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Sorell - TAS RVFT

Sorell is located 26 kilometres east of Hobart 13 kilometres from Cambridge and 30 kilometres from Dunalley and is at the crossroads of the East Coast Escape and the Convict Trail touring routes. It is a great base for the Southern Beaches Touring Route and the wealth of other nearby country region touring options available to explore. The town was named in 1821 after Lieutenant Governor William Sorell (Governor of Van Diemens Land from 1817-1824) and was known as Tasmanias most important grain centre. In 1874 Sorell became known as the gateway to the east coast of the Tasman Peninsula and has remained a popular service centre for local farms light industry and its growing suburbs.

Visitors to Sorell can find short term parking at Pembroke Park Rest Area Montagu Street. A permit is required and will cost $7.00 per vehicle per night or five nights for $23.00. Permit avail from council chambers 47 Cole Street between 800am & 500pm MonFri. Alternatively a permit can be obtained onsite where you can deposit fees and forms into an onsite security box. Pembroke Park provides potable water and an on-site dump point.

Attractions within Sorell include bird watching at the Orielton Lagoon Conservation site which is an internationally recognised habitat for migratory birds. You can also pick your own seasonal stone and berry fruit at the Sorell Fruit Farm where the annual Cherry Blossom Festival is held during September and October or enjoy some wine tasting at the Orani Vineyard. Local events include the Sorell Markets (every Sunday) and the Dodges Ferry Market (first Sunday of every month from November to April).


TouristVisitor Information Centre

16 Gordon St

Ph 03 6269 2924

Casual Parking (near retail centre)

Woolworths Shopping Plaza Cole St Gordon St in the vicinity of Visitors Information Centre

Short Term Parking

Montagu St (72hrs) permit fee $7pvpn or 5 nights for $23 avail from Council Chambers between 800am and 4.45pm Mon Friah there will be a security box for deposit of fees near the dump point. Please ensure all permits are displayed on dash board of vehicle.

Dump Point

Montagu St at RV Short Stay Area

Potable Water

Montagu St at RV Short Stay Area


Hobart 30 mins away

Doctors Surgery

Sorell Family Practice Shop 11 12 Cole Street Ph 03 6265 2341
Sorell Doctors Surgery 31 Gordon Street Ph 03 6165 1595


Allcare Dentist135 Fitzroy St Ph 03 6265 2009


Terry White Chemist 31 Gordon Street Ph 03 6265 1195
Chemist Warehouse 2 Gordon Street Ph 03 6265 2153
Sorell Plaza Pharmacy 10b 12 Cole Street Ph 03 6269 3981


Woolworths Cole Street Ph 03 6265 1204
Coles 12 Cole Street Ph 03 6269 1400

Location Images

16 Gordon St
Sorell Tasmania 7172
-42.7845, 147.56224

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03 6269 2924