Dover

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Dover

Dover sits quietly overlooking the islands of Faith, Hope and Charity. The fishing village is as peaceful and dreamy as the island names suggest. Primarily a fishing village, Dover is around an hour and a half drive from Hobart.

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Cockle Creek

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Cockle Creek

The road that leads to Cockle Creek is the furthest south you can drive in Australia. When you get there, naturally you’ll come across the most southerly town in the country. Dotted with a few shacks, this seaside town is a popular camping destination for locals and is the end (or beginning) of the famous South Coast Track.

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Ida Bay

 

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Ida Bay

Until 1976 the century-old Ida Bay Railway was used to haul limestone from nearby quarries to the coast until it became a tourist railway. It was closed in 2018. The Ida Bay Railway Preservation Society are hoping to restore its rolling stock & line for future generations.

Southport

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Southport

The most southern township in Australia, Southport was settled back in 1837. With its shore based whaling history & Far South wilderness calling at its door, Southport attracts visitors with a sense of adventure & love of wild places.

Hastings Caves & Thermal Hotsprings

Hastings Caves - Jess Bonde

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Hastings Caves & Thermal Spring

A must visit attraction in the Far South, Hastings Caves are a labyrinth of dolomite cave chambers you can explore underground.  Aboveground, take a dip in the pool fed by mineral-rich thermal springs.

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