ATTRACTIONS....on our doorstep!
Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park
CRADLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK
Cradle Mountain–Lake St Clair National Park, with its ancient rainforests and alpine heaths, is home to the world-famous Overland Track and iconic Cradle Mountain. Part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, the park is one of the state's most special places, where ancient pines fringe glacial lakes and icy streams cascade down rugged mountains.One of the world’s best day and multi-day walks.Just a 1.5hr scenic drive from Blakes m
Cradle Mountain Tasmania Weather
Cradle Mountain weather is known for its unpredictability. You can expect all four seasons at any time of the year, so even in summer it is a good idea to bring clothes that you can layer on, a spare pair of walking shoes, a warm jumper and a wind/rainproof jacket.
The warmest months are January and February and the coldest Months are July and August.
The warmest temperature is 30 degrees and the coldest overnight is minus 10 degrees.
Snow can fall at any time of the year but usually in July, August and September where a good fall is between 200mm and 300mm.
1892 Mole Creek Road, Mole Creek TAS 7304
TROWUNNA WILDLIFE PARK
Trowunna Wildlife Park is a family wildlife park at Mole Creek not far from Cradle Mountain. Trowunna was established in 1979 and covers 65 acres of serene sanctuary for Tasmania's native wildlife. Unchanged in 25 years, Trowunna Wildlife Park gives you the opportunity to experience the magic of nature's wonderland.
At Trowunna you can see more than 35 species of birds and animals, You can get up close and hand-feed the free-ranging kangaroos and wallabies. Or you can take an interactive guided tour and see Tasmanian devils being hand-fed.
Trowunna Wildlife Park is open daily 0900 to 1700. Daily interactive tours are conducted at 1100, 1300 and 1500. Learn about the successful conservation breeding programs that have been conducted at Trowunna since 1985 with native wildlife such as tasmanian devils, wombats and quolls.
Group bookings and private tours are welcome and Devil and/or Wombat full day workshops are available
1363 Bogan Rd, Golden Valley TAS 7304
The Liffey Falls ia a comfortable 40-minute return walk
9025 Bass Highway, Latrobe, Tasmania
The House of Anvers contains a real chocolate taste sensation. It is located at Latrobe, Tasmania, in the property formally known as "Wyndarra Lodge", a stylish Californian bungalow house which was built in 1931. Set in 2.2 hectares of old tree gardens, the property features trees from around the world.
When you visit the House of Anvers you can see our qualified confectionery staff tempering, moulding and enrobing fine couverture chocolates, truffles, pralines, fudges and more.
Entry is Free, self guided tours are available at no charge. Organised tour can be arranged by appointment for a minimum of 10 people, Monday to Friday, charges apply.
9 Christmas Hills Road, Elizabeth Town TAS 7304
CHRISTMAS HILLS RASPBERRY FARM
Lovely working raspberry farm featuring wonderful restaurant in stunning location. Beautiful walks around property.Stroll through the 4 hectares of raspberry plantings, which are harvested between December and May
782 Meander Valley Rd, Hadspen TAS 7290
Entally House has magnificent homestead and superb grounds open 7 days
33-39 Sorell Street Chudleigh TAS 7304
CHUDLEIGH HONEY FARM
It is known simply as The Honey Farm, and occupies a small shop on the main street of Chudleigh. This is a tiny village half way between Deloraine and Mole Creek, in what I think is one of the the most attractive rural areas in Tasmania.
On entering the place, you're confronted with a dazzling range of honeys and honey-related products, not to mention an alluring ice cream counter competing for attention. Probably the best place to start is with the tastings; for me they were the main attraction.
330 Mayberry Rd, Mayberry TAS 7304
The Marakoopa caves are only two of the many world famous limestone caves
C/- Great Western Tiers Visitor Centre, 98-100 Emu Bay Road, Deloraine TAS 7304, Australia
YARNS (Artwork In Silk)
This large-scale textile treasure has been created in four panels, each measuring three-and-a-half metres by four metres. Crafted by more than 300 local artists, it took 10,000 hours and 200 metres of hand-dyed silk to complete. The artists have employed a number of techniques including embroidery, cross stitch, weaving, patchwork and quilting to create Yarns. Yarns Artwork in Silk tells the story of the local area - exploring its history, landscape and culture. The display includes an audiovisual presentation which expands on the work.
Deloraine and the surrounding district is one of Tasmania's most significant regional centres for art and crafts. Visit today and be amazed and inspired!
6173 Bass Highway, Elizabeth Town, Tasmania 7304
Come in and try our creamy farm ice-cream, fresh bottled milk, cheese, cream and butter. Stock up on provisions, including gourmet Tasmanian produce, cheese platters, grilled cheese sandwiches and locally roasted coffee made with our award winning farm milk. Sneak a peek through the viewing window, where you will get a behind the scenes look at how we make our cheese using traditional techniques with modern methods. We are open every day except Xmas day from 7.30am to 5.30pm, 25 minutes east of Devonport and 40 minutes west of Launceston with easy access and parking. Coach tours are welcome and you can book in for a presentation.
1 West Street, Beaconsfield Tasmania 7270
BEACONSFIELD GOLD MINE AND HERITAGE CENTRE
The Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre is a place where you can lose yourself in history, play with treasures from the past and embark on an historical journey. You'll be entertained by the interactive displays and live a different story around every corner with buttons to push, levers to pull, tunnels to crawl through and animals to search for.
We like to think that our centre is a collection of experiences that allow you to enjoy and appreciate the history of Beaconsfield and
the Tamar Valley. We invite you, your family and friends ... to "come & play"!
