the ideal base for visitors wanting to continue their exploration of the north-west of the island.


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