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Boat Harbour
Boat Harbour is located in Tasmania
Boat Harbour
Boat Harbour
Location in Tasmania
Population 273 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 7321
Location 11 km (7 mi) NW of Wynyard
LGA(s) Waratah–Wynyard
Region North-west and west
State electorate(s) Braddon
Federal Division(s) Braddon
Localities around Boat Harbour:
Sisters Beach Bass Strait, Boat Harbour Beach Bass Strait
Sisters Beach, Sisters Creek Boat Harbour Table Cape
Sisters Creek Flowerdale Flowerdale

Boat Harbour is a rural locality in the local government area (LGA) of Waratah–Wynyard in the North-west and west LGA region of Tasmania. The locality is about 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) north-west of the town of Wynyard. The 2016 census has a population of 273 for the state suburb of Boat Harbour.


Boat Harbour was gazetted as a locality in 1966.


The waters of Bass Strait form most of the northern boundary, the exception being the locality of Boat Harbour Beach. The Flowerdale River forms much of the southern boundary.

Road infrastructure

The Bass Highway (Route A2) passes through from east to south-west. Route C231 (Gates Road) starts at an intersection with A2 and runs south until it exits. Route C232 (Port Road) starts at an intersection with A2 and runs north to the locality of Boat Harbour Beach. Route C233 (Sisters Beach Road) starts at an intersection with C232 and runs west until it exits.

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