Developed in 1998 Hillwood is one of the easiest and accessible sports climbs in Tasmania. Located 30 minutes north of Launceston overlooking the Tamar River. Hillwood has some excellent rock climbing. The climbs are bolted with a range for beginners to more advanced climbers. The beginner climbs are the Chessboard for more advanced climbs head over to The Wailing Wall. If you are interested in climbing in this area pick up a copy of Climb Northern Tasmania
Located in Freycinet National Park White Water Wall is a spectacular sea cliff with lots of rock climbing and abseiling. The rock climbing is all trad climbing so you have to come well prepared however some of the climbs can be top roped using trad gear as your anchors. The climbs range from 13 upward. It is located in National Park so you do require a parks pass. If you wish to drive you need a four wheel drive or you can make do with a car with lots of clearance in summer months. For more information on rock climbing in Tasmania check out www.thesarvo.com
The dunes are located about 10 minutes drive from St Helens. Once you get to the car park it’s a 15 minute walk over the dunes to the beach.
The Cataract Gorge is situated in the heart of Launceston and is by far one of the best activities to do and see in Tasmania.
|Open 24x7 however gates in car park will be locked at night|
|Toilet facilities & free BBQ|
Located in City Park this non-profit community radio station is run entirely by volunteers. They have tours available 5 days-Mon to Fri, duration approx 1 hour by arrangement.
|Monday to Friday 10am – 2pm|
|Gold coin donation|
|Toilet facilities in City Park|
|60 Minute walk|
|Parks fees apply|
|Toilet facilities at car park. Picnic facilities nearby.|
Hollybank Reserve (15 Minutes from Launceston)
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