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Mountain Stream Fishery


Mountain Stream Fishery is located at Targa, Tasmania on the pristine St Patricks River.
The Public fishing area offers a fun family day out. Licences are not required and you are guaranteed to catch a fish. For your convenience barbecues are available to hire and picnic areas are provided. There is no catch and release, all fish caught must be kept! Fish will be cleaned while you wait at no additional cost.
Mountain Stream Fishery is situated on the Tasman Highway between Launceston and Scottsdale. Prices per kilo of fish caught are Trout AUD10.00, and Salmon AUD13.00.




38036 Tasman Highway
Targa, TAS, 7259

Located 0.6K from Targa

Hepburn's Woodcraft and Private Fishery


Hepburn's Woodcraft and Private Fishery is located at Nunamara in North East Tasmania.
Hepburn's Woodcraft features the work of owner Andrew Hepburn who creates timber products from Tasmanian specialty timbers. Andrew's work can be purchased from his website or on site.
You can also visit the property's private fishery to fly fish for rainbow trout. Enjoy an affordable half-day's fly fishing here; rod hire and fly-fishing tuition are available and no license is required. The fishery has a bag limit of two fish per person and bookings are essential.
Nunamara is close to the Mt Barrow State Reserve. The Reserve covers an area of 459 hectares (113 acres) which includes Mount Barrow (1413 metres), one of the tallest mountains in the north-east highlands. Here you can bushwalk through rainforest and alpine vegetation and enjoy spectacular views and scenery. The Reserve is also a popular location for rock-climbing and hang-gliding.
Nunamara is a 20-minute drive from Launceston (20 km) and a 40-minute drive from Scottsdale (48 km).




149 Patersonia Road
Nunamara, TAS, 7259

Located 9.2K from Targa

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 13.3K from Targa

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 13.5K from Targa

Providence Vineyards


Providence Vineyard is located near the township of Lilydale, in the Tamar Valley, Northern Tasmania.
Providence was founded by French winemaker Jean Miguet in 1956 and is the oldest of Tasmania's modern vineyards. The two-hectare (five-acre) vineyard produces pinot noir and chardonnay and a small amount of Riesling. The original pinot noir and chardonnay vines planted by Jean Miguet in 1956 still produce fruit used in the current vintages.
You can taste the range of award-winning Providence wines at the cellar door most of the year. Closed Mondays and open most other days. Freecall 1800 992 967 to check. The vineyard also sells a range of other fine Tasmanian wines of older vintages, and your purchased wines can be shipped Australia wide free of charge.
The Tamar Valley is one of Tasmania's premium wine producing regions. The area is characterised by a cool climate, loamy soils and long ripening periods; ideal conditions for high quality grapes and distinctively flavoured wines.
The Vineyard is a 25-minute drive north-east of Launceston (27 km) on the Tamar Valley Wine Route.




236 Lalla Road,
(Highway C822)
Lalla, TAS, 7267

Located 16.0K from Targa

Zone 3 Laser Games - Launceston


Zone 3 Laser Games - Launceston is an indoor Laser Tag complex providing hours of entertainment all under one roof. It is suitable for all ages, catering for birthday parties, businesss functions and walk-in visits.
Laser Tag (sometimes also referred to as Laser Skirmish or Dark Zone) is an action packed game where players wear electronic vests and 'tag' each other with 'phasors' to score points.
The multi-level laser tag arena features stunning fluorescent space-themed murals guaranteed to make you go "wow"! With asteroids, gas clouds, moons, planets, starfields, vortices and cladding-style spaceship walls, you will feel as if you are an astronaut on a mission in a distant galaxy.
Zone 3 Launceston also features a variety of exciting arcade games suitable for all ages, including racing games, shooters, video games and more. In addition there are a number of prize and ticket redemtion games such as skill testers, "claw" games and Stacker, as well as classics like Roll-a-Ball.
Bookings are highly recommended so make a booking today by giving Zone 3 Laser Games a call.




9 Swanston Drive
Waverley, TAS, 7250

Located 20.7K from Targa

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 20.7K from Targa

Boardmills Market Launceston


Every Saturday the family friendly Boardmills Market offers a fantastic combination of handmade Tasmanian crafts and businesses, local artists and musicians, food, fun for the kids, fresh produce and more.
Open Saturdays 9am - 2pm at Killafaddy Road, just over Hobler's Bridge in Newstead. Google us for directions.
Situated a four-minute drive from the heart of Launceston's City Park, Boardmills Market is set on the 3.5 acre grounds of the Avalon Arts and Function Centre. You will be greeted by our large 40 year-old Red Oak trees and friendly chickens that the kids can feed or hug whilst overlooking Launceston's Tamar Valley.
The landmark property, rich in history and originally built for the forestry industry, is free to explore. Make sure you see possibly the largest specimens of endemic Tasmanian Huon Pine anywhere. These are housed in the majestic Atrium of the architectural building in addition to the fine examples of blackwood and myrtle.
We have on-site parking for visitors and free entry. The market also has disability toilets. New stallholders welcome.




9 Killafaddy Road
Saint Leonards, TAS, 7250

Located 21.1K from Targa

Targa: Events

Lilydale Village Market


The Lilydale Village Market, a fun monthly event in Lilydale, Tasmania, a beautiful rural village 25 minutes drive north of the centre of Launceston.
It features local quirky entertainment; a bar with local northern Tasmania brews such as beer on tap, spirits and wine; local craft; food; community stalls and a kids play area.
It is held the second Sunday of each month from 10am to 2pm at the historic Memorial Hall in the Main Road of Lilydale.
Just drive north out of Launceston along the East Tamar past Seaport and and follow the signs until you see the street flags!
More information and updates on the next market can be found at our Facebook page, search for "Lilydale Village Market".


Event Dates
2016
      12th Jun
      10th Jul
      14th Aug
      11th Sep
      9th Oct
      13th Nov
      11th Dec
2017
      8th Jan
      12th Feb
      12th Mar
      9th Apr


1949 Main Road,
Main Road
Lilydale, TAS, 7268

Located 14.5K from Targa

Scottsdale Show


The annual show at Scottsdale is the showcase for the regions agricultural diversity and wealth. This small northern town is situated between the ferry terminal of Devonport and the holiday East Coast and within an hour of Launceston.
Judging in the Homecrafts Pavilion commences Thursday with all other judging taking place on Friday and Saturday.
Horse events cater for entries from all ages and categories and are conducted on both days.
Wood chopping and shearing competitions are held on Saturday.
The show commences on Friday morning with gates opening at 7am both days and on Friday evening entertainment in the form of a band continues to 10pm.
Most years see some novelty events and displays along with regular country flavoured fashion parades, home crafts and trade exhibits.
Livestock shown is mainly cattle but goats and fat lambs can also be seen.
There is an animal nursery that features an interactive display where you can get in and up close to many of your farmyard favourites.
Sideshow alley will entertain the children, and food of all types including gourmet is available.


Event Dates
2016
      11th Nov
      12th Nov


Charles Street
Scottsdale, TAS, 7260

Located 21.3K from Targa

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