Towns in Australia

Exploring Australia, town by town

Bridport TAS


Postcode: 7262

Bridport is a small town on the north-east coast of Tasmania, Australia. It is part of the Dorset Council.

The town has a population of 1352 as of 2001.

Located on Anderson Bay, Bridport is a popular holiday location with the population increasing markedly in summer. It has beautiful beaches, safe swimming, sailing and other water sports.

Town facilities include supermarkets, hotel, chemist, baker, butcher, clothing store, golf courses, caravan park and several levels of accommodation.

Commercial fishing operates from Bridport as well as sporting fishing from the rocks or small boats.

Nearby towns include Scottsdale, Tomahawk and Bellingham.

A ferry operates from Bridport to Lady Barron Island, part of the Furneaux Group.