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Arthur River & Tarkine Coast Photography Workshop


New dates: September 25~29, 2024

** Sunsets over Tasmania’s rugged and remote Tarkine Coast. Tarkine forest drive and Arthur River Cruise **

Spend 5 days exploring and photographing the rugged and remote Tarkine coast including four sunset/dusk shoots along this stunning coastline. Based at the Arthur River Lodge right out on the Tarkine Coast we will also spend a day on the Takine Forest Drive including the very impressive Trowutta Arch and secluded Lake Chisholm. A half day cruise on the Arthur River, with a deluxe BBQ lunch is also included.
Arthur River and Tarkine Coast 5 day photography workshop

Arthur River and Tarkine Coast – new 5 day photography workshop


Day 1: Depart Hobart for Arthur River It is a long drive to Arthur River but once there our movement is minimal as our accommodation is right near the “Edge of the World” on the Tarkine Coast. Sunset/dusk shoot every night.

Day 2: Arthur River Cruise Highlights: Half day cruise on the Arthur River including gourmet BBQ lunch.

Day 3: Full day on the coast Highlights: We will explore the stunning coastline at leisure today, checking out the stunning rock formations and lichen covered coast. Post processing.

Day 4: Tarkine Forest Drive Highlights: We will spend most of the day exploring the Tarkine Forest Drive with multiple stops and photo opportunities in the lush green forests as a nice change to the coastal scenery.

Day 5: Return to Hobart Highlights: We will break up the drive back to Hobart with scenic stops on the way such as the Nut and/or Dip Falls. Return to Hobart around 18:00.

* The day to day order of activities is subject to change based on weather conditions but we will visit all listed locations.

White Bellied Sea Eagle on the Arthur River Cruise

Sea eagle on the Arthur River – half day cruise is a special part of this trip


$2495.00 per person. Tour will run for 3-6 participants.

About our accommodation: The Arthur River Lodge is a shared living arrangement, a little different to my other tours. Everyone will of course have a private bedroom but we will all be under the same roof, sharing two bathrooms, and a large and open living/kitchen area which we will use to self-cater breakfast and prepare lunches to take away with us on our daily outings.

Meals on this trip: All meals are included in the tour fee.

Breakfast and lunch will be self-catered and self-prepared. Due to the remote location of Arthur River we will stop to pick up supplies in Smithton for breakfast and lunch.

Dinner will be at the nearby Marrawah Inn.

Arthur River and Tarkine Coast 5 day photography workshop

Arthur River and Tarkine Coast 5 day photography workshop

What to Bring

  • Camera, tripod and accessories. Don’t forget chargers and spare batteries/memory cards!
  • Laptop is suggested but not essential as you may like to edit images and discuss post processing technique during the week.
  • Wet weather gear (for yourself and for your camera). Warm clothing and head-torch for the sunrise/sunset shoots. Sun protection.
  • Comfortable hiking shoes (not sneakers).
  • Water bottle/snacks for our sessions in the field.
  • A full list of suggested items and a detailed itinerary will be forwarded to you during the booking process.
Arthur River and Tarkine Coast Photography Workshop

We will spend the days exploring the magnificent moss covered myrtle forests the Tarkine is famous for

Tour Notes

Sunset is approx 18:15 in late September. We will shoot sunset then go straight to dinner before returning to our accommodation for the evening.

We will only undertake easy hiking, the main aim of the workshop being tuition and shooting time. It is important to note of course that the nature of the workshop involves uneven rocky shorelines so please take care in the low light of dusk.

** Please take all care and responsibility for your own equipment while outdoors **

The Tarkine is a remote area in the far north west of Tasmania which means all sorts of weather is possible. Please check the Marrawah weather forecast before the tour departs for an idea on what to expect on the coast. A raincoat and rain pants should be considered essential, as well as lots of warm clothing including thermal layers and possibly a down jacket for extra warmth and comfort. An umbrella can be a useful piece of equipment too, especially if you enjoy macro photography. A full list of suggested/recommended gear will be provided during the booking process.

Driving Time: Hobart to Arthur River is the better part of 6 hours driving time and we will break regularly. The drive from our accommodation to our various sunset locations is a maximum only 10-20 minutes.
Arthur River and Tarkine Coast 5 day photography workshop

The Tarkine Coast is a stunning location for dramatic seascapes, in any weather!

More Info & Bookings

For further information or any general enquiries about this trip please contact me.

To go ahead and book a place click here (register using “Google Forms”, no payment required at this stage)

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