Arthur River

Arthur River

Township and Things to Do

Arthur River is a coastal village nestled on the banks of the Arthur River, 61kms from Smithton and 15kms from Marrawah. There are about 80 holiday homes, with a permanent population of around 25 people….
Arthur River is a pristine Tasmania wilderness area densely forested with myrtles, sassafras, celery top pine, laurels, blackwood and giant tree ferns. It is part of the famous Tarkine wilderness.
At the River, canoe and boat hire are available.
There are three camping grounds; Manuka, Peppermint and Prickly Wattle, all operated by Parks and Wildlife.


A R Reflections River Cruises

The vessel also has a full flybridge deck providing maximum 360 degrees viewing and for taking great photo shots of the North West Tasmanian Wilderness..

4 Gardiner Street
Arthur River 7330 Tas

Availability and On-line Booking

Things to do in Arthur River:

  • Beautiful Beaches to walk
  • Watch the brilliant sunsets
  • Visit the old mining town of Balfour
  • Check out the lighthouse at Bluff Hill Point
  • Explore Nelson Bay, Sarah Anne Rocks, Couta Rocks and Temma All bays have different rock formations
  • There are shacks at all these sites
  • Crayfish and Abalone are fished for from Couta Rocks, Nelson Bay and Temma
  • Visit the Forestry Reserves in the N W Forests and explore the Tarkine Drive
  • Visit Tarkine Forest Adventures
  • Visit the wind farm at Woolnorth and continue down the Western Explorer to Zeehan and Strahan
  • Have a meal at the Marrawah Tavern
  • And, of course, take a cruise on the Arthur River.

A R Reflections River Cruises

Images taken on and around Arthur River.