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Coach Tours Tasmania

Groups Tasmania and Coach Tours Tasmania offer a range of coach tours across Tasmania. Coach Tours Tasmania are proud to offer a range of day tours ex-Launceston which include all that Tasmania is famous for. Enjoy a comprehensive tour from our program ranging from the full day tours to some of Tasmania's iconic regions to the shorter half day options of the local area. With more than 40 years of combined experience selling Tasmania as a tourist and conference destination, David and Brett are the local experts when it comes to planning touring itineraries. Our knowledge encompasses the entire state, and regardless of your length of stay, where you want to go, or size of your group, we can assist you with all your itinerary planning. If your group is too large for our mini-bus we can source a larger vehicle from other accredited coach operators that will best suit your circumstances. If you are a member of a club or organisation and would like a Tasmanian tour tailor made for your group give us a call. Groups Tasmania opened in 2000 with a vision to provide excellent service in the expanding market of coach touring around Tasmania.

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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.

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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.

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Coastrider Surf Academy

Surf in some of the most stunning places with clean fun waves. Coastrider offer day surfing trips travelling to either the Hobart local surf beaches, the East Coast or Tasman Peninsula. Trips can be tailored to your requests, and cater for surfers of all ability levels. Experience surfing in Tasmania at any time of the year - whether it's the middle of winter with larger, consistent swells, or the summer months with quality swell patterns and warmer water temperatures. You will always score decent waves on your Day surf trip in Tasmania due to the ability to travel to various coasts that have consistent waves. Clean, green fun waves along with amazing scenery, you will be stoked on your day surf trip in Tasmania. Half day surf trips to the Hobart local beaches is also available. Check out http://coastrider.rezgo.com/details/82869/day-surfing-trip for more details.

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Cooleys Hotel

Cooley’s Hotel is located in the heart of Moonah, just a short 12 minute drive from the Hobart CBD. We offer a large beer garden, art gallery, private cove area & spacious restaurant. Our function spaces can cater for many occasions from birthdays, engagement parties, corporate celebrations, wakes, hens & bucks parties, product launches, anniversaries and many more. Not only can we provide you and your guests with delicious catering varieties, fine beverages and amazing service, we don’t charge for room hire & can supply you with modern equipment for you special day.

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Coral Expeditions - Pristine Tasmania - 7 Nights

Coral Expeditions is a 33 year old Australian expedition cruise company. We operate and manage a fleet of 3 small ships taking guests to some of the most beautiful, yet undiscovered, regions of Asia-Pacific. Over 5,000 travellers from all over the world come to us every year for our relaxed small ship atmosphere and itineraries which larger ships cannot replicate. Our operations are bespoke with high attention to guests which result in a more personal product. At a time when the cruise industry is moving to larger and larger ships, we have limited the size of our ships to maximise the expedition experience. Our cuisine is prepared small batch on board, and while the style is down to earth, it reflects high quality Australian produce and wine. We operate to Australian standards of safety with Australian senior crew wherever we go. We were the first to offer interpretive programmes on our cruises and to employ Expedition Leaders, Guest Lecturers, Marine Biologists, and SCUBA Instructors – a tradition that continues today.

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Corra Linn Distillery

Corra Linn Distillery is situated on a rural property in Relbia overlooking the North Esk River, with a vista of Mt Barrow and Ben Lomond. Corra Linn distillery began operation in 2015 by entrepreneur John Wielstra from a keen interest in whisky production. Corra Linn Distillery is a very sophisticated, versatile and efficient operation that produces highly refined distilled spirits from the finest Tasmanian ingredients. The state of the art distillation equipment caters for a full range of spirits. The new generation still is a combination pot-hybrid-column system that is automated using an electronic switchboard. A furnace has also been built on site to produce a smoked malted barley. Barrels are sourced and refashioned by a local Tasmanian cooper. The barrels used, range in size (20, 50, 100, 200 and 300 litres) and are a combination of ex-port, sherry and pinot barrels using French oak staves that are treated to our own specifications. A variety of speciality single malt whisky will be produced, along with liqueurs, gin and vodka. Note, the distillery may be viewed by appointment only. Cellar door sales are not available. Products will be sold through various retail stores and through an online store.

