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Shear Skin and Beauty

8th Jan 2024
A beautiful warm, inviting Beauty salon in the heart of Shearwater. Specialising in 100% Organic Facials and Peels, Dermapen4 Skin Needling & LED Facial Therapy Light. Remedial and relaxation Massage by qualified massage therapists (private health rebates available). Manicures, Builder Gel manicures & pedicures with over 120 gel polish colours to pick from. Waxing, tinting & Spray Tans. Brow & Lip ... Read full article

Wattle Hill Olives

30th Sep 2023

Aspen Cleaning & Windows

6th Sep 2023

Something 4 Everyone

31st Aug 2023
Something 4 Everyone is a modern gift and Souvenir shop, offering a wide variety of products at affordable prices, including jewellery, handbags, kid's toys, giftware, AFL Merchandise, a huge range of silk flowers some Tassie souvenirs plus much much more. At 146 Gilbert St is where you will find the perfect gift for any budget.Read full article

The Quiet Cone

31st Aug 2023
Everything around us is frequency and vibration. Sound therapy utilises instruments with a particular type of vibration, like symphonic gongs, Tibetan healing bowls and crystal bowls to restore the natural frequency flow to the body. Many studies have now been done on the effects of sound vibration on a cellular level, and all show that it can help to restore balance and integrity on a cellular and systemic level. ... Read full article

Halcyon Wellness & Gifts

31st Aug 2023

Whether you need some time out to relax; to address those niggling health problems or find some beautiful ethically sourced gifts, the team at Halcyon can help you on find your path to vitality.

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Badger’s View Farmstay

21st Jul 2023

Badger's View Farmstay Cottage is a one bedroom accommodation situated in a beautiful garden. The cottage accommodates a king-sized bed (two single beds are also available), the bathroom has a shower over a bath and separate toilet. Kitchen facilities include a small fridge, kettle, toaster, electric frying pan, single stove pot cooker and espresso coffee machine. Continental breakfast daily, includes eggs, cereal... Read full article

Wild Mersey Mountain Bike Trails

2nd Jun 2023
WORLD-CLASS MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL NETWORK IN THE NORTH WEST OF TASMANIA Over 98 kilometres of mixed-landscape riding that is perfect for multi-day exploring across 3 locations. Epic views and descents linked to flowy tracks to inspire all adventure riders. There are three interconnected trail networks in Latrobe, Railton and Sheffield. The Wild Mersey is home to a range of unique activities... Read full article

Airbnb’s in Port Sorell

31st May 2023

Willowmere

31st May 2023

Shearwater Resort

31st May 2023

Shearwater Cottages

31st May 2023

Sails on Port Sorell

31st May 2023

Ruby Soho Villas

31st May 2023

Rubicon River Hideaway

31st May 2023

Roosters Rest

31st May 2023

Port Sorell Caravan Park

31st May 2023
Port Sorell Caravan Park offers a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets, situated at Port Sorell, just 15 minutes’ drive from Devonport City centre, and a little closer to the Spirit of Tasmania Port and even closer to Devonport Airport if you’re thinking about flying someone in. The caravan park is situated just a few minutes’ walk from the beach and jetty overlooking the Narawntapu National Park ... Read full article

Pearl Hawley Beach

31st May 2023

Paradise Place B&B

31st May 2023

Moomba Holiday and Caravan Park

31st May 2023

Hawley House

31st May 2023

Hawley Beachside Accommodation

31st May 2023

The Cosy Cottage

31st May 2023

RV Friendly Latrobe

31st May 2023

Airbnb’s in Latrobe

31st May 2023

Altona Garden Retreat

31st May 2023

Robin Hoods Well Farmstay

31st May 2023

Lucinda B and B

31st May 2023

Lucas Hotel

31st May 2023

Latrobe Mersey River Cabin and Caravan Park

31st May 2023
Situated in Bells Parade at Latrobe, the park provides for the motoring tourists with hostel and cabin accommodation, powered and unpowered sites and a camp kitchen. Read full article

Country View Stays

31st May 2023

Bells Bed and Breakfast

31st May 2023

Camp Banksia

30th May 2023
Offering bunk-style accommodation for all group types from 20-106 people. Families, churches, sports, corporate, schools and community groups.
Sleep 76 people within two of our new accommodation hubs or opt for our retained 1960’s blackwood cabins sleeping up to 30.
State of the art kitchen facilities are available for the self-caterer MasterChef or choose to dine in... Read full article

Asimatree Bed & Breakfast and Art Garden

30th May 2023

Trend Shed

30th May 2023

Tranquilles

30th May 2023

The Workshop Café

30th May 2023

Shearwater Tavern

30th May 2023
Set among 30 hectares of landscaped gardens and a private golf course, Shearwater Resort is the perfect vantage point to discover Tasmania. The bistro restaurant and bar feature a slice of Tasmania’s culinary perfection served up daily from the finest locally sourced produce.Read full article

Shearwater Fish and Chips and Takeaway

30th May 2023

Port Sorell Surf Lifesaving Club

30th May 2023

Port Sorell Bowls Club

30th May 2023

Hennessy’s Café

30th May 2023

Fireside Wine and Beer House

30th May 2023

Brewstone Pizzeria and Café

30th May 2023

Top Shop Takaway

30th May 2023

The Crowded Lounge

30th May 2023

Thai Imperial Restaurant

30th May 2023

Subway

30th May 2023

Shadow’s Cafe & Bar

30th May 2023

Olivers Latrobe Café and Bakery

30th May 2023

Madame M Café

30th May 2023

Mackeys Royal Hotel

30th May 2023

Lucas Hotel

30th May 2023

Food ‘n Coffee to Go

30th May 2023

Belly’s Bar & Grill

30th May 2023

Banjos

30th May 2023

The Trend Shed

30th May 2023

Muse. Shearwater

30th May 2023

Ghost Rock Wines – Cellar Door & Café

30th May 2023
Twice crowned Tourism Tasmania's 'Best Cellar Door' - Ghost Rock Vineyard, offers wine tastings of it’s entire range. Do a tasting and stay for lunch, with a grazing menu featuring local artisan produce. Striking views over vineyards, rolling countryside and Bass Strait, it's easy to see why it's a popular hangout.Read full article

