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Triabunna

by Oct 7, 2019Post0 comments

Above: Part of Triabunna’s main street “The Colonial” Restaurant and Coffee Shop

October 4, 2019 – We moved on from Mayfield to the town of Triabunna in order to take a trip out to Maria Island, another of Tasmania’s attractions that we didn’t get to in our ten years here.

The town is now a fishing and retirement destination having lost it’s largest employer, the Woodchip plant, with the demise of Gunns Ltd. in 2011.

The town centre and wharf, left and below:

 


The town offers a small number of camping options; there is a small Caravan Park and also Free Camping at a corner  directly opposite the Visitor Centre and also, across the road, free camping behind the Spring bay Hotel, where we opted to stay.  Nice green grass and lots of space, all that is asked is a donation to the local Fire Brigade via a box in the hotel bar.  We enjoyed a dinner in the Hotel on our first night here – fish of course!

 


The Visitor Centre is right at the Wharf and in front of the departure point for the Maria Island Ferry, the Osprey2; here she is arriving for our trip the next day (see next Post)

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