Freycinet Charters is a family-owned boat tour business that operates out of Coles Bay, located on the mid east coast of Tasmania. We offer highly personalised boat charters for smaller families, special interest and social groups in and around Freycinet National Park, Schouten Island, Wineglass Bay and Great Oyster Bay on our 9.5m purpose-built Noosa Cat charter vessel.
Freycinet Experience Walk
The Freycinet Experience Walk is the original four-day journey along the stunning Freycinet Peninsula on Tasmania's East Coast. Set against the dramatic granite backdrop of the pink-hued Hazard Mountains, guests walk through rich coastal forests and discover the purest of white beaches including the world-renowned Wineglass Bay. Led by engaging knowledgeable guides, guests are taken by boat into remote and rarely explored corners of the Freycinet National Park. Here they discover diverse marine and wildlife, nesting lagoons, wildflowers and other unique flora. A variety of abilities are catered for and the walk covers between 24 and 37 kilometers. Guests can choose between challenging mountain climbs or more leisurely coastal routes before regrouping at the end of the day. Guests also travel light needing only to carry a small daypack for their lunch and camera. Welcomed each evening to the award winning Friendly Beaches Lodge; guests enjoy stunning architecture, friendly genuine service and private rooms with comfortable beds. Exclusively for the use of the walking group (max ten guests), Conversation flows and friendships form quickly in this intimate atmosphere. Charming lodge hosts create sophisticated and nourishing meals with the very best Tasmanian produce, complimented by the finest of local wines.
Freycinet Marine Farm
The Freycinet Marine Farm Sales Room is located near Coles Bay on Tasmania's east coast. The sales room is open every day from 0900 until 1700, offering freshly harvested mussels, oysters and local Tasmanian Rock lobster, Abalone, Scallops, Urchin and salmon all from Tasmanians waters. You can sit at one of the picnic tables or enjoy lunch on one of the coastal beaches. Tasmanian wine and beer is also available from the sales room. The farm is made up of six different growing regions totalling just less than 185 acres and is a mixture of estuarine and fully marine growing areas. The estuarine areas are in the Great Swanport river estuary. The marine zones are offshore from the Freycinet National Park and are open to the Southern Ocean to the south. Our farm is located on the Freycinet peninsula, on the east coast of Tasmania, we are a two-and-a-half hour drive form Hobart and two hours from Launceston - part of the very popular East Coast Touring Route. Come and join us to taste the Love from the Ocean at our farm gate shop.
Freycinet Vineyard is a family-run vineyard and winery overlooking Tasmania's famed Freycinet National Park. Established in 1980 by Geoff and Susie Bull, the east coast site was selected for its ideal microclimate - long sunshine hours and lean soils that encourage vines to focus on fruit not foliage. The family tradition of winemaking is continued by their daughter Lindy and her husband Claudio Rodenti. You will observe the traditional techniques of barrel fermentation and maturation. Tight-grain French oak casks are used and minimal intervention ensures the wines retain their maximum colour and flavour. You can sample some of the vineyard's handcrafted wines, including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Riesling/Schonburger, cabernet sauvignon and the Rodenti sparkling, against the spectacular backdrop of the Freycinet Peninsula. The vineyard is open to the public for tastings seven days a week, 364 days a year. There are no tours of the vineyard. Freycinet Vineyard is located approximately 15 minutes' drive (18 kilometres) south of Bicheno on Tasmania's east coast. Bicheno is just over two-hours' drive from Launceston.
Friends of Burnie Penguins Inc.
Friends of Burnie Penguins provide a free interpretative guided experience to visitors to the Burnie Little Penguin colony. You will have an opportunity for an intimate view into the seasonal life of penguin families from courtship, through to chick rearing and to moulting adults at the end of the breeding season. The colony is located along the foreshore in Burnie a very short distance from the city centre, you can walk to the Penguin Observation Centre along boardwalk from your hotel, or park in the area behind the Makers Workshop. The viewing area is level with wheelchair access and is child friendly. Knowledgeable volunteer guides talk to you about the penguins, answer questions and help you view and photograph (without flashes!) penguins as they go about their normal activities. You will find the guides for the evening at the Burnie Penguin Observation Centre at dusk, nightly from October 1st until March 31st, regardless of the weather. The Little Penguins might be cosy in their snug feathers, but humans do need to be warmly wrapped as our viewing area is exposed to the weather, fair or foul. Donations are welcome.
