Attractions in the Northwest Region of Tasmania

Click the pushpins to see details of each of the attractions in north western Tasmania.

RED A

Touchwood

Be sure to drop in to Touchwood for lunch or afternoon tea. A great range of snacks and light meals are available.

We also operate a gallery of quality Tasmanian crafts, and three onsite bed and breakfast cottages.

GREEN B

Dip Falls & The Big Tree

A spectacular 2-tiered waterfall with a fantastic new viewing platform with wheelchair access. Nearby is "The Big Tree", a giant Eucalypt. This is a great spot for a picnic with BBQ's and toilets available.

GREEN C

West Inlet

A uniquely secluded lagoon with sandy beach on one side and pebbles the other. An ideal spot for safe swimming, fishing and relaxing in this tropical hideaway.

GREEN D

Dismal Swamp

Dismal Swamp is an intriguing eco-tourism experience developed by Forestry Tasmania and set in the evocative surrounds of a giant blackwood sinkhole. It features a thrilling 110-metre slide down to the swamp-floor, a series of "maze-like" paths and fascinating art installations inspired by the swamp ecology.

Photo courtesy Richard Bennett.

GREEN E

Arthur River Cruises

Arthur River cruises depart from near the mouth for a leisurly cruise up the river which winds its way through pictureque rainforests. Morning tea and BBQ lunch are included.

GREEN F

Gardens and Rainforest

Allendale Gardens boasts five acres of beautiful gardens and 65 acres of rainforest to enjoy. Devonshire Tearooms are located on the grounds and are open daily during peak tourist season.

GREEN H

Woolnorth Wind Farm

Part of Tasmania's clean energy comes from the Woolnorth Wind farm, which is also the states largest pastoral farm.

Photo courtesy Illuminata.

GREEN J

Seashell Beaches

A large selection of the finest seashells can be collected on Seven Mile Beach - a lovely way to spend a couple of hours strolling along one of Tasmania's finest beaches.

GREEN K

Waterwheel Creek

A new tourist attraction featuring Tasmania's only working example of a timber tram-way. Also includes an accessible forest walk rich in giant man-ferns and magnificent trees, an indoor heritage museum show-casing restored pioneer machinery, and a caf´┐Ż serving a range of food and drinks.

Visit the website of Water Wheel Creek.

GREEN L

Forest Reserves - Milkshake

There are numerous forest reserves in the area with excellent walking trails and BBQ facilities available. An excellent way to spend the day.

GREEN M

Coral Reefs & Scuba Diving

Get along to Rocky Cape National Park where the coral reefs and sea life rival that of the Great Barrier Reef. There are a number of sites where snorkelling and scuba diving are recommended.

Photo courtesy Earlette.

GREEN N

Forest Reserve - Lake Chisholme

There are numerous forest reserves in the area with excellent walking trails and BBQ facilities available. An excellent way to spend the day.

GREEN O

Forest Reserve - Julius River

There are numerous forest reserves in the area with excellent walking trails and BBQ facilities available. An excellent way to spend the day.

 

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Attractions in Stanley, Tasmania

On an isthmus known as Circular Head on Tasmania's north west coast, the town of Stanley has plenty of attractions to lure tourists and locals alike.

View them here.