Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania

Eaglehawk Neck is located in the Hobart region of Tasmania.  The climate can be very cold in Winter with mild summers.  The Derwent River flows through Hobart and Mount Wellington rises above the city in the background.  Visit Salamanca Place, home to artist studios, galleries and some exceptional restaurants. Talk a walk through the past maritime heritage of this waterfront city. Just out of town, visit the world-renowned Port Arthur historic site.

Eaglehawk Neck is located in SE Tasmania on the Tasman Peninsula approx. 75 km from Hobart. It has some great surf beaches. Eaglehawk Neck is the gateway to the historic Tasman Peninsula.

Strip of land less than 100m wide connecting Forestier and Tasman peninsulas and once guarded by one of the most effective security systems devised making escape for Port Arthur prisoners very risky.    

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