236 Wellington St, Longford TAS 7301
BRICKENDON HISTORIC HOMESTEAD
Brickendon Historic Farm and Convict Village is located just outside Longford, in northern Tasmania. Built by William Archer in 1824, the village is still owned by his descendents.
You have a rare chance to see the convict-built Gothic chapel, Dutch barns, chicken house, blacksmith shop and tool shed. There is a four hectare (10 acre) historic garden for you to explore. Close to the Georgian homestead there are garden beds featuring soft plantings of roses and perennials to complement the house's historic fa?ade. Walk along the paths to outlying features including the orchard and original shrubberies. You can experience the 'garden rooms', each with their own mood and ambience.
20 Emu Bay Rd, Deloraine TAS 7304, Australia
Elemental Art Space is a co-operative gallery for all working craftspeople and artists. It currently exhibits and retails works by over 80 artisans.
Call in today and be amazed by the myriad of art work on display. From quilts, woodwork and jewellery to furniture and gift cards.
There is also a fabric shop where you can buy quilting squares, threads and notions.
River Rd, Deloraine Tasmania 7304
DELORAINE TRAIN PARK
This playground is set on West Parade. There is a fenced play area for younger kids with spring rider, fort, slide, short tunnel, fireman's pole and ladder, also there is another unfenced area for the bigger children with a climbing set with climbing wall and various climbing frames, and you can find swings. There are some seats, and some grassy space, good for kick the ball. Next to the play area is a fenced old locomotive interesting to look at. For a few meters away flows the Meander River. Car parking is right by the playground.
59-61 Emu Bay Rd, Deloraine TAS 7304, Australia
DELORAINE CREATIVE STUDIOS
Deloraine Creative Studios Inc. is a centre for the creation and exhibition of art, craft, and design. Offering a Unique experience for people to view artists and craftspeople at work, creating handcrafted Tasmanian products and works of art.
658 Woolmers Ln, Longford TAS 7301
WOOLMERS ESTATE HISTORIC HOMESTEAD
Woolmers Estate allows you to experience a special journey through time, from the establishment of the estate in 1817, by Thomas Archer 1st, to the last descendant, Thomas Archer 6th in 1994, and marvel at the array of personal collections and possessions accumulated through six generations of the family.
Mole Creek, Tasmania 7304
Enjoy a quiet country stroll to a forest lookout perched high above the Mersey River.
500 Staverton Road Promised Land, 7306 Tasmania Australia
Tasmazia includes 8 mazes, featuring The Great Maze, at the time of planting the world's largest, as well as The Village of Lower Crackpot, a whimsical model village built to 1/5th scale, Embassy Gardens, The Pancake Parlour, a Gift Shop, a Lavender Farm, and ever present views of majestic Mount Roland.
Meander Falls Rd, Meander TAS 7304
Meander Falls is 5-6 hours walk in the Great Western Tier
1 Forth Road, Don, Tasmania, 7310
DON RIVER RAILWAY
The Don River Railway is the North West Coast's Premier Tourist Attraction and one of Australia's finest heritage passenger carrying railways.
Sheffield Tasmania 7306
SHEFFIELD - Town of Murals
Sheffield's first mural was unveiled in December 1986. Since then over sixty murals depicting the area's rich history and beautiful scenery have been painted on walls scattered throughout the district. In 2003, Sheffield hosted its first Mural Fest art competition which is now held annually, with the nine murals remaining on display at Mural Park for just on twelve months.
234 Clarendon Station Rd, Evandale TAS 7212
CLARENDON HISTORIC HOMESTEAD
Situated on the banks of the South Esk River with extensive formal gardens and parklands.
Off C171, Mole Creek TAS 7304
Devil's Gullet is about 20 minutes up the Lake McKenzie Road
1535 Liena Rd, Liena TAS 7304
KING SOLOMONS CAVES
Its beauty and easy accessibility make visiting these caves an absolute must.
Mount Roland Conservation Area, Mount Roland TAS 7306
Mount Roland is near the town of Sheffield, and there are a number of well-marked bushwalks suitable for a day of pleasant exercise
First Basin, Tasmania 7250
FIRST BASIN FALLS
First Basin and Cataract Gorge just a 30 minute walk from Launceston CBD
W Tamar Hwy, Riverside TAS 7250
The Tamar Island Wetlands is an unique urban wetlands reserve
74-90 Basin Road, Launceston TAS 7250
Cataract Gorge Reserve, or ""The Gorge"" as the locals call it, is a unique natural formation within a two-minute drive of central Launceston - a rare natural phenomenon in any city.
In 15 minutes you can walk from the city centre along the banks of the Tamar River into "The Gorge".
From here you follow a pathway along the cliff face, originally built in the 1890s, looking down onto the South Esk River. The Kings Bridge over "The Gorge" was floated into place in 1867.
1166 Ecclestone Rd, Riverside Tasmania 7250
LAUNCESTON LAKES AND WILDLIFE PARK
Get up and close with many Australian and Tasmanian Native animals
Beauty Point, Tasmania 7270
Platypus House & Seahorse World at Beauty Point, Tamar Valley
1349 Bakers Beach Rd, Bakers Beach TAS 7307
NARAWANTAPU NATIONAL PARK
It stretches from the low coastal ranges to the long Bass Strait beaches
8 Church Street, Carrick, Tasmania, 7291, Australia
TASMANIAN COPPER AND METAL ART GALLERY
Our workshop and showroom is situated at Carrick with the product handmade on the premises.
65 Meander Valley Rd, Westbury TAS 7303
Pearn's Steam World collection of over 200 major tractors receives high praise from worldwide visitors.
Boat Harbour, Tasmania 7321
BOAT HARBOUR BEACHView on map