Places to Visit

Margery's Corner/Honeymoon Point, The Gardens Tasmania Australia

Margery’s Corner/Honeymoon Point, The Gardens, Tasmania Australia

Included in the Bay of Fires are Eddystone Boat Ramp, Eddystone Point, Bayley Rock, Abbotsbury Beach, Ansons Bay, Policemans Point, Break Yoke Beach, Gardens Lagoon, The Gardens Boat Ramp, Gardens Reef, The Gardens, Margerys Corner, Honeymoon Point, Big Lagoon, Sloop Lagoon, Taylors Beach, Sloop Rock, Seaton Cove, Cosy Corner, Swimcart Beach, Roundhill and Jeanneret Beach, Binalong Bay Beach, Grants Lagoon, Binalong Bay, Binalong Bay Gultch, Boat Harbour Point, Skeleton Bay, Skeleton Point, Skeleton Rock, Humbug Hill Lookout, Grants Point, Dora Point, Clerk Point, Humbug Point, Elephant Island and St Helens Point. The majority of these places can be reach by short car trips, walks or in suitable weather a boat trip.

Within the Bay of Fires area there are many privately owned shacks, beach houses and bush blocks, along with a number of Marine Nature Reserves and Marine Research Areas, State Reserves and the Bay of Fires Conservation Area, which are managed by the Tasmanian Departments of Primary Industries and Water and/or Parks and Wildlife.

There are two Marine Nature Reserves and Marine Research Areas, the Bay of Fires Research Area and the Elephant Rock Research Area. Both these ares are closed to the taking and possession of abalone, whilst the Elephant Rock Research area also prohibits fishing by diving or the use of rock lobster pots or rings by recreational and commercial fishers.

In several State Reserves there are sheltered camp sites available, some having basic toilet facilities.

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Binalong Bay

Binalong Bay is a small coastal town, a 15 minute drive from St Helens and a 2.5 hours drive from Launceston.

A popular place to visit and a holiday destination for many Tasmanians, mainlanders and international visitors alike, there are approximately 200 shacks and some 100 permanent residents, who have either retired there or have settled into a relaxing lifestyle, combining both work and leisure.

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