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Close to the Main Road

The canal is close to the main road from Hobart to Port Arthur. A pleasant park with good amenities... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
TWal1
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Canberra, Australia
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Something from Europe in Tassie

This took me back to travelling through England as a child watching the boats on the rivers and the... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
Sposci
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Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

The canal is close to the main road from Hobart to Port Arthur. A pleasant park with good amenities overlooks the canal. The water was clean and inviting. A pleasant diversion or resting stop.

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

This took me back to travelling through England as a child watching the boats on the rivers and the lochs being opened, filled and then the boats released. Timing it for the bridge to let a boat through would be the highlight of any small...More

Thank Sposci
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

We were driving through Dunalley and noticed a tour bus stopped at an information sign, so we figured we'd check out what the fuss was. It turned out to be a great spot for a look, with an interesting canal being a feature here, joining...More

Thank AlbanyRick
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

This canal is a fascinating waterway that we were lucky enough to be there when the bridge opened to allow some vessels through. Not something you see very often.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is a great palce to stop, rest, eat and admire teh view on the drive from Hobart to Port Arthur. Plenty of parking spots, bakeries, fish and chip shops and places to sit beside the fast flowing canal. Fisherman stand on the banks and...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Dunalley was devastated by fires a few years ago. It has since bounced back and can feel the optimism of the town as you walk through.

Thank royo460
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This is a stop on the way from Sorell to Port Arthur and has a little bridge across this man made canal. Hobart side are a number of shops and cafe's with a great fish and oyster bar. Port Arthur side has the Dunalley Hotel....More

Thank tonypark50
Reviewed 3 March 2017

well worth the drive from Hobart and a good start to the East Coast. the canal has interesting history and if you have a line and a hook... worth wetting it here

Thank David P
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This narrow neck of water divides the Point Arthur peninsula from the main land. The bridge is constructed to stop any Devil Conservation Reserve for the full and interesting story.

Thank guggetravel
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Our Gray Line tour bus from Hobart to Port Arthur yesterday literally made a pit stop in Dunalley for passengers to use the facilities. I went walkabout and was intrigued to find the Denison Canal which is a man made structure. Our driver cum guide...More

Thank Ashley A
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