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Fudge'n'Good Coffee

Fudge'n'Good Coffee is a boutique cafe and specialty fudge store that offers the ultimate indulgent experience. We offer a large range of fresh gourmet Fudge and top quality barista-made coffee. We give our visitors a complete experience; including free wifi, luxurious victorian period decor, monthly art exhibitions and even an interactive Fudge robot! We make Fudge every day and our range changes daily. Customers enjoy free Fudge tastings in-store as well as online shopping via our website. For visitors looking for a light meal, we have a delicious menu including breakfast and lunch items. Gluten-free and vegetarian options are available. Situated in the tourist region of Cradle Mountain, we are well known as both an attraction and a cafe and feature on many tourist itineraries.

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Fun Tassie Tours

Fun Tassie Tours offers a true Tasmanian experience through our pre-designed extended package tours. We provide tours that customised to our clients' specific interests. Tours are fully guided and clients are given utmost care and attention. We walk and talk with our clients in a friendly manner. We endeavour to provide a true Tasmanian experience through showcasing the unique nature, wildlife, spectacular coastline, heritage, waterfalls and rainforests in the itineraries. Small group tours are more fun and more comfortable than sit-in coach tours. We treat our clients as our own guests and provide them with personalised services. We are one of the leading tour businesses offering small group tours for families, couples, friends and individual travellers from different parts of the World. Our guests are usually at mature age of 30s to 60s that they usually end tours as close as a family. Accommodation we use is quality at 3.5 star rating although they are not luxury our guests have provided us with good reviews. Travel is in comfortable and safe touring vehicles with a secure trailer for your luggage. Tours are packaged so guests just need to bring themselves and their luggage and have fun with Fun Tassie Tours.

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Gala Estate Vineyard

In 1821 our family family first settled the East Coast of Tasmania. We are recognised as the second oldest family business in Tasmania. Our cellar door is a quirky old green weatherboard house which should not be missed on Great Eastern Drive , only 25 mins from Freycinet National Park. We produce World Class Pinot Noir "Constable Amos", Sparkling , Riesling, Pinot Gris and our Multi Award Winning Late Harvest Riesling( sweet) for exclusive sales and tastings. We also produce Super Fine Merino Throws and Sheep Skins from our ethically grown sheep. Why not grab a picnic hamper to go? We offer a great selection of local produce to fill your hamper. Call in to Gala Estate Vineyard for a truly unique Tasmanian cellar door experience.

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Gasworks Cellar Door Tasmanian Wine Experience

Located in the original Hobart Gas Company office building at number 2 Macquarie Street in Hobart, the Gasworks Cellar Door is an exclusively Tasmanian wine tasting and retail experience in the heart of Hobart's colourful dock precinct. With 16 Tasmanian wines always on tasting and served from our state of the art temperature controlled Enomatic wine dispensing units, a knowledgeable wine expert will guide you through the ever-changing labels, the stylish interior design and fascinating information about the Island's wines and history; this is no ordinary tasting experience. Tastings cost $10 and you can select from 3 different styles of tasting experiences. Taste 12 wines (20ml each), 6 wines (40ml each) or 3 wines (80ml each) that are currently on tasting in the Enomatic units. The 12 wines tasting gives you the widest options whilst the 3 wines tasting lets you savour a trio of your choice. But don't forget to give yourself plenty of time as the 12 wine tasting can take up to hour to complete. Over 400 Tasmanian wines are also available to buy from our online store, supporting more than 81 local vineyards and delivering interstate FREE for any orders of 6 or more bottles.

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Ghost Rock Tasmania

Ghost Rock Tasmania is a family owned business, located on the picturesque Central North Coast of Tasmania, 15min from Devonport/Spirit of Tasmania terminal and an hour from Launceston. Ghost Rock’s Award Winning Cellar Door overlooks the vineyard, with striking views of Bass Strait and the rolling patchwork hills and mountains. Open 7 days from 11am to 5pm, they provide complimentary tastings of their world-class cool climate premium wines and light lunches focusing purely on local artisan produce. A family friendly winery, the options are plentiful - relax on the deck, sprawl out on the lush green lawns or cosy up inside as you wine away the hours. A five star James Halliday winery, their award-winning wines are exclusively grown, vinified and bottled onsite. The family is fuelled by the sort of obsession that only comes from being a regional pioneer. Tasmanian artists regularly feature art and sculpture exhibitions. Live music is held the second Sunday of every month, and an annual Concert in the Vines brings hundreds from near and far. The region has come along in leaps and bounds both as a wine region and food tourism destination.

