North East Region of Tasmania

This is a region of variety and contrast - croplands, wild natural habitats, tumbling waterfalls, white sandy beaches, rugged mountains, dairy pastures, mining areas and hop fields. It's a place for summer walks and swims or winter walks and skiing.

Things To Do in North East Tasmania

· In winter, ski on Ben Lomond, in summer take in the mountain's alpine heathlands.
· Visit the southern hemisphere's largest oil producing lavender farm at Bridestowe Estate, Nabowla.
· Pull into Sideling Lookout above Scottsdale for sweeping farmland and Bass Strait views.
· Near Ringarooma, see Ralph Falls, Tasmania's highest single drop waterfall.
· Catch a wave or a fish at Bridport, the North East's seaside holiday town.
· See the historic Chinese Cemetery and Australia's oldest privately owned power station at Moorina.
· Pan for tin at Derby Tin Mine Centre.
· Visit Blue Lake, a tranquil azure lake in the old Endurance Tin Mine off the Herrick-Gladstone Road.
· Explore Mt William National Park for history, wildlife, plant life and long, empty beaches.
· Drive (slowly) around Mt William's Forester Drive to see Tasmania's large native kangaroos in their natural habitat.
· Take the short walk from near Pyengana to St Columba Falls.
· Explore the spectacular sand dunes at St Helens or charter a yacht or fishing boat. The St Helen's History Room is also worth a visit.
· North from St Helen's, visit the Bay of Fires and The Gardens Coastal Reserves (near Binalong Bay).

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