Orford, having warmer weather than the rest of Tasmania and pristine beaches, is one of Tasmania’s most popular coastal locations for locals. The east coast of Tasmania is known to have some of the best swimming beaches in Australia, great dive spots, fantastic fishing as well as being the gateway to the magnificent Maria Island.
Orford is the first seaside village along the Tasman Highway travelling north east from Hobart. With a feast of things to do – activities, attractions and places to visit, Orford is the perfect lifestyle and holiday location. View the “Things to do” page for more information and available activities.
Orford is a great base for day tours, whether you’re travelling up and down the East Coast or the historic Richmond region. Orford is the most central location to explore the south east of Tasmania.
Places to Visit – wineries, national parks, pristine beaches, historic towns, Maria Island.
Approximate travelling times from Orford…
Hobart 60 mins
Hobart Airport 50 mins
Port Arthur 90 mins
Richmond 40 mins
Swansea 50 mins
Bicheno 90 mins
Coles Bay 90 mins
Freycinet National Park 90 mins
Maria Island Ferry 10 mins