Top 5 things to do in Scamander

Scamander is a lovely peaceful seaside town but there's always plenty to do...

1. Learn how to surf or paddleboard

Learn how to surf or paddleboard at 42 South Surf School

Scamander is home to Tasmania's first and most progressive surf school! Learn to surf in a fun and safe environment during a surf session held by trained surf coaches. 42 South Surf School have some cracking Tripadvisor Reviews - check them out here.

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Learn how to surf Scamander

2. Go Fishing

Surf fishing on Steeles Beach just over the dunes from the park can prove very fruitful! And for a more relaxing fishing experience, throw a line in off Scamander Jetty. Bait is available from Scamander Newsagency and Mouth Cafe and for all the hot fishing tips speak to our Park Manager Kevin. He's an avid fisherman and knows what's biting and where at any time of the year! 

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3. Go for a LEISURELY walk

Right on the edge of our caravan park sits Winifred Curtis Reserve which has many different walking tracks to explore. Walking along Steeles Beach is always enjoyable and relaxing in Winter as well as Summer.

4. Twilight wildlife watching in Winifred Curtis Reserve

At the park guests enjoy regular visits from native birds and rock wallabys. If you're really lucky you might even be able to spot the occasional echidna, dolphin or whale down at Steeles Beach.

Read more about wildlife watching on the East Coast of Tasmania

5. Fish and chips in scamander  

Always a great holiday treat, grab some fish and chips or a burger and settle on the beach, playground, skate park or jetty to enjoy! We have heard from some guests that they consider Scamander Newsagency and Mouth Cafe to have the best fish and chips in Tasmania! 


This post is care of Scamander Sanctuary Holiday Park, an accommodation provider on the stunning East Coast of Tasmania. A caravan park and camp ground in Scamander, Scamander Sanctuary Holiday Park offers family friendly camping and in a beautiful natural setting right next to the beach and a nature reserve. Scamander is the perfect location to explore the Bay of Fires, St Helens and Bicheno. Camp or park your caravan or campervan at an unpowered or powered campsite or book a safari style self contained cabin if you prefer to camp in style with all the conveniences of home. Find out more or call us on (03) 6372 5311 to book.