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Taroona Coastal Discovery Trail

3. Hunting grounds to orchards

Peter Gugger (ABC presenter and local resident) is interviewed by Taroona High students Ollie Mackay and Emily Duncombe.

Ex-convicts from Norfolk Island were among the first Europeans to clear bushland and settle here, planting potatoes and orchards in 1813. The first boatshed was built in 1827.


  News about a rare forest is the next stop on the discovery walk.