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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 11.1K from Jackeys Marsh

Liffey Falls Reserve


Liffey Falls State Reserve is nestled in the cool temperate rainforest of the Great Western Tiers mountain range in Tasmania's north and is part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.
Liffey Falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Tasmania, along with Russell Falls in Mt Field National Park in Tasmania's south.
The Liffey River rises on the northern edge of the Great Western Tiers and plunges through dense rainforest of myrtle, sassafras and leatherwood, running over several magnificent waterfalls before reaching rich farmlands and joining the South Esk River.
There are four sets of falls along the 45-minute return walk from the picnic ground downhill to the majestic Victoria Falls (commonly referred to as Liffey Falls), all of which can be viewed from sturdy observation decks.




C513
Liffey, TAS, 7301

Located 11.8K from Jackeys Marsh

Deloraine Golf Course


Deloraine Golf Course is a nine-hole course located in Tasmania's north-west historic town of Deloraine.
The 18-tee course features a challenging par three over a strategically placed dam. Lined with trees, the course has stunning views of Quamby Bluff and the Great Western Tiers mountain range. The Deloraine Golf Course is open to the public seven days a week. There is a clubhouse with fully-stocked bar and kitchen.
Test your skills on the two par fives and the longer par fours which challenge even the best of golfers. Enjoy the afternoon in peaceful surrounds and head into the clubhouse for a quiet drink after your round. While you are in Deloraine, visit nearby wineries or take a day trip to Cradle Mountain and walk in the wilderness. You may also like to explore the Limestone caves at Mole Creek.
Deloraine is approximately a 45-minute drive west from Launceston (53 km).




1263 Osmaston Road
Deloraine, TAS, 7304

Located 15.2K from Jackeys Marsh

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 audio-visual 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!




98-100 Emu Bay Road
Deloraine, TAS, 7304

Located 18.4K from Jackeys Marsh

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 18.4K from Jackeys Marsh

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 18.4K from Jackeys Marsh

Deloraine and Districts 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 18.4K from Jackeys Marsh

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 21.7K from Jackeys Marsh

Jackeys Marsh: Events

Tasmanian Craft Fair 2018


The Tasmanian Craft Fair is the largest working display of arts and crafts in Australia with more than 200 artists and artisans and 20,000 annual visitors.
Every year since 1981, TCF visitors have been treated to fine art displays, craft stalls, gourmet food, entertainment and children's fun activities as well as working craft displays.
Travel between the various TCF venues in free buses and enoy the picturesque northern Tasmanian town of Deloraine.
Enjoy delicious food and great Tasmanian wine whilst being entertained by local artists.


Event Dates
2018
      2nd Nov
      3rd Nov
      4th Nov
      5th Nov


Deloraine, TAS, 7304

Located 17.0K from Jackeys Marsh

Jackeys Marsh: 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 9 to 5, and to 6 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 18.4K from Jackeys Marsh

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