As a starting point we sugest that you check out a website called Discover Tasmania.
This website is the gateway to the many attractions in the Tamar Valley and beyond.
On the way into George Town ....
- George Town is one of the first Australian settlements and has a rich maritime history.
- Explore the town's history at the Old Watch House Museum, the former local lockup that's now an information centre and craft shop.
- Visit the home of the replica sloop 'Norfolk' (and others) at the Bass and Flinders Centre and discover the stories of this fabulous vessel.
- Enjoy the famous Eddie Freeman carving at Windmill Point,
- Have lunch at the Gunn Deck Cafe in the Bass and Flinders Centre. ( Check for opening times) then
- Drive on to Low Head, the most northern part of Tasmania and visit Australia's oldest continuously operated Pilot Station,
- Visit the Maritime Museum,
- See Low Head Lighthouse and Low Head Fog Horn – still sounded every Sunday at noon and heard over 30 km away.
- There are also beautiful beaches at East Beach and the very child friendly Lagoon Beach.
- Watch the world's smallest penguins waddle in from the sea each night at nearby Low Head Coastal Reserve.
- Drive back into George Town and dine at various venues around York Cove, overlooking the Tamar.