Acton Park, Tasmania

Suburb Profile

April 2024 | By Fall Real Estate | Tags: Suburb Profile

Acton Park, Tasmania, Suburb Profile

Acton Park is a picturesque suburb located in Tasmania, Australia, known for its properties with serene natural surroundings and tranquil lifestyle. With its spacious properties and proximity to Hobart CBD and Hobart International Airport, Acton Park offers residents a peaceful retreat while still being conveniently close to city amenities.

Where is Acton Park?

Acton Park is located in the scenic landscapes of the Eastern Shore of Tasmania. Approximately 15 kilometres east of Rosny Park, it provides residents with a serene setting while still within easy reach of urban amenities.


Acton Park provides a convenient advantage for frequent travellers, just a 10-minute drive from the Hobart International Airport.


Postcode: 7170

Acton Park, Tasmania to Hobart: 24 min, 18.1 km, via Tasman Hwy/A3

Population of 2,293 in the 2021 Census.

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Real estate in Acton Park

Properties in Acton Park offer a diverse range of options, catering to various lifestyle preferences and needs. From expansive rural estates to modern family homes, Acton Park provides an array of housing choices that embody luxury, comfort, and country charm.


Many properties in Acton Park boast spacious land parcels, offering residents ample room for outdoor living, gardening, or even hobby farming. These more significant properties provide a sense of privacy and peace, allowing homeowners to escape the hustle and bustle of urban life while enjoying convenient access to nearby amenities.


In addition to rural estates, Acton Park features well-designed family homes perfect for those seeking modern comforts and convenience. These homes often feature spacious floor plans, multiple bedrooms, and contemporary amenities, catering to growing families or individuals looking for abundant space.


Architectural styles in Acton Park vary, ranging from traditional country homes to modern architectural designs. Residents can find properties with high ceilings, Tasmanian Oak flooring, and other premium finishes that add a touch of elegance and sophistication to their living spaces.


Properties in Acton Park offer a unique blend of rural charm, modern comforts, and convenient amenities, making it an attractive destination for those seeking a relaxed yet meaningful lifestyle in Southern Tasmania.

Featured Acton Park properties sold by Fall Real Estate:

26 Cahill Place Acton Park

26 Cahill Place, Acton Park, Tasmania, 7170

SOLD - $1,250,000

July 2023

7 Thredbo Drive, Acton Park

7 Thredbo Drive, Acton Park, Tasmania, 7170

SOLD - $970,000

June 2023

15 Opus Drive, Acton Park | Fall Real Estate

15 Opus Drive, Acton Park, Tasmania, 7170

SOLD - $1,700,000

June 2023

7 Estate Drive Acton Park Tasmania | Fall Real Estate

7 Estate Drive, Acton Park, Tasmania, 7170

SOLD - $1,040,000

March 2023

Transport availability in Acton Park

Several transportation options are available for travelling to and around Acton Park, including bus, taxi, car, bike, horse and walking.


The local bus service, Metro, provides cost-effective fares and a range of routes throughout the day. The Metro bus operates from Seven Mile Beach through Acton Park and Cambridge before reaching Hobart. For the Hobart to Acton Park timetables, please click here.

Acton Park, Tasmania, Fall Real Estate, Suburb Profile

Things to do

In Acton Park, residents and visitors can enjoy a variety of activities amidst its idyllic surroundings. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore the scenic Tangara Trail for leisurely walks or bike rides or head to nearby beaches like Seven Mile Beach and Roches Beach for sunbathing, swimming, and beachcombing.


Horse lovers can indulge in equestrian activities at the Tasmanian Equestrian Centre, while nature enthusiasts can discover the diverse flora and fauna at nearby parks and reserves. With its serene ambience and proximity to natural attractions, Acton Park provides plenty of options for relaxation and outdoor recreation for residents and visitors alike.


The Tangara Trail spans 250 kilometres, winding through bushland, coastal reserves, and rural areas from Seven Mile Beach to South Arm in Tasmania. It offers diverse recreational opportunities such as walking, horse riding, and mountain biking, with suggested routes like the Mortimer Bay Circuit and Roches Beach Loop. Dog owners can bring their pets along if kept under control. Brochures are available for download or pickup from Council Offices.


Located throughout Acton Park, an 8km loop trail known as the Tangara Trail—Acton Loop, starting from Acton Court Park, offers moderate walking, horse riding, and easy mountain biking experiences. Dogs are welcome if kept under effective control. The loop showcases a mix of rural landscapes, wooded areas, and open grasslands, making it ideal for beginners in horse riding and mountain biking.


Established in 1916, the Royal Hobart Golf Club, Tasmania's premier members' club, ensures impeccable year-round course conditions. Hosting prestigious events like the Tasmanian Open, Australian Amateur, and the 1971 Qantas Australian Open won by Jack Nicklaus, the club offers diverse event options, including corporate golf days, conferences, special events, and weddings.


Equestrian Tasmania, located in Lauderdale, is the leading authority for horse sports in the region. It is affiliated with Equestrian Australia and the FEI and promotes and regulates various equestrian disciplines, providing services and support to members and clubs. The Tasmanian Equestrian Centre, spanning 300 acres leased from Clarence Council, hosts a range of events, fostering the growth of horse sports in Tasmania.


Hobart Archers is an excellent way to spend a day out with your family. They offer outdoor target shooting, field shooting, and clout events year-round on their Lauderdale grounds, and they have an indoor target at Mt Nelson during winter. If archery is your passion, why not create a safe haven right in your own backyard? With many properties in Acton Park with ample acreage at your disposal, you can explore a myriad of outdoor sports and activities.

