Activities in Stanley

Stanley Seal Cruises

seals swimming

Experience a spectacular 75 minute cruise to view the Australian Fur Seals and plentiful bird-life at Bull Rock. Australian Fur Seals are the fourth rarest seal species in the world. See them in the wild in a location close to shore, taking in magical views of the Stanley Nut and rocky coastline. Bottle-Nose Dolphins and Southern Right Whales can be spotted occasionally during their migration southwards. Group bookings are welcome. Sea conditions apply.

Stanley Seaquarium

Stanley Seaquarium

Visit Stanley Seaquarium for fascinating interaction with local Sea-life. Get up close to resident sea creatures from delicate Seahorses to Sharks and Lobsters.
Did you know that Tasmanian Giant Crabs can grow to 16 kilos? Come and have a closer look!
Filled with fun and fishy facts, Stanley Seaquarium provides a unique experience for all ages. Gift shop, seasonal cooked crays and frozen seafood. We offer adult, child, family and concessional rates.

The Nut Chairlift

The Nut Chairlift

The chairlift at Stanley is a simply stunning ride that takes you to the top of the Nut and the most spectacular views.
The Nut rises 152 metres from Bass Strait and around the top is an easy walking circuit of 2kms.
Spot the Short-Tailed Shearwaters, Nankeen Kestrels and Peregrine Falcons, or rare Orange-bellied Parrots and Black-eared Cuckoos.
Look out for the cute echidna coming down to drink at the pond and blue- tongue lizards.