North East Tasmania

Words by Gina Scott and Photos by Dan Fellow

When was the last time you visited the North East of Tasmania for a holiday?  Never maybe!  You are missing out on a great region to enjoy local seafood and wine, some great bush walking, swimming in summer, golf at Barnbougle Dunes (and don’t forget the local nine hole course either); visiting vineyards and Bridestowe Lavender Estate, the largest commercial lavender farm in the southern hemisphere!

North East - Bridestowe Lavender Farm
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Bridestowe Lavender Farm in summer, north east Tasmania (Photo by Dan Fellow)

The Blue Tier region is fantastic for taking the family for a walk.  Some tracks are easy so take your picnic lunch!  When you are on top of the hills in north east Tasmania, you can even see the sea!

North East - Little Blue Lake
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Gorgeous colours of Little Blue Lake in the north east of Tasmania (Photo by Dan Fellow)

Falling for the North East

You shouldn’t miss the easy stroll to Ralphs Falls either, it’s near Ringarooma.  There’s a barbecue hut and the road keeps going on down to St Columba Falls and Pyengana where there’s a great cafe and cheese factory.

North East - St Columba Falls
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St Columba Falls, a highlight of the north east region of Tasmania (Photo by Dan Fellow)

Gina Scott owns Platypus Park Country Retreat accommodation
in Bridport.  Dan Fellow owns Tasmania Photos.  Both contributors
are great tourism advocates for the north east region of Tasmania.

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Map: North East Tasmania