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A beautiful Bay devastated by Disappointment 186 years ago

Heidi Weitjens

A beautiful Bay devastated by Disappointment 186 years ago

A stunning beach with innocent curves stretching out for 1.6 km along the base of a Bay facing North, receives refracted Westerly swell from Cape Wickham.

A short drive branching off Cape Wickham Road leads to the beach.  There sits a picnic table and chairs alongside stairs leading down to a truly beautiful white Sandy shoreline naturally made for relaxing, photographing walking, swimming and surfing. 

Our visitors on King Island, particularly Golfers visiting Cape Wickham Golf Links, ask Heidi Weitjens "Why is it called Disappointment Bay?" So we share the about Neva the Ship, tragically wrecked on a Reef 186 years ago.

*****  We share this story with you my Friends written by: ABC Northern Tasmania Article and Mr Whatley Photo - by Rick Eaves.  Additionally, facts sourced from Beach Safe website.  

A well respected and dedicated Local King Islander, Mr Dale Whatley, shares the story he grew up with about the Neva.

 

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Pink Moon moment

Heidi Weitjens

Pink Moon moment

Who's Behind watching the pink moon rising over the Bay embracing the Spirit of King Island's peace and beauty 😉  
Cheers for the happy snap Ms W. 
🤗 hh♡
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#pinkmoon 
Pink Moon April 2021

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Highlights of King Island Coast

Heidi Weitjens

Highlights of King Island Coast

Highlights of King Island from Eastern Sunny Side then across to the colourful Wild West in 30 minutes.

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The first thing we see on King Island Tasmania

Heidi Weitjens

The first thing we see on King Island Tasmania

Sunrises on King Island are well and truly worth waking up early to witness. A very special time of day. Fresh air and freedom. hh♡
King Island Tasmania Sunrise

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Seal Pup sneaks in a snooze on shore King Island Tasmania

Heidi Weitjens

Seal Pup sneaks in a snooze on shore King Island Tasmania

Playful Seal Pup on shore King Island Tasmania.  

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