Located along the beautiful north west coast of Tasmania is the seaside town of Ulverstone. With an abundance of coastal paths perfect for cycling or walking, picnic spots with stunning views, safe swimming beaches, playgrounds and active birdlife, Ulverstone is the perfect family-friendly destination.
Explore the town and check out the local cafes, restaurants, coffee shops and galleries that feature the work of local artisans. Take a look at The Hive a purpose built facility including a local museum, Tasmania’s largest planetarium and science centre.
Take a trip on the Leven River Cruise, spot the local wildlife as you head up river, relax on the shore at Island State Brewing – The Pier, drop a fishing line, or hire a pedal buggy to cruise the cycleways and stroll the walking tracks.
Nearby in Gunns Plains you can find Tasmania’s largest collection of wildlife at Wings Wildlife Park and Gunns Plains Caves which is open daily for exploring the underground creek, unique wildlife and fascinating stalactites and stalagmites. Just a short drive away is Leven Canyon Regional Reserve. At 250m deep, the canyon offers scenic nature walks, wildlife spotting opportunities and numerous picnic spots.