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Tamar Island Wetlands 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 3.7K from Legana

Grindelwald Swiss Village (Attraction)


The Tamar Valley Resort is located in the Swiss-style village of Grindelwald, Northern Tasmania.
The village of Grindelwald was established in the 1980s as a unique residential development. All houses in Grindelwald have been built in Swiss style, with wide eaves, flowerboxes, window shutters and balconies. The settlement is fringed with glassy lakes and views of the Tamar Valley.
The Swiss-themed Tamar Valley Resort at Grindelwald includes a range of accommodation, a shopping arcade, general store, craft and gift shops, clothing store, hairdresser, day spa, golf pro shop, chocolatier, and a cafe and bakery. You can browse through the specialty boutiques in the shopping square, or enjoy a meal or snack at the lakeside Alpenrose Lakeside Bistro and lounge bar. Accommodation options include the Grand Chateau Hotel and self-contained family chalets.
You can test your skill at the18-hole, par 54 mini-golf course, or play a round on the ten-hole public golf course (par 30, 3566 metres). Activities include aqua bike hire and canoeing on the lake, and the world's longest bouncing pillow available for the children.
Grindelwald is a 15-minute drive north of Launceston (15 km) in the Tamar Valley.




7 Waldhorn Drive
Grindelwald, TAS, 7277

Located 4.0K from Legana

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 6.1K from Legana

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 6.6K from Legana

Riverside Golf Club Ltd


Riverside Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course located in Launceston, northern Tasmania.
It is one of Tasmania's premier courses (par 73) with gently undulating fairways and picturesque views from the clubhouse. There is a well stocked bar and excellent dining facilities in the clubhouse.
There are also excellent practice facilities including a fairway, putting green and nets. A resident professional is also employed by the club to provide lessons and to advise on all golfing needs to members and visitors alike.
While you are in Launceston, be sure to explore the city and the delightful Cataract Gorge nearby. Take a chairlift ride across this urban reserve or head down the Tamar Valley and sample some fine Tasmanian wines.
Riverside Golf Club is just a five-minute drive out of central Launceston, located at Riverside.




244 West Tamar Road
Riverside, TAS, 7250

Located 7.3K from Legana

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 8.1K from Legana

Tasmania Zoo


Tasmania Zoo is the state's only fully-accredited Zoo, near Launceston in Tasmania's north.
Set amongst extensive natural bushland, the zoo has Tasmania's biggest collection of animals including the world's largest private devil breeding program. You will come face to face with the world-famous Tasmanian Devils who assist research into the devil facial tumour disease. Witness these fascinating creatures live, at the devil feedings and interpretation times, daily at 10.30am, 1pm and 3.30pm.
You will also see over 80 species of birds, from fairy penguins, swift parrots to macaws. Penguin feeding daily at 10am and 4pm.
You can enjoy hand feeding the native Australian animals like wallaby's, wombats, kangaroos and the domestic animals like sheep, cattle, goats, alpacas and miniature ponies.
Tasmania Zoo also has the second largest collection of Primates in any private Australian Zoo, along with many other exotic species, watch the Meerkat feeding daily at 11.30am and 2.10pm.
This is an excellent family destination, with a variety of activities including barbecues, picnic facilities, children's play area with swings, and an onsite caf? and gift shop.
Tasmania Zoo is a 20-minute drive (18 km) from Launceston.




1166 Ecclestone Road,
1166
Riverside, TAS, 7250

Located 8.8K from Legana

Trevallyn Dam


Trevallyn Dam is within the Trevallyn Nature Recreation Area on the South Esk River, just outside of Launceston in Tasmania's north and is a great spot for picnics, trail walks and boating on the dam.
Visitors to the reserve can walk along the South Esk River gorge, see the Trevallyn Dam wall in flood and experience cable hang-gliding.
There's also an open grassy reserve that's home to resident wombats and ducks.
Enjoy short walks to lookouts or a longer walk from the gorge past the Trevallyn Power Station.
During summer, the water is ideal for swimming and the shores of Lake Trevallyn are used by the Launceston community for water skiing, kayaking and windsurfing.
Find a spot in the spacious undercover barbecue area to have lunch.
Trevallyn Dam is less than a 10-minute drive from Launceston's CBD.




Gorge Road
Launceston, TAS, 7250

Located 9.6K from Legana

Legana: 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
      8th Mar
      15th Mar
      22nd Mar
      29th Mar
      5th Apr
      12th Apr
      21st May
      11th Jun
      2nd Jul


1 Jellico Street
Mowbray, TAS, 7248

Located 8.5K from Legana

AFL 2017 - Hawthorn v St Kilda


There is nothing as exciting as a live game of football played at the top level, with superb athletes battling it out for the ultimate prize of the right to play in the AFL Grand Final.
In Round 6, Hawthorn will face St Kilda.
Organise your tickets and arrange a fun weekend in Launceston with friends and family.
Tasmania's football fans will have four AFL match to enjoy at UTAS Stadium this season.
Game starts at 1.45pm.


Event Dates
2017
      29th Apr


Invermay Road
Launceston, TAS, 7250

Located 9.1K from Legana

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