Tamar Valley

The Tamar Valley

Welcome to the Tamar Valley Wine Route – one of the world’s top 10 wine routes. With 16 vineyards – many small and family-owned – the growers themselves will often greet you and explain just how the wine is made… But there is so much more to the Tamar Valley than just wine. The Tamar Valley Arts Trail – with local artists dotted from Legana through to Clarence Point – is a unique space where you can meet the artist in their studio! Throw in a brief stop at Brady’s Lookout, the home of the nineteenth century bush-ranger Mathew Brady to get a postcard photo opportunity.

Now head to the Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre, which shows the workings of the old mine, recalls the boom days of gold, the events of the 2006 mine rescue and Tamar Valley history. Only a few minutes up the road is Beauty Point where you can visit Seahorse World and the Platypus House.

Return south, but this time cross the Batman Bridge. The Eastern side of the Tamar River is brimming with experiences not to be missed! You will find more wineries, the Hillwood Berry Farm, or further north you will find George Town where you can have dinner at The Cover restaurant at Peppers, York Cove.

For travel advice, you are spoilt for choice with two information centres, one on either side of the Tamar river.
On the west Tamar, pop into: Tamar Visitor Centre, 81 Main Road, Exeter, Tasmania, 7304.
To chat to a local expert, call: 1800 637 989 (freecall) or 03 6394 4454.

On the east Tamar, pop into: George Town Visitor Centre, 92-96 Main Road, George Town, Tasmania, 7253.
To chat to a local expert, call: 03 6382 1700.
To read more about the east Tamar, also known as Provincial Tamar, visit: www.provincialtamar.com.au

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Tamar Valley Towns

Tamar Valley covers both sides of the river and is governed by both the West Tamar Council and George Town Council. The following towns to be listed below: Beaconsfield, Beauty Point, Exeter, George Town, Low Head.

Beaconsfield

Beaconsfield

George Town

George Town

Greens Beach

Greens Beach

Low Head

Low Head

Wine Tasting

1. Top spots to buy Tasmanian products

Just have to find that little bit of Tassie that reminds you of your great holiday? Promised to buy gifts for the family? Can’t buy it anywhere else but here? Then here are some places that will happily broaden your...

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Bellingham

2. Top picnic spots

Whilst there are some great cafes and restaurants around, it’s always nice to eat outside in the fresh air. To save you pulling out the tables and chairs beside the main highway (don’t laugh, it happens), here are some local...

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Low Head Lighthouse

3. Top postcard photo spots

Some of the best photo opportunities happen as you are just driving along – don’t fall asleep on the journey, or you might miss some of the most scenic parts! And always allow extra time to get somewhere, you’re almost...

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4. Top free activities

You’re on holiday – you’ve got a budget, and some days you spend more than you intended. Here are some ideas on how to rebalance the budget justify that splurge...

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Hillwood Berry Farm

5. Top family friendly activities

Kids love learning and seeing new things, the Tamar Valley has activities by the bucketload for families.

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6. Top coffee spots

When you’re visiting a new area, it’s always nice to stop and check or make plans for the day over a good coffee. Here are some of our favourites to get you started.

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7. Top rainy day activities

A little bit of drizzle shouldn’t stop you from getting the most out of the day. In the Tamar Valley there are plenty of ways to spend your time and stay dry too!

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Tamar Valley Tasmania

What’s On

Anzac Day Dawn Service – Beaconsfield

A Dawn Service will be held at Beaconsfield Cenotaph at RSL Park. Come together and reflect with the many people who every year attend dawn ceremonies of remembrance, gratitude and national pride for all our men and women who have fought and died in all w

Convicts and Wenches – Trail Race

Event options: Convicts & Wenches 2 person mixed relay (the Wench runs out and the Convict runs back); solo 50km, 25km or 10km. There is also a 4km run on the beach for students of 17 and under. The 25 and 10km options are also available for walkers.

Exeter Show

A traditional agricultural show including equestrian and woodchopping sporting events as well as competitions for livestock and domesticated animals. Browse through the arts, crafts, preserves and jams stalls and take a look at the vintage tractors and tr

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