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Bacala: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Hollybank Forest Reserve


Hollybank Forest Reserve is just a 20-minute drive from Launceston.
This is one of Tasmania's most popular picnic areas and has a distinctly European flavour. In autumn, exotic deciduous trees are a colourful contrast to the natives.
A 40-minute walk passes through examples of Tasmania's major production forest types in a demonstration forest. Interpretive signs show how each forest type is harvested and regenerated.
The reserve also contains 20 kilometres of dedicated world-class mountain bike trails descending through the forest with short and long loops suitable for beginner and advanced riders.
For the more adventurous there's a ten kilometre descent called the Juggernaut that will challenge the best of riders.




B81
Underwood, TAS, 7268

Located 9.2K from Bacala

Trees Adventure - Underwood Park


Trees Adventure Underwood Park is one of newest ultimate Treetop experiences in the Tasmania.
It features exciting and challenging courses that become increasingly difficult as you climb higher into the canopy, which means that you can find the right level to suit you between two and 25 metres up. In a two hour session, you will be swinging, leaping, climbing and flying through the Pine Trees of Hollybank Forests.
This will suit all the family from four to 75 years and over, with a total of seven courses to choose from and over 70 challenges including ten flying foxes. It is made for the whole family. Bookings are essential.
Located at Hollybank Treetops Adventure, you could even have a whole day out and take on a Segway Tour or a Zipline Canopy Tour.




66 Hollybank Road
Underwood, TAS, 7268

Located 9.9K from Bacala

Bridestowe Lavender Estate


One of the most beautiful sights in Tasmania during December and January is Bridestowe Lavender Estate. Bridestowe Estate is located 55 km from Launceston in Tasmania's North East. This famous landmark property is a stunning showcase that has made Bridestowe a benchmark for fine lavender oil throughout the world.
Bridestowe Lavender Estate is spectacular at any time of year, with vistas spanning over 260 acres of lavender fields, landscaped gardens and native forest to the distant Mount Arthur.
For those who just want to indulge themselves, the visitor centre is stocked with unique products containing Bridestowe's famous lavender oil and dried flower. Our range includes luxurious hand creams and soaps, also scented potpourri and room sprays for the home.
The Woodcroft Cafe offers a delicious range of lavender inspired and infused delicacies. Visitors are encouraged to try lavender ice-cream and lavender brownies. You can take home the experience with a purchase from Bridestowe's gourmet range, which includes lavender flower honey, artisan jams and jellies, and culinary lavender, which is used in many of foods available in the cafe.
Home of the famous Bobbie the Lavender Heat Pack Bear.




296 Gillespies Road
Nabowla, TAS, 7260

Located 15.6K from Bacala

Hillwood Berry Farm


The iconic Hillwood Berry Farm offers the perfect experience for the entire family. Visitors can experience the sweeter side of farming with freshly picked or Pick Your Own strawberries, raspberries, loganberries, black and red and currants.
Relax in the fully licensed Farm caf? with a huge variety of devilishly delicious sweet treats including our famous Super Deluxe Ice Cream Sundae.
Tastings and sales available of farm-made fruit jams, fruit vinegars, wines, liqueurs, schnapps and more.
If you are looking for the gift for someone you love, or simply to treat yourself, Hillwood Berry Farm offers a huge selection of hand-made, organic beauty, bath and skin therapy range.
Visit one of the many farm animals or simply soak up the sunshine on the deck. Comprehensive outside and inside kids activity areas.
Live music from 1400-1600 every Saturday.
Everything is hand-made on site or locally. Group bookings available.
Come visit Hillwood Berry Farm and enjoy the sweeter side of farming.
Only 20 minutes north of Launceston on the East Tamar - follow the tractor logo! We're less than one kilometre from the turn-off.




105 Hillwood Road
Hillwood, TAS, 7252

Located 17.2K from Bacala

Hillwood Road Meditation Skills Centre


Not just for meditators, the Hillwood Road Meditation Skills Centre is a place where anyone is welcome to drop in and enjoy the surroundings. The centre is beside a creek and surrounded by hobby farms in a small country town, close to the Tamar River in the quiet beauty of North East Tasmania. The building was once an apple shed in one of the Tamar Valley's many orchards. The original beams and weatherboards can still be seen. The interior is decorated with original artwork including a three metre high apple mandala.
You are welcome to drop in, make yourself a cuppa, and relax in an armchair. Enjoy the scenery, there is plenty to read and you are welcome to join a class ($5-$10) if one is about to begin. You can ask for a guided tour, guided meditation, or book a session for counselling, deep-state therapy or tuition (fees apply).
We can also arrange accommodation for you nearby. Make it a complete spiritual getaway by spending a few nights in Hillwood and attending a combination of meditation meetings and personal sessions for stress management or spiritual growth. A program can be tailor-made for you or your group.




