Things to see and do in Wynyard and North West Tasmania
Leisure Ville Holiday Centre is situated at the heart of North West Tasmania. Our island state boasts some of the finest beaches in Australia, and the Wynyard area is no exception. The 2km beach opposite Leisure Ville Holiday Centre is ideal for exercising the family pet, or enjoying a plunge to cool off from the summer heat.
Without doubt, Boat Harbour Beach (only 10kms from Leisure Ville), is one of Tasmania’s premier beaches. With it’s crystal clear water and white sands, surrounded by magnificent rolling hills meeting the waters edge, Boat Harbour Beach is the ideal place for a family outing as it is sheltered and very safe for the kids to swim with surf patrols in the summer months.
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In addition to the great beaches, Wynyard and the surrounding area is a great place to visit with lots to see and do. Being only minutes from the Burnie Airport at Wynyard, Leisure Ville is the perfect base for you to explore local scenery including Table Cape, The Nut (at nearby Stanley), Cradle Mountain and Tarkine Forest Adventures (Dismal Swamp).
Wynyard offers highlights such as penguin tours, fishing, shopping and much more.
Please feel free to visit the following web sites for more information on the services offered or ask us for more information when you stay. Please feel free to visit any of the following web sites for more information about Wynyard and the North West Coast of Tasmania.
Gutteridge Gardens - For those who enjoy walking, Wynyard has a variety of fantastic scenic walks on offer. The following website will help you to select and experience our magnificent walking tracks.
Gutteridge Gardens is a good starting point for a number of the walks, and the gardens also provide a pleasant vista of parkland and the Inglis River Estuary.
Wynyard Golf Club - The Wynyard Golf Club is a place to relax and make new friends and offers a place where you can enjoy a game of golf on a well kept course whilst taking in the breathtaking surrounds.
Online Access Centre - The Wynyard Online Access Centre, situated at the rear of the Wynyard Library, is a community service provided by the Education Department to local residents and visitors alike.
Seabrook Golf Club - Only minutes from Leisure Ville the Seabrook Golf Club is the sole links-type 18 hole course west of Barnbougle Dunes.
Wonders of Wynyard - Situated next to Wynyard's main CBD car park and easy to find, Wynyard's Visitor Centre offers a wide range of services to travelers - from information and advice about local attractions, to a booking service for accommodation and attractions all around Tasmania, public email facilities and a sales outlet for souvenirs and quality local art and craft. There is also an exhibition of antique cars on site.
Van Dieman Quality Bulbs (Table Cape Tulip Farm) - Van Dieman Quality Bulbs is based on Table Cape, just minutes from Wynyard. They are a significant Australian producer of tulip and dutch iris bulbs and flowers and also produce oriental liliums.
The Table Cape Lighthouse Experience - Take a 45 minute tour of Wynyard's light house. A rare peak inside a lighthouse, which includes many tales of the lives of those who used to operate them.
The Tarkine - Wynyard is the ideal spot to make your base when exploring one of Tasmania's most expansive area of rainforest. Home to Wedge Tailed Eagles, Tasmanian Devils and more, the Tarkine is within reach of Wynyard.
Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden - This 13 hectare/32 acre garden features over 22,000 select rhododendrons and companion plants, creating a spectacular display between August and February each year.
West Coast Wilderness Railway - The West Coast Wilderness Railway forms a gateway for visitors to explore Tasmania’s unique rail heritage, discovering the inspiring story of the pioneers who built the railway more than 100 years ago.
Tarkine Forest Adventures - Dismal Swamp - Tarkine Forest Adventures offers an interesting tour of a rainforest, which also includes a slide. Something different in a truly remarkable setting.
Tasmania's North West - The Cradle Coast Authorities tourism portal to the region provides a lot of information about the many things to see and do on the North-West coast.
Rocky Cape National Park - Rocky Cape National Park is full of surprises. You may only want to make a quick visit to the Rocky Cape lighthouse with its sweeping views, but there is much more to see if you take the time.
Wynyard Tulip Festival - Held once a year Bloomin' Tulips! is a festival of sense stimulating events celebrating the flush of spring colour in Wynyard.
Tour of Tasmania - This website is designed to give you a brief guide to Tasmania, providing you with a taste of some of this scenery and the attractions which this Australian state offers.
Discover Tasmania - Discover Tasmania is the Tasmanian Government's tourism entry point for the state. This link will take you to the listing for The Waratah-Wynyard region, but please feel free to browse through not only the surrounding areas on the North West Coast of Tasmania, but also see what the rest of the state has to offer.
Wynyard/Waratah Council - This is the council's website for our part of the coast. They have a lot of information in regards to beaches, local attractions and things to do.
Penguin Tours (in season) - Along the North West Coast a number of towns offer fairy penguin tours and the Wynyard area is no exception. When in season, Leisure Ville staff can assist you in going on one of the iconic local tours of penguin rookeries, fully conducted in a sustainable and wildlife friendly manner.
Tourist Information Centre Locations - This website is a useful resource for people touring around the state. Giving you an easy guide to where the Tourist Information Centres are in each region for your convenience as well as providing links to their relevant websites.
Walkabout - Tourist Information - A comprehensive guide to what is on offer in and around Wynyard. This website also offers the traveller an interesting and informative overview of Australia and indeed Tasmania.
See Air Tasmania - Scenic Flights - This website has information on flights in and around Strahan and Cradle Mountain, which are both within Leisure Ville's reach.
Wilderness to West Coast - This company offer a fully personalised luxury four wheel drive eco tour of the Tarkine.
Valley Brook Wine Tours - Within 2 hours drive from Leisure Ville is Launceston's Tamar Valley wine route. Valley Brook Wine Tours offer s guided tour of the vineyards and cellar doors on this route.
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