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New lease of life for original lighthouse vents

15/05/2018

As part of the ongoing conservation of the Cape Bruny and Maatsuyker Island lighthouses, a team effort has been underway to restore the original bronze vents from the lighthouses' lantern rooms.More

Record visitor numbers at Highfield Historic Site

09/05/2018

Visitation numbers at Highfield Historic Site in Stanley have reached a record high, with 12,535 people visiting in the 12 months ending March 2018.More

Cradle Mountain shuttle bus tender awarded

08/05/2018

A new bus fleet featuring environmentally friendly technology and vehicles with improved accessibility and increased capacity will help to meet increasing visitor numbers following the awarding of the tender to McDermott Coaches.More

Castle Rock

45. Castle Rock (Flinders Island)

time 1.5 hours return (3.3km one way)
access
From the town of Whitemark travel north (towards Palana) on road B85. Turn left to Allports Beach at a junction 17km north of Whitemark. Watch for ‘Castle Rock track and car park’ sign approximately 2km from this junction. See map
facilities Toilets, picnic table, wood barbecues and tank water are available at nearby Allports Beach.
grade Level 2 Moderate grade with no steep sections
what to take Group A items
cautions Supervise children, unpatrolled beached, subject to large waves
prohibited Mountain bikes are not permitted along the beaches.

Castle Rock is a massive granite boulder by the shoreline on Marshall Beach. A wonderful beach walk.