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Explore the destination! The Tamar Valley and Launceston
Aspect Tamar Valley Resort is the ideal base to explore the many natural and historic attractions Northern Tasmania has to offer. A wine and food lovers paradise, the area is perfect for losing yourself – in exploration, romance and adventure, by land, air, river or sea. The climate is similar to the south of France, and our locals are renowned for their friendliness.

Take a quick flight from Melbourne or Sydney and you will find that Launceston and Tamar Valley is the perfect place to visit for a short break or a long Stay Holiday.

Here are just a few attractions practically on our doorstep…

  • Seahorse Farm at Beauty Point
  • World Famous Beaconsfield Gold Mine and Heritage Centre
  • Boag’s Brewery Tours & Beer Lovers Mecca
  • Cataract Gorge & Chairlift.
  • The Ultra Design Centre
  • Historic Country or City Drives
  • Treetops at Holly Bank
  • Launceston Aquatic Centre
  • Legendary Tamar River Cruises
  • Auto Mobile Museum of Tasmania
  • Aurora Stadium Home to the AFL Hawks
  • Northern Basketball Stadium
  • Wineries for both the East & West Tamar
  • Strawberry Farms
  • Devonport Mainland Ferry
  • Rosevears River Drive
  • Barnbougle via Bridport – World Class 18 hole Golf Course
  • Evandale Markets every Sunday
  • Festivale
  • Launceston Show Day
  • V8 Supercars

The centerpiece of Northern Tasmania is the world famous Tamar River as it meanders its way through scenic pastures, orchards, high yielding vineyards & forests all the way up to Bass Strait.

The picturesque Tamar River has created a fertile Valley of beautiful & rich contrasts as it flows from Launceston to the sea. The Tamar River is Australia’s biggest tidal navigatable River & there are dozens of interesting Towns & many beautiful natural attractions throughout the Tamer Valley on both sides of the River.

Only minutes away on the West side of the river you can discover many local wineries ( & admire the work of renowned craftspeople & acclaimed artists.

The Grubb Shaft Gold & Heritage Museum at Beaconsfield is a must see attraction with over 30 visitor interactive displays.

At Beauty Point you can take a scenic river cruise up the historic West Arm or Low Head. You can then cross The Tamar River at the Batman Bridge to historic George Town Australia’s oldest Township where you’ll also find Australia’s oldest operating pilot station & maritime museum located at the Tamar River mouth. Learn about the area’s history on the George Town heritage trail.

As the gateway to the Tamar Valley & Northern Tasmania Aspect Tamar Valley Resort is the perfect base for all your sightseeing & exploring adventures