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Caveside: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Trowunna Wildlife Park


Trowunna Wildlife Park is a family wildlife park at Mole Creek not far from Cradle Mountain. Trowunna was established in 1979 and covers 65 acres of serene sanctuary for Tasmania's native wildlife. Unchanged in 25 years, Trowunna Wildlife Park gives you the opportunity to experience the magic of nature's wonderland.
At Trowunna you can see more than 35 species of birds and animals, You can get up close and hand-feed the free-ranging kangaroos and wallabies. Or you can take an interactive guided tour and see Tasmanian devils being hand-fed.
Trowunna Wildlife Park is open daily 0900 to 1700. Daily interactive tours are conducted at 1100, 1300 and 1500. Learn about the successful conservation breeding programs that have been conducted at Trowunna since 1985 with native wildlife such as tasmanian devils, wombats and quolls.
Group bookings and private tours are welcome and Devil and/or Wombat full day workshops are available.




1892 Mole Creek Road
Mole Creek, TAS, 7304

Located 5.3K from Caveside

Honey Farm - The


Discover the tastes, flavours and textures of honey at The Honey Farm in Chudleigh, Tasmania. Nestled under the Great Western Tiers mountain range, the vibrant cartoon bees adorning the building are difficult to miss.
Inside you will be taken on a journey of discovery into the amazing world of the honeybee. There are over 50 different honeys to taste, from single origin honeys, such as Tasmanian Leatherwood, to indulgent gourmet delights like the rich Honey Chocolate Paste.
After tasting the honeys, explore the secrets of the hive with audio-visual and interactive displays. A feature is the glass beehive. Watch the bees busily producing honey, try to spot the queen bee and maybe even watch a newly born bee hatching from its cell- all from behind the safety of glass.
Not only does The Honey Farm have the widest range of honey available in Tasmania, but also a unique range of honeybee related giftware, skincare products for both therapeutic and cosmetic use, and health-boosting Apitherapy products such as Propolis, Royal Jelly, Bee Pollen and Manuka Honey. Tastings and entry to The Honey Farm are free.
The village of Chudleigh is just under a one-hour drive west of Launceston (64 km).




39 Sorell Street
Chudleigh, TAS, 7304

Located 6.0K from Caveside

Wychwood Garden and Nursery


Wychwood Garden and Nursery, Mole Creek, is a stunning example of a beautiful temperate garden. It features unusual plants, particularly those that can withstand heat and frost. The garden and nursery cover around one hectare (2.5 acres) and are nestled under the Great Western Tiers, near picturesque Mole Creek, Northern Tasmania. Wychwood is a leisurely one-hour drive from Launceston and Devonport, on Highway B12 (Cradle Country Touring Route), the main road to Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, and just near Mole Creek Caves.
The garden features sweeping borders full of perennials, old roses and ornamental grasses plus a fruit and vegetable garden, a heritage apple orchard (with resident geese), water features and woodland areas.
In the creek paddock you will find a medieval-designed grass labyrinth, which is beautiful viewed from the rise above. For plant enthusiasts, a wealth of rare and interesting specimens can be found, including the renowned double white hellebore, numerous pulmonaria cultivars, hardy cyclamens, epimediums, fritillaries, snake bark maples and much more.
Wychwood was recently featured on a stamp released as part of a series celebrating Open Gardens Australia, and a stunning book 'Wychwood' was released late 2014.




80 Den Road
Mole Creek, TAS, 7304

Located 7.4K from Caveside

Mole Creek Karst National Park


Mole Creek Karst National Park, in Northern Tasmania, features richly decorated limestone caves.
The Park is 40 minutes west of Deloraine and a short drive from the village of Mole Creek.
Mole Creek Karst National Park protects deep limestone caves of superb stalactites, stalagmites and columns, glow worm displays, subterranean streams and cathedral caverns. The Park is best known for the superb Marakoopa and King Solomons Caves, which are open to the general public, but its 1,345 hectares (3,324 acres) contains a total of 300 caves and sinkholes.
You can view the caves on guided tours which depart several times each day, or join a specialised adventure-caving experience. If you plan to visit both Marakoopa and King Solomons Caves, remember that it will take about 15 minutes to drive between the two. There is an entry fee to explore the caves, and national park entry fees also apply to other areas of the Park.
Current park passes must be purchased for entry to Tasmania's national parks. For full details please visit the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife website.




