A visit to Bonorong is a chance to come closer than ever to something wild and fragile. You’ll come face to face with animals that went extinct long ago in other parts Australia. Bonorong is only a 30 minute drive from Lenna of Hobart.
Among the oldest in the world, the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens is home to a magnificent collection of conifers and cool temperate trees, many dating from the 19th century, as well as extensive gardens that embrace the flora of the Southern Hemisphere. The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens are open 7 days a week.
The home of the beautiful South Bruny National Park, Bruny Island provides the ultimate Tasmanian wilderness experience. On land, you can venture into the wilderness on one of the many Bruny Island bushwalks. On sea, you can join travel on an eco-cruise exploring the stunning coastline of the island.
http://www.brunyisland.org.au Ferry Timetable www.brunyisland.org.au/bruny-island-ferry/
It’s been called a must-do Hobart experience. At Cascade you’ll learn about Australia’s oldest brewery, its finest beers, and the brewing process and a little something their brewers call ‘The Feel”.
Cascades Female Factory
The Cascades Female Factory is Australia’s most significant historic site associated with female convicts. It was a purpose built, self-contained institution intended to reform female convicts and is the place to discover the stories of Australia’s convict women.
The Museum of Old and New Art is an art museum located within the Moorilla winery on the Berriedale peninsula in Hobart. It is the largest privately funded museum in Australia. MONA is accessible via car or ferry. The ferry terminal is only a few minutes’ walk from Lenna of Hobart.
The mountain is the summit of the Wellington Range on whose foothills is built much of the city of Hobart. A stunning outlook from Lenna’s Mountain View rooms and only a 30 minute drive to the summit.
Huonville is situated on the banks of the Huon River approximately 35 kilometres south of Hobart and is the major town of the region. Surrounded by farmland, apple orchards and the beautiful mountain range of Sleeping Beauty, the township is wrapped in scenery. For an easy day trip head down south.
Australian Tourism Legend Robert Pennicott and his team of passionate local guides have been sharing Tasmania with travellers since 1999. Their winning journeys highlight spectacular scenery, wildlife, food and wine. Whether you choose Bruny Island Cruises, Tasman Island Cruises, Bruny Island Traveller, Iron Pot Cruises or Tasmanian Seafood Seduction you won’t be disappointed! Pennicott Wilderness Journeys has something for everyone…
Nestled on four acres of waterfront headland in the southern Tasmanian village of Woodbridge, Peppermint Bay has commanding views across the d’Entrecasteaux Channel and north to Mt. Wellington. Peppermint Bay is open 7 days a week for bistro dining, featuring local and regional produce, light meals, coffee, tea and freshly baked fare. With the option of cruising down the River Derwent on a 23 metre catamaran, Peppermint Bay II, experience the real Tasmania by water or a 40 minute drive from Lenna of Hobart.
The Port Arthur Historic Site is one of Australia’s most important heritage sites and tourist destinations. Located on the scenic Tasman Peninsula in the south east of Tasmania, it offers a unique and essential experience for all visitors to the area. Port Arthur is an easy 90 minute drive from Lenna of Hobart.
Richmond is one of Tasmania’s most popular destinations, steeped in history, family-friendly and a hub for food and wine lovers. Nestled in the heart of the Coal River Valley, Richmond was established as an important military staging post and convict station linking Hobart with Port Arthur. Conveniently located just 20 minutes’ drive from Lenna of Hobart.
Mt Field National Park
Mt Field National Park is Tasmania’s first national park, with stunning vistas, great walks, abundant wildlife and excellent visitor facilities. A 1hour drive from Lenna of Hobart, Mount Field has been popular with nature lovers for well over a century.
Salamanca Market is open EVERY Saturday from 8am until 3pm.
Stallholders generally begin packing up at around 2.30pm so to experience the best of the market, we suggest arriving prior to noon. There are 300 stalls to see and this will take at least couple of hours.
Road access to the waterfall is on Snug Falls Rd, an excellent unsealed road that stems from Snug Tiers Rd. This return track gradually descends through bushland to the cool, fern lined gully beneath delightful Snug Falls. Keep a look out for native orchids during spring and summer. In winter, eastern spinebills frequent the area, feeding on the pink and white flowering heath.
Southern Tasmanian Wineries
Tasmania’s first experiment with grapevines resulted in a wine that was shown at a Paris exhibition in 1848. However, after this early start, the island’s wine production all but disappeared until the 1950s.
Today, Tasmania enjoys a global reputation as a leading producer of premium cool climate wines, winning high praise and accolades from wine judges and critics alike.
Tahune AirWalk offers a variety of tranquil forest walks which will definitely calm the mind, body and soul.
The AirWalk averages heights between 20-30metres above the forest floor, with the very last section, the cantilever, sitting at a height of 50 metres above the river and is where you will get the best views. The Airwalk is located 90 minutes’ drive away from Lenna.
The Red Decker
The best way to see the sights of Hobart. Jump aboard the Red Decker and enjoy the expert commentary from the friendly drivers. Hop on hop off or do the full 90 minute tour, Red Decker’s office is located at Brooke St Pier, a short 5 minutes walk away from Lenna of Hobart.
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is Tasmania’s leading natural, cultural and heritage organisation. It is a combined museum, art gallery and herbarium which safeguards the physical evidence of Tasmania’s natural and cultural heritage, and the cultural identity of Tasmanians. Located 10 minutes’ walk from Lenna, along the Hobart waterfront.
Tasmanian Whiskey Tour
Tasmania is fast becoming known for its whiskey. Why not make a day of it and find out what all the fuss is about.
Willie Smith Cider
A unique and complex cider following the tradition of farmhouse ciders from northern France. Produced from a blend of Tasmanian apples left to develop and mature on the tree to boost flavour and sugar levels this cider uses a complex process of production to generate flavour levels that sets it apart from the mainstream. Visit the Cider house just outside of Huonville, 30minutes drive from Lenna of Hobart.
For a uniquely interactive animal experience visit Zoodoo Wildlife Park, located just 6 kilometres From the Historic town of Richmond.
Zoodoo has a large range of Native Australian, Exotic and Agricultural animals. Visitors are thrilled with the up close and personal experiences available. Zoodoo has Tasmania’s only Safari Bus Tour, The safari tour is an exciting and unique animal experience with larger exotic animals.