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BEautiful daffodils bloom at Roosters Rest Self-Contained Holiday Accommodation, Port Sorell, North West Coast Tasmania, Australia

For a printable map of the area with local attractions, click here.

Roosters Rest is situated on the outskirts of the seaside hamlet of Port Sorell known as the ‘Port of Golden Beaches’ and only a few minutes by car to:


  • Hawley and Freers Beach and sheltered inlets
  • Walking and cycling tracks
  • Panatana Family Park - with toddlers paddling pool, BBQ and toilets
  • Shearwater shops, restaurants and cafés
  • Port Sorell boat ramp and jetty
  • Port Sorell 9 hole golf course
  • Thirlstane 9 hole golf course
  • Port Sorell Bowls Club
  • Ghost Rock Vineyard and Cellar Door


Narawntapu National Park is approximately 20 minutes drive from Port Sorell. There are numerous walking tracks to cater for all levels; swimming and fishing are also popular activities.

The historic town of Latrobe is 20 minutes from Port Sorell where there is an assortment of interesting shops to satisfy your retail therapy. Check out the following:




Off the shore – or from a boat

Casual Cruiser Boat Hire

Chartered or non-chartered
Enquiries 03 6428 6196


Enquiries at the Port Sorell Caravan Park

Penguin Island - The Sisters

Accessible at low tide from Port Sorell

Port Sorell Walk

Situated on the northern end of Hawley Beach
Penguin Rookery - Contact Rubicon Coast and Landcare 03 6428 6072

Port Sorell Conservation Area (70ha)

Covers the coastal reserve on both sides of Panatana Rivulet.
Take a guided tour with Rubicon Coast and Landcare – 03 6428 6072

Rabbit Island

Accessible at low tide from Port Sorell/Squeaking Point.