Things to See and Do

Near TASMANIA, Tasmania, Australia

The Tamar Valley Region is fast becoming a popular destination for food and wine lovers. In the region you will find plenty of cellar doors along the Tamar Valley Wine Route. Fresh seasonal produce can be picked up direct from the farm at places like Lees and Millers Orchards along with other locally sourced and produced products including chocolate, cheese, cream, truffle oil, olive oil, preserves,…

The Tamar Valley Region is fast becoming a popular destination for food and wine lovers. In the region you will find plenty of cellar doors along the Tamar Valley Wine Route. Fresh seasonal produce can be picked up direct from the farm at places like Lees and Millers Orchards along with other locally sourced and produced products including chocolate, cheese, cream, truffle oil, olive oil, preserves, sauces and jams. At Hillwood Berry Farm you can pick your own berries. At George Town Seafoods you can purchase locally caught fresh fish and seafood or try their famous cooked fish and chips for lunch which has been described by many as being the best in Australia. The area is steeped in history with convict built buildings at the Pilot Station Precinct and Australia's third oldest light house in Low Head. The Old Watch House Museum in George Town, built in 1843, served as the local gaol and the Mt Direction Historic Site where you will find convict ruins at the summit of this former semaphore station. On the West side of the Tamar, via the Batman Bridge which is Australia's oldest cable-stayed bridge, you can explore the ruins of the Supply River Mill and find out about the antics of bushranger Matthew Brady and visit his hiding places within the Notley Fern Gorge Reserve and at Brady's lookout. Bird watchers will love visiting the Tamar Wetlands and in the evening enjoy a close encounter with the wild Fairy Penguins at Low Head.

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