Top things to do

Top Choice Cave in Mole Creek Karst National Park

Marakoopa Cave

The name Marakoopa derives from an Aboriginal word meaning ‘handsome’ and this cave well and truly lives up to its moniker, featuring delicate stalactites and stalagmites, glowworms, sparkling crystals and reflectiv…
Top Choice Farm in Deloraine

41° South Tasmania

Salmon are reared in raised tanks and a wetland is used as a natural biofilter at 41° South Tasmania. This no-waste, no-chemical method of fish farming is the cleanest way of raising fish – and also supplies the bas…
Top Choice National Park in Mole Creek Karst National Park

Mole Creek Karst National Park

The major draws in this national park are the Marakoopa and the King Solomons Caves. These can be visited on tours operated by the Tasmanian Parks & Wildlife Service. Other caves in the park can be visited by ex…
Top Choice Cafe in Ulverstone

Thirty Three Cups

Towns on Tasmania's northwest coast are known for their cafe culture, and there are plenty of stylish examples where you can enjoy great food and a well-made latte. This is one of the best of that breed, offering ex…
Top Choice Cafe in Burnie

The Chapel

This hipsterish cafe is housed in a handsome decommissioned chapel and the quality of the food certainly matches the surrounds. The best cafe in Burnie (and probably the best on the north coast), it serves excellent…
Top Choice Gallery in Devonport

Devonport Regional Gallery

Currently housed in a decommissioned 1904 Baptist church with a stunning wooden vaulted ceiling, this small but well-curated gallery is slated to move into the new contemporary arts hub within the Devonport Entertai…
Top Choice Museum in Burnie

Burnie Regional Museum

The centrepiece of this absorbing museum is a lovingly crafted re-creation of a 1900 Burnie streetscape – including blacksmith's forge and farriers shop, wash house, general store, post and telegraph office, stageco…
Top Choice Museum in Devonport

Bass Strait Maritime Centre

Housed in the former harbour master’s residence (c 1920), this small but impressive museum is home to displays about the geology and maritime history of Bass Strait. Its large collection of ship and ferry models is …
Top Choice Park in Sheffield

King George V Park

Hidden behind Main Street's shops (access is via an asphalt path), this park has plenty of trees and lawn, a children's playground, public toilets, picnic tables, BBQs and an utterly charming mosaic walk inspired by…
Top Choice Historic Building in Stanley

Highfield

Built in 1835 for the chief agent of the Van Diemen’s Land Company, this homestead 2km north of town is an exceptional example of domestic architecture of the Regency period in Tasmania. Managed by the Tasmanian Par…