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Ghost Tours Tasmania

G.H.O.S.T.S Tours Tasmania will give you the Ultimate experience with the Paranormal. We are a dedicated team who have come together to provide you with an experience like no other. The tours consists of having a Paranormal Investigation Team and a Psychic/Medium along with a Tour Guide. Its an interactive ghost tour with a twist. You become part of the investigation and are guided by the Psychic/Medium. With an open mind, you will be provided with the best opportunity to see, feel, and smell "Paranormal Activity" with the best selected areas from our Facebook page "Tasmania's Most Haunted".

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Go Dive

Go Dive offers diving tours almost anywhere around Tasmania. Sites include the Tasman Peninsula, Bathurst Harbour, Flinders Island, Tasmania's East Coast and Launceston. Tasmania offers some of the world's best temperate water diving, and is a must dive for any serious diver. Each area in which we dive, has many different dive sites along with an incredible variety of dives, including kelp forests, wrecks, sea caves, seal diving, reef dives, and deep dives, there's a dive that will appeal to everyone's sense of adventure! Tasmania is fortunate enough to have diverse sea life along its coastline, offering many different diving opportunities all around the state. With Go Dive, you can dive almost anywhere that you want to. We do group tours around the state, providing you with accommodation and food.

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Goaty Hill Wines

Goaty Hill Wines is owned by two families who are living the dream of making fine wine in the beautiful cool climate Tamar Valley. The Goaty Hill cellar door and vineyard are located in Kayena, a short drive from Launceston. The natural beauty of the Goaty Hill location is framed with the backdrop of the Tamar River and the cellar door provides a wonderful venue for locals and tourist to relax and enjoy the scenery. A tasting at GH will provide you with an intimate and informative tasting of the estate grown wines. Learn about the history of the vineyard or perhaps enjoy a glass of wine with a Tasmanian cheese plate or vineyard platter with fresh local produce taking in the amazing views. Goaty Hill is very connected with its local community and the cellar door regularly showcases a range of local music, food and art events through out the year.

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Gordon River Cruises

The award-winning Gordon River Cruise departs from Strahan and takes guests into the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Cruising the Gordon River on the purpose-built Spirit of the Wild, you experience quiet cruising under the power of the vessel's electric motors. Cross Macquarie Harbour to Hell's Gates, the narrow entrance into the Southern Ocean. You then cruise to the Gordon River, where you give yourself the best chance of seeing the famous reflections while on board Spirit of the Wild, the first cruise boat on the river each day. Step ashore at Heritage Landing and walk through rainforest to see ancient Huon Pines. Step ashore again at Sarah Island, a 19th century penal colony, hearing stories of the convicts who laboured there. Local guides enhance the tour with interpretation on the region's history. Seating is allocated to each guest. The main deck offers two seating styles - Main Deck Central and Main Deck Window. All are spacious and comfortable and include a delicious lunch that showcases Tasmanian produce. The third option is the Premier Upper Deck, including complementary lunch, morning and afternoon tea, open bar and exclusive viewing deck. Audio tours available in German, French, Cantonese and Mandarin.

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Gourmania Food Tours Tasmania

Wander the city streets, soaking up the urban beauty around you. Discover those off-the-tourist-trail finds that reveal the real Hobart. Indulge in a vast array of generous tastes: sweet, savoury, and sippable too, as they take you to those not-to-be-missed foodie haunts tucked away in the city. Come and enjoy a small group tour with fellow travellers at a leisurely pace, a private bespoke tour, or choose your own adventure by grabbing yourself a copy of our Good Things eGuide. For pastry fans, their self-guided Pastry Pilgrimage is a must. Peruse their website for an option to suit your palate and itinerary! Bookings are essential for all guided tours.; you can do this via their website using their secure online booking system (bookings close 24 hours prior to departure). Any questions? Just drop them a line via their "Contact Us" link, and they'll be very happy to assist. Join them soon - they'd love to see you!

