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Arthur River & Tarkine Coast Photography Workshop

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April 19 ~ 22, 2022 (BRAND NEW TOUR!)

$1950 per person

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

Spend 4 days exploring and photographing the rugged and remote Tarkine coast including three sunset shoots along this stunning coastline. Based at Tall Timbers in Smithton 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 Photography Workshop

Arthur River and Tarkine Coast Photography Workshop, April 2022


Day 1: Depart Hobart for Smithton Highlights: After check in and lunch we will begin our exploration of the Tarkine coast, including our first sunset session on the coast.

Day 2: Tarkine Forest Drive Highlights: We will spend most of the day exploring the Tarkine Forest Drive with multiple stops and photo opportunities. We will arrive on the coast late in the afternoon to scout out our second sunset location.

Day 3: Arthur River Cruise Highlights: Half day cruise on the Arthur River including gourmet BBQ lunch. Sunset shoot near Arthur River.

Day 4: Philosopher Falls and return to Hobart Highlights: Half day at the beautiful Philosopher Falls. Return to Hobart around 18:00.

* The day to day order of activities is subject to change, but we will visit all listed locations. We won’t shoot a sunrise after the night sky session.

Arthur River and Tarkine Coast Photography Workshop

Trowutta Arch on the Tarkine Drive


$1950.00 per person (single) or $3450 shared room rate for two people who are traveling together. Tour will run for 3-6 participants.

Includes three nights accommodation at Tall Timbers Hotel in Smithton, all transport (starting & finishing Hobart), National Parks entry, all meals from lunch Day 1 to lunch Day 4. Camera notes and post processing notes are also provided. Post processing session. Participants will need to make their own way to/from Hobart.

Arthur River and Tarkine Coast Photography Workshop

The rugged and remote Tarkine Coast. We will shoot 3 sunsets along this coastline.

What to Bring

  • Camera, tripod and accessories. Don’t forget chargers and spare batteries/memory cards!
  • 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 17:45 in April.

We will stay out on the coast for sunset and return to the hotel for dinner after sunset. The drive from the coast to the hotel is 45~60 minutes.

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. The hike to Philosopher Falls is up to 40 minutes one way but the track is of a very good standard.

** 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: Launceston to Smithton is approximately 3 hours driving time. The drive from the hotel to the west coast sunset locvations is approximately 1 hour and includes gravel/unsealed roads.
Arthur River and Tarkine Coast 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.

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