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Mole Creek Caves will delight you with its stunning natural beauty.
Picture: Tourism Tasmania/George Apostolidis
for a special tour
Schedule a visit to the Mole Creek
Caves, where you can choose from
three different tours and be guided
through the amazing world of the
underground by a team of
dedicated tour guides.
Regardless of the weather
outside, the climate of the caves
never changes; it's the perfect
place to visit whether it's fine and
sunny or cold and raining.
To experience the wonderful
scenery and learn all about this
fascinating and uniquely fragile
world is an experience the whole
family will enjoy.
You will see amazing creatures
that have evolved and adapted to
living and surviving in this
incredible place without light,
many of which, are unique to Mole
Creek, they're not found anywhere
else in the world.
What are you waiting for, come
on in for a great day out!
King Solomons Cave tour times:
10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm,
2.30pm, 3.30pm and 4.30pm.
Marakoopa Cave, Underground
rivers and glow-worms tour: 10am,
noon, 2pm and 4pm.
Cathedral, Gardens, and Glow-
worms Tour: 11am, 1pm, 3pm.
Tickets for King Solomons Cave
and Marakoopa Cave are available
from the central ticket office,
which is about 600 metres from
Marakoopa Cave entrance.
Tickets for King Solomons Cave
are available at the King Solomons
Cave Guide office only if paying
with eftpos, visa card, or
Bookings only required for
groups of 10 or more people.
For more information call
6363 5182 during business hours.
Fresh berry delights
Stop off at the Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm to indulge in its
many different products.
Picture: Tourism Tasmania/Nick Osborne
Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm
Cafe at Elizabeth Town, is open for
breakfast to cater for Bass Strait
ferry passengers heading east from
The cafe has a hearty country
breakfast of eggs, bacon and
sausages as well as serving
raspberry treats (muffins, tarts,
cakes) and coffees.
The raspberry farm also sells
fresh berries picked from the farm.
The farm, which sits on the Bass
highway, 25 minutes from
Devonport, has a cafe which sells a
wide range of raspberry specialties
as well as gourmet Tasmanian
It is open from 7am to 5pm,
seven days a week.
Call (03) 6362 2186 or visit www.
Great Western Tiers Tourist Route
The World Heritage Great Western Tiers are a
chain of ancient mountains holding more than 3000
lakes. Limestone caves lurk just below the surface
and timeless valleys feature farming villages first
settled in the early 1800s.
great western tiers
Located at the heart of northern
Tasmania's Meander Valley.
Fully self-contained 2 bedroom home
on 4.5 acres.
Unsurpassed views of the
Great Western Tiers.
Range of walking or cycle tracks
Northern wine and food producers
are within easy day trips.
40 minutes to Devonport,
20 minutes to Launceston.
Chester's on the Village
104 William St, Westbury
Ph 0488 2 B and B (0488 222 632) www.chestersonthevillage.com.au
"Home away from home"
IN NORTHERN TASMANIA
3000 plants, 1km long and 2 metres high
Freshly roasted "Peak" coffee
Light lunches and snacks
Local art, craft and produce
Open 7 days from 10.00 am
10 Meander Valley Road, Westbury
Between Launceston and Devonport
Ph. (03) 6393 1840
Closed Christmas Day
"The way the world was meant to be"
Recently acclaimed one of Tasmania's best B&Bs
in the THE AGE '52 Weekends Away' Mole Creek
Guest House continues to enchant visitors with
its warm hospitality, creekside garden, delightful
accommodation and delicious food.
This is truly the original Tasmanian
100 Pioneer Drive, Mole Creek, 7304
Phone 03 6363 1399
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