Frogmore Creek Wines is now the largest, ultra premium, cool-climate winery in Southern Tasmania. Frogmore Creek not only produces exceptional cool climate wines, it also features an award winning Cellar Door, Restaurant and Function Centre. Frogmore Creek’s home base is located just 15 minutes from the CBD of Hobart in the picturesque Coal River Valley. Set amongst the vines with breathtaking views over the valley and waterways, Frogmore Creek is the perfect place to sample Tasmania’s highly acclaimed, cool climate wines and fresh local produce.
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.
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.
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.
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.
George Town to Low Head Walking and Cycling Trail
The George Town to Low Head Walking and Cycling Trail follows the River Tamar. Suitable for walkers, runners and cyclists, this free and easily accessible trail was opened in 2011 and was designed to be used by people of all abilities. It is six kilometres in length and begins at York Cove in George Town. Cycling is one of the most enjoyable ways to experience the trail, and bicycle hire is available from the George Town Visitor Information Centre for use on the trail and around the George Town area. The trail links together key historical sites and areas of natural beauty and wildlife interest, such as Lagoon Bay, York Cove, Windmill Point and the Low Head Pilot Station. You will learn lots along the way about Tasmanian wildlife, colonial and convict history and how Tasmania communicates with the rest of the world. Did you know that where the River Tamar meets the sea is one of the deepest points of the entire Bass Strait? This makes it popular for shipping and also highly rich in biodiversity, providing you with plenty to see whether it be marine vessels or wildlife.
Glen Clyde House
Glen Clyde House is a gallery, and café at Hamilton, in Tasmania's Derwent Valley. Hamilton is an easy one-hour drive north-west of Hobart. Glen Clyde House is a restored, convict-built 1840s coach inn. The craft gallery stocks a wide range of Tasmanian-made itemsby over 30 local artisans including glass and wood work by the owner. Craft work includes pottery, glass, leatherwork, textiles, toiletries, and woodcraft made from Tasmanian specialty timbers. Fine art prints and original artworks are also available. Adjacent to the gallery you can enjoy freshly prepared meals in the café by the open fire, or dine alfresco on the broad verandah overlooking the garden. The extensive garden covering half an acre is currently under re-construction and will be re-opened in the near future to include an English inspired cottage section and an area devoted to native plants. Hamilton, a classified historic town, has retained much of its original colonial architecture. Stroll around the town and view some of its significant historic buildings including St Peters Church (1838), the Old Schoolhouse (1856) and Prospect Villa (1834) with its magnificent formal gardens.
Golf Park Hobart
Come along and have balls of fun at Golf Park Hobart, a golf driving range. Open seven days a week from 1000 to 1800 (1900 during Daylight Saving Time) it is suitable for all ages from beginners to experienced golfers. Coaching lessons are available by appointment with Daniel Blackwell, a PGA professional. Buckets of balls are available from AUD7 to AUD30 and club hire is available if you don't take your own. Group bookings are available and school groups welcolmed. Golf Park Hobart is situated near the airport roundabout on the Tasman Highway, just 15 minutes from the centre of Hobart.
Gone Rustic is a working studio and gallery in St. Marys, in North East Tasmania. Gone Rustic features the work of award winning Tasmanian fibre and textile artist Rita Summers. Fibre and textile, mixed media art, quilts and other quality handmade items are on display and for sale. In addition, Rita hosts exhibitions by other artists and artisans. Groups such as Rustic Ragamuffins and Operation Coverup meet regularly at Gone Rustic for mutual inspiration, fun and friendship. To find out more, and to view or purchase Rita's art and collectibles online, please visit the Gone Rustic website, or the online shop. St Marys is a one-hour-and-40-minute drive (130 km) east of Launceston. Opening Times: Open Tuesdays to Saturdays 1000 to 1600 and by appointment.
