Anderson Creek Monument
Greens Beach Rd, YORK TOWN
Marks the discover of the creek by Ensign Robert
Anderson in 1804, where settlers from the Norfolk Island
Auld Kirk Sidmouth
Auld Kirk Rd, DEVIOT TAS 7275
A well known historic Presbyterian landmark, built in
freestone by convict and free labour in 1843.
The words first cable stayed truss bridge
built in the 1960s. Enjoy a picnic beneath the Batman
There are beaches to enjoy facing onto the
Bass Strait including Badger Head, Bakers Beach, Greens Beach, East Beach
and Lagoon Beach. Entrance to Greens Beach, Badger Head and
Bakers Beach are from Bowens Rd, York Town. Other northern
beaches include Kelso and Lagoon Beach. Bonnie Beach is
accessible from Bonnie Beach Rd (via Kayena Rd), Kayena and
has picnic areas and spectacular views of the Batman Bridge.
West Tamar Hwy
bushranger Matthew Brady, who used this vantage point to
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Only 1.8 km from the city centre, this popular reserve
boasts a natural basin with a swimming pool and the longest
single span chairlift in the world.
Glengarry Bush Maze & Tearooms
Jay Dee Rd, GLENGARRY
TAS 7275 Ph/Fax: 03 6396 1250
Enjoy the challenge of a formal hedge maze or take a relaxing walk in natural Tasmanian bush to the fern gully.
There are light lunches available in the tearoom.
Grindelwald Swiss Village and Resort
Waldhorn Drv, Grindelwald, LEGANA TAS 7277 Ph: 03 6330 0400
A real Swiss
village where children can play in the Adventure Playground
and feed the ducks and trouts in the lake. There are
speciality shops and restaurant, bar and 9 hole golf course.
Cnr Cimitiere &
GEORGE TOWN TAS 7253
Ph: 03 6382 1336 Fax: 03 6382 3352
this fascinating colonial home, try lunch or teas in our
beaut coffee shop. Ring to confirm opening times. Property
also includes b&b accommodation in Nannas Cottage.
Grubb Shaft Gold & Heritage Museum
West St, BEACONSFIELD TAS
Ph: 03 6383 1473
Fax: 03 6383 6384
The Grubb Shaft Gold &
Heritage Museum has occupied a site adjacent to the Beaconsfield gold mine
since 1982. Assistance and encouragement from the AMAX Corporation allowed the
museum committee to reconstruct part of the old ruins for display space which
opened to the public in 1984. Explore the Grubb Shaft mine, iron smelter, water
wheel and battery.
Putt Mini Golf
361 Gravelly Beach Rd, GRAVELLY BEACH TAS 7276 Ph:
03 6394 4243
Unique 18-hole mini-putt golf course. Fun for all ages.
Eccleston Rd, RIVERSIDE TAS 7250 Ph: 03
Fly fishing/spinning, private lakes. 3 km of
private waters, 3 trout-filled lakes set in a 900 acre
wildlife reserve. Half and full day options.
Low Head Lighthouse
Low Head Rd, LOW HEAD TAS 7253
Established in 1838 and has panoramic views of the
peninsula, Tamar River, estuary, surf and river beaches.
Mount George Lookout
Mount George, GEORGE TOWN TAS
Scenic views and an historic semaphore mast built in
1825 to notify officials of shipping movements in the river.
Narawntapu National Park
GREENS BEACH TAS 7270
Ranger, Trevallyn State Ph: 03 6332 2678 (Recreation
Formerly Asbestos Range National Park.
