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Cradle Mountain Canyons

Launch yourself off waterfalls, abseil down cliffs and shoot through nature's water-slides. Or take an easier option and float along seeing the world from the point of view of a platypus. Canyoning is a must do for lovers of adventure at Cradle Mountain. Canyoning involves putting on a wetsuit and helmet and swimming, floating, abseiling, walking and jumping your way through a section of river - like white water rafting without the raft. Cradle Mountain Canyons is the only business offering guided canyoning tours in Tasmania. The Dove Canyon Tour is a full-on day out involving an abseil into the canyon, followed by six waterfall jumps and slides and a number of other obstacles. No experience in necessary - just a reasonable level of fitness and ability to swim. The Lost World Canyon is a much easier and shorter option, great for families and available to participants aged at least eight. This one is all about getting up close and personal with nature. Tours depart from the Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre. Cradle Mountain is around 90 minutes drive (88 kilometres/55 miles) from Devonport or 2 hours 15 minutes (153km/95km) from Launceston.

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Cradle Mountain Coaches

The favourite Bush walkers bus for walking clubs, schools and independent travelers. We have been operating for 45 years, previously known as Maxwell Coaches and Tiger Wilderness Tours. Our name now truly represents Tasmania… Cradle Mountain Coaches. 7 DAYS A WEEK PRE-BOOKED OR ON DEMAND You decide where we pick you up and what time, we provide door to door service: Lake St Clair, Launceston or Devonport to Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair to Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and Cradle Mountain Visit our Website NOW to get a quote.

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Cradle Mountain Huts

Part of The Great Walks of Tasmania, the Cradle Mountain Huts Walk offers the only private hut accommodation along Tasmania's iconic Overland Track. The Cradle Mountain Huts six-day walk is a fabulous journey within Tasmania's World Heritage Area using the walk's only private hut accommodation. Following the iconic Overland Track, the walk extends from Cradle Valley to Lake St. Clair through a variety of spectacular landscapes. The world-famous track is located in Tasmania's Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and World Heritage area. It is a chance to find your inner nomad - without really roughing it. This six-day Overland Track walk across the roof of Tasmania offers you the chance to experience one of the world's most ancient landscapes formed more than 150 million years ago, normally accessible only to the hardiest walkers. Tour costs include all transport, knowledgeable and sensitive guides, meals, accommodation, park fees, Overland Track fee and the use of a Goretex jacket, backpack and sleeping bag for the duration of the walk. Daily departures between October and May each year. The walks depart and return from Launceston.

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Craigie Knowe Vineyard & Cellar Door

Craigie Knowe Vineyard & Cellar Door is the oldest vineyard on the East Coast of Tasmania. The small vineyard is just over 6.5ha and specialises in Bordeaux Blend Cabernet Sauvignon, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay & Pinot Noir Rose. If time permits, we are more than happy to take you on a tour of the vineyard. Our cellar door is located in the old winery shed and offers a rustic but wonderful space to relax and enjoy a tastings of our wines, a cheese platter or tea & coffee. We also welcome you to bring your own picnic and enjoy the surrounds of our lovely vineyard. Our wines are available for sales by the bottle or the glass.

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Craigow Vineyard

Craigow Vineyard is a picturesque 11 hectare vineyard at Cambridge in the Coal River Valley. The vineyard was established in 1989 and has produced a number of award winning wines. Current varieties are Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, and Sauvignon Blanc. The vineyard is part of the historic property of Craigow. An original workman's cottage has been converted into a cellar door outlet for wine tastings and sales and is open on weekends from September to April as well as at other times by appointment. Craigow wines are also available through mail order and retail outlets.

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Crank It Cafe

Crank it Cafe is a quirky little place with a retro industrial feel to it, no two things are the same. We have a diverse range of food from the trusty old Toasted Sanga to a modern lamb, chicken or vegetarian wrap, why not try our popular sweet potato and beer battered fries, we also do a cajun burger and The Famous Derby burger. Our drink selection includes cold ones from the fridge, milkshakes, iced chocolate or coffee's or try one our our delicious smoothies. We also offer a selection of homemade Brownies and you cant go past the Decadent and most talked about Beetroot one Our coffee is a Blanc blend and is Amazing!

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Crank-e Electric MTB Tours

Crank-e's Guided electric MTB Tours are based in Hobart. They offer daily tours for riders of all skill levels including Hobart’s iconic North South Track, Mt Wellington Summit, Waterfalls of Ferntree/Pipeline Track and Eastern Shores coastline. Cranke's state of the art Specialized Turbo Levo electric mountain bikes gives all riders the power to ride more trail, perfect for exploring Hobart's mountainous terrain! Their ride guides are fully qualified with over 30 years of experience. Morning Tea included. Group and corporate packages available. Crank-e also offer bike hire, bike trailer hire, tailgate pad hire and bike travel bag hire.

