Explore the Deloraine region with Kooparoona Niara Tours and learn about the connection of Aboriginal people to Kooparoona Niara (Great Western Tiers) dating back over 10,000 years. This full service, door to door experience includes a guided walk along the Kooparoona Niara Cultural Trail, a visit to Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary with lunch at Earthwater Café followed by an underground adventure into the Marakoopa Caves before resurfacing above ground and heading to the Alum Cliffs / Tulampanga.
Expand your minds with a trip to QVMAG, Australia’s largest regional museum. Head to the Art Gallery at Royal Park to experience Launceston’s leading collection of traditional and contemporary art. Delve into the history of the local Tasmanian Aboriginals at The First Tasmanians: our story exhibit. You’ll be able to view rarely seen original objects and learn about Tasmanian Aboriginal perspectives on climate change, astronomy, stories of creation and much more.
3. Brickendon and Woolmers Estate
Uncover historical treasures at Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre. The interactive displays depict the history of the gold mining in an interactive way from the historic Gold Rush years through to modern industrial mining and the momentous events of the mine rescue in 2006.
6. Low Head and George Town
Located along the eastern banks of the Tamar River, Low Head Historic Precinct is home to the oldest and longest active Pilot Stations in Australia. Visit the Maritime Museum and discover who the first European setters to arrive in the Tamar Valley back in 1804 were. Other places of interest you can visit on the site include the Low Head Lighthouse or the Foghorn which is still sounded at noon each Sunday. A few minutes drive away in George Town, you can visit the Bass and Flinders Maritime Museum to learn about the explorers who sailed the sloop Norfolk right into the Tamar River in 1798.