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 and sometimes not commercially justifiable, but 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.
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.
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!
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.
Cradle Country Adventures
Cradle Country Adventures offers horse-riding and quad bike tours at Cradle Mountain and Kimberley. Cradle Mountain tours climb up from our stables in the heart of 'The Vale of Belvoir' to the 'Speeler Plain' where you experience magnificent views of Cradle Mountain, Barn Bluff, The Great Western Tiers and Mount Roland. Tours range from two to five hours including transfers to and from your Cradle Mountain accommodation. Quad bike tours are also available daily. Our Kimberley horse riding tours are available as a half day or full day option. Accommodation is available in the shearer's quarters. We also offer multi day rides through the beautiful Mersey Valley with options of days at both Cradle Mountain and Narawntapu National Parks - beaches, forests and mountains, it's the complete Tasmanian horse-riding experience. We also offer accommodation at the shearer's quarters at Kimberley as well as dinner and breakfast packages. "The Quarters" are self contained and rooms are either double or twin bed configuration.
Cradle Country Truffle Tours
Standing proud in Tasmania's pristine North West, Cradle Country Truffles is the only truffière to offer you a genuine hunt and harvest where you can join the owner and truffle farmer herself to experience the excitement of a truffle hunt. Jennifer lead you through our boutique Truffiere with its majestic oaks that stand proud above their black bounty. You will learn all about how truffles are grown and meet the most experienced Dog Handers and our highly trained Truffle Hunting Dogs, Chicken and Toby. They will guide you to discover and locate the elusive, expensive and extraordinarily delicious black winter truffle. Truffle lunch anyone? Celebrate the success of your truffle hunt and harvest with a gastronomic truffle delight. Join us for one of our famous and extraordinarily delicious long table truffle lunches. Celebrate the spoils of your harvest surrounded by thousands of dollars worth of truffle with your fellow truffle hunters. Raise your glasses with a toast to your bounty of truffle, your exciting adventure and your new found foodie friends. All courses are carefully prepared by our resident chef right here in our very own The Truffledore on Cradle Country Farm ..... great food, great people, great place!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Deloraine and District Folk Museum
The Deloraine and District Folk Museum was opened as the Family and Commercial Inn in 1864. Today it reflects the life of the country publican and his family. Housed in the extensive garden is a Pioneer Walk where you can view reproduction and reclaimed heritage buildings showcasing the lives, tools and farming equipment of early settlers. A new exhibition about chair maker, Jimmy Possum, is now open. Who was Jimmy Possum? Come along and learn about this Deloraine mystery. The museum is located at the Great Western Tiers Visitor Centre, 98-100 Emu Bay Road, Deloraine.
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).
Derby Schoolhouse Museum
Step into the past and explore the vibrant mining and social history of the picturesque township of Derby in Tasmania's North East. The Derby Schoolhouse Museum is a local history museum situated in the heritage school building, which was built in 1897. The Museum's collection includes many photographs, documents and artefacts dating from the early days of European settlement in the region, with a focus on the mining era. There is also a replica school room which is furnished with desks and other items from the Derby State School, including exercise and copy books which belonged to students of the school, dating back over 100 years, a small but poignant display of World War I and World War II items, and much more. A good spot to take a break on your journey, talk to some local residents, and learn about the region.
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 5,400 and general admission capacity of 7,500. 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.
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.
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.
Devils @ Cradle
The Devils @ Cradle Tasmanian devil sanctuary breeds Tasmania's three unique threatened carnivorous marsupials; the Spotted-tail and Eastern quoll and focuses primarily on the Tasmanian devil. 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.
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.