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Crawn Motors

Crawn Motors takes pride in delivering a 5 star service with a modern fleet of modern buses along with experienced and friendly professional staff who have extensive “local knowledge” and ensure your visit to Tasmania will be a pleasant and memorable experience. Our fleet of buses allows us to offer a fully customizable service, so your Tasmanian experience can be tailored to your exact requirments. The combination of Tasmania’s excellent scenic road network and a 5-star Crawn Motors Bus makes for a great way to experience a unique destination.

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Creative Paper Tasmania Tour and Paper Sales

Paper… it is used every day; writing, reading, information, creativity… have you ever thought about what goes into something you use so frequently? Burnie has a 75 year tradition in paper making, which turned a seaside village into a booming industrial pulp and paper town. The industrial factory now closed, the cities association with paper continues today post factory with Creative Paper Tasmania where you can experience an enlightening hands on paper tour experience. Learn ancient paper making techniques used to create beautiful, eco friendly Tasmanian papers. How materials such as recycled denim jeans, natural plant fibres, apples and even roo and wombat poo are used to make unique papers. Explore the science, sustainability and recycling effort used by the boutique factory. You also have the opportunity to make your own sheet of paper! So roll up those sleeves and get ready for a creative experience of a life time. The beautiful papers made at Creative Paper are for sale, developed into wonderful stationery and souvenir products for sale. Located within the magnificent Makers' Workshop on the Bass Highway on the western side of Burnie.

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Cygnet Old Bank Cafe

The Cygnet Old Bank Conservatory Café serves a delicious range of meals made from locally grown produce from the Huon Valley. Located in the beautiful town of Cygnet, Huon Valley, just 50 minutes’ drive from Tasmania’s capital city, Hobart, it is the perfect lunch, morning tea, afternoon tea or coffee stop. The menu changes regularly depending on the season and there are a number of specials on offer each week. Along with this is a feast of freshly baked savory items, filo’s, rolls and frittatas and house-baked cakes slices biscuits and pastries displayed front of house. We can also cater to your dietary requirements offering a range of Gluten Free and Vegan options. Bookings can be made in the beautiful front dining room, Chandelier and Stable lounges. During your visit, you can peruse Grange Home & Garden for all your furniture, home accessory or gift needs.

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Deloraine Golf Course

Deloraine Golf Course is a nine-hole course located in Tasmania's north-west historic town of Deloraine. The 18-tee course features a challenging par three over a strategically placed dam. Lined with trees, the course has stunning views of Quamby Bluff and the Great Western Tiers mountain range. The Deloraine Golf Course is open to the public seven days a week. There is a clubhouse with fully-stocked bar and kitchen. Test your skills on the two par fives and the longer par fours which challenge even the best of golfers. Enjoy the afternoon in peaceful surrounds and head into the clubhouse for a quiet drink after your round. While you are in Deloraine, visit nearby wineries or take a day trip to Cradle Mountain and walk in the wilderness. You may also like to explore the Limestone caves at Mole Creek. Deloraine is approximately a 45-minute drive west from Launceston (53 km).

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Derwent Entertainment Centre

The Derwent Entertainment Centre is multi-purpose stadium and entertainment venue at Glenorchy, near Hobart. Glenorchy is a ten-minute drive north of Hobart's city centre (8 km). The Derwent Entertainment Centre is one of Tasmania's major entertainment venues, with a seating capacity of 4,875 and general admission capacity of 7,255. The Centre is a venue for major concerts, conventions, exhibitions, sporting events, trade shows and special events and is also a ticketing venue for Ticketmaster. The venue has extensive car parking and can be accessed by Metro buses from Hobart. The Tasmanian Government and Glenorchy Council commissioned the Derwent Entertainment Centre in 1989 as a celebration of Australia's 1988 Bicentennial year.

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Design Tasmania Centre

The Design Tasmania Centre, Launceston, features Australia's only collection of contemporary wood design. The Centre is located on the edge of City Park, a short walk from Launceston's central business district. The Centre houses a permanent Design Collection, regarded as one of the world's best assemblages of contemporary woodwork, having won acclaim in the United States, Europe and China. The Centre is also home to Tasmania’s largest shop featuring Tasmanian craft and design, from hand made homewares and jewellery to bespoke furniture. In 2004, the Centre was listed in the Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary Architecture as one of the world's top 1000 contemporary buildings. Entry is by donation.

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Devil's Gullet

Standing atop the dramatic cliffs of Devils Gullett, looking over Tasmania’s remote alpine Central Plateau, you cannot see a single sight of human existence – you could be the only person in the world. Devil’s Gullett features dramatic views into a steep, narrow glacial gorge formed by vertical dolerite cliffs 220m high, topped by alpine forest. This landscape has been evolving for about 200 million years, since long before Tasmania broke away from the great southern landmass called Gondwana. Devil’s Gullett includes a short and easy 20-minute (return) boardwalk walk from the car park to a lookout overhanging this stunning gorge. From the lookout, visitors can see the entire Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair World heritage Area from side on, Tasmania’s highest point, Mt Ossa (1617m), the Fisher and Mersey river valleys, Walls of Jerusalem and several other major peaks and valleys. There are no visitor facilities at this site.

