Peggs Beach
Peggs Beach

Peggs Beach Conservation Area

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​The relaxed atmosphere of Peggs Beach Conservation Area is created by its no-frills facilities. The idyllic beachfront at Peggs Beach and the seductive locations along the Black River inlet more than compensate for the basic amenities.

Boat launching facilities are a boon to both day visitors a​nd campers who can try for a big fish in Bass Strait during the calm of the morning and change their tackle for smaller species in the sheltered waters of Black River in the afternoon and evening.

Swimming at Brickmakers Bay towards Cowrie Point to the east is a delight and there are ample opportunities to explore along the wide expanse of sand.  

The Peggs Beach Conservation Area is dog and horse-friendly. Dogs on leads are permitted as well as horse riding below the high-tide mark.

Experiences in Peggs Beach Conservation Area


Dogs in parks

Searching for somewhere to take your four-legged friend? There are a number of reserves around Tasmania that are open to visitors with canine companions.

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Fishing on the rocks at Friendly Beaches, Freycinet National Park



Tasmania has a wealth of excellent inland and ocean fishing locations where you can cast your line.

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Horse riding, Bakers beach Narawntapu

Hobart and South, Launceston and North, North West

Horse riding

Explore sites around Tasmania where you can experience our wilderness on horseback.

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Group rafting on the Franklin River


Rafting and kayaking

Tasmania’s oceans and rivers have a well-deserved reputation as some of the cleanest in the world, and what better way to explore these wondrous waterways than up-close and self-propelled.

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Stay Overnight

  • Peggs Beach and Black River camping

Peggs Beach Conservation Area has two designated camping areas. Both are popular with family groups, many of whom have been visiting the reserve for generations. However, the secret is out among travelling retirees who are discovering this attractive spot is ideal to set up a campervan for a few nights.

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Peggs Beach and Black River camping