Change gear to a more relaxed pace in Marrawah, the small community that overlooks the Southern Ocean.
Bring your board to this favourite destination for surfing – experience the Rip Curl West Coast Classic each year on the March long weekend. Overlooking the Southern Ocean, the small community of Marrawah is a great place to rest before the most interesting and remote section of any North West tour – the Western Explorer Highway south to Corinna, Zeehan and Strahan.
Apart from the surf, enjoy cray fishing, abalone diving, cruising on the Arthur River and night tours to see Tasmanian devils on King’s Run wildlife reserve.
Marrawah itself is where the last Tasmanian tiger was captured some 90 years ago. It’s pub began as a Cobb & Co way station and still has no poker machines, no TAB, no Keno.
Open: 10am – 4pm Monday to Friday; 12pm – 4pm Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays (May – October). 9.30am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday; 10am – 4pm Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays (November – April).
Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Easter Good Friday.
From Devonport or Burnie take the A2 Bass Highway.
Stanley to: Arthur River – 85 km (1.5 hours), Burnie – 60km (1 hour), Devonport – 109km (1.5 hours).
B&B’s, caravan and cabin parks, hotels and motels, and self-contained apartments, units and historic cottages. Accommodation enquiries and bookings can be made through the Visitor Information Centre.
B&B’s, hotels and motels, and self-contained accommodation. Accommodation enquiries and bookings can be made through the Stanley Visitor Information Centre.
Caravan and cabin park, and self-contained accommodation. Accommodation enquiries and bookings can be made through the Stanley Visitor Information Centre.
Motorhomes, caravans and camping available at Stanley Cabin and Tourist Park. Toilet, shower, laundry facilities and fully equipped camper’s kitchen and barbeques.
Tatlows Beach Carpark. Wharf Road, Stanley
West Esplanade Carpark, Smithton.
Stanley Information Visitor Centre, 45 Main Road, Stanley. Tel: (03) 6458 1330.
Stanley Cabin and Tourist Park, 1 Wharf Road, Stanley. Tel: (03) 6458 1266.
ANZ Bank agency, Stanley Bakehouse, Church Street †
Commonwealth Bank agency, Post Office, Church Street †
Self Funded ATM, Stanley Supermarket & Newsagency, Wharf Road. †
Commonwealth Bank and ATM, Emmett Street, Smithton
ANZ Bank and ATM, Emmett Street, Smithton
Bass & Equitable Agents, It’s All Good Health Food Store, Emmett Street, Smithton
Westpac Bank agency & ATM Ace Kodak Express, Smith Street, Smithton
† These banking facilities and ATMs are only accessible during the operating hours of each business. Self Funded ATMs may run out of cash to dispense.
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