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Semaphore Farm

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· Port Arthur, Tasmania
400 acres hosted by Adriana L.
8 Vehicle/Tent sites · 8 Caravan sites · 1 tent site
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SAME-DAY BOOKINGS MUST BE MADE BY 2 PM THANKS. Semaphore Farm is a 400-acre property with convict history, bordering the Port Arthur historic site. It is a private timber reserve and a working forest farm. We have a combination of native eucalypt forest and plantation, and we grow hay and our own beef. We have many walking and bike trails through the 150 acres of forest and pasture accessible to campers. The campsite has spring water on tap, a hot shower, toilet, rustic camp kitchen, wood stove, gas BBQ, level sites, and a campfire when permitted. Tent sites are flexible so you can choose your own space within a 2-hectare area, while Level pad sites are limited. The Port Arthur Historic Site and a safe swimming beach are within walking distance and Safety Cove and Remarkable Cave are only a 5-minute drive away. Longer walks, including the Three Capes tracks, are easily accessible. Launch your boat nearby to access good fishing or fish for squid off the Port Arthur jetty. There is plenty of wildlife to see at night and birds during the day. You might even see our resident Wedgetail Eagle! Dog-friendly (must be under control/on a lead/contained). SAME-DAY BOOKINGS MUST BE MADE BY 2 PM THANKS.
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725 Ratings · 416 reviews
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Hayden C.recommends
July 1, 2024
Semaphore Farm Level Pad 3
Perfect spot
Beautiful views and great facilities. We loved it!
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Stace B.recommends
June 12, 2024
Semaphore Farm N5 Tent Site
Great secluded location with generous and welcoming amenities. Marian was very welcoming and I will certainly be back here :)
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Ruth M.recommends
June 10, 2024
Semaphore Farm Level Pad 3
Great spot!
Really great base from which to explore the area. The host is a charming and has a wealth of knowledge about the area. Compost toilet and shower both clean and very usable. The rustic camp kitchen is a great spot to get out of the weather. Highly recommend!
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Adam G.recommends
May 30, 2024
Semaphore Farm N4 Tent Site
Great camp! Great history!
Great spot! Close to Port Arthur Historic Site! Loved the family history about the camp! Would’ve stayed for longer if had more time!
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Sam B.recommends
May 21, 2024
Semaphore Farm - Level Pad 2
Sam feedbck
Great place to camp. So close to the port Arthur site. Awesome rustic kitchen and shower, my dog had a great time fetching sticks for me. Marion was lovely to deal with and made me feel like I was home. Stayed a second night and would definitely recommend to others
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Chelsea M.recommends
May 12, 2024
Semaphore Farm Level Pad 3
Lovely open property with easy access and facilities. Great place to stay if you are looking to explore Port Arthur or visit the historic site - only minutes away.
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Port Arthur, Tasmania, AustraliaTraditional, ancestral territory of Palawa and Paredarerme First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Adriana L.Joined in January 2020
Response rate: 100%Response time: Within 4 hours
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