362 Hillwood Road
Hillwood, TAS, 7252

Located 17.9K from Bacala

St Matthias' Anglican Church


"Visitors gaze on a little village church, simple and unpretentious in design, standing on the grassy river bank, backed with fine trees and reflected in the calm water of the Tamar River" (Frank Heyward, The Examiner 1939).
St Matthias' Anglican Church, surrounded by a beautiful, peaceful 173 year old graveyard, is located in the rural village of Windermere and is a heritage-listed icon in Northern Tasmania. The church was built in 1842 fulfilling a promise by Dr Matthius Gaunt to his young wife before they left England. His wife was concerned that there may not be a church in the area where they would make their home. Dr Gaunt promised that if there was not, he would build one for her. St Matthias' is one of Australia's oldest rural churches and has been in continuous use since its foundation. A Eucharist Service is held every second and fourth Sunday at 1030.
The church has been painted and photographed by many recognised artists. This beautiful bluestone gothic chapel with its romantic history is a popular spot for weddings, baptisms and picnics. The scenic drive around Windermere Road is an easy detour from the East Tamar Highway. Audio tour available via smartphone.




431 Windermere Road
Windermere, TAS, 7252

Located 19.4K from Bacala

Rosevears Art Gallery


Rosevears Art Gallery is a wonderful compilation of local artists' work. Enjoy a coffee, wander through the gallery and enjoy a wide variety of pieces that will intrigue. You will see pieces that are practical, pieces that are beautiful and pieces that are masterful within a relaxing and unpretentious setting.




215 Rosevears Drive
Rosevears, TAS, 7277

Located 19.7K from Bacala

Tamar Island Wetlands Centre and Reserve


The Tamar Island Wetlands is a unique urban wetlands reserve just a ten-minute drive from Launceston. A short (500 metre) walk from the interpretation centre takes you to a bird hide with seating where you can observe wetland birds on the lagoon and enjoy a restful break.
An outstanding interpretation centre offers visitors the opportunity to learn more about the value of the wetlands. The interpretation centre and the boardwalk to the island have easy wheelchair access and both have disabled toilet facilities.
The Tamar Island Wetlands Centre offers a range of activities for both adults and children. Volunteers present talks and activities on topics such as wetlands ecology, macro-invertebrates and the pest fish species Gambusia.
A Discovery Ranger program operates daily over the summer holiday period.




West Tamar Road
Riverside, TAS, 7250

Located 20.6K from Bacala

Mowbray Golf Club Ltd


Mowbray Golf Club Ltd offers an 18-hole championship golf course in Launceston, Northern Tasmania.
The meticulously kept course is located just minutes out of Launceston's central business district (par 71). The club has excellent facilities including a licensed clubhouse and function centre, open seven days a week. The golf club provides a greenbelt environment within the northern suburban area of Launceston and allows local citizens to enjoy the club's sporting and first class amenities. A full time registered PGA golf professional is available for golf lessons, as well as offering the largest stocked golf shop in the northern suburbs. You can purchase all major brands of golf clubs at the golf shop with tailor-made clubs also available. Hire a motorised golf cart or choose to use a push buggy. The club is private and has a state-wide reputation as a friendly, hospitable club. It offers members and their guests a quality golf course and top facilities including onsite parking.
Mowbray Golf Club Ltd is located approximately a five-minute drive from central Launceston.




Grubb Street
Mowbray, TAS, 7248

Located 21.0K from Bacala

Bacala: Events

Thoroughbred Night Racing Under Lights


The Tasmanian Turf Club at the Luxbet Racing Centre is home to Tasmania's most prestigious horse race the Luxbet Launceston Cup and home to Thoroughbred Night Racing under Lights. Experience the excitement of thoroughbred night racing under lights. Our complex offers an exciting, up-close personal entertainment experience like no other. The Tasmanian Turf Club is committed to maintaining a high standard of excellence and making sure you have a night to remember. We also have some day meetings.
The Luxbet Racing Centre is located approximately three kilometres from the heart of Launceston and is easily accessed by bus or taxi. Entry to the course is $7 and $4 for pensioners. Patrons dining in Silks Restaurant located in the Members Reserve do not pay a gate entry fee. We also have dining facilities in our Cafe. Fees are subject to change over the Luxbet Launceston Cup and Carnival. Please phone the club for bookings on 03 63261070.


Event Dates
2017
      2nd Jul


1 Jellico Street
Mowbray, TAS, 7248

Located 21.5K from Bacala

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