Cape Bernier Vineyard
Cape Bernier Vineyard is a producer of quality wines situated only a 45-minute drive from Hobart on the road to Port Arthur. The vineyard is a picturesque location looking out over Marion Bay with Sparkling, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Merlot available for tasting. Bring a picnic and enjoy some food in the vineyard or grab a bottle of wine and head down to the stunning Marion Bay beach.
Cascade Brewhouse is nestled at the base of the majestic Mount Wellington and set against Australia's oldest brewery, Cascade Brewery. With a rich Tasmanian heritage, the over three acres of heritage gardens provide the perfect backdrop for an afternoon beverage and a bite to eat. Cascade Brewhouse has an extensive range of craft beers and ciders, all made on-site, and has a seasonal cafe menu featuring the best of fresh Tasmanian produce. Jump on to a Cascade Brewery tour to head inside Australia's oldest brewery, or sign up to Beer School to learn all about the brewing process.
Cataract Gorge Cruises
Cataract Gorge Cruises offer cruises to Cataract Gorge from Launceston's waterfront in Tasmania's north. Explore the old Launceston Seaport and riverfront precinct before cruising to Kings Wharf viewing historic vessels and Launceston's delightful riverfront precinct. The highlight of the experience is then cruising into the spectacular Cataract Gorge as the Lady Launceston's unique and silent electric drive is engaged. View the sheer cliffs and cascades from your comfortable seat with unobstructed views on the 1890s-style vessel. Enjoy the skipper's captivating commentary on the history of this fascinating area.
Charles Reuben Estate
Charles Reuben Estate Vineyard, Lavender Farm and accommodation is located at Tea Tree in Tasmania's Coal River Valley wine region. Tea Tree is a five-minute drive north-west of Richmond (8 km) and a 30-minute drive north of Hobart (35 km). Established in 1990, the four-hectare/ten acre Charles Reuben Estate has plantings of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Riesling in addition to other Bordeaux varieties. In September 2014, renovations of the 'Pinot Cottage' concluded and it is now available as tourist accommodation. The 'Pinot Cottage' is a secluded self contained weather board cottage on the vineyard with two bedrooms, full European kitchen, spa and wood fire. Since 2015 Charles Reuben Estate also grows high quality Lavender varieties for oil production and culinary use.
Cheese Shop at Makers' Workshop Burnie - The
The Cheese Shop in Makers' Workshop offers exquisite dairy products for tastings and purchase, manufactured at Burnie's state of the art specialty facility operated by Lion. The Heritage manufacturing hub is the largest in the southern hemisphere. A wide selection of locally made specialty cheese is available. Cheese experts are on hand and can offer tastings to assist you with your purchase of premium award winning brands including Mersey Valley, Heidi Farm, South Cape, Tasmanian Heritage and Australian Gold.
Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm Cafe
Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm Café, at Elizabeth Town, is a 30-minute drive from Devonport and 45-minute drive from the Launceston Airport. The Cafe is just off the Bass Highway on the road to Cradle Mountain and a member of the new and exciting Cradle to Coast Tasting Trail. Whether its a three course meal, glass of Tasmanian wine, a quick cafe meal or takeaway homemade raspberry icecream, the Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm Cafe's talented chefs use the freshest local ingredients and stands by its tag line 'the way life should taste'. In winter, sit by the fire overlooking the beautiful lakeside setting or sit in the garden room which opens up in summer to encourage alfresco dining. The Farm Shop offers free tastings with a compulsory free chocolate-coated raspberry which comes with a warning that you will be addicted, definitely the cafe's signature dish. Fresh raspberries during the season and frozen raspberries in winter are sold along with a pantry full of products made from raspberries. You are welcome to stroll around the lakeside information walk overlooking birdlife and the commercial raspberry farm. There is also a children's play area. Visit our Facebook page to catch up with us.
Clover Hill Wines
Clover Hill is one of Tasmania’s premier sparkling houses, established in 1986 on the site of an old dairy farm in north-east Tasmania for the sole purpose of producing sparkling wines to rival those of Champagne. Exclusively utilising traditional methods, Clover Hill has gained a reputation for its uncompromising quality, elegance and finesse. Clover Hill Vineyard is ideally suited for growing the “classical trinity” of traditional sparkling varieties. Clover Hill’s commitment to excellence has been recognised with numerous accolades received from its inaugural vintage right up until this very day. Widely considered Australia’s premium sparkling wine region, Tasmania’s conditions and climate are ideal for producing wines of exceptional quality. Perched atop the Pipers River region, Clover Hill encapsulates the regions natural beauty and refined balance. This natural elegance can be seen throughout the vineyard and in the wines from Tasmania’s premier sparkling house – Clover Hill.
