On The Water

Far South Tasmania offers watery adventures and relaxing experiences of the highest quality.

Sea Kayaking

The Far South's coastlines and waterways are a fantastic place for kayaking and canoeing. Take a gentle paddle in the quiet bays of Dover and Southport, venture inland on the Lune, Esperance or D'Entrecasteaux River or follow the spectacular coastline. Kayak Tours in Port Esperance Bay, on the Lune River, in Southport, in Recherche Bay and Sea Kayak and Stand-Up Paddle Board Hire now available from Esperance Adventures (see attractions). Call 0428 279 002


The Far South can get really big breaks. And the beaches are never crowded! There are a couple of world class surf spots. South Cape Bay (accessible from Cockle Creek) is one of them. Surfers carry their boards on the 7 kilometre bushwalk through World Heritage area to reach this south coast beach.


Tasmania's spectacular coastline and clear, cool-temperate waters are great for diving. The Far South offers kilometres of unspoiled coastlines and there are diving sites for both the beginners and more experienced divers. Explore the giant kelp forests of the Southern Ocean or search for handfish or the weedy sea-dragon.


The Far South is a haven for sailors with a huge variety of vessels taking to the water. Keel boats traverse the area and shelter in the beautiful bays of Dover and Southport, and Adults and children alike enjoy the safety of the sheltered bays in sailing dinghies and trailer sailers. Dover boasts the southern-most Sailing Club in Australia, and will always offer a warm welcome to visitors.

"Go" Fishing Charters

Welcome aboard our luxury 46ft Sportsfisher "Go", powered by 2 x 550hp Cummins engines!


There are many ways to catch your fill of fish in the Far South! Take your own boat out into the sheltered waterways, hop aboard a fishing charter such as "Go Fishing", or throw a line in off the many jetties or beautiful beaches. Bait can be purchased at several outlets in Dover and Southport.