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tasman peninsula photography workshop tasmania

Tasman Peninsula Photography Workshop


October 1 – 3, 2024

$2200 per person

** Tasman Island Cruise and multiple sunrise, sunset and night-sky shoots based at Eaglehawk Neck, a short walk to the Tessellated Pavement **

Timed for dark skies (new moon) we will explore the stunning seascape locations around the Tasman Peninsula during the night and the day. Based at the Lufra Hotel on Eaglehawk Neck we have easy access to the iconic Tessellated Pavement for sunrise, as well as short drives to great locations like the Remarkable Cave, Cape Raoul Lookout and Waterfall Bay. We will also join the Tasman Island Cruise for an exciting half day cruise to view the stunning cliffs, wildlife and Tasman Island.
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Sunrise at the Tessellated Pavements is a highlight of this trip


Day 1: Eaglehawk Neck We will spend most of the day scouting out our sunrise locations for the trip, exploring the stunning coast formations between the Tessellated Pavement and Waterfall Bay. Night shoot should conditions allow.

Day 2: Cape Raoul Lookout and Remarkable Cave Sunrise at the Tessellated Pavement. Enjoyable hike to the Cape Raoul Lookout followed and a dusk/sunset shoot in the Maingon Bay/Remarkable Cave area. Night shoot should conditions allow.

Day 3: Tasman Island Cruise After sunrise and breakfast, we will join the Tasman Island half day cruise to view the amazing sea cliffs of the Peninsula as well as Tasman Island! Wildlife such as seals and dolphins are likely, as is a variety of birdlife.


Seals, Tasman Island Cruise. Tasman Peninsula photography workshop tasmania
Seals, Tasman Island Cruise


$2200.00 per person (single/private room for all guests for all nights). Maximum of 4 participants.

Includes two nights accommodation in Lufra Hotel “Studio Apartment”, all transport (starting & finishing Hobart), all entry/cruise fees, all meals for the duration of the trip. Post processing session included if poor weather precludes any of our outdoor sessions.

Twin-share rates available to guests who are traveling together only (eg friends, partners etc).

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Night shoot included – the workshop is timed for new moon ie dark nights. Fingers crossed the aurora makes an appearance!

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.
tasman peninsula photography workshop tasmania
Cape Raoul Lookout. We will do a short hike to view the sea cliffs the Tasman Peninsula is famous for.

Tour Notes

Sunrise is approx 5:40 and Sunset is approx 18:15 in October.

We will only undertake easy hiking, the main aim of the workshop being tuition and time in the field shooting. 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/dawn.

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

The Tasman Peninsula is quite exposed to all sorts of weather is possible. Please check the Port Arthur weather forecast before the tour departs for an idea on what to expect on the coast. A raincoat as well as lots of warm clothing including thermal layers and possibly a down jacket for extra warmth and comfort should be considered essential. A full list of suggested/recommended gear will be provided during the booking process.

Driving Times: Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck is around 60 minutes. Our hotel is very conveniently located, all our sunrise and sunset locations will be within 20-30 minutes. The Tessellated Pavement is just a few minutes away – on foot!
tasman peninsula photography workshop tasmania
Sunrise at the Tessellated Pavement

More Info & Bookings

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

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