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Western Creek: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Honey Farm - The


Discover the tastes, flavours and textures of honey at The Honey Farm in Chudleigh, Tasmania. Nestled under the Great Western Tiers mountain range, the vibrant cartoon bees adorning the building are difficult to miss.
Inside you will be taken on a journey of discovery into the amazing world of the honeybee. There are over 50 different honeys to taste, from single origin honeys, such as Tasmanian Leatherwood, to indulgent gourmet delights like the rich Honey Chocolate Paste.
After tasting the honeys, explore the secrets of the hive with audio-visual and interactive displays. A feature is the glass beehive. Watch the bees busily producing honey, try to spot the queen bee and maybe even watch a newly born bee hatching from its cell- all from behind the safety of glass.
Not only does The Honey Farm have the widest range of honey available in Tasmania, but also a unique range of honeybee related giftware, skincare products for both therapeutic and cosmetic use, and health-boosting Apitherapy products such as Propolis, Royal Jelly, Bee Pollen and Manuka Honey. Tastings and entry to The Honey Farm are free.
The village of Chudleigh is just under a one-hour drive west of Launceston (64 km).




39 Sorell Street
Chudleigh, TAS, 7304

Located 8.6K from Western Creek

Trowunna Wildlife Park


Trowunna Wildlife Park is a family wildlife park at Mole Creek not far from Cradle Mountain. Trowunna was established in 1979 and covers 65 acres of serene sanctuary for Tasmania's native wildlife.
At Trowunna you can see more than 35 species of native Tasmanian birds and mammals, You can get up close and hand-feed the free-ranging kangaroos and wallabies or you can take an interactive guided tour and see Tasmanian devils being hand-fed.
Trowunna Wildlife Park is open daily 0900 to 1700. Daily interactive tours are conducted at 1100, 1300 and 1500. Learn about the successful conservation breeding programs that have been conducted at Trowunna since 1985 with native wildlife such as tasmanian devils, wombats and quolls.
Group bookings and private tours are welcome and Devil and/or Wombat full day workshops are available.




1892 Mole Creek Road
Mole Creek, TAS, 7304

Located 9.9K from Western Creek

Walls of Jerusalem National Park


This stunning alpine wilderness, dominated by dolerite peaks, tarns, lakes and alpine vegetation, is part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. The return walk to Dixon;s Kingdom is about 10 hours, and to the summit of Mt Jerusalem is about 12 hours. It is recommended to take a tent and stay overnight in this stunning landscape to make the walk easier.
The view from any of the peaks takes in thousands of alpine tarns and the neighbouring peaks such as Cradle Mountain, barn Bluff, the Pelion range, Mt Ossa, East and West Pelion, and south past cathedral Mountian and Falling Mountian, as well as the spectacular Mersey River Valley near lake Rowallan.
Bushwalkers should be experienced and well equipped for alpine conditions as the weather can be inclement at any time of year.
Check parks site for access details.
National Parks fees apply. National Park Passes can be purchased from Visitor Centres.




Walls of Jerusalem
Mole Creek, TAS, 7304

Located 11.0K from Western Creek

Yarns Artwork in Silk


This large-scale textile treasure has been created in four panels, each measuring three-and-a-half metres by four metres. Crafted by more than 300 local artists, it took 10,000 hours and 200 metres of hand-dyed silk to complete. The artists have employed a number of techniques including embroidery, cross stitch, weaving, patchwork and quilting to create Yarns. Yarns Artwork in Silk tells the story of the local area - exploring its history, landscape and culture. The display includes an audiovisual presentation which expands on the work.
Deloraine and the surrounding district is one of Tasmania's most significant regional centres for art and crafts. Visit today and be amazed and inspired!




98 Emu Bay Road
Deloraine, TAS, 7304

Located 17.0K from Western Creek

Westbury Silhouette Trail


Eight exquisite artworks depicting treasured characters of the Westbury community. The characters celebrated are examples of the many inspirational lives that have built the community. Quirky, skilful, stylish, bold and compassionate - they reveal strands of humanity that bind communities and from which all good things grow. Westbury's story is deeply embedded in British colonialism and Irish culture; formed by the dedication of early Irish clergy and the toil of convict, soldier and free settler alike.




