Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame
Bells Parade, Latrobe
The Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame is located at Bell's Parade in Latrobe, and is home to where the very first World Woodchopping Championship was staged in 1891. Recently refurbished, the Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame is Australia’s only national museum dedicated to this fascinating sport. Come in and meet the Legends and inductees of the Hall of Fame and be amazed by these colourful characters and their incredible stories.
Bells Parade, Latrobe
A fun day for the whole family! Makers Market is open several days a week, including classes on the weekdays and a full market on Sundays. The market has buskers and painters, and features amazing handcrafted goods such as paper tole, knitted garments, woodcraft, jewellery, and more.
Open Tuesday to Saturday 11am-3pm, Sunday 9am-3pm
Sherwood Hall (circa 1850)
Sherwood Hall is regarded as one of Australia's most unique wooden colonial homes, built by the remarkable pioneer couple, ex-convict Thomas Johnson and his wife Dolly Dalrymple Briggs of the Dalrymple Aboriginal Tribe from the mouth of the Tamar River.
Phone: 03 6426 2888
House of Anvers Chocolate Factory
9025 Bass Highway, Latrobe
Breakfast in a chocolate factory anyone? Enjoy Belgian-style breakfast with fresh coffee or hot chocolate. Morning/afternoon tea and lunch available. Factory viewings and free chocolate tastings. Open 7am-5pm seven days a week.
Phone: 03 6426 2958
The Cherry Shed
243 Gilbert Street, Latrobe
Offering unique cherry-based meals, underpinned by delectable lunches and light meals featuring fresh local produce. Free tastings. Merchandise and cherry products for sale. This is a place locals love to come for lunch and afternoon tea – which says a lot – and it wins rave reviews from visitors.
Phone: 03 6426 2411
Warrawee Forest Reserve - "Platypus Capital of the World"
At the end of Shale Road, Latrobe
Right on the banks of the Mersey River, this is the best place in the Latrobe area to see platypus in their natural environment – late afternoon, dusk and first light are ideal visiting times to catch a glimpse. The track along the river offers a serene and magical walking experience, or if you’re up for an adrenaline rush, check out the mountain bike routes throughout the reserve.
Wattle Hill Olives
5 Elliston Drive, Latrobe
Boasting over 2000 trees with Spanish and French varieties, Wattle Hill Olives produces award-winning Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Irresistible balsamic olive oil salad dressing and dipping sauces are also available.
Phone: 03 6426 2556
Modo Mio Naked Brownies
1/70 Gilbert St, Latrobe
With 14 industry awards to their name, Modo Mio are one of the most respected makers of gluten-free brownies in Tasmania. As well as the most amazing brownies, they also offer dessert boxes, quinoa cupcakes, decadent chocolate and hazelnut meringues, and cookies.
The Quiet Cone
Coal Hill Road, Latrobe
Relax Restore Revitalise. Experience the profound effects of sound vibration inside The Quiet Cone for the ultimate relaxation experience.
Phone: 0476 168 622
Latrobe Fine Art Gallery
41A Gilbert Street, Latrobe
Beverley Skurulis is a highly recognised Australian artist who for 30 years lived and painted the Pilbara & Kimberley outback.
Phone: 03 6426 2931
139 Gilbert Street, Latrobe
>Reliquaire is a wonderland of eclectic toys, jewellery, games, soaps and candles, handbags clothing, Venetian masks, books, puppets, science and education, Tasmanian produce, homemade fudge, leadlight lamps, bronze statues, restoration supplies and antique furniture.
Latrobe Village Market
Gilbert Street, Latrobe
Come one, come all! The Latrobe Village Market is a community street market that takes place each Sunday from 7.00am until 2.00pm in the main street of Latrobe. You can browse through up to 40 stalls filled with a variety of goods, including clothing, antiques, books, toys and jewellery. Fresh produce is also available – it’s a great chance to support and mingle with the local community.
Bells Parade and Pig Island
Picturesque Bell's Parade is situated on the Latrobe inlet of the Mersey River. It is named after Robert Bell, who with his half brother Henry Bentinck constructed a wharf and a store on the site in 1855.
From the 1880s it was the main port on the river, becoming northern Tasmania's second major trading port for a period.
Old English trees on the Parade add visual splendour to the tranquillity and the barbecue facilities make it an ideal location for a picnic. It is also a popular spot during the warmer months for wedding ceremonies and photo opportunities.
Pig Island lies adjacent to Bells Parade and is a wonderful locatoin to view platypus and the regions water based wildlife.
Henry Somerset Orchid Conservation Reserve
Railton Road, Latrobe
The Henry Somerset Orchid Conservation Reserve is home to over 50 species of orchids, many listed as endangered or rare and some endemic to Tasmania and the local area. The orchids are best seen during the flowering season from October to December, though some flower outside this period and others do not flower every year. The orchids can be difficult to find as they range is size from 60cm to 2cm. This area is a gazetted Conservation area owned by North Forests and partly managed by the Parks and Wildlife Service.
Kart Magic Entertainment Centre
Speedway Rd, Latrobe TAS, Australia
Latrobe is a fitting setting for our state of the art go-karting track – Kart Magic. Come and soak up the atmosphere for a great racing experience. The purpose-built racing circuit has pit lane, fast sweepers tight hairpins and much more. Kart Magic simply = fun for everyone! Open to all from 3 years of age and above. Enquire about our Tandem Cart.
Phone: 0408 344 653
Rubicon River Arts Inc
21 George Street, Latrobe
A Place to explore, develop and share your creative skills or to simply appreciate the diversity and the quality of local artists
Asimatree Bed & Breakfast and Art Garden
49 Bucks Road, Tarleton Tasmania
A garden to explore, filled with an eclectic mix of trees, shrubs and perennials. Around every corner is another sculpture or small water feature. Award winning artist Cheryl Sims has used this 2acre garden to explore her creativity bringing life into her art. The garden includes; a small gallery-studio, boutique nursery and Devonshire Teas.
Open Friday-Saturday 10am-5pm, other times by appointment.
Phone: 0418 517 577
Fonz's Woodcraft Gallery
354 Mersey Main Road, Spreyton
Specialising in Huon Pine Products - the aroma of the Huon Pine almost enough itself to draw you into this amazing timber gallery
Phone: 03 6427 2286
Bucket "O" Sweets
52a Gilbert Street, Latrobe
Latrobe's very own Lolly Shop - lollies to suit everyone's taste buds and budgets. Valhalla Ice Cream and amazing milkshakes and thickshakes
Phone: 0477 861 048