local attractions

 

SEAVIEW FARM

Walks around the farm and especially to the dam with its resident platypus.

Talk to Frank about the philosophy of biological or nutritional farming. Taste the flavoursome beef, lamb and blueberries.

Pure enjoyment walking around in the two acres of landscaped gardens.

 

 

SOUTH SISTER

Walk to the south Sister lookout with 360-degree views and a fantastic variety of flora and fauna.

Wet and dry sclerophyll forest with pockets of temperate rainforest including sub-alpines around the summit (832m). Panoramic views of the east coast, north to Flinders Island, mountains to the west and south to the Fingal valley and Freycinet Peninsula.

Read more about the walks on South Sister via the South Sister website.

 

Winnifred Curtis Reserve looking towards North Sister

 

WINIFRED CURTIS RESERVE

Here, you can take a walk on an easy, level track through 150 species of indigenous Tasmanian flora set in 80 hectares to the sounds of many native birds. There are several different walks and the visitor can choose to spend half an hour or two hours or more wandering through this peaceful place. The track leads the visitor alongside Henderson’s Lagoon with its beautiful backdrop of the North and South Sisters and St Patricks Head.

 

 

MATHINNA

Old gold mining township with its quaint miner’s cottages with the nearby Mathinna Falls and Evercreech Forest Reserve – home of the tallest white gums in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

 

ST MARYS

Slow paced relaxed township with friendly locals. Several coffee shops with great coffee, a bakery, takeaway Pizzas/Fish and Chips, Chinese food, the St Marys Hotel for an excellent, reasonably priced pub meal of enormous portions and the popular Purple Possum – health foods, gifts, bulk foods, and healthy tasty homemade meals.

 

 

CRANKS AND TINKERERS

Showcasing railway and mining memorabilia; also old cameras, kitchenalia, gramophones, ships, planes, vintage comics and much more.  Local history, photographic display and books for sale.

Please see the Cranks and Tinkerers Facebook page.

 

Further afield (less than 1.5 hrs from seaview farm)

As well as long stretches of pristine beaches the North-East Coast of Tasmania has many natural attractions. Here are some within one and a half hour’s drive from Seaview farm.

 

FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK

with its iconic Wineglass Bay

 

 

BAY OF FIRES

famous for its white sands and turquoise seas

 

 

PYENGANA

to sample the many varieties of cheese made there and see the cows amble in at their leisure and own time when they have a full udder to milk themselves.

See Pyengana Diary website .

 

 

ST COLUMBA FALLS

a short ten-minute walk through a mini rainforest past fast flowing streams and tall Manferns

 

More Information

Details of all the above can be seen on St Marys on Discover Tasmania website.

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