Tamar Valley is one of Tasmania's best kept secrets. Only 20 minutes outside of Launceston, Tamar Valley has everything you need for a peaceful quiet escape. If you decide to stay here for a while, Tamar Valley has a range of accommodation which would impress all travellers. From boutique resorts, luxury hotels to more affordable budget hotel and motel options, Tamar Valley is full of unexpected surprises.
Nature walks are always wonderful in the Tamar Valley, so be prepared for some beautiful calming and relaxing strolls through the natural parks surrounding Tamar Valley. If you choose wisely, you should find yourself face to face with a beautiful waterfall, cascading down through the magnificent forest scenery. Cataract George is a stunning natural rock formation always worth the journey, while Brady’s lookout offers spectacular panoramic views of the area. Beauty Point is nearby and as the name suggests, it is an absolute beauty. Calm blue waters make this the perfect spot for fishing, and the Seahorse World and Platypus House is a great place to meet some of Australia’s native water loving creatures. For something a little classier, try some of the local fine wines to complement the fine accommodation.
Children always have fond memories of the Tamar Valley. Lavender fields, penguin lookouts and river cruises should keep young ones entertained for days on end. They will also love the comfort of staying in some of the self contained apartments or cottages in the area, as well as fantastic hotels and motels that can cater to your family's every need. Delicious local food lines the streets, so staying in Tamar Valley is always going to provide you with a great holiday. So much to do, so much great accommodation and so many delicious cafes and restaurants ensure you will not leave disappointed.