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See the spectacular beauty that surrounds the Cradle Mountain by horseback.
Picture: Tourism Tasmania/Lap Fung Lam
Cradle Country Adventures can
help you explore 3035 hectares on
An added bonus is that free
accommodation is available at the
Trails take you across historic
farmland, through native forests
and plantations and along winding
rivers and streams.
Visitors can also make use of the
old shearing property on site,
making it an overnight or multi-
Quad bike tours are year round
and horseriding ones from
November through to April.
The majority of tours are on
horseback, from short rides of
about two-and-a -half to three
hours through to multi-day rides.
Groups are kept to small
numbers and everyone, from first-
time riders to the experienced,
are catered for.
The full-day and multi-day
rides are aimed at the more
experienced with the multi-day
rides taking in part of the Tom
Quilty course and sections of the
Tasmanian Trail, Gog Range and
And there’s the Horseless
designed for those who have given
horse riding away due to lifestyle
Children’s camps gives the
young ones a taste of what is
involved in horse ownership
without the hassles. Camps are
run over two days during school
holidays and include an overnight
stay at the shearer’s quarters.
For more information call
1300 656 069.
Anvers Chocolate is one place you will find hard
to pass by.
It is impossible to
resist visiting House of
Anvers at Latrobe,
which is the chocolate
taste sensation of the
Anvers chocolate is
familiar to taste buds
locally, nationally and
The chocolates have
an extremely rich
flavour, ideally suited
to truffles and fudge.
was established as a
cottage industry in
1989 by Igor Van
Gerwen, who came to Australia
Fresh Tasmanian cream,
pure butter, exquisite liquors
and natural flavours are used in
the award-winning chocolates.
The House of Anvers is a
stylish Californian bungalow
house set in 1.12 ha of old tree
A visit will allow you to see
staff tempering, moulding and
enrobing fine coverture
pralines and fudges.
An organised tour
can be arranged by
appointment for a
minimum of 10 people,
Monday to Friday, at a
cost of $2.
A small museum on
the history of chocolate
explains how the taste
sensation evolved from
the Aztec Indians
through to when
consumed only as
liquid in the 1700s to
the chocolate we know today.
The House of Anvers is on the
Bass Highway between
Devonport and Launceston and
is open daily from 7am until
6pm. Call 6426 2958.
Cradle Country Touring Route
Experience a range of landscapes, from stunning
agricultural hinter land to the renowned Cradle
Mountain. Discover the town of murals at Sheffield
and the heritage streetscape of Latrobe on a
route rich in cultural heritage, wine , food and
unforgettable wild nature.
‘2008 Tasmanian Independent Retailer of the year’
9025 Bass Highway Latrobe (10 min south of Devonport)
www.anvers -chocolate.com.au firstname.lastname@example.org
The Total Chocolate
Indulge yourselves in a Belgian style
breakfast in a chocolate factory ...
morning and afternoon tea in the old
gardens listening to the native birds ... a
fine Tasmanian lunch near a cosy wood
heater, stocking up on Tasmania’s finest
chocolates or just browsing
through the chocolate antique
display. There is ample car
and bus parking on site.
The ‘House of Anvers’
is a real chocolate taste
Open 7.00 am-7.00 pm,
7 days a week.
Ph(03) 6426 2958
Breakfast in a
Free samples at the tasting centre
Free samples at the tasting centre
The Ultimate World Heritage Experience!
Join us for a Cradle Mountain flight to see natural and cultural World
Heritage at its very best. Experience the magical views of Cradle
Mountain, Barn Bluff, Waterfall Valley, Crater Lake and Fury Gorge
(Australia’s deepest gorge). You will depart with memories to last a
Ph. (03) 6492 1132 Fax. (03) 6442 3208
Website: www.adventureflights.com .au
( TICT 599 407)
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