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, several thousand years old.
Grandlee Cottage, housed in a charming 1891 heritage building is like stepping back in time. Beautifully presented and packaged natural products with many to choose from, along with hand poured beeswax candles are just some of the wonderful things. You will be amazed at the old world charm of gifts on offer. With a little bit of country, rustic and a drop of French shabby chic, you can create a style that suits any home. Whether looking for a Tasmanian souvenir or that gift for someone special, you will marvel at what this shop has to offer, all in a very relaxing atmosphere. Inspired by the wilderness, wonderful aromas from all the many things will delight your senses taking you on a journey of days gone by. A truly uniquely Tasmanian experience, right in the heart of Latrobe. A shop with ambiance to captivate you. Make this a must visit destination while in Latrobe.
Grandvewe Sheep Cheesery
Grandvewe Sheep Farm Cheesery sits in the lush Huon Valley south of Peppermint Bay. Discover Tasmania's only Sheep Milk Cheesery, where you can meet the sheep, taste up to 15 different cheeses and enjoy a wine while viewing the whole process of cheese making and maturing. From September to March you can see sheep milking demonstrations daily from 4.30pm. Children are welcome to feed and pat the lambs throughout summer. While visiting, why not check out the café restaurant, where you can enjoy various seasonal dishes and platters - incorporating our famous cheeses and farm grown smallgoods - on the deck overlooking the spectacular D'Entrecasteaux Channel. The Cheesery also offers wonderful homemade gourmet delights to take home and enjoy with your cheese.
Established in the 1990’s, Greenoaks Gallery in Launceston was a unique and much loved neighbourhood gallery for many years. More recently it became a private residence. We have now renovated the building, enhancing its delightful original features and reopened using the same name. We aim to bring the same unique appeal and personal touch to the gallery as it enjoyed in its past. The gallery features the work of our resident artist, Dan Villiers, who works in a wide variety of styles and mediums. Pastel, watercolour, acrylic, drawing and encaustic painting are some of the mediums. Dan paints scenery, flora and fauna from the region in and around Launceston and Northern Tasmania. When you visit he will gladly talk to you about his work and how he created specific pieces. We are on the picturesque park at St Georges Square. Locals enjoy strolling and picnicing in the shady green park. Cafes and specialty stores can be found on the park and in neighbouring streets. Ample parking is available right by the gallery.
Greens Beach Golf Course
Greens Beach Golf Course is a nine-hole course situated on the coast, in Tasmania's north-east. Situated by the sea on Bass Strait, this course (par 72) features undulating, heavily tree-lined fairways with many strategically placed bunkers. This popular course is maintained in excellent condition all year round. Social groups, visitors and new members are welcome. Clubhouse bar and barbecue facilities are available seven days a week. Greens Beach is a take-off point for Narawntapu National Park. If you are staying in the area, be sure to explore the impressive national park and beaches of the northeast region. Greens Beach is approximately 70 km north-west of Launceston and at the mouth of the Tamar River.
Grindelwald Swiss Village (Attraction)
The Tamar Valley Resort is located in the Swiss-style village of Grindelwald, Northern Tasmania. The village of Grindelwald was established in the 1980s as a unique residential development. All houses in Grindelwald have been built in Swiss style, with wide eaves, flowerboxes, window shutters and balconies. The settlement is fringed with glassy lakes and views of the Tamar Valley. The Swiss-themed Tamar Valley Resort at Grindelwald includes a range of accommodation, a shopping arcade, general store, craft and gift shops, clothing store, hairdresser, day spa, golf pro shop, chocolatier, and a cafe and bakery. You can browse through the specialty boutiques in the shopping square, or enjoy a meal or snack at the lakeside Alpenrose Lakeside Bistro and lounge bar. Accommodation options include the Grand Chateau Hotel and self-contained family chalets. You can test your skill at the18-hole, par 54 mini-golf course, or play a round on the ten-hole public golf course (par 30, 3566 metres). Activities include aqua bike hire and canoeing on the lake, and the world's longest bouncing pillow available for the children. Grindelwald is a 15-minute drive north of Launceston (15 km) in the Tamar Valley.