©

Low Head trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Build your own package
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner South Pacific  /  Australia  /  Tasmania  /  Low Head

Low Head

4.6
Low Head is a suburb of George Town, Tasmania, on a peninsula at the mouth of the Tamar River, 5 kilometres north-west of the town centre.It is a popular snorkel and scuba diving area during much of the year, with extensive wide, unspoiled beaches.The area also has a lighthouse, beaches and a colony of little penguins (Eudyptula minor). At the 2016 census, Low Head had a population of 572.In 1996 the ran aground on Hebe Reef, off Low Head, causing the worst oil disaster in Australia's history.The foghorn Chance Bros. 'Type G' diaphone at Low Head Lighthouse is the only operable foghorn of its type and is popular with tourists as it is sounded at noon every Sunday.HistoryThe first Low Head Post Office opened on 12 September 1887 and closed in 1894. Low Head is in Tasmania. Find what you're looking for from your Low Head holiday, by planning the whole thing with us using our handy Australia online trip planner.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
  • Build a plan

    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it

    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package

    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!

    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Popular things to do in Low Head

4.5
Duration:2 h

Side trips from Low Head

4.4
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.3
Duration:30 min
3.1
Duration:1 h 30 min

Places to visit with Low Head