Smugglers Cove - Beach in Clifton Beach Clarence TAS - SLS Beachsafe

Smugglers Cove TAS

Smugglers Cove is a 400 m wide east-facing embayment located on the northern side of Cape Contrariety. The cove is surrounded by steep grassy dolerite slopes rising to over 100 m. Beach T 409 is a 150 m long high tide cobble beach located along the western end of the... Read more

Smugglers Cove is a 400 m wide east-facing embayment located on the northern side of Cape Contrariety. The cove is surrounded by steep grassy dolerite slopes rising to over 100 m. Beach T 409 is a 150 m long high tide cobble beach located along the western end of the cove, with a sand and rock low tide terrace. Waves averaging about 1 m break across the 50 m wide bar and surge up the cobbles, with the steep slopes right behind. The 4 ha tip of the cape is a private wildlife sanctuary.

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Clifton Beach, TAS 7020

Length:
0.15km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
5/10 (Moderately hazardous)

Beach Key:
 tas0409

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