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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. From this point the pathway is fairly level apart from a short ladder to be climbed down. The tour route into the cave is 275 metres long. Occasional dampness underfoot is not troublesome provided visitors wear low-heeled walking shoes. It is not recommended for those with health or mobility concerns. Please check first. The cave was formed by an underground stream that still flows and contains Giant Freshwater Lobster, fish and eel. Platypus sleep and nest in the sandy banks along the river. Lofty chambers contain many varied formations including magnificent calcite shawls. "The cave is renowned for magnificent shawl and flowstone formations. Improvements including LED lighting will assist visitors to enjoy the cave experience." Gunns Plain Cave is open daily (closed Christmas Day) with tours from 1000 1100 1200 1330 1430 and 1530.

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Hadley's Gallery

EXHIBITION Hadley's Gallery presents an exhibition of artists active in Tasmania during the nineteenth century. The exhibition features reproductions of watercolours and drawings. Colonial artists engaged with the Tasmanian landscape in a variety of ways. The artists featured are John Skinner Prout, Francis Guillemard Simpkinson de Wesselow and Louisa Anne Meredith. COLLABORATION The exhibition presents a selection of reproductions. It offers a glimpse of the collection held by the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Close collaboration between TMAG and Hadley's Orient Hotel has facilitated the presentation of this exhibition at Hadley’s Gallery. Due to the delicacy of works on paper, photographic reproduction is the only way that these priceless works can remain permanently on display. We are proud of our partnership with TMAG and encourage all visitors to Hobart to explore. Their extraordinary collections and exhibitions are housed at Davey Street and Dunn Place. VISIT Hadley's Gallery is open to house guests and visitors from 10.00 am until 4.00 pm daily. Admission is free. Gallery Brochures are available for $2 each from reception. On occasion, the gallery space is booked for private events and is therefore closed to the public, these times will be listed on this page

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Harmony Harvest Health Retreat

Are you overworked and feeling worn out? Would you like to relax and revive your energy? Harmony Harvest Health Retreat offers an effective detox and energy cleansing program that will revive your energy, mind and body. Some say our five-day Detox Retreat will make you look and feel 10 years younger! Our property includes on-site accommodation and is set in a private 42-acre bush area with beautiful mountain views. We encourage you to unwind and forget about your busy life. Listen to the birds singing, observe the native wildlife, stroll through the bush or perhaps enjoy your spa bath and read a book. See our website for details for retreat and spa packages.

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Harvest Launceston Community Farmers' Market

Operating from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm, at 71 Cimitiere Street, this authentic farmers’ market has established itself as a signature weekly event where the community gathers to shop, share a coffee and feast on a diverse array of local offerings, dictated only by the colour palette of Tasmania’s four distinct seasons. Think of the blackness of fresh truffles, handmade pasta and pink smoked salmon, artisan sourdough loaves and pastries, the glorious colours of seasonal vegetables such as zucchini blossoms and heirloom tomatoes, the air scented with bunches of basil, freshly pressed olive oil, hand picked asparagus, plump apples and pears to the reds of the freshest berries or a cold climate pinot noir or riesling wine. Depending on the month of the year, this is just a small sample of what Tasmanian producers, the farmers, bakers, fishermen, growers, jam and pickle makers, winemakers and brewers bring from their paddocks, orchards, cellars and kitchens to transform an inner city car park into a bustling farmers’ market.

