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The Tamar Valley

Tamar Valley, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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The Tamar Valley, famous for it's cool climate wine, but also it's food and produce, it's natural attractions such as the Tamar Island Wetlands, Narawntapu National Park, Notley Gorge, Brady's Lookout and West Head it's many attractions - Seahorse World, Platypus House, Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Cntre, Grindelwald, Gem & Stone creations, Glengarry Bush Maze and the Rosevears Hotel & Gallery complex. Also home to more than 80 Air BnB listings it's a great base to tour to Cradle Mountain, Bridestowe Lavendar Farm, Derby Mountain Bike trails, Cataract Gorge, Barnbougle Golf Course, local markets, wildlife parks, Treetops Adventure or Launceston's range of fantastic restaurants.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Tamar Valley, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very interesting. Lots of wineries. Worth going to the Seahorse farm at Beauty point and do not miss Greens Beach. We liked the esplanade walk at George Town too.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed three nights and did many of the parks as well as the popular tourist attractions including Seahorse World and Platypus House. Great time had by family

Thank ColDenne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I did the Tamar wetlands walk so not quite the Tamar valley. The boardwalk is fantastic lots of bird life. I was hoping to see a native Tasmanian snake but no luck. I’m sure there would be plenty there. We thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank wendy c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to wing it and drive up one side of the river and back along the other side. Certainly on the west side of the Tamar there were so many lovely places to see along the way, On the east we...More

Thank SteveandTaniaCarr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Vast grand beautiful place to visit with family. We didn't know what to say with this amazing nature. Great driving course around river and lots of lookoutsMore

Thank Hei C
Damien B, Guest Relations Manager at The Tamar Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Hei C It's great to hear you were speechless after your visit and that you and your family enjoyed your experience. The drive along the river has many surprises and we trust you may visit us again one day. Our best regards -...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pleasant drive on both side of the Tamar river. There are plenty of vineries and attractions to visit on the way. Allow ample time explore the area

Thank ML11758
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove through the Tamar valley ,as well as doing a river cruise the old buildings on the river are magnificent ,such stunning scenery.

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed on the Tamar River and it was absolutely stunning. There are plenty of picnic spots along the road to stop and enjoy the view. Sunrise and sunset are phenomenal anywhere you can look over the river. Lots of cafes and wineries are scattered...More

1  Thank boourns23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Some nice scenery along the Tamar valley with lots of places to pull in. We went up the eastern side, all the way to Low Head, which is worth a visit. Crossed over the Bateman bridge to the west bank and travelled north to Beauty...More

1  Thank RG02
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Tamar Valley was very pretty. It was on the way to Beaconsfield, so the drive was more pleasurable. Possibly wouldn't have gone there for any other reason.

Thank Mrssoxy
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Response from Lisa_et_al |
Are you planning to stay somewhere near Launceston, as it is about 2.5 hours drive there from Hobart? You need to remember that there can be lots of animals (possums, wallabies etc) on country roads after dark, so driving is... More