B12
Mole Creek, TAS, 7304

Located 11.5K from Caveside

Devils Gullet


Enjoy dramatic views into a deep, narrow gorge. To get there, follow the gravel road 15 kilometres beyond King Solomon Cave near Mole Creek to reach Devils Gullet, on the northern rim of the Great Western Tiers.
Nearby Lake Mackenzie is the starting point for walks in the alpine country of Tasmania's Central Plateau.
Note that this area has been impacted by bushfire in January 2016.




Off C171
Mole Creek, TAS, 7304

Located 15.3K from Caveside

McLachlan Studio


Follow a country lane along the banks of the Meander River just out of Deloraine in Northern Tasmania the A5, and with the rolling hills and stunning mountains as a backdrop and you will find our design Studio and Gallery nestled in a park style garden surrounded by beautiful, mature trees. It is the perfect setting for our creative life designing and making unique jewellery, sculpture and paintings.
Our jewellery, all made by hand, has been hammered and forged into pieces that are classic and elegant and combined with gold and silver, pearls and precious gems, and we are represented in numerous private and public collections including the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
Hugh and Mary invite you to visit the Studio. Try on our jewellery and perhaps choose a piece; something special that will hold significant memories, jewellery that can be worn everyday and that will last forever. Wander through the garden and enjoy Hugh's sculptures, and view his oil paintings in the Studio; a unique creative experience when you visit Tasmania.
In case we are away on business, please phone to ensure the Studio is open.




150 Sisters Lane
Deloraine, TAS, 7304

Located 16.4K from Caveside

Caveside: Events

Chudleigh Show


With the first show held in 1889, The Chudleigh Show is one of Tasmania's oldest shows. An annual event creating a great family day and showing the best of what the local area has to offer.
Expect to see poultry, cattle, sheep, horses and dairy heifers and sheep dogs as they show and compete for "best of show". Wander through displays of utes and vintage tractors and be entertained by the trick horse display.
The woodchopping event will represent the serious sporting side of the Show and the not so serious, but steeped in tradition, the Chudleigh Cup will run again. There are no real horses in the Chudleigh Cup but there are lots of people dressed up as horses and doing a lot of horsing around.
Free Kid's activities run all day from 10am in a dedicated area.
There are many interesting stalls ranging from delicious Ice Creams to novelties and gourmet salts!


Event Dates
2017
      18th Feb


Chudleigh Showgrounds
Chudleigh, TAS, 7304

Located 7.7K from Caveside

Deloraine Market


Deloraine Market offers a great selection of stalls with fresh produce including venison, farm rabbits, sour dough breads, home cooked cakes, honey, jams, farm vegetables and fruit in season.
There are plants, fruit trees, books, crafts and bric a brac. The kitchen has delicious breakfast and lunch fare and plenty for in-between.
It is a wonderful country market, a place to meet with friends and make new ones. The market is held on the first Saturday of every month (except Nov and Jan). An extra Christmas market is held on the third Saturday of December.


Event Dates
2016
      4th Jun
      2nd Jul
      6th Aug
      3rd Sep
      1st Oct
      3rd Dec
      17th Dec
2017
      4th Feb
      4th Mar
      1st Apr


East Moriarty Street
Deloraine, TAS, 7304

Located 19.3K from Caveside

Deloraine Show


Horses, Poultry, Wood Chopping, Home Industries, Cattle, Sheep Judging and Side Show Alley
Come one, come all to the Deloraine Show and celebrate Tasmania's primary industries and enjoy the breeder competitions, industry displays, side-show rides and show bags.
The Deloraine Agricultural Show will include showing horses and poultry, wood chopping and home industries, cattle and sheep judging and of course the side shows.
Side-show-ally rides will keep the "bigger kids" entertained. There will be a huge range of show bags full of chocolates, sweets, toys and novelties.
You will be able to experience the traditional Show food favourites like fairy floss and dagwood dogs.


Event Dates
2016
      19th Nov


Highland Lakes Road,
Highland Lakes Road
Deloraine, TAS, 7030

Located 19.3K from Caveside

Caveside: Travel Tips

Great Western Tiers Visitor Centre


Let the Great Western Tiers Visitor Centre help you discover the magic of the Meander Valley. Talk to a local and learn about the wonderful things to see and do in the Great Western Tiers. Open seven days a week from 0900 to 1700, and 0800 to 1800 in summer, we are well placed to assist you with all your travelling needs. Not sure where to go? The Centre can prepare a free itinerary for you and help with all your tour and accommodation bookings. Whatever your interest - walks, heritage, gourmet food, wildlife, arts and crafts, we know all the best places! We look forward to welcoming you to the Great Western Tiers soon.




98 - 100 Emu Bay Road
Deloraine, TAS, 7304

Located 19.9K from Caveside

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