Get Shipwrecked in Shearwater

30th May 2023

Banksia Centre

30th May 2023
The Banksia Centre is a modern versatile indoor sport, meeting and multi-purpose venue. A facility that is available for private hire, group hire or as part of a group camp. Spaces are available for private hire by the hour or per day. Camp groups can also book the Banksia Centre for activity purposes. The full-sized indoor stadium and well-appointment change-rooms has retractable hoops and upon request, can be... Read full article

Golf Courses

30th May 2023
Interested in a round of golf? The Port Sorell area has two 9-hole courses at Shearwater and Thirlstane. Contact the clubs to check on local fixtures: Port Sorell Golf Club 21 Shearwater Blvd Phone: 03 6428 7993 Thirlstane Golf Club 291 Squeaking Point Road, Phone:03 6428 6488Read full article

Dog Friendly Beaches/Off-Leash Exercise Areas

30th May 2023
Bringing your furry friend? You’ll fit right into the dog-loving Port Sorell community. You should always bring a lead just in case, but here are some great spots to let your dog run free. Squeaking Point 200m each way of the boat ramp. Freers Beach from Hawley Place Beach access walkway around to the point that goes out to Penguin Island. Hawley Beach from the ... Read full article

Parks and Family Picnic Spots

30th May 2023
Bring your swimmers, bike and picnic basket – and don’t forget the kids! Panatana Rivulet Toddler’s Pool and Picnic Area Located off Port Street, Port Sorell A great spot for family fun with a playground, fenced shallow toddler’s pool, basketball hoop, barbeques, picnic seats and toilet block. When the tide is high, you’ll find yourself surrounded by crystal-clear water, or if it’s low... Read full article

Local Beaches, Walks and Reserves

30th May 2023
The area is famous for its beautiful outdoors. Whether you’re looking to take a gentle stroll, get that perfect sunrise photo, or enjoy a swim, the area around Port Sorell is the place to do it. Here are just a few locations to check out: Aubrey Luck Reserve Joyce Street, Hawley Beach Enjoy a gentle stroll through the Aubrey Luck Reserve and immerse yourself in the natural bushland. It features... Read full article

Water Sports

30th May 2023
Kayaking Take in the picturesque view from your Kayak or Stand up paddleboard while drifting along the Rubicon Riverlet or do as many locals do and head out for that amazing sunrise along one of the many beaches. You don’t need to carry your craft very far as parking is available right on the foreshore. If you’re after more of a challenge, from the beach paddle across to Bakers Beach and Narawnt... Read full article

Fishing and Boating

30th May 2023
Why not throw a line in at one of the many beaches or jetties in the area, or launch your boat for a day out on the water? The ocean here is a Shark Refuge Area, so no taking of shark, skates and rays. However, some of the fish you may hook include mullet, flathead and salmon. There are boat ramps located at: Port Sorell Dual boat ramp with central pontoon. Exposed in north west to northerly wea... Read full article

Sports and Beach Activities

30th May 2023
Kayaking, body boarding and paddle boarding are popular pursuits in Port Sorell’s beach-loving community. The calm clear waters that the area is famous for are perfect for water sports and if you head out at sunrise or sunset, the view is truly breathtaking. Or if you prefer to keep your feet on land, there are basketball and tennis courts, AFL fields, cricket nets, a skatepark and bike pathways to explore.Read full article

Wattle Hill Olives

30th May 2023

Warrawee Forest Reserve – “Platypus Capital of the World”

30th May 2023

Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft

30th May 2023

Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft was founded in April 2004, by then 22-year-old Simon, in his parent’s garage. In 2005, Simon opened a retail/manufacturing outlet in Devonport, Tasmania, Australia and 3 years later employed Australia’s only whipmaker apprentice.

Simon says “People were sick and tired of cheap overseas imports and I found customers were very happy to pay extra to buy quality Aust... Read full article

Sherwood Hall (circa 1850)

30th May 2023

Rubicon River Arts Inc

30th May 2023

Reliquaire

30th May 2023

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.

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Pots of love

30th May 2023

Latrobe Village Market

30th May 2023

Kart Magic Entertainment Centre

30th May 2023

House of Anvers Chocolate Factory

30th May 2023
The House of Anvers contains a real chocolate taste sensation. It is located at Latrobe, Tasmania, in the property formally known as "Wyndarra Lodge", a stylish Californian bungalow house which was built in 1931. Set in 2.2 hectares of old tree gardens, the property features trees from around the world. When you visit the House of Anvers you can see our qualified confectionery staff tempering, moulding and enrobin... Read full article

Henry Somerset Orchid Conservation Reserve

30th May 2023

Fonz’s Woodcraft Gallery

30th May 2023

Carolyn Mclennan Hairdressing

30th May 2023

You Deserve It and Slimey

30th May 2023

Beverley Skurulis Gallery

30th May 2023

Bells Parade and Pig Island

30th May 2023

Axeman’s Emporium

30th May 2023

Australian Axeman’s Hall of Fame

29th May 2023
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. The sport of woodchopping commenced in the year 1876 in a paddock near the country town of Sprent south of Ulverstone on the North West Coast of Tasmania. On this first recorded contest for a fixed prize rather than a wager, two bushmen, one from Victo... Read full article

Asimatree Bed & Breakfast and Art Garden

29th May 2023