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 ....

-  Stop at Mount George Lookout, an historic semaphore site and the best photo opportunity of the valley and surrounding districts.

-  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.

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