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Selbourne: Where To Go / Sightseeing

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 9.1K from Selbourne

Notley Fern Gorge


Notley Fern Gorge is a remnant patch of rainforest above the Tamar Valley, northern Tasmania. The wet sclerophyll forest area has a walking track and picnic area beneath towering trees.
The forest is dominated by eucalypts towering above the rainforest understorey. The state reserve is well known for a burnt out tree known as 'Bradey's Tree.' It is named after the 1820s bushranger whose gang is believed to have hidden in this forest. There is a 1.5 kilometre (1 mile) track weaving past glades of mosses and ferns which takes about 45-minutes to walk. The walk requires moderate fitness and crosses the creek several times with a steady climb uphill on the return.
Enjoy reading about the types of fauna and flora on information stands throughout the reserve and observe the native birdlife including pink robins and golden whistlers. Other largely nocturnal wildlife include Bennetts wallabies, Tasmanian devils and ringtail possums. Marvel at large tree ferns, hard water ferns down by the creek's edge and filmy ferns, found growing on the trunks of trees. After your forest walk, enjoy the picnic and barbecue area.
Notley Fern Gorge is half an hours' drive (24 kilometres/15 miles) north-west of Launceston.




C732
Legana, TAS, 7277

Located 11.4K from Selbourne

Grindelwald Swiss Village (Attraction)


Grindelwald is a 15-minute drive north of Launceston (15 km) in the Tamar Valley.
The Swiss-themed Tamar Valley Resort at Grindelwald includes a range of activities including, a shopping arcade, news and gift store, clothing store, hairdresser, day spa, golf pro shop, chocolate cafe, you can test your skill at the 18-hole mini-golf course, or play a round on the ten-hole public golf course, paddle boat hire and canoeing on the lake, and then have a jump on the world's longest bouncing pillow available for children.
If you are feeling hungry you can go for a meal or snack at the lakeside Alpenrose Bistro. The Tamar Valley Resort also has many accommodation options include the Grand Chateau Hotel and self-contained family chalets.
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.




7 Waldhorn Drive
Grindelwald, TAS, 7277

Located 15.6K from Selbourne

Brady's Lookout


A unique attraction in the Tamar Valley, Brady's Lookout was once the hideout for bushranger Mathew Brady. Ample parking, BBQ, toilets, all access ramps and viewing platforms, this is a great spot for a selfie or a picnic lunch. Views up and down the Tamar River with the vista extending over 120kms to Ben Lomond massif in the south and almost all the way to the coast and Bass Strait to the north.
The viewing platforms are set right on the cliff edge with the escarpment falling away to the river 140 metres below. There is also interpretation signage in regard to Mathew Brady telling the story of a bushranger who irritated the government in his exploits while winning the hearts of the female colonists. When finally captured, Brady was showered with gifts while incarcerated and had the crowd wailing at his hanging.




West Tamar Highway
Rosevears, TAS, 7277

Located 16.6K from Selbourne

Entally Estate


Entally House is a lovely old house located in Tasmania's north at Hadspen, about 15-minutes' drive (13 kilometres/8 miles) from Launceston.
It is named after a suburb of Calcutta, India, and built in 1819 for Thomas Reibey. While he lived there he was reputed to have the most extensive library in the colony. The house contains a magnificent collection of Regency furniture and fine silver. It is surrounded by superb gardens and grounds, in which there is a greenhouse, a chapel, a coach house and stables.
Across the road you will find its sister property, the newly renovated Entally Lodge, which houses a restaurant, bar, and 20 rooms of accommodation.




782 Meander Valley Road
Hadspen, TAS, 7290

Located 16.7K from Selbourne

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 17.7K from Selbourne

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 18.3K from Selbourne

Selbourne: Events

Rupertswood Farm Crop Maze


Rupertswood Farm Crop Maze is an agri-tourism event that is held on our Tasmanian family farm each year. Attracting around 5,000 visitors annually, the Crop Maze is a fantastic day out for visitors to explore our bespoke Crop Maze - the only one in Australia - and visit our beautiful farm! The Crop Maze is open during to the public every March.
To develop the Crop Maze owners, Rowan and Anna Clark, work with international UK Maze specialists, Mazescape, each year to develop a new maze design to fit with a particular theme they have chosen. Rowan then 'cuts' the Maze into his five hectare maize crop, and customised games are developed for visitors to play within the Maze.
The Maze is open to the public to explore for a limited time (five weekends in March), before the crop is harvested. In addition to the Maze, there are other farm attractions in the maze courtyard for families to enjoy, such as hay bale structures for children to climb and vegetables to pick.
Gourmet food sourced from the farm is also on offer to visitors.


Event Dates
2019
      2nd Mar
      3rd Mar
      9th Mar
      10th Mar
      11th Mar
      16th Mar
      17th Mar
      23rd Mar
      24th Mar
      30th Mar
      31st Mar


Hagley Station Lane
Hagley, TAS, 7292

Located 9.5K from Selbourne

Agfest


A great way to spend a day, this event needs to be experienced, with everything for the farm and the home from machinery to jewellery.
Agfest, Tasmania's premier agricultural event, has the second highest attendance of all agricultural field days in Australia.
Agfest has grown from a small field day at a racetrack with 100 exhibitors in May 1983 to become one of the State's most popular multi-million dollar exhibitions with almost 60,000 patrons passing through the gates over the three days.
Agfest features over 700 exhibitors and has something for everyone. Attractions include agricultural machinery, banking and finance, machinery, hardware and small equipment, leisure, automotive, clothing and home wares, food, horticulture and livestock.
There are working displays of Tasmania's pioneering agricultural industry including working blacksmiths, draught horse displays and free rides, a selection of vintage machinery from the wool and timber industries, and steam engines and tractors.


Event Dates
2019
      2nd May
      3rd May
      4th May


415 Oaks Road
Carrick, TAS, 7291

Located 15.7K from Selbourne

Farmgate Festival


Unearth real food at the Farmgate Festival over two days in early spring. Meet local producers and tour behind the scenes at farm and food businesses. Taste, buy and learn about seasonal and value added produce. Enjoy a self-drive tour of the stunning Tamar Valley and visit farms that produce beef, apples, pork, hazelnuts, wine, cider, truffles, seafood, salads and herbs, olive oil, berries and more. Drive together with friends to make a great day awesome. Experience a Festival Feast prepared by well-known Tasmanian chefs featuring produce from the Festival Farms.


Event Dates
2019
      23rd Nov
      24th Nov


Tamar Valley
Exeter, TAS, 7275

Located 18.3K from Selbourne

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