Murdunna is a sleepy village loved by holiday makers, reclusive artists, and weekend fishermen. About a hundred years ago, rumour has it that this ‘spot in the road’ on the Forestier Peninsula had a town hall, a school, a local store and a post office. Now, only the corner store remains. There’s a public toilet 150 metres past the Murdunna Store. In convict days, a slaughterhouse operated at the end of King George Sound. Only a few piers remain of where ships would berth to collect their loads of meat for the penal settlement at Port Arthur.

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    From Hobart: 57 mins
    From Launceston: 2 hrs 45 mins

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    Population: 321 (2006)
    Elevation: 6 m
    Local Council: Tasman | Visit Council Website

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