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Location, Local Services and Tourist Attractions

Whilst the island is secluded, it is within a short drive of the following local services:

  • Post Office
  • Newsagent
  • Supermarket
  • Delicatessen
  • Butcher
  • Bakery 
  • Cafés
  • Medical practice
  • Pharmacy
  • Hairdresser and Beautician
  • Hotels
  • Public Golf Courses
  • Service Station
  • Fishing Tackle Store

Local Tourist Attractions

Steele’s Island is within easy driving distance from some of the state’s most popular tourist attractions.  You can base yourself or your group on the Island and enjoy day trips to all of Tasmania’s south eastern attractions, with abundant bakeries and eateries along the way to appease your appetite!

Delightful Tasmanian wines can also be purchased from the local wineries to enjoy by the crackling fire or on the sundeck overlooking the beach at the end of the day.

  • Port Arthur Penal settlement, Eaglehawk Neck, Tasman Arch, Tessellated Pavement, Devil’s Kitchen and the Remarkable Caves
  • Tasman National Park:  Cape Surville, Waterfall Bay, Fortescue Bay, Cape Raoul, Cape Hauy and Cape Pillar, Fossil Island, Hippolyte Rocks and Tasman Island
  • The historical town of Richmond with Australia’s oldest bridge and gaol
  • Coal river Valley, the state’s southern major wine producing region
  • Barilla Bay Oyster Farm
  • Wildlife Parks
  • Sorell Fruit Farms where you can pick your own sweet cherries, strawberries, raspberries, apricots and 10 other fruit varieties
  • Redbanks Fish and Field country property; a trout and salmon farm with clay target shooting and 4 wheel driving
  • Dunalley Fish Market for fresh seafood
  • Magical Mount Wellington and its views of Hobart and the River Derwent
  • The popular Salamanca Market
  • Derwent River Cruises from Hobart to popular Peppermint Bay and Bruny Island
  • Cascade Brewery
  • Cadburys Chocolate Factory

Hobart and surrounds


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