Archery near Acton Park, Tasmania, Fall Real Estate, Suburb Profile

Dining and cafes

If you can tear yourself away from the captivating views of your expansive land in Acton Park, indulge in a meal at Beaches Restaurant & Events for a delightful experience. Situated just a short distance from the pristine waters of Seven Mile Beach, the restaurant's culinary delights celebrate locally sourced produce.


Also, in Seven Mile Beach, the Royal Hobart Golf Club invites members and non-members to indulge in a delightful lunch every Tuesday to Sunday and dinner options every Friday night. Elevating the experience, they host a lively happy hour every Friday from 5 pm to 6:30 pm, featuring half-priced tap beers and tempting $10 cocktails. Join them for a fun night out with your friends or family!


Lauderdale, a less than 10-minute drive from Acton Park, presents an array of dining options, modern cafes and bakeries. The Foreshore Hotel, situated on the edge of Ralph's Bay, is a local favourite. Driftwood Restaurant, along North Terrace, with a prime view of Ralph's Bay Canal, offers a menu highlighting local seasonal produce at the Foreshore Hotel. For a cosy cafe experience with an all-day breakfast, satisfy your coffee and food cravings at Angie Sue!


You can also explore Cambridge's restaurants and cafes, including the renowned Frogmore Creek Cellar Door & Restaurant, Tasmanian Gourmet Seafoods, the vibrant LUMA, the elegant Amber Velvet Restaurant, and the exquisite Barilla Bay Oyster Farm.


No matter where you choose to live in Acton Park, you are never far from the pleasure of a delectable meal, inviting ambience, and delightful company to savour the moment with.

Shopping and services

Along Acton Road, you'll discover Acton Rd Grocer, a quaint country store brimming with fresh fruits, a yummy selection of ice creams perfect for a scorching day, and an array of convenient items ideal for your way home.


Nestled along this thoroughfare, the beloved Acton Park Book Exchange awaits; a cherished little cupboard shop within the community. As you traverse the road, keep an eye out for other various offerings, including horse manure, to enrich your burgeoning vegetable garden.


Best Friends Pet Resort offers secure dog and cat boarding and professional grooming services. Additionally, the resort provides comprehensive National and International pet transport and shipping, collaborating with local businesses and veterinary practices to ensure accessibility across the Hobart region.


Westland Nurseries, a Tasmanian-owned production nursery in Seven Mile Beach, continues outgrowing its original Lenah Valley site. The nursery relocated to a new 30-hectare location in Seven Mile Beach in 1984. With over 40 employees, Westland Nurseries specialises in producing a diverse range of native and exotic advanced trees and shrubs for wholesale and retail markets, catering to clients across Tasmania.


Discover the Cambridge Homemaker Centre in the neighbouring suburb of Cambridge—a hub where great ideas come to life. Featuring 20 stores, including Harvey Norman, Nick Scali, Howards Storage World, Forty Winks, Minimax, Anaconda, and Drummond Golf, the centre is a treasure trove of inspiration for enhancing your lifestyle and leisure activities.


Seven Mile Beach is less than 15 minutes from Eastlands, Tasmania's largest shopping centre. Here, you will find over 90 well-known stores, including Kmart, Big W, Woolworths and Coles, JB Hi-Fi, Specsavers, Sportsgirl, and, across the road, the Gold Class Village Cinemas.

Are you a local business?

If you own a business in Acton Park or Southern Tasmania, we would love to showcase it in our suburb profiles. Please send us an email ( and tell us about your business, what makes it unique, and why we should feature it.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Acton Park, Tasmania, Fall Real Estate, Suburb Profile

Local schools

Lady Gowrie, situated along Acton Road in Cambridge (bordering Acton Park), prioritises 'Children First,' offering top-tier education and care. Collaborating closely with families and professionals, it provides diverse programs and services. Lady Gowrie invites exploration of its inclusive grounds, embodying warmth and dedication in nurturing Tasmania's children.


Tucked in the neighbouring suburb of Lauderdale, Lauderdale Primary School is conveniently located just a 10-minute drive away. Committed to its mission, the school strives to offer every student ample opportunities for ongoing learning, reaching their full potential, and positively contributing to the broader school community.


Also, in a neighbouring suburb and in collaboration with parents, staff, and students, Cambridge Primary School provides an expansive and rural environment dedicated to nurturing and encouraging students to realise their full potential.


John Paul II Catholic School, located in Rokeby, provides an inclusive and nurturing education for girls and boys aged 0 to 12. It offers a balanced and holistic approach. As a smaller school, it caters to individual needs, understanding each student's unique gifts and areas for growth.


Also in Rokeby, Emmanuel is a Christian school catering from Kindergarten to Year 10. They envision reimagining life's possibilities, educating and nurturing students within a transformative Christian learning community that recognises each individual's inherent value and uniqueness.


Bayview Secondary College, located in Rokeby, and Mackillop College, located in Mornington, are options for high school-aged children.

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Fall Real Estate has a network of eight premier real estate offices strategically positioned throughout Southern Tasmania, providing you with convenient access to our friendly and professional agents.


For those living in or wanting to purchase in Acton Park and surrounds, our nearest office is just a stone's throw away in Lauderdale, ensuring easy connections with our dedicated team.

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Seven Mile Beach


South Arm

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Clifton Beach




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