Montagu Park Recreation Reserve

Montagu is located 15km West of Smithton. The coastal location is popular for swimming, boating and canoeing. The campground is 4km North of Montagu township. Suitable for motorhomes, campervans, camper trailers & tents. Bring drinking water & firewood.

Park Fees


Camping area is only open from 1 November to 30 April. Caretaker on-site to collect fees.

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Arthur River Holiday Units

Arthur River Holiday Units, situated on the banks of the picturesque Arthur River, gateway to the Tarkine wilderness and close to the ocean and beaches. Explore the Tarkine, visit the Edge of the World. Accommodation and River Cruise packages available.

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A warm welcome awaits you at the Arthur River Holiday Units situated on the banks of the picturesque Arthur River on Tasmania’s rugged far North West coast. These modest one and two bedroom holiday units with absolute river frontage offers easy access to the river for fishing and boating. All units have fully equipped kitchens, satellite TV and radio, electric or log fires. All linen is provided and continental breakfast provisions are available. Wood and gas barbeques, situated in landscaped gardens are available for guest use. Off street security car parking. The Tarkine is at your doorstep to explore. Visit the Edge of the World and throw a pebble into the Southern Ocean. Fish for salmon or trout. Beautiful beaches to walk and brilliant sunsets to capture.

The Arthur River Shop and River Cruise booking office are both located at these premises.

For a truly unforgettable wilderness experience join your hosts Rob & Kaye on their vessel “M. V. Reflections” for a 6 hour eco-cruise up the beautiful Arthur River. Wilderness, waterfalls, platypus, native quoll, azure kingfishers and the feeding of the white-bellied sea-eagles are just some of the highlights of this Tasmanian cruise.

Accommodation and River Cruise packages available.

(Please note: open fire and wood heaters are in the 2 x 2 family units only)

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  • Address: 4 Gardiner Street Arthur River 7330
  • Phone: 03 6457 1288
  • Mobile: 0429 842 454
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  • Price Range: $130
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Stanley Recreation Ground

Stanley Recreation Ground

Circular Head Council has set aside a site within the Stanley Recreation Grounds for the accommodation of fully self contained recreational vehicles. The RV site fronts Tatlows Beach, overlooking Sawyer Bay. The area can accommodate approximately 50 self contained RV vehicles, adjoins the Stanley Golf Course and fronts a walkway into the Stanley town centre.

Fees are $10 a night or $50 for a maximum of 7 nights.

Fees will be collected by the site manager in the evenings or mornings.

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Smithton Wellbeing Indoor Recreation & Leisure (Swirl)

Hot showers available during opening hours at Swirl

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This state-of-the-art wellbeing and leisure facility will include a six-lane 25-metre indoor swimming pool, a program pool and aquatic play area for the kids to enjoy. Services will include swimming party options, kiosk, group fitness classes and aqua aerobics programs.

Hot showers are available for your convenience at a fee during opening times within the centre.

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday 6am to 8pm
Saturday 8am to 5pm
Sunday and Public Holidays 9am to 5pm

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  • Address: 110 - 114 Nelson Street, Smithton TAS 7330
  • Phone: 0364524890
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Peggs Beach Campground

Located 2 kms East of the Black River Campground. Camps are close to highway and sites are limited in Summer as popular with locals. Better suited for camper trailers, caravans & tents. Bring drinking water & firewood. Flushing toilets, no drinking water.

Park Fees

Fees are payable at self registration station. Managed by Parks & Wildlife: 03 6458 1480

  • Phone: 03 6458 1480
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Tall Timbers RV Parking

Tall Timbers Free RV Parking

Tall Timbers Tasmania located on the outskirts of Smithton, North West Tasmania now offers free RV friendly parking for visitors. Tall Timbers is a great venue for guests and travellers visiting the Circular Head region.

  • Tall Timbers now offers free RV Camping


  • What: Fully self-contained vehicles only
  • Cost: Free
  • When: 1 October to 31 May each year, closed June to September

Vehicles are welcome at the property for a maximum stay of 72 hours in a 14 day consecutive period.

Whilst at Tall Timbers also enjoy facilities available:

  • Recreation facilities including pool, spa & gym
  • Double tennis courts
  • BBQ facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Sports Bar and Lounge Bar
  • Bistro
  • Nationally branded Thirsty Camel Bottleshop
  • Gaming Room
  • Expansive grounds ideal for guests to enjoy a walk or picnic
  • Tarkine Wilderness 4WD Adventure Tours
  • Tarkine Wilderness Helicopter Experiences

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Marrawah Green Point Beach Camping Area

Marrawah is located 51km West of Smithton. The coastline’s rugged headlands receive the full force of the Roaring Forties from the Southern Ocean. The camp area is located 2.4km West of the Marrawah township on Green Point road. Suited for motorhomes, campervans, camper trailers & tents. Bring drinking water. Cold outdoor showers. Bring firewood.

No fees associated with this site. Managed by Circular Head Council: 03 6452 4800

  • Phone: 03 6452 4800
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Julius River Forest Camping Area

Located 10km East of Kanunnah Bridge on the Tarkine Drive and 600m East of the Julius River Picnic area. Six gravelled sites suited for camper trailer, caravan, motorhome and campervan. Boil water. BBQ and toilet facilities available at picnic area.

No fees associated with this site. For more details contact: 03 6458 1480

  • Phone: 03 6457 1225
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Arthur Pieman Conservation Area

Located on the North West Coast. Access is from Smithton via the Bass Highway to Marrawah then onto Arthur River. This large Conservation Area of 100,000 hectares covers the region between the Arthur River and Corinna. There are many activities here including boating, fishing, kayaking, surfing and cruises.

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Manuka Campground

Signposted access along Arthur River Road, 200m before the Rangers Station. Suitable for everything from tents to big rigs. Boil Water first. Bring firewood. Flushing toilets.

Peppermint Campground

Right in the township of Arthur River next to the Rangers Station. Limited trailer and caravan sites, best suited for tent based camping. Boil water first. Bring firewood. Flushing toilets. Cold showers.

Prickly Wattles Campground

Access along the Arthur River Road, 2km South of the Rangers Station. Suitable for tents to big rigs. Boil water first. Bring firewood. Flushing toilets.

Nelson Bay Campground

Along the Arthur River Road 10.7km South of the Rangers Station. Better suited for self sufficient campers as site is near private huts and cabins. Bring drinking water and firewood. Carry own firepot and portable toilet.

Sandy Cape Camping Area

50km South of Arthur River. 4WD access only via Temma or Balfour Track off Western Explorer. Well equipped experienced 4WD only. Contact Rangers Station at Arthur River for track conditions and off road permit. Bring drinking water, firewood and toilet.

Managed by Arthur River Parks & Wildlife Office 03 6457 1225.

  • Phone: 03 6457 1225
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Black River Campground

Located 8 kms East of Stanley Turnoff along the Bass Highway. Will find some bush sites and further in beachside sites. Pit Toilets, no drinking water. Suitable for big rigs, campervans, camper trailers and tents. Bring drinking water, firewood & toilet.

Park Fees

Fees are payable at self registration station. Managed by Parks & Wildlife: 03 6458 1480

  • Phone: 03 6458 1480
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