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The Norfolk Bay Convict Station is located in the township of
Taranna, which is at the cross-roads of the Tasman Peninsula.
Centrally located between the natural beauty of Eaglehawk Neck and the
sea cliff coast and the history of Port Arthur, Taranna is also close
to the walks of the Tasman National Park, is part of the historic
and is a beautiful township facing tranquil Little Norfolk Bay.
Bed & Breakfast
Historic Norfolk Bay Convict Station is in a prime position
overlooking the quiet waters of Little Norfolk Bay and is the site
of Australia's first railway station, the key supply line to Port
Arthur in convict times.
5862 Arthur Highway,
Taranna 7180, Tasmania,
Tel: 61+ (03) 6250 3487
Fax: 61+ (03) 6250 3701
How to find
From Hobart or the Hobart Airport, travel along the A9 highway to
Sorell, then turn right at Sorell following the signs to Port
Arthur. It takes about 90 minutes to reach Taranna from Hobart and
about 50 minutes from the Hobart Airport.
We are on the A9 (the Arthur Highway) 90km south of Hobart and
10km north of Port Arthur in the village of Taranna. Taranna is
between Eaglehawk Neck and Port Arthur and the Convict Station is
1.8km south of the Taranna township signpost. The house is bounded by the
road on one side and the sea on
the other and is very well signposted. We are just at the end of the
Taranna Jetty in Taranna.