Things to Do when staying at Alexandria

Town of Wynyard and Surrounding Area – within 15 minutes drive:

  • Wynyard Town Centre (2 min drive)
  • Wonders of Wynyard – Visitor Centre (2 min drive)
  • Walking tracks along the Inglis River town side to Gutteridge Gardens and the wharf (3 kms return from Alexandra)
  • Walking track along the river to Wynyard Golf Club, bird rookery and Fossil Bluff where the largest marine fossil was found.
  • Tulip Festival ‘Bloomin’ Tulips’ in October. A display of Daffodils in September, Tulips in October, and Dutch iris in late October and early November at the Table Cape Tulip Farm.
  • Table Cape and Lighthouse / observation area
  • Visit Boat Harbour beach – voted one of the 10 best beaches in Australia, only 20 km away via scenic Table Cape
  • Continue on to Sisters Beach, a popular swimming beach with shady trees.
  • Golf – Wynyard Golf Club and Seabrook Golf Club

Within 1 hour drive:

  • Rocky Cape National Park – easy walking tracks featuring coastal views
  • ​Hellyer Gorge State Reserve – 10 min walk along the Hellyer river between steep ridges
  • Continue on to Waratah, once the site of the world’s richest tin mine. Enjoy wilderness, lakes, trout fishing, gold panning, mine tours etc. Drop into the Waratah Museum.
  • Visit the Regional Museum in Burnie (20kms from Alexandria)
  • Visit The Makers Workshop, Burnie.
  • Take a tour and sample the golden liquid at Hellyers Whiskey Distillery, Burnie
  • Visit The Nut and Historic Stanley; and the town of Smithton.
  • Drive along the coast road towards the East through towns such as Penguin, Ulverstone and Devonport
  • Visit a Waterfall – Dip falls towards Stanley, Guide Falls in Ridgley, Waratah and Philosopher Falls in Waratah

Within 2 hours drive:

  • The majestic Cradle Mountain and surrounding National Park- within 1.5 hours drive.
  • ​Visit Sheffield – the town of Murals.
  • The West Coast Triangle – Strahan, Zeehan, Queenstown.
  • Book a tour on the West Coast Wilderness Railway or book a cruise on the Gordon River in Strahan.
  • Explore the wilderness and mining history of Zeehan and Queenstown.

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Sat and Sun - 6:00am - 8:30am

1 Table Cape Road
Wynyard, Tasmania

Phone: 03 6442 4411

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