Two Metre Tall

Hobart & Around

Get a rural fix and a beer at this farm-based craft brewery, featuring hand-pumped ales and ciders brewed in the old shearing shed beside the bar. Wood BBQs available (BYO meat). You'll find the brewery 12km northwest of New Norfolk, en route to Hamilton.

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1. Salmon Ponds

1.62 MILES

In 1864 rainbow and brown trout were bred for the first time in the southern hemisphere at this hatchery, 9km west of New Norfolk. You can feed the fish…

2. Pulpit Rock Lookout

6.26 MILES

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3. Church of St Matthew

6.35 MILES

Built in 1823, St Matthew’s is Tasmania’s oldest church. It’s been extensively modified since it first rose from the ground – its best features today are…

4. Willow Court Historic Site

6.36 MILES

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5. Stefano Lubiana Wines

12.35 MILES

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6. Russell Falls

13.15 MILES

The park's star water feature is the magnificently tiered, 45m-high Russell Falls, an easy 20-minute return amble from behind the Mt Field National Park…

7. Hamilton Heritage Centre

13.55 MILES

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8. Moo Brew

14.58 MILES

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