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Just 10km from
Eugenana, is the
featuring trees and
shrubs from many
areas of the world.
landscaped park sits
alongside the Don
River and Melrose
Creek, with 58ha
developed by volunteer
members since 1984.
Platypus can be seen
and there are many
waterbirds, while the
family can relax in the
picnic rotundas with
The park is open
from 9am until sunset
daily with an entry fee
Arboretum is at 46 Old
Eugenana. Take the
main road from
Sheffield then Melrose
Rd (C146). Call
Lake Chisholm is a flooded limestone sinkhole where you will see
stunning reflections in the dark, calm water.
Picture: Tourism Tasmania/Kraig Carlstrom
Beautiful spot to stop
Close to Dismal Swamp is the
South Arthur Forest Drive, one of
the most spectacular forest drives
in Tasmania. The 60-kilometre
loop road links Tayatea Bridge
with Kanunnah Bridge, taking in
some beautiful picnic areas and
walking tracks. The Julius River
rainforest walk, accessed from the
Julius River Forest Reserve takes
about half an hour and winds
through cool-temperate rainforest.
You'll be amazed by the variety of
fungi and mosses growing on the
forest floor, beautiful old manferns
and the many tree species.
The Balfour Track Forest
Reserve has a two and a half-hour
return walk, cut for prospectors
and packhorses to reach the
former mining town of Balfour.
The track partly follows a
beautiful stream as it winds
though lush rainforest. In the
wetter months, brilliant fungi in
all colours, shapes and sizes can be
A half hour walk through the
magnificent old myrtle forest of
the Lake Chisholm Forest Reserve
is a must. Lake Chisholm is one of
two flooded limestone sinkholes.
Walk along the lakes edge's and be
rewarded with stunning
reflections in the dark, calm water.
Those with a heart for adventure
can head off on the Wes Beckett
falls walk. Visitors who make it to
the bottom are met with a
spectacular waterfall, especially in
the wetter winter months.
Great Nature Trail
Great Nature Trail
Great Nature Trail
From the abundant wildlife of Narawntapu National
Park to the wild and remote far nor th west coast,
discover penguin rookeries, seal colonies, platypuses
and delicious fresh produce from working farms.
Welcome to Cradle Coast Tours, based on Tasmania's Central North Coast!
You'll see the very best that Tasmania's north coast has to offer, from the majestical, world famous grandeur of Cradle Mountain, the rugged
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keeping guard over the village, and the delicious delights of the Tamar Valley featuring superb food and wine.
Cradle Coast Tours offer specialised boutique Tasmanian day tours and trips. Jump on board and enjoy expert commentary offering a great and
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Stock up on Tasmanian goodies at the Penguin Market
The small seaside town
of Penguin offers more
than just a great view
and a friendly
market, is on every
Sunday from 9am to
3.30pm. It has more
than 200 stalls
including art, crafts,
Department of Environment, Parks, Heritage and the Arts
Visit High eld Historic Site
A unique part of Tasmania s pioneering heritage
Scenic drive, Greenhills Road, Stanley
Open 9.30am - 4.30pm daily 1 Sept - 31 May (reduced hours June-Aug)
Entr y fees apply and contribute to ongoing conser vation
Enquiries: ph 03 64581100, www.historic-high eld.com.au, email: high email@example.com,
Located at the base of the
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a superb new studio
Take advantage of the
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and enjoy fabulous
Just a stroll to coffee
shops, restaurants and all
the local attractions.
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