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Dove Lake

Dove Lake, at the foot of Cradle Mountain, is circled by a six-kilometre track that offers one of Tasmania’s best walks. The walk includes views of Cradle Mountain, unexpected beaches on the side of the lake, the ancient Ballroom Forest, a patch of Tasmania’s notorious horizontal scrub and the occasional echidna or platypus. Dove Lake[…] Read More

Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean Memorial and Sheean Walk

The Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean Memorial and Sheean Walk is a military memorial at Latrobe, North West Tasmania. Latrobe is a ten-minute drive south-east of Devonport (9 km). The Walkway begins in Latrobe’s main street, where you can see the Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean Memorial, commemorating the courage and sacrifice of this young seaman. Born near Latrobe[…] Read More

Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden

The Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden is a remarkable private garden in the north-west of Tasmania. The 11-hectare property is located 8km south of Burnie, off the Ridgley Highway and features over 24,000 select rhododendrons and companion plants from around the world, creating a spectacular display of blooms between late August and January, and striking Autumn[…] Read More

Eric Thomas Galley Museum

Housed in the original Imperial Hotel (built 1897) (The museum has an extensive collection this collection is 98% donated and it is run by a volunteer committee and volunteers) historic West Coast photographs, more than 1,000 photographs are displayed many of which were collected by Mr Eric Thomas, who first established the museum. There are[…] Read More

Fern Glade

Fern Glade Walk is a short (30 minute return) walk which starts at the Marakoopa Cave ticket office and leads to the cave entrance, following Marakoopa creek as it tumbles down the hillside from inside the cave itself. You can enjoy this walk for its own sake, or as a part of your cave experience.[…] Read More

Gordon River – The

The dark waters of the Gordon flow through the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area before entering Macquarie Harbour. Cruise boats from Strahan explore several kilometres of the river’s wide calm lower reaches with their often perfect reflections of riverside rainforest. Disembark at Heritage Landing and follow a short boardwalk track to see ancient Huon pines,[…] Read More

Guide Falls Farm

Welcome to Guide Falls Farm. We are just above the gorgeous Guide Falls on the North West Coast of Tasmania. We are due to re-open at the end of September 2020 after extensive renovations to give you a complete paddock to plate experience with the addition of an on-farm restaurant, bar, coffee stand, farm shop[…] Read More

Gunns Plains Caves

Mr Bill Woodhouse entered Gunns Plains Cave in 1906 after a hunting trip. The cave consists of a series of caverns and short passages through which visitors are escorted along well lit concrete pathways. The cave entrance is situated 30 metres from the car park. Upon entry a flight of 54 concrete steps are descended.[…] Read More

Hellyer Gorge picnic area

Make your way via Hellyer Gorge for a spectacular scenic route to the West Coast or Cradle Mountain. The windy route and steep cliffs make for a jaw-dropping wilderness drive, and is a favourite route for bike riders and touring cars. The welcoming canopy of rainforest provides a spectacular picnic spot along the banks of[…] Read More

Henry Somerset Orchid Reserve

Australia’s only orchid reserve, this site is renowned for the diversity of native terrestrial orchids. Some of the orchids are listed as rare and endangered species. Some are not only endemic to the state of Tasmania, but to the local area. Take Railton Rd (B13) about 5 minutes’ drive south from Latrobe. The walk takes[…] Read More