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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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Named one of the best Hipcamps to visit in 2023.
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Family-friendly
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Off-leash friendly
Pets can be off-leash at some sites.
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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719 Ratings · 411 reviews
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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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Gabrielle P.recommends
May 12, 2024
Semaphore Farm N7 Tent Site
Great stay, beautiful property and very friendly owner. Perfect spot for a peninsula stay w your dog. Recommend!
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Sonia S.recommends
May 8, 2024
Semaphore Farm - Level Pad 2
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I loved it here, the host was very welcoming, and shared some useful information, the kitchen and shower were terrific, and not to forget the pure spring water. Best of all! Only a short walk to Port Arthur. I felt quite safe there 😊 Tankyou
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David R.recommends
May 7, 2024
Semaphore Farm Level Pad 3
Lovely quiet spot with wonderful views. Interesting amenties, very rustic.
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Shane W.recommends
May 6, 2024
Semaphore Farm N1 Tent Site
A beautiful and quiet spot to chill out for a few days. Excellent rustic facilities ensures you feel the getaway.
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Matt P.recommends
May 6, 2024
Semaphore Farm N7 Tent Site
This camp was the absolute best and the host Marian was truly amazing! Thank you, great job!
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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: 80%Response time: Within 6 hours
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