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Underwood: Where To Go / Sightseeing

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 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.
There is bike map, a toilet, tap and bikewash at the trailhead.




B81
Underwood, TAS, 7268

Located 0.7K from Underwood

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 10 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 1.1K from Underwood

Tamar Island Wetlands Centre and 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 13.8K from Underwood

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery


The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG), in Launceston, is Australia's largest regional museum.
QVMAG is Launceston's arts, cultural and creative heartbeat and gateway to local history and character. It enjoys a national profile for its collections of Australian colonial art, decorative arts and design, Tasmanian history and natural science.
The QVMAG is located on two sites: the 1870s era railway workshop at Inveresk; and the 1891 Royal Park Art Gallery building on Wellington Street.
The Inveresk site is home to the preserved railway workshops and new permanent exhibition Tasmanian Connections which reveals a range of stories as told by the Museum's social history and natural science collections in six striking installations. See dinosaurs, death masks, planes soaring above, and artefacts from Australia's oldest merchant shipwreck.
Inveresk also features the Phenomena Factory, a free-entry interactive science centre providing hands-on education for kids of all ages.
The Launceston Planetarium is located at Inveresk where you'll see astronomical concepts demonstrated in a way that is both dramatic and scientifically accurate.
The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery is a short drive from Launceston's central business district.




2 Invermay Road
Invermay, TAS, 7248

Located 15.4K from Underwood

Academy Gallery


The Academy Gallery is located at the University of Tasmania, at Inveresk, Northern Tasmania. The gallery is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence by exhibiting contemporary art and design including works from Tasmania's School of Creative Arts students.
The modern gallery is a Level A class exhibition space incorporated into the Inveresk cultural precinct. It represents the new public face of the University of Tasmania. The viewing audience consists of members of the Launceston community and nearby regional centres, national and international visitors and numerous primary and secondary school groups. The gallery welcomes full participatory interest and engagement with its local constituency and visitors to Tasmania.
The exhibition program includes international exhibition projects, exhibitions by well-known Australian and emerging artists, craftspeople, designers, as well as student exhibitions. The program aims to display art, craft and design that has the capacity to be insightful, challenging and rewarding to a wide cross-section of the community. The Academy Gallery exhibition program focuses on production of exhibitions for touring intrastate, interstate and internationally as well as attracting high quality exhibitions from across the globe.
The Academy Gallery is approximately a ten-minute walk from Launceston's central business district.




School of Creative Arts,
University of Tasmania
Invermay, TAS, 7250

Located 15.7K from Underwood

Underwood: Events

Thoroughbred Night Racing Under Lights


The Tasmanian Turf Club at the Sky Racing Centre is home to Tasmania's most prestigious horse race the Sky Racing Launceston Cup and home to Thoroughbred Night Racing under Lights. Experience the excitement of thoroughbred night racing under lights. Their 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. They also have some day meetings.
The Sky Racing 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 AUD7 and AUD4 for pensioners. Patrons dining in Silks Restaurant located in the Members Reserve do not pay a gate entry fee. They also have dining facilities in their Cafe. Fees are subject to change over the Sky Racing Launceston Cup and Carnival. Please phone the club for bookings.


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1 Jellico Street
Mowbray, TAS, 7248

Located 13.4K from Underwood

Galloping Gourmet Tour


Let your taste buds travel on the Galloping Gourmet Coach Tour and follow the trail to the town of murals, Sheffield. Here you will enjoy morning tea at Fudge 'n' Good Coffee. Enjoy a taste of European elegance and experience the taste of real homemade fudge, handmade especially for you! and delicious coffee. Watch the succulent fudge being made, as well as sampling a wide range of fudge flavours. Then continue onto the Alpine Plateau to the gates of Cradle Mountain, Lake St Claire National Park to enjoy a delicious lunch at the Cradle Mountain Hotel. You will immediately relax when you walk into the Altitude Restaurant with its cosy fires, forest views and friendly atmosphere. Enjoy fresh local produce on platters accompanied by a wine list containing a range of Tasmanian wines that may be purchased. You'll then continue home stopping in historic Latrobe, time permitting you can have a little free time where you can wander around the picturesque town, have a little retail therapy or visit the amazing Reliquaire Gift Shop or enjoy afternoon tea, the choice is yours! You will then travel back to Launceston via the scenic Bass Highway.


Event Dates
2019
      23rd Feb


1 Jellico Street
Mowbray, TAS, 7248

Located 13.4K from Underwood

Spectacular Millinery Show and Launceston Cup Barrier Draw


Spectacular Millinery Show and Sky Racing Launceston Cup Barrier Draw, Friday night February 22, 2019.
Colours function room, Level 1, Grandstand starting at 7pm.
Cocktail Dress - Come along for a hat fabulous time, enjoy a mingle, free hot and cold finger food, a drink on arrival and spectacular Millinery Show. Witness the barrier drawing of the Launceston Cup field. This is a free event for all the community. Bookings are essential by Friday February 15 for catering purposes. Phone the Tasmanian Turf Club to book.


Event Dates
2019
      22nd Feb


1 Jellico Street
Mowbray, TAS, 7248

Located 13.4K from Underwood

Sky Racing Launceston Cup Corporate Marquee


A day of pure indulgence, be wined, dined and entertained in the JANSZ Corporate Marquee on Sky Racing Launceston Cup day, Wednesday 27 February 2019.
Feel a part of the action and the thrill of horses thundering past the enclosure within touching distance. Expect a mouthwatering three course luncheon including cold entree, hot carvery, cold meats, seafood platters and Tasmanian cheese and fruit platters, beverages including quality bottled wines, premium beers, basic spirits, soft drinks and juices plus live entertainment with the Tassie Tenor and guest racing personalities.


Event Dates
2019
      27th Feb


1 Jellico Street
Mowbray, TAS, 7248

Located 13.4K from Underwood

Sky Racing Launceston Cup


The Sky Racing Launceston Cup is Tasmania's premier sporting and social event, an exciting fun filled community and corporate event that places Launceston firmly on the spotlight on a State, National and International stage. The first running of the Launceston Cup dates back to 1865.
People come together to enjoy not only the social aspect of the day but also fine food, wines, extravagant fashions and great entertainment and exciting racing. The Launceston Cup is acknowledged as being one of the best regional cup meetings in Australia because of the significant attendance and the professional manner in which the event is promoted and managed. Some of Australia's greatest horses, trainers and jockeys attend the Launceston Cup and the meeting is highly prized within the local and mainland industries.


Event Dates
2019
      27th Feb


Jellico Street
Mowbray, TAS, 7248

Located 13.5K from Underwood

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