The Lanterns

The Lanterns, part of the Tasman Island Group, are three small and very steep islands with a combined area of 5.35 hectares (13.2 acres), lying close to the south-eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia. The island is located in the Tasman Sea, situated off the Tasman Peninsula and is contained within the Tasman National Park.[1]

The Lanterns
The Lanterns
Location in Tasmania
LocationTasman Sea
Coordinates43°08′15″S 148°00′25″E
ArchipelagoTasman Island Group
Area5.35 ha (13.2 acres)
Additional information
Time zone
  Summer (DST)


Recorded breeding seabird species are little penguin, short-tailed shearwater and fairy prion. The peregrine falcon has also bred there.[1]

See also


  1. Brothers, Nigel; Pemberton, David; Pryor, Helen; & Halley, Vanessa. (2001). Tasmania’s Offshore Islands: seabirds and other natural features. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: Hobart. ISBN 0-7246-4816-X

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