Coal River Coaches
Coal River Coaches began business in the mid 1990's and has developed into being a leading provider of short trips and longer luxury tours planned around the diverse and memorable range of events and attractions with which Tasmania abounds. Tasmania has an exciting landscape and history and produces world class food, wine and whisky. Spectacular walks with exciting and interesting tours such as to the famous Port Arthur penal settlement site, Hastings Caves and thermal springs, Tahune Airwalk over the tree tops, the beauty of Freycinet and Horseshoe Bay, or the Ida Bay Railway are all examples of what is to offer. These can be interspersed with visits to a winery, whisky distillery, cheese maker, oyster grower or shopping in quaint buildings over 100 years old. The local foods are superb and so dining is a treat to be remembered. Lavender, poppy, truffle and berry farms, chocolate, fudge manufacturing and gems and minerals, maritime and motor car museums are just a few of possible places to visit. Coal River Coaches can offer everything from low cost transport to attractions and events to longer luxury tours with a range of memorable experiences to excite and please even the most discerning traveller.
Coal River Farm
Coal River Farm is Tasmania's hub of cheese, chocolate, pick your own berries and farm restaurant. See handmade batches of cheese and chocolate being made daily or walk the orchard picking seasonal fruits while overlooking the Coal River Valley. Open for breakfast and lunch, seven days a week from 9am to 5pm. Free tastings daily. Visit our website to see what is happening at the farm today.
Cocktail Making Masterclass
Celebrate the art of mixology, using some of Tasmania’s finest spirits and produce. Lead by Hobart's Honni Cox (co-author of Pie Hard) who brings eleven years of bar experience to the Spirit Bar to showcase, taste and explore the hidden world of cocktails. This workshop teaches the essentials of cocktails, giving the skills to impress at dinner parties, get ahead on Friday night drinks and learn the tricks of the trade.
Clarendon one of Australia's grandest houses set in a parkland on the banks of the South Esk River. The heritage walled gardens and colonial outbuildings, all convict built are a part of the not to be missed experience. The Australian Fly Fishing Museum embraces the joy of fresh water fishing in Tasmania with interpretation on some of Australia's most prominent fly fishing people. The site is also used by filmmakers and prominent photographers for an elegant rural setting and unmatched atmosphere. A lovely spot to hold your special wedding "A wedding set in history".
Classwood specialises in finely crafted Tasmanian timber products, located at Ross in the Tasmanian midlands. Classwood is housed in a heritage-listed drill hall (circa 1900) originally used during World War One for Light Horse Brigade training. Now, it features a display of wall murals, fine timber work and crafts. You can browse the range of products which include handcrafted kitchenware, vases, decorative timber boxes, wood-turned platters, bowls and carvings. Many of the pieces use specialty Tasmanian timbers such as Huon pine, blackwood, myrtle and sassafras. We also have handmade jewellery and other crafted items. Classwood is a family-owned and operated Tasmanian business. The colonial township of Ross is one of Australia's best-preserved 19th century villages with a total of 40 historic buildings. You can walk the town's tree-lined streets to see examples of the town's architecture including the Ross Bridge (1836), St Johns Church of England (1868) and the Macquarie House and Store (1840s) which now contains a collection of military memorabilia dating from 1800. Ross is a classified historic town, just under a 90-minute drive north of Hobart (121 km) and one-hour drive south of Launceston (78 km).
Clockwise, located in the northern Tasmanian city of Launceston, specialises in antique and vintage clocks and watches. Established in 1992, Clockwise specialises in buying, repairing, restoring and selling antique clocks, wrist, and pocket watches. You can choose from a range of clocks, including English, European and American mantel and wall clocks; long case clocks and hand-built timepieces. The store also repairs and restores antique clocks and watches, in addition to antique music boxes and metronomes. Clockwise also offers a small selection of other antiques including Tasmanian pottery. Tasmania's rich colonial and convict history draws antique hunters and collectors from across the world. Many of the state's museums and galleries feature collections of fine antique china, art, glassware and furniture. You can visit a number of fine antique shops in Launceston and Northern Tasmania to begin or expand your own collection. Launceston is Tasmania's second largest city, and is just over a two-hour drive (199 km) from the state's capital, Hobart.
Coal Mines Historic Site
Coal Mines Historic Site is situated on the Tasman Peninsula near Saltwater River. It was Tasmania's first operational mine. Developed both to limit the colony's dependence upon costly imported coal from New South Wales, as well as serving as a place of punishment for the "worst class" of convicts from Port Arthur, the mine was operational for over 40 years. Today, the Coal Mines offers visitors the chance to discover among the uncrowded ruins and scenic vistas a different perspective on Tasmania's convict history. It is a great place to explore on foot, with a number of tracks and paths around the extensive site. There are signs and displays to guide you around and inform about the history of the Site. A printed guide to the Coal Mines is available from the Visitor Centre at the Port Arthur Historic Site. The Coal Mines site is approximately a 75-minute drive from Hobart and a 25-minute drive from Port Arthur. A visit is a fascinating adjunct to any visit to the Port Arthur Historic Site. Entry is free and there are basic picnic and toilet facilities at the Site, but it is not staffed.