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Cradle Coast Olives

Nestled between Cradle Mountain and the Coast at Abbotsham, Cradle Coast Olives is renowned for producing Australia's finest extra virgin olive oils. Three times winner of Best Australian Olive Oil, National Olive Oil Awards. Our brisk autumns and early frosts ensure a low yield of unique and extraordinary oils. Visit our cellar and titillate your taste buds with our extensive variety of European oils with intensity of aromas and flavours not obtainable in more northern climes. Experience a leisurely wander through our grove and enjoy our extensive landscaped gardens and water features. See our mill in action (May-July) with tastings straight from the press for that unforgettable moment!

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Cradle Coast Tours

Cradle Coast Tours are experts in showing visitors around Tasmania's Northern region. Cradle Coast Tours focus on ensuring their guests have a relaxed holiday, and their guides have first-hand knowledge of the local area. The Cradle Coast region includes such highlights as Cradle Mountain, Stanley, Table Cape, Boat Harbour, Leven Canyon, Tamar Valley and the beautiful Gunns Plains Caves. Tours start with as few as two, and no more than seven guests. You will travel in style and at ease in one of Cradle Coast Tour's reliable vehicles and simply take in the amazing local scenery. Your guide Howard Smith is an award-winning, certified and experienced tour guide with a wealth of local knowledge that comes from many years of living and working on Tasmania's Northern region. You will be given insights into many aspects of this area of Tasmania that only comes from personal experience. All tours include light lunch and entry to National Parks. Free Wi-Fi. Other tours can be arranged on request, such as day tours for cruise ship passengers from Hobart and Burnie. Three-day tours are a popular way of seeing the whole region, as are seven-day tours of the entire state of Tasmania.

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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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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.

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Cove Gallery (Risby Cove)

The Cove Gallery is a contemporary art gallery in Strahan on Tasmania's west coast. Strahan is a four-and-a-half-hour drive west of Hobart (298 kilometres) and south-west of Launceston (290 kilometres). The Cove Gallery is part of Strahan's waterfront Risby Cove accommodation complex. The Gallery is housed within a converted, century-old sawmill workshop and the exposed-beam framework compliments an eclectic collection of work by Tasmanian artists. Paintings, photography, jewellery, ceramics and glass and textile art are featured in the collection. Work by Tasmanian furniture designers and sculptors using rare Tasmanian timbers, such as Huon and King Billy pine, sassafras and myrtle, form a significant part of the collection. Artists whose work has been exhibited at Risby Cove include Tasmanian Aboriginal painter Mick Quilliam, local photographer Rick Eaves and sculptural furniture designer James Vaughn. Other galleries in Strahan include the Wilderness Woodworks Gallery, where visitors can watch local artisans crafting fragrant Huon Pine.

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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.

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Cradle Mountain

The spectacular World Heritage Area, 1 hour 15 minutes from Devonport along the C132, was ranked in No 32 in Lonely Planet’s World Ultimate Travel List in 2015, ahead of Uluru, Kakadu and the Sydney Opera House. You’re guaranteed to see wildlife such as wombats, pademelons and currawongs, echidnas and quolls in the serenity of silent isolation amid ancient alpine trees. But Cradle Mountain is not just a place to get away from it, it’s a place to get into it – where you can leap off waterfalls, kayak to isolated myrtle forest, ride a horse through alpine wilderness, or walk for a while … or for days. You can visit a Tassie Devil wildlife sanctuary, take a scenic helicopter ride, see award-winning art galleries, or spend a snowy winter’s day sipping cognac by a fireplace in a cosy lodge as you gaze at the winter wonderland outside. There is accommodation for all budgets, from backpacker to alpine lodges ranked in the top 10 in Australia.

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Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain is Tasmania's most recognisable landmark and one of Tasmania's most visited attractions. Located at the northern end of the Cradle Mountain Lake-St Clair National Park, Cradle Mountain is part of the Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area. The surrounding landscape of ancient rainforest and alpine lands with colourful beech makes for any number of beautiful walks. There's a visitor centre on the park boundary with an interpretive display, ranger station, park information, walker registration and up-to-date weather reports. There's no town at Cradle Mountain, however there's a wide range of accommodation in the Cradle Valley area, from an excellent campground to a luxury wilderness lodge. There are many superb short walks from the visitor centre and the Dove Lake car park, 14 kilometres further on. A five kilometre wooden boardwalk links the ranger station to Dove Lake, giving visitors an easy way to explore the park. A free shuttle bus takes visitors into the park and if you choose to walk part of the way the shuttle will pick you up at various points along the road.

