Lime Bay State Reserve Camping Tasmania tasman peninsula
The campsite Lime Bay Tasmania is suitable for tents and caravans, however please note that campsites can't be booked. Facilities include toilets, limited picnic tables and fire places. You must carry your own water and firewood. As the area is prone to fire bans at short notice during warmer summer months, a fuel stove is recommended for cooking. Lime Bay State Reserve is a large and attractive 1300 ha secluded reserve consisting of sheltered beaches and eucalypt plantations at the end of Coal Mines Rd - north-west tip of Tasman Peninsula, the home of Port Arthur. Nearby towns include Nubeena, White Beach and Eaglehawk Neck. There are 2 beaches close to this campsite being Lime Bay which is immediately adjacent to the campsite and Lagoon Beach which is on Sloping Island. This site can be reached by an easy walk. Close to the campsite you will find what remains of the 1833 coal mines where convicts housed at Port Arthur were sent for punishment. Lime Bay campground is app. 55 km south west of the small fishing town of Dunalley. To get here turn off the A9 Arthur Highway and take the C341 from Premaydena, through Saltwater River. See also: Waterfall Bay Walk: Coal Mines Track: Camping Shipsterns Bluff:
- maximum stay
- Powered sites
- RANGER ON SITE
- Contact No.
- (03) 6250 3497
- Dogs Allowed
- National Park
- NO (Reserve)
Coal Mine Road Saltwater River TAS 7186
This attractive grassed campsite is app. 4 kilometres beyond the historic mining site at Limestone Bay and is the starting point for the scenic walk to Greens Point cliffs and Lagoon Beach. Gas/fuel stoves are recommended, fire bans can occur at short notice during summer. You must varry your own firewood, drinking water and all food - there are no close services other than fuel and basic supplies at nearby Preymadena. To get to the Lime Bay campground, take the C341 from Premaydena through Saltwater River.
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