Bridport

With a climate that rivals any other in the state and more sunny days than most, the coastal town of Bridport overlooks the sparkling blue waters of Anderson Bay, Barnbougle Beach and the Furneaux group of islands.

Bridport

Bridport

(Pop 1715) Travel time to or from Launceston Airport – 1 hr, 10 min; Derby – 45minutes

A seaside holiday town, accommodation in and around Bridport ranges from shared facilities budget accommodation at the Bridport Hotel, backpacker ensuite or dorms at Seaside Lodge through a range of motel style, self-contained and B&B properties and the resort style Barnbougle Lost Farm, complete with wellness spa.

What to Do:

Take a break, visit the nearby wineries, go fishing or simply relax.  For the golfers, Bridport is only minutes from the internationally acclaimed twin Links Courses of Barnbougle Dunes and Barnbougle Lost Farm.  Enjoy coastal, history and wildflower walks, safe secluded swimming beaches or great coffee and dining in the variety of cafes and restaurants overlooking the bay. 

Kookaburra Ridge Quad Bike Tours

Quad Bikes

Enjoy an ATV Bush Adventure!  Ride bush tracks, open pasture, hidden gullies, hill climbs, drop offs.  

No riding experience necessary, and no drivers licence required.

All safety equipment, wet weather gear and refreshments is provided.

http://www.kookaburraridgequadbiketours.com

 

Pipers Brook Vineyard - Cellar Door / Café – Winery / Vineyard

 Pipers Brook

Established in 1974, Pipers Brook Vineyard is the home of Kreglinger Wine Estates - producers of the internationally acclaimed Kreglinger Vintage, Pipers Brook and Ninth Island wines.  The Winery Café is an ideal place to relax over one of the estates' fine wines or an espresso. Pipers Brook Vineyard Cellar door and café are open daily between 10.00am – 5.00pm

http://www.pipersbrook.com

 

Bridestowe Lavender Estate

Bridestowe

 

Experience the romance of lavender!

Bridestowe Lavender Estate, at Nabowla, Tasmania is considered one of the State's most spectacular vistas during flowering in December and January and is the home of the internationally famous ‘Bobby Bear’. The 265 acre site is noted for its manicured fields of lavender, beautiful gardens and sophisticated tourist facilities and attracts visitors throughout the year.

-                 Visitor Centre

-          Woodcroft Café

-          Distillery

-          Dried Flower Shed

-          Lavender Fields

http://www.bridestowelavender.com.au

 

Barnbougle Golf

Barnbougle

Two of Australia’s Top Ten Golf Courses – The rugged north east coast of Australia’s island state is one of the most ideal places in the world for a links golf course. It’s on this coastal strip, where stark beaches fold into undulating farmlands, that Barnbougle Golf Links has been crafted out of an extraordinary landscape.  Barnbougle Golf welcomes players of all abilities. Come and sample superb food and wine and friendly country hospitality.

http://barnbougle.com.au/

 

Services:

A popular holiday destination, Bridport caters well for the visitor with a range of café’s, take-away eateries, bakery, restaurant, community club and hotel and two well provisioned supermarkets for those choosing to self-cater.   Other services include medical services, pharmacy, postal services, ATMs and fuel.

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