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Cradle Mountain Helicopters

Your entry into the world heritage listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Exclusive tours for the savvy adventurer. Experience Tasmania’s spectacular scenery from the air with Cradle Mountain Helicopters. See sights you never imagined in the comfort, safety and style of your private air conditioned helicopter. With a range of tour packages available you are guaranteed a truly magical experience.

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Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery

The Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery is a purpose-built gallery showcasing works from Tasmanian and visiting artists in a wild setting. It's provides an opportunity for artists to present their work in one of Australia's most revered natural areas and plays host to artists in residence. The Gallery is located adjacent to Cradle Mountain Hotel, a two-and-a-half-hour drive west of Launceston (144 km) and a 90-minute drive from Devonport (83 km). The Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery exhibits a range of mediums, including sculpture, digital art, hologram technology, photography and film. Ten linked galleries, built around an enclosed garden of rocks and native plants, display this range and include a dedicated kids room. Alongside the Gallery is a gift shop with a superb range of Tasmanian art, craft and produce. Complimentary honey tastings are offered to all visitors .

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Curringa Farm - Accommodation and Farm Tours

Open daily for farm tours, meals and accommodation, Curringa Farm, located at Hamilton, central Tasmania. Personalised day tour attractions offer groups and self-drivers a unique view of Tasmanian farm. See working farm dogs, sheep shearing and friendly farming practices. Curringa Farm is one-hour drive from Hobart on the highway to the West Coast, close to Mt Field National Park and Russell Falls. Curringa Farm covers 750 acres/300 hectares. See 3000 sheep, poppies, cabbages and cereals. There is an intensive conservation program on the farm. Visitors can learn about native plants, animals and habitat requirements. The licensed centre and cafe caters for up to 100 people for lunches and teas. Open 360 days a year. Enjoy scotch fillet steak cooked on the wood-fired barbecue, hot new potatoes and salads in season, home-made desserts, cakes and real coffee. Tasmanian wines, lanoline cosmetics and woollen products available for purchase. Bookings essential. Minimum four people for morning or afternoon tea tours, six for lunch tours. Guests relax overnight in one of nine fully self-contained bed and breakfast cabins with beautiful views. Your hosts, Tim and Jane Parsons, are sixth generation Tasmanian farmers. Join for an unforgettable visit to Curringa Farm's excellent ecotourism experience.

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Darrel Baldock Memorial

The entrance at Latrobe Oval and a statue commemorate Darrel "Doc" Baldock. The statue was officially unveiled on the 28th April 2014. Darrel Baldock A.M. commonly nicknamed "The Doc" and "Mr Magic", was an Australian rules football player, coach, and state politician. In 1966 he captained the St Kilda Football Club to its first, and to date only, premiership. In 1969, Baldock returned to Tasmania and captain-coached Latrobe to four consecutive NWFU premierships from 1969 to 1972. Baldock played 158 games for Latrobe before finishing in 1974. Baldock is a member of the Australian Football Hall of Fame and has been upgraded to the status of "Legend". He was also a handy cricketer, playing two first-class cricket matches, once for Tasmania and once for a Tasmanian Combined XI. After retiring from football, Baldock served in the Tasmanian Parliament for fifteen years. He died in 2011 and a State funeral was held at Latrobe.

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Dasher Falls

Easy when viewing from below or moderate but steep climbs to top: 25 minutes return. Consisting of three tiers, there are good view of the falls from the cliff top. The walk is unfenced and next to a ravine so is unsuitable for small children. Care is also needed on the final section, to the base of the falls, as it is very slippery when wet. From Sheffield take the B14 towards Railton and turn right onto the C156. Park on Bridle Track Road about 150 metres north of the Lower Beulah turn off. Follow tags, pink then blue, north west inside bush along the cliff edge.

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