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Devils @ Cradle

The Devils @ Cradle Tasmanian devil sanctuary is a breeding and conservation facility for Tasmania's three unique threatened carnivorous marsupials; the Tasmanian devil, the Spotted-tailed quoll, and Eastern quoll. The facility is located on the edge of the Cradle Mountain National Park World Heritage area and conducts in-situ conservation programs for the Tasmanian devil including an on-site breeding program for insurance of the species. A visit to the sanctuary day or night will allow you to observe these extraordinary animals up close whilst one of our keepers will give you an understanding of their life cycle and the threats that confront them. The sanctuary is open from 10:00 with 'keeper tours' being conducted at 10:30, 13:00 and 15:00, while in the evening visitors can observe the amazing night time antics of the animals being fed. Devils @ Cradle is committed to the conservation and protection of this now vulnerable species. The centre operates a successful captive breeding program, ensuring the ongoing survival of Tasmanian devils in healthy numbers in the wild.

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Devonport Food and Wine Festival

Devonport Food and Wine Festival is a month-long celebration of north west Tasmania's rich food and beverage philosophy with multiple events held during the month of October each year. The Festival encompasses a variety of delights from cooking classes, through to wine tastings and everything in between.

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Devonport Golf Club

The Devonport Golf Club—also known as Woodrising— is located on Tasmania’s north west coast. The Club is at Spreyton, a 10-minute (10 kilometres) drive south of Devonport and the Spirit of Tasmania ferry terminal. The Devonport Golf Club offers golfers a challenging, tree-lined, well-bunkered course that has excellent greens. Sitting on a peninsula of land extending to the Mersey River, the course has a fairly flat appearance with gently rolling fairways. The Club offers full catering facilities and a well stocked bar and can cater for functions of up to 200 people. Clubs, pull-buggys and golf carts are available for hire and there is a fully-stocked Pro Shop. In 2008, the Devonport Golf Club continues its role as the home of the annual Tasmanian Open Golf Championships. In Devonport, you can choose from an extensive range of accommodation, visit a local restaurant to sample fresh Tasmanian food and wine or explore north west Tasmania’s attractions and scenery. Holes: 18 Men: Par: 70, Length: 5910 metres, Australian Course Rating: 70.3 Women: Par: 74, Length: 5,292 metres, Australian Women’s Course Rating: 73

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Devonport Regional Gallery

The Devonport Regional Gallery is a regional public art gallery in North West Tasmania. Housed in a converted 19th century church in the town's centre, the Devonport Regional Gallery presents an annual program of exhibitions, education and public programs including events and workshops. The program showcases emerging artist's work in The Little Gallery, which is an annex to the Main Gallery. It is also home to Devonport City Council's Permanent Collection comprising textiles, ceramics, glass, sculpture, paintings and works on paper by iconic Tasmanian and Australian artists. Admission to the Devonport Regional Gallery is by donation and is open daily. The Gallery will close its doors on Sunday 30 September in preparation for its relocation to the Devonport City Council's new cultural hub, the paranaple Art Centre, where the Gallery will reopen on Saturday 3 November 2018. The Gallery is supported by the Devonport City Council, Arts Tasmania, Special Committee, Friends of the Gallery and the Gallery's young member's committee The Droogs. Other funding is received through the Australian Governments Deductible Gift Recipient Status.

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Don River Railway

Passenger trains disappeared from Tasmania some time ago, except this one, a full size loco service from the Don Village Station to Coles Beach each day from Wednesday to Sunday inclusive. After leaving Don Village, the route of the Don River Railway winds its way along the Eastern banks of the picturesque Don River, passing Restoration Siding where old vehicles are awaiting their turn for restoration at the hands of the craftsmen. During the 30 minute return journey you will pass through a nature reserve and you will also see many places of historical interest. A steam locomotive pulls the train on most Sundays and public holidays and most of January (other than high fire danger days). For the remainder of the year, weekday trains are run with a vintage diesel locomotives or rail car. The collection of steam and diesel locomotives and rolling stock is open for inspection at the Don Village Station, where there is also a souvenir and model shop. No train services on Mondays and Tuesdays, except Monday of long weekends.

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Donaghys Lookout

This easy three kilometre walk takes you to a lookout with stunning views into Tasmania's western wilderness. The walk climbs a small hill at an easy grade to a sheltered viewpoint with magnificent views of the Franklin and Collingwood Rivers and mountains like soaring Frenchmans Cap. Look for the sign to this 40-minute return walk on the Lyell Highway between the Franklin and Collingwood Rivers, around 45 kilometres from Queenstown.

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