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The Tamar Valley

Tamar Valley, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 20 attractions in Launceston
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Type: Valleys
Activities: Wine tasting
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Ipoh, Malaysia
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
61 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We went there in August 2013 and luckily the shops were open. We had some crisps for snack and we saw the local school with kids playing soccer. A very interesting and cozy place to visit.

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George Town, Tasmania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Lovely and stunning! Beautiful part of Tasmania to explore. Takes my breath away every time. So many wineries and crafty places.

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Western Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I know that August is winter and quiet, but we drove to so many places very excited, by looking at their websites and other reviews only to find they were CLOSED! or don't have what we wanted. We researched and decided to drive to 2 wineries wanting to have a platter of beautiful gourmet Tassie produce. One winery we wanted... More

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Melbourne
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Beautiful driving on both the East Tamar and the west Tamar but the west has restaurants, wineries and specialty gift and craft shops.

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8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Along this highway there is many things to see and do so allow at least two days approx to enjoy the sights. Do your homework before you head out.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

lovely drive following the tamar river. views from most vineyards are amazing. as we travelled in winter, it was amazing to see how quick the mist rolls in and out. Most vineyards charge a tasting fee which is taken of when you make a purchase, cellar doors are dearer than bottle shops, but some wines only available at the cellar... More

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Melbourne Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

There us much to see and do in this environment....a foodie's paradise but great area for walks too amid beautiful scenery and historic places of interest.

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Bexley, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

loved the tour by Tamar Valley Wine Tours thanks to Terry. Hotel Sebel was very good wonderful staff especially Rose. very friendly and did everything possible to ensure we had a good time.

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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

My friends and I were very impressed with the Grindelwald Swiss Village. Lovely little inexpensive shops, mini golf etc - great place for families!

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

when you go to Tassie a lot of thing are further than what you thing but driving through the Tamar valley there is lots to see with small shops along the way so the drive doesn't seen so long as you can break it up.

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