Lune River, Tasmania

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Lune River
Lune River is located in Tasmania
Lune River
Lune River
Coordinates 43°25′26″S 146°54′28″E / 43.42389°S 146.90778°E / -43.42389; 146.90778Coordinates: 43°25′26″S 146°54′28″E / 43.42389°S 146.90778°E / -43.42389; 146.90778
Postcode(s) 7109
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
LGA(s) Huon Valley Council
State electorate(s) Franklin
Federal Division(s) Franklin

Lune River is a town in south-eastern Tasmania, Australia located near the mouth of a river of the same name.[1]

The Lune River area is noted for its fossils, particularly those from the Jurassic period.[2]

The Lune River township is the departure point for the Ida Bay Railway.[3][3]


  1. ^ Charles Rawlings-Way; Meg Worby; Gabi Mocatta (2008). Tasmania. Lonely Planet. ISBN 9781741046915. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Australia's Fossil Heritage: A Catalogue of Important Australian Fossil Sites. Australian Heritage Council. 2012. ISBN 9780643101777. 
  3. ^ a b Marceau, Alexandra (23 July 2013). "Get on board these tracks to nowhere". News Limited. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 

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