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THINGS TO DO

Things To Do 

Explore Our Beautiful Community

Seahorse World

Beauty Point, Tamar Valley – Northern Tasmania
P: 03 6383 4111
F: 03 6383 4888
A world first in Tasmania – a unique tour experience through a fascinating aquarium dedicated to the preservation and conservation of the seahorse.
  • Tour an advanced one-off working seahorse farm
  • A boutique first class aquarium featuring more species of seahorse and their relatives than anywhere else in the world
  • Touch pool for the kids
  • Waterfront restaurant and cafe
Lavender House

Rowella, Tasmania
P/F: 03 6394 7559
A fragrant haven far from the madding crowd – manufacturing in Tasmania using their own pure essential oil of lavender and flowers.
  • Ramble at your leisure through the Lavender fields
  • Enjoy the Garden tearoom’s view
  • Browse the gift shop
  • Stroll through three acres of glorious gardens

The Glengarry Bush Maze

Glengarry, Tasmania
P: 03 6396 1250
A unique hedge maze set amongst natural Tasmanian Bush.
  • Walk to the tranquil Fern Gully
  • Relax with a great coffee
  • Test yourself with the Bush Puzzles

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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre

Beaconsfield, West Tamar – Tasmania
P: 03 6383 1473
One of Tasmania’s State treasures – the museum, built from the ruins of massive, ornate brick engine hoses, tells the story of Tasmania’s largest gold mine. The museum depicts the lives of the people of the West Tamar, the families of the mining community and of the “Great Escape” - the rescue of miners Brant Webb and Tod Russell.
  • Relish the history of the mining community
  • See the passive display of historic machinery
  • Relive the triumphs of the days gone by
  • Enjoy finding the hidden animals
The James Boag's Brewery Experience

Launceston, Tasmania
P: 03 6332 6300
Visit Australia’s premium brewer and discover ‘Who is James Boag?’
  • Brewing the highest-quality beer, using only the finest Tasmanian ingredients
  • The Boag’s Centre for Beer Lovers, located in the historic Tamar Hotel
  • Relax in the ambient environment and learn something of the history of this proud brewery
Bass & Flinders Centre

George Town, Tasmania
P: 03 6382 3792
W: www.bassandflinders.org.au
The latest must-see sensation on the Northern Tasmanian Tourist Trail! This location houses the following attractions:
  • A replica of His Majesty’s colonial sloop
  • The Kenneth Dickenson vessel
  • The Tamar Class Sailing Dinghy
  • Bicentennial quilts – portraying the vista of the George Town area when explorers Bass and Flinders first visited ‘Outer Cove’

National Automobile Museum of Tasmania

Launceston, Tasmania
P: 03 6334 8888
F: 03 6334 8889
Experience the history, elegance and style of one of Australia’s most significant motoring collections
  • Over 40 superb cars
  • 40 Classic motorcycles
  • Display open every day of the week
Cataract Gorge and Duck Reach Power Station

Launceston, Tasmania
P: 03 6323 3610
F: 03 6323 3611
‘The Gorge’ (as the locals call it) is a place filled with stories and memories of our recent and distant past – a majestic and beautiful piece of wilderness. Further upstream is the historic Duck Reach Power Station, now an Interpretation Centre. Originally commissioned by the Launceston City council in 1895, this structure was the largest hydro-electric scheme of its day.
  • Discover the many walks, tracks and trails – leading to simply amazing lookouts
  • Experience it from above aboard the chairlift
  • Relax in the Basin Café
  • Dine in the exquisite Gorge Restaurant

Narawntapu National Park

Bakers Beach, Tasmania
P: 03 6428 6277 or 03 6336 5312
Narawntapu National Park is a place of peace for people and wildlife alike. It stretches from the low coastal Asbestos Ranges to the long Bass Strait beaches. The Park offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy:
  • A pristine park – with an amazing variety of plant and animal life
  • Short and long walks
  • Camping
  • Horse riding
  • Nature study
  • Water activities
Tamar Island Wetlands

West Tamar Highway, Launceston
P: 03 6327 3964 or 03 6336 5312
Tamar Island Wetlands Reserve provides a habitat for a variety of birds, mammals, reptiles, frogs, fish and invertebrates. This location also embodies an important historic landmark in the early settlement of Launceston.
  • Visit the Interpretation Centre
  • Stroll along the boardwalk to Tamar Island
  • Enjoy the bird life (around 60 species)

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