The Devils @ Cradle Tasmanian devil Sanctuary breeds Tasmania's three unique threatened carnivorous marsupials; the Spotted-tail and Eastern quoll and focuses primarily on the Tasmanian devil. The facility is located on the edge of the Cradle Mountain National Park World Heritage area and conducts in-situ conservation programs for the Tasmanian devil including an onsite breeding program for insurance of the species. A visit to the sanctuary day or night will allow you to observe these extraordinary animals up close up whilst one of our Keepers will give you an understanding of their lifecycle and the threats that confront them. The
The Drill Hall Emporium is a 19th century antique store in New Norfolk, southern Tasmania. New Norfolk is a classified historic town, 30 minutes north west of Hobart (33 kilometres/20 miles) in the Derwent Valley. The Drill Hall Emporium has a stunning display of high quality antiques. The extensive range of decorative and practical pieces includes copper cookware, kitchenalia, antique glass, china, silver, tableware and cutlery. The ever-changing collection of furniture includes fine English and French pieces, country oak and pine items. You can also browse the range of fine linens, rugs, and artworks. New Norfolk is known as a
The Quoll Artists Gallery, in Hobart’s Salamanca Place, specialises in work by Tasmanian artists. The gallery is located in the Salamanca Arts Centre, close to Hobart’s waterfront and a short walk from the city’s central business district. Quoll is a co-operative of nine professional Tasmanian artists, and the gallery features fine art, jewellery, textiles and ceramics. Choose from fine art paintings in watercolour, oils, acrylic and mixed media - ranging in style from traditional to contemporary. Select your own piece of handmade jewellery - including work crafted from fresh water pearls and abalone, antique china and ceramic. A range of
Built in 1870 for the production of shot, this sandstone tower rises 48 metres above the banks of the Derwent, affording spectacular views up, down and across the river. The tower is 10 metres in diameter at the base and 3.9 metres at the top - the walls a metre thick at the bottom thin out to .45 centimetres at the top. Molten lead was dropped from top to bottom of the hollow tower and its rapid descent and cooling roughly shaped it into pellets. There is a museum at the base of the tower and a tea rooms alongside.
Located in Cygnet, Tasmania is Lovett Gallery operated by the Huon Exhibitions Group. HAEG is primarily a group of local artists that initially got together to support each other and organise exhibitions. They now run their own gallery “Lovett Gallery” to display and market the work of their members. The Gallery is located at the rear of the Town Hall, Mary St, Cygnet and open every weekend, Fridays during daylight savings and most public holidays from 1000 to 1600 HAEG now have 120 members and coordinate two major biennial exhibitions – ‘Watermark’ and ‘Southern Exposure’ as well as mini exhibitions
1 on Park Art Gallery overlooks the surf at Park Beach in southern Tasmania. Enjoy views from the sandstone terrace with an organic coffee or tea amidst mosaic sculptures in the garden. The gallery is a large Spanish style building, showcasing local artisans. There are monthly exhibitions specialising in painting, mosaics, photography, sculpture, fashions, ceramics and jewellery. The directors are Patricia Turner Smith and her daughter Eve. Patricia is a graduate from The Tasmanian School of Art, who specialises in painting and mosaics. Eve, a professional artistic photographer, runs her business ‘Eve Creative Photografix’ based at the gallery. Patricia and