News 19.02.21

LOCATION SPOTLIGHT: TASMANIA



Screen Tasmania is proud to present Stanley in North West Tasmania and the Tasman Peninsula in Southern Tasmania.

The historic village of Stanley is located on the north-west coast of Tasmania and is a 90 minute drive from Devonport, and 60 minutes from Burnie. Both Burnie and Devonport have domestic airports.

Stanley, The Light Between Oceans. Photos by Chris Crerar.
Stanley, The Light Between Oceans. Photos by Chris Crerar.
Stanley, The Light Between Oceans. Photos by Chris Crerar.

One of the most picturesque areas of the state, the village of Stanley is nestled at the base of the geologic formation called The Nut, an ancient volcanic plug which rises 150 metres from the sea.

View of The Nut. Photo credit: Lusy Productions
The Nut. Photo credit: Lusy Productions
House in the village of Stanley, with The Nut pictured in the background. Photo Credit: Lusy Productions.

The Tasman Peninsula is located within the Tasman National Park, which is approximately 85 minutes drive from Hobart International Airport. The Tasman Peninsula is well known for its natural beauty- its spectacular and rugged coastline, sea caves, blowholes and towering sea cliffs.

Tasman Peninsula from The Kettering Incident. Photo by Ben King.
Tasman Peninsula from The Kettering Incident. Photo by Ben King.

In addition, the Tasman Peninsula is known for being home to the Port Arthur Historic site, the best preserved convict site in Australia and among the most significant convict era sites worldwide.

Mountain River, Huon Valley, The Kettering Incident. Photo by Ben King.
Mountain River, Huon Valley, The Kettering Incident. Photos by Ben King.
Courtesy of Tourism Tasmania visual library. Photo by Luke Tscharke.

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