George Town TAS 7253

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The Postcode for George Town TAS is 7253

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Latitude:-41.106783 Longitude:146.823703

George Town - Penguin viewing nearby

George Town sits on the eastern banks of the Tamar River about 40 minutess drive (50 kilometres/32 miles) north of Launceston. It is the third oldest settlement in Australia after Sydney and Hobart.
At nearby Low Head you can explore one of the best-preserved examples of an early pilot station, built by convicts in 1805. The pilot station is still in operation today. Also, from Low Head you can take a penguin tour to see the worlds smallest penguins clamber to their nests each night.
To the east are the vineyards of Pipers River, and the Bridestowe Lavender Farm.
Just south of George Town along the shores of the Tamar River is the deep-water port of Bell Bay and as you follow the A8 Highway you can stop by the Lavender Garden at Rowella, and the Hillwood Strawberry Farm.
George Town area with a population around 5,600 offers a range of accommodation from hotels and motels to bed and breakfast.
George Bass and Matthew Flinders explored the area in 1798… Read More


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