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Hastings Caves and Thermal Springs

Hastings Caves and Thermal Springs in the Huon Valley (Southern Trove) is a 90-minute drive south of Hobart. Formed millions of years ago, the dolomite cave is one of two show caves found in Australia. Guided tours are available with a Parks and Wildlife Service guide. You will discover spectacular subterranean formations including flowstone, stalactites, columns, shawls, straws, stalagmites and the unusual helictites. The cave is spacious there are no narrow passages. Each way inside the cave are 250 stairs, all equipped with handrails. Opening hours and cave tour times vary throughout the year, so we recommend you check times before arrival. You must arrive at the Hastings Visitor Centre 20 - 30 minutes prior to your tour. This is where you purchase tickets for cave tours or the thermal springs reserve. You can swim in the thermal swimming pool, fed by thermal spring water. The pool temperature is a tepid 28 degrees Celsius; outdoor temperature is often very cool. Forest and ferns with picnic/barbecue areas surround the pool, change room amenities are next to the pool. Light snacks and souvenirs are available in the Visitor Centre.

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Hellyer Gorge

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 the Hellyer River. There are toilet and barbecue facilities, and the picnic area is the starting point for two short walks: the River Walk and the Old Myrtle Forest Walk. From Wynyard, take a 30-minute drive via Mount Hicks Road to Yolla where the road joins the Murchison Highway. Follow this through Hellyer Gorge and on to the historic town of Waratah, the iconic Cradle Mountain or the wild West Coast.

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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 approximately 30 minutes. The reserve does not have any public facilities and there are no entry fees to pay. Some 43 species have been recorded within the reserve, varying from the tall 60cm tall Hyacinth orchid Dipodium roseum, a leafless saprophyte that appears annually in early summer, to the tiny 2cm Winter Helmet orchids Corybas species. Recent taxonomic review into the Genus Caladenia by the Centre for Plant Biodiversity, Australian National Botanical Gardens in Canberra, has resulted in the discovery of a new species, Robust Finger orchid, Petalochilus tonellii, named after the reserve founder and Hon. Warden Peter Tonelli.

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Highlands Power Trail

Tour the Highlands Power Trail for a unique experience in the rugged Central Highlands of Tasmania. This self-guided driving trail provides an insight into the history of hydro power within Tasmania. Stop at points of interest on the journey to see key sites and learn about the extraordinary challenges faced by the workers. Take the circular trail north from Bothwell, heading towards Waddamana Village. Continue along to Penstock Lagoon and Waddamana Canal before re-joining the Highland Lakes Road for the return journey to Bothwell. To make the most of your journey along the Highlands Power Trail, ensure you allow plenty of time to tour through Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site.

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Hillwood Road Meditation Skills Centre

Not just for meditators, the Hillwood Road Meditation Skills Centre is a place where anyone is welcome to drop in and enjoy the surroundings. The centre is beside a creek and surrounded by hobby farms in a small country town, close to the Tamar River in the quiet beauty of North East Tasmania. The building was once an apple shed in one of the Tamar Valley's many orchards. The original beams and weatherboards can still be seen. The interior is decorated with original artwork including a three metre high apple mandala. You are welcome to drop in, make yourself a cuppa, and relax in an armchair. Enjoy the scenery, there is plenty to read and you are welcome to join a class ($5-$10) if one is about to begin. You can ask for a guided tour, guided meditation, or book a session for counselling, deep-state therapy or tuition (fees apply). We also offer accommodation or retreats nearby. Make it a complete spiritual getaway by spending a few nights in Hillwood and attending a combination of meditation meetings and personal sessions for stress management or spiritual growth. A program can be tailor-made for you or your group. See our website.

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Hobart Convict Penitentiary

One of Australia's most significant convict precincts is only a short walk or Red Decker bus ride from Hobart's CBD (at the 'Old Hobart Gaol' stop). The Tench, as it was known by its inhabitants, was the convict prisoners' barracks for Hobart Town. It originally spanned over two acres and some 50,000 male convicts passed through the complex. Following the cessation of convict transportation, the site became Hobart Gaol for more than 100 years. Sections of the chapel were converted into two Supreme Courts connected by tunnels to the gaol. An execution yard and gallows were added. This fascinating history can still be discovered in the buildings which remain - a captivating insight into over 175 years of Hobart's shadier past. Access to all areas is by guided tour and events only, book via our online booking system. National Trust Shop access available at all times during opening hours.

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