MARRAWAH

Marrawah is small town that will not be encounted on your Tassie travels. The traveler will have to make the effort to visit. Marrawah is a small and very remote town on the northern part of the West Coast of Tasmania; Marrawah is located in the former shire of Wellington. At the 2006 census, Marrawah had a population of 407.

 Marrawah is Tasmania's westernmost settlement and the furthest settlement from Hobart. It is located 491 km northwest of Hobart and 292 km northwest of Launceston and lies at the western end of the A2 sealed road. Marrawah also marked the end of Tasmania's westernmost railway, the Smithton to Marrawah Tramway. Farming, including dairy farming and tourism are the main commercial activities. The area has several important Aboriginal sites, such as Aboriginal carvings at Mount Cameron West and Sundown Point.

The road to the seaside is very steep.

Greens Beach near Marrawah is also known a good location for surfing, kite surfing and windsurfing.

 The Woolnorth Wind Farm on Cape Grim is visible in the distance to the north of Marrawah.

Marrawah is also the source of the special sea weed that produced.

The Marrawah Tavern is town central.

The Marrawah War Memorial is located on the southern approach into the town.

Marrawah boast three congregational churches. The Anglican being the oldest.

Should the traveler be visiting nearby Smithton, and a seaside picnic is considered then make the trip.

 

 

Fireplace   Dump Station
  General Store Bottled Gas
  Internet   Caravan
Camping   4WD
  Kitchen Facilities   Disabled access
  Laundry Toilets
  Campervans   Accommodation
Meals   Airport
  Pets Allowed   Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area   Electricity
Scenic Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
  Stream Water   Walking tracks
  Rotary Club   Lions Club
  Gymnasium   Gardens
  Winery Whitewater Rafting
Surfing   Skydiving
  Skiing   Scenic Flights
Postal Service   Police
  Movie Location   Mountain Biking
Kayaking   Jet Boating
  Information   Hospital
  Hang Gliding   Golf Course