National Trust of Australia (TAS)
Ph: 03 6344 6233
Fax: 03 6344 4033
Enjoy the renowned historic buildings
Home Hill (Devonport) Ph: 03 6424 8055
(via Evandale) Ph: 03 6398 6220
Franklin House (Franklin
Village) Ph: 03 6344 7824
Entally House (Hadspen) Ph: 03
Penitentiary Chapel Historic Site (Hobart) Ph:
03 6231 0911
Old Umbrella Shop (Launceston) Ph: 03 6331
White House (Westbury) Ph: 03 6393 1171
|Notley Fern Gorge
NOTLEY HILLS TAS 7275
Ph: 03 63320 2678 (Recreation Area)
Freecall: 1800 637 989 Ph: 03 6394 4454
Easy walk takes you through the
forest, over mossy bridges and alongside the river fringed by a mossy
glade. The deep fern glades, dense rainforest, waterfalls and birdlife
makes for a great walk. Just 24 km north-west of Launceston.
Paper Beach River Walkway
Paper Beach Rd, SWAN
POINT TAS 7275
This is a 2.5 km walkway from Supply River
to Paper Beach.
Windmill Point, GEORGE TOWN TAS
Marks the spot the riverbank where in 1804, Lt
Colonel Paterson took possession of Northern Tasmania in the
name of King George III.
Rosevears Drv, ROSEVEARS TAS 7277
The 29 tonne cutter Rebecca, was built and used by John
Batman to found the city of Melbourne in May, 1835.
Shed 1A, Inspection Head Wharf, BEAUTY POINT TAS 7270 Ph: 03 6383 4111 Fax: 03 6383 4888
A unique facility
designed to give visitors an educational experience and
includes: a tour of a high tech working seahorse farm, from
brood stock/nursery to grow out tanks; a boutique class
aquarium featuring seahorses, sea dragons, pipefish, fresh
water endangered species and a touch pool for the kids; an
aquaculture interpretation centre and theatrette; Australian
Maritime Environment Centre.
Supply River Flour Mill Ruins
Deviot Rd, DEVIOT TAS 7275
Ruins of the first water driven flour mill in
Tasmania, built in 1825 by Andrew Charlton and closed in
Elouera Rd (West Tamar Rd), RIVERSIDE
Recreation and playground area for children.
Tamar Valley Semaphore System
Mt George and Mt
Ph: 03 6382 1700 Fax: 03 6382 3240
about the Tamar Valleys historic communication systems at
the original Semaphore sites which include Mt George or Mt
Direction, for those looking to combine a nature walk with
Tamar Island Wetlands
Tamar Hwy, LAUNCESTON TAS 7250 Ph: 03 6327 3964
Interpretation Centre and boardwalk. Haven for water birds.
Valley Wine Route
The start of Tasmanias premier wine
growing area and the Tamar Valley is only 15 minutes drive
from the centre of Launceston. This is where the acclaimed
cool-climate wines are grown and because many of the
vineyards are small and family-owned the growers themselves
will greet you and explain just how the wine is made. Get a
copy of the Tamar Valley Wine Route Guide, available free
from the Visitor Information Centres and wineries. Most
vineyards are open regularly for visitors, with cellar-door
sales and several have their own restaurants. Check details
before arriving to avoid disappointment.
Temco Rd, BELL BAY TAS 7253 Ph: 03 6382 0200
Fax: 03 6382 0410
The only ferroalloy plant in Australia
producing ferroalloys for steel makers around the world.
Tours are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 11
am. Long trousers, long sleeves and sturdy closed-in shoes
are required. Sorry, no children under 10 years of age.
Trevallyn State Recreation Area
TREVALLYN TAS 7250
Multi-purpose recreational reserve that
includes archery, BBQs and picnic facilities, and
water sports facilities.
Waterbird Haven Trust
Rosevears Drv, ROSEVEARS TAS
7277 Ph: 03 6394 3143
A great variety of native and
imported birds on display in natural surroundings.
West Head Lookout (Narawntapu National Park)
Gardners Rd, GREENS BEACH TAS 7270
Panoramic views of
Badger Head and Bass Strait.
Windermere Rd, WINDERMERE TAS
A great example of 1800s architecture that can be
photographed from both sides of the river. Some great photos
at sunrise and sunset.
York Town Monument
Greens Beach Rd, YORK TOWN TAS
In 1804, Lt Colonel William Paterson established a
military headquarters at this site.