Cockle Creek and South West National Park
Cockle Creek is the furthest point south that you can drive in Australia and the entry point to the South West National Park in Tasmania's Wilderness World Heritage Area. The South Coast Track, one of Tasmania's great bushwalks begins - or ends - here. Sheltered among the tranquil cove of Recherche Bay, Cockle Creek has campsites and basic facilities but no shops or services. A short stroll around the foreshore takes you to a whale sculpture and interpretation sign explaining the bay's whaling history. Continue to the Fishers Point Navigation Light and Pilot Station Ruins, or take the well-marked track to South East Cape for stunning views of the Southern Ocean and Maatsuyker Island. French explorer, Bruni D'Entrecasteaux, sailed into Recherche Bay in 1792 on a botanical expedition. The remains of a garden planted by the French were found here in 2003, resulting in the creation of a reserve to protect the area. Cockle Creek was named after the once abundant cockles, oysters and mussels found at its mouth as it enters the sea. Cockle Creek is a two-hour drive south of Hobart (148 km) via Geeveston.
Collinsvale & District Makers & Growers Market
Collinsvale is a rural community located approximately 24 km north from Hobart city. It hosts a friendly market generally, 4 to 6 times a year on selected Saturdays, where you can find local Tassie handmade crafts, food, plants, jewellery, soap/skin products, veggies and many more treasures. You can also enjoy tea or coffee and cake from our market cafe, or sausages and burgers from the barbecue.
Cookery Class - Spring on Fat Pig Farm
Join Gourmet Farmer Matthew Evans for a cookery class in a school like no other. All the bounty of Fat Pig Farm is destined for their oversize farmhouse kitchen. You can be a part of this, by joining them for one-off, hands-on workshops that celebrate the harvests, the seasons and, to finish, the lavish country hospitality Tasmania is renowned for at their long table feast. Every week, every month, every crop is different from the last and you get to be an integral part of the harvesting, and the cooking. Come and rejoice in the art of the handmade. Welcome to spring. Their favourite harvest. Join them in the garden to snack on peas straight from the vine, the first asparagus and baby broad beans. Don’t worry there’s plenty and they’ll take the harvest back to the kitchen to cook up a spring feast. As always they will share a late lunch of spring farm fare alongside their favourite Tassie wines.
Cookery Class - Summer on Fat Pig Farm
Join Gourmet Farmer Matthew Evans for a cookery class in a school like no other. All the bounty of Fat Pig Farm is destined for their oversize farmhouse kitchen. You can be a part of this, by joining them for one-off, hands-on workshops that celebrate the harvests, the seasons and, to finish, the lavish country hospitality Tasmania is renowned for at their long table feast. Every week, every month, every crop is different from the last and you get to be an integral part of the harvesting and the cooking. Come and rejoice in the art of the handmade. Come and share in their farm bounty as they take you through the garden and into the kitchen to cook the best of summer fare, followed by a feast of what you’ve prepared. They’ll start with coffee, then head down to see what the garden has to offer. After filling their basket, and stopping to feed the pigs, it’ll be back to the kitchen to cook up a truly seasonal meal. At the end of the day they’ll sit down and share a late lunch; a farmhouse feast including the dishes you’ve created, alongside local wine and other farmey fare.
Country Club Tasmania (Golf Course) ( Prospect Vale Golf Club )
Country Club Tasmania Golf Course is a championship 18-hole golf course in Launceston. Designed by Mike Wolveridge and British Open champion Peter Thompson, the scenic outlooks, challenging fairways and expansive greens are of international standard. For the perfect leisure activity or corporate pursuit, this 72 par course is open seven days a week. The covered driving range with distance markers is ideal to brush up on your swing or book a lesson with the resident coaching professional. A fully stocked golf pro shop is available, providing everything from equipment hire and purchase to motorised golf carts. Take your time on the picturesque course, meticulously maintained by a team of greenkeepers.
Cow 'N' Calf Art Gallery
The Cow 'N' Calf Art Gallery is located in, Stanley, a beautiful quaint heritage-style township located in Tasmania's north west. The gallery has been operating since October 2010. The gallery exhibits consist of the photographic works created by David Murphy, and a range of other artists artworks as well. They comprise glasswares, woodworks, jewellery, apparel such as scarves, bronze works, as well as other photographic works. David is also available for weddings, website images, and functions.