Tamar Valley is located in the centre of Northern Tasmania with Launceston,
Tasmania's second largest city, at the southern end of the valley and Bass
Strait at the northern end some 40 kilometres away. The Tamar River is an
estuary and can be navigated it's entire length. River cruises are available all
year round. The North Esk and South Esk rivers flow into the Tamar River at
RIGHT: The Tamar River from Brady's Lookout near Exeter
and Grindelwald on the West Tamar Highway.
THERE - LAUNCESTON
Tamar Valley can be easily accessed by good sealed roads from Launceston as well as Devonport
on the North-West Coast and Bridport and Scottsdale in the North East.
Launceston is an hours flight by jet aircraft from Melbourne. Direct
flights are also available from Sydney daily with direct flights from Brisbane
most days (subject to change). Up to 20 commercial jets a day fly into Launceston.
Launceston is a little over an hours drive from Devonport and 2 hours from