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Sharmans Wines

Sharmans Wines is situated on the oldest existing vineyard in Relbia, Tasmania, and produces a range of luxurious award-winning Tasmanian wines. It is located in the picturesque North Esk River Valley, only minutes from Launceston CBD and airport, and is also part of the Tamar Valley Wine Route, one of...

Bridestowe Lavender Estate

HISTORY London perfumer CK Denny migrated to Tasmania with his family in 1921, holding a packet of lavender seeds sourced from the southern French Alps – the home of true French lavender, Lavandula angustifolia. CK chose Tasmania to realise his dream of producing the world’s finest lavender, recognising its similarity in climate...

Discover Scottsdale - The Birth Place of 540 7SD

Scottsdale is the largest town between Launceston and Tasmania's East Coast and has a rich agricultural and forestry history. Surrounded by green fields and blue mountains, its fertile soil and mild climate are ideal for farming. Today, potato farming, dairy farming, pine plantations, poppy cultivation and mining are all major industries in...

Breathtaking: Brady’s Lookout

A unique attraction in the Tamar Valley, Brady’s Lookout was once the hideout for bushranger Mathew Brady. You find parking, BBQ, picnic area, toilets, all access ramps and viewing platforms, this is a great spot for a selfie or a picnic lunch. Views up and down the Tamar River with...

CAMPBELL TOWN

Historic Campbell Town has an impressive collection of colonial buildings with many antique and speciality shops. Situated on the tranquil Elizabeth River, the town is a service and supplies centre for travellers between Launceston and Hobart. That's the way it was designed back in the early 1800s and it's still the...

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Visit a alpine sanctuary for the Tasmanian devil at the entrance to the Cradle Mountain National Park. Wander through the sanctuary at your leisure or for a close up encounter join a guided tour DAY or NIGHT.  Our keeper at [email protected] was Anne van der Bruggen and Anne explained the conservation...

Cradle Mountain & Great Lake

  The Cradle Mountain is a mountain in the Central Highlands region of the Australian state of Tasmania. The mountain is situated in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. At 1,545 metre (5,069 ft) above sea level, it is the fifth-highest mountain in Tasmania, and is one of the principal tourist...

Discover the North-Eastern Line Tunnel which was built 1888

During the late 19th Century, railways were vital economic and social link. They still took some time to spread across Tasmania, due to the inconvenient number of mountains and rivers. This is evident in the history of the North-Eastern Line, which opened from Launceston to Scottsdale in 1889. The North-Eastern...

Ross, Tasmania's Finest Heritage Village

History  The town of Ross lies in lands that were traditionally owned by Tasmanian Aborigines, specifically the Tyrernotepanner (Stony Creek) Nation. The aboriginal name for the area that now constitutes the Ross township was mackerler. The first European to explore the district was surveyor Charles Grimes who passed through the area while...