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Mole Creek

Mole Creek offers some of the richest and most diverse natural wonders of the Great Western Tiers region. Exploration underground reveals the world-class King Solomons and Marakoopa Caves, a major attraction for visitors. Above ground is equally spectacular with natural gems in the mountains, highland plateau and rainforest country of the World Heritage Area. If wildlife is your thing, there's an abundance of native animals on display at Trowunna Wildlife Park; home of the Devil Education and Research Centre.

Westbury

Westbury is an attractive town renowned for its English country character, unique Village Green and Town Common, hawthorn hedges, historic buildings, and friendly people. It is 30 minutes drive from Launceston and 45 minutes from Devonport.

Meander

Meander is a small rural settlement set amongst some of Tasmania's most beautiful scenery. As you enter Meander from Stocker's Plains you are faced with the imposing rim of the Great Western Tiers - spectacular, especially in winter when the tops are covered in snow.

Carrick

Great examples of this include St Andrews Church (1848), Balmoral (1851), The Old Watchhouse (1837), Carrick Inn (1833) and the Old Mill House (1867), where the picturesque Liffey River crosses the western end of the township.

Bracknell

Bracknell is a small, tranquil town set in a beautiful rural landscape under the backdrop of the majestic Great Western Tiers. Originally established to service the needs of the forestry industry, Bracknell is now a service centre for the farming community.

Prospect Vale

The suburb of Prospect Vale is situated on the western perimeter of Launceston in Northern Tasmania. It's the perfect place to start your Great Western Tiers adventure if you are traveling from either Hobart or Launceston.

Jackeys Marsh

Jackeys Marsh is an enclosed mountain valley situated at the base of the most northern edge of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. It has significant natural and cultural heritage values.

Hagley

A small village of 150 people, Hagley is located approximately 30 minutes from Launceston and 25 minutes from Deloraine.

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