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do this along with penguins

you can see the penguins for free here as well as see the blowhole, at sunset couldnt see the rock... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
557jill557
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Sydney, Australia
Pretty cool if it's working

It doesn't take much swell for this blowhole to work so worth the 2 minute drive from Bicheno Main... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TVTraveller2013
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Newcastle, Australia
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“blow hole” (89 reviews)
“high tide” (22 reviews)
“on the rocks” (26 reviews)
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Bicheno, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you can see the penguins for free here as well as see the blowhole, at sunset couldnt see the rock rocking though

Thank 557jill557
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It doesn't take much swell for this blowhole to work so worth the 2 minute drive from Bicheno Main Street to see it. Good views of the coast and big slabs of Aplite with orange lichen on them that feature in so many photos from...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tide was on the way out but still a small blow happening! Lots of crabs and wildlife to find, great chance to see the kelp and check out the tidal pools

Thank Yvonne G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were stoked to find this blowhole in Bicheno. It was great even though the swell wasn't that big. Don't get too close though, it comes out with force fairly randomly however there is a big rock nearby you can hide behind.

Thank JessiPalmer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is just a great natural attraction. Be careful from which side you approach from and which way the wind is blowing unless your intention is get a good soaking. Incredible lichens create a wonderful color scheme on the rocky surrounds.

Thank gsoconnor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic scenery and the blow hole didn't disappoint, opportunity for some fantastic photo's, we have one younger child too and she was amazed

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I walked from the car park and I am glad I took the camera ! Great swell provided a great sight as the blowhole shoes it's glory! Wait for a great swell then go and take some pictures ! Highly recommended !

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We went down to the blowhole before sunset and all the clouds were lit up in the pink colors of the sunset. The water spots through the blowhole quite frequently. If you are lucky you might even see a few tiny penguins at sunset!

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The best things in life are free. Could stay here all day enjoying the view and the fresh air. You could spot a whale on a lucky day!

Thank Penang F
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

It's worth stopping to see. It's fun and free and easy access. Don't stand to close or you will get wet

Thank QueenBAus
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lwhing
10 November 2016|
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Response from wavic | Reviewed this property |
No, sorry. They're a good few hours apart. Bicheno is up the east coast and Tasman Arch is on the peninsula in the other direction, toward Port Arthur.
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Michelle P
3 November 2016|
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Response from Shane M | Reviewed this property |
yes any day its open 24/7 no entry fee no gates
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