98 Emu Bay Road
Deloraine, TAS, 7304

Located 17.0K from Western Creek

Sculpture Trail - Great Western Tiers


The Great Western Tiers Sculpture Trail is a series of sculptures in and around Deloraine, Northern Tasmania. Deloraine is a 30-minute drive west of Launceston (48 km) and a 40-minute drive south-east of Devonport (51 km).
The Great Western Tiers form the northern face of Tasmania's Central Plateau, rising up to 1,420 metres above sea level. The innovative Great Western Tiers Sculpture Trail emerged in Deloraine in 2002 as a celebration of the region's natural beauty and cultural diversity. You can follow the Sculpture Trail through the streets of Deloraine and along the banks of the Meander River to sites including Marakoopa Cave, King Solomons Cave, Alum Cliffs, Devils Gullet and Mole Creek. You'll see dozens of diverse creations by gifted Tasmanian artists, each combining with the landscape to make a profound and moving statement about the essence of this beautiful region. A map of the Great Western Tiers Sculpture Trail is available at the Great Western Tiers Visitor Centre in Deloraine.
Deloraine is a key regional art and craft centre in Tasmania and each November hosts the Tasmanian Craft Fair - a four-day event which draws artisans, crafts people and visual artists from throughout Australia and internationally.




98 Emu Bay Road
Deloraine, TAS, 7304

Located 17.0K from Western Creek

Deloraine and District Folk Museum


The Deloraine and District Folk Museum was opened as the Family and Commercial Inn in 1864. Today it reflects the life of the country publican and his family. Housed in the extensive garden is a Pioneer Walk where you can view reproduction and reclaimed heritage buildings showcasing the lives, tools and farming equipment of early settlers. A new exhibition about chair maker, Jimmy Possum, is now open. Who was Jimmy Possum? Come along and learn about this Deloraine mystery.
The museum is located at the Great Western Tiers Visitor Centre, 98-100 Emu Bay Road, Deloraine.




98 Emu Bay Road
Deloraine, TAS, 7304

Located 17.0K from Western Creek

Western Creek: Events

Deloraine Show


Horses, Poultry, Wood Chopping, Home Industries, Cattle, Sheep Judging and Side Show Alley
Come one, come all to the Deloraine Show and celebrate Tasmania's primary industries and enjoy the breeder competitions, industry displays, side-show rides and show bags.
The Deloraine Agricultural Show will include showing horses and poultry, wood chopping and home industries, cattle and sheep judging and of course the side shows.
Side-show-ally rides will keep the "bigger kids" entertained. There will be a huge range of show bags full of chocolates, sweets, toys and novelties.
You will be able to experience the traditional Show food favourites like fairy floss and dagwood dogs.


Event Dates
2017
      25th Nov


Highland Lakes Road
Deloraine, TAS, 7030

Located 16.2K from Western Creek

WinterFire 2017


WinterFire is an event organized by Arts Deloraine which centres around the element of fire and held on a Saturday night in Winter.
There are numerous fire pots, music, dance, story and poetry reading.
Lots of food, marshmallows to toast and a lantern parade, plus belly dancing, fire twirling and a giant bonfire.
This is an alcohol free, children friendly event, used as a community fundraiser by the community groups of Deloraine.


Event Dates
2017
      15th Jul
      15th Jul


14795 Highland Lakes Road
Deloraine, TAS, 7304

Located 16.3K from Western Creek

Western Creek: Travel Tips

Great Western Tiers Visitor Centre


Let the Great Western Tiers Visitor Centre help you discover the magic of the Meander Valley. Talk to a local and learn about the wonderful things to see and do in the Great Western Tiers. Open seven days a week from 0900 to 1700, and 0800 to 1800 in summer, we are well placed to assist you with all your travelling needs. Not sure where to go? The Centre can prepare a free itinerary for you and help with all your tour and accommodation bookings. Whatever your interest - walks, heritage, gourmet food, wildlife, arts and crafts, we know all the best places! Come and explore the history and mystery of the Great Western Tiers.




98 Emu Bay Road
Deloraine, TAS, 7304

Located 17.0K from Western Creek

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