Want something different when you visit Cradle Mountain ? Why not jump into the icy waters of the Dove Canyon. Cradle Mountain Canyons offers a unique canyoning experience. Abseil into the canyon slide through natural water slides and jump off high rocks. Not to be missed by any adrenalin junky Check out the video below to see what you are in for.

time Tours only run in Summer 6 - 8hrs
fees Park entry fees apply. & Tour costs $100 - $200
facilities Toilet facilities at car park. Picnic facilities nearby.
grade Steep uphill climb over with rough bush.
cautions Rigorous uphill walk is not suited to those with health or mobility concerns

Reliquaire is a truly amazing shop with twenty rooms, stocked with a unique selection of items from around the world including dolls, teddies, giftware, Venetian masks, bronzes, lights, jewellery, leather handbags & wallets, books, soaps & body products, stationery, baby items, toys, games, science & educational products, puppets & marionettes, kitchenware, cookbooks, gourmet food, coffee & tea, Tasmanian wines, homemade fudge, restoration supplies and antiques.

time You can spend a good hour getting lost in all the madness.
fees Free entry however there are so many great things to buy.
prohibited No photography

Ashgrove Cheese is Australia’s premier producer of award winning hand crafted Cheddar style cheeses. The Ashgrove Cheese range includes traditional cheddar cheese, English county cheeses and a series of uniquely flavoured cheeses including the famous Wild Wasabi cheese. Go in and help yourself to free samples of all Ashgrove cheeses. If you’re lucky enough you might see them making the cheese.

time A quick stop is all you need
fees Free samples

Christmas Hill Raspberry Farm is located just off the A1 Bass Highway, mid way between  Deloraine and Elizabeth Town, Tasmania. It is a 30 minute drive from the Spirit of Tasmania Terminal in Devonport or 45 minutes drive from the Launceston Airport Drop in for the best raspberry ice cream in Tasmania or try one of the free chocolate raspberry. They have so many raspberry products you will be overwhelmed including raspberry scented socks. You can go for a little walk around the dam and see all the raspberry fields.  

Opening Hours and Parking Access

  • Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday
  • Public Holidays we have a separately priced menu
  • 7 days per week 7am – 5pm
  • Over flow carpark for buses and over sized vehicles

Seasonal backpacker work is also available see website.

facilities Restaurant & toilet facilities.
cautions Can be very busy on public holidays and over summer.

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