Local Attractions

Bridport Beach & Forest Walk

Just 1 minute walk across the road is the iconic Old Pier Beach and Old Pier, along with a 2km / 1 hour Forest Walk along the Briport shoreline. Briport also has a number of picturesque heritage buildings.

Barnbougle Dunes Golf Links

is just 5 minutes drive away and an ideal venue for your next corporate golf event. Links golf is natural golf. Where the natural contours of the land define the way you play the game. Links golf courses do not disturb nature, but enhance it.

The Bridestowe Estate Lavender Farm

established in 1921, is one of the world's largest single commercial lavender farms, producing the finest quality lavender flowers and lavender oil, used traditionally in the perfumery industry. The farm consists of 120 acres (48 hectares) of rolling fields of lavender and is considered one of Tasmania's most spectacular sights.

Low Head Penguin Tours

Each evening as it gets dark, fairy penguins surf in from their day at sea and walk up the beach to their nests. This tour departs about an hour before sunset for Low Head. An informative commentary tells visitors about the penguins and also the maritime and colonial history of the area.

Forest Eco Centre

The Eco Centre is a focus for forest-based tourism and recreation activities in the North-East and acts to inspire visitors to explore and enjoy the diverse forest types of the region. Located in King Street, Scottsdale - Open 9am-5pm - Seven days a week. Entry is free of charge.

Blackman's Lagoon

is surrounded by coastal heath, marram grass and some pasture, Blackman's Lagoon is typical of other lakes in the Waterhouse dunes area. Fly fishing is best from late September to December, usually at first light before dawn and late in the evening.

Lilydale Falls Reserve

is a popular picnic area and a pleasant place to stop if journeying to Launceston. Amongst the trees are two oaks that were grown from acorns from Great Windsor Park and planted on Coronation Day, May 12th, 1937. The two sets of falls, one above the other, are a short and pleasant walk through rainforest.

Mt William National Park

From its long, lonely beaches to its teeming wildlife; from its unique history to its abundant plant life, Mt William National Park is a place of constant fascination. Nestled in the far north-east corner of the State, the park is an important area for the conservation of Tasmania's coastal heathlands plants.

The Pipers Brook

area is approximately 20 minutes drive from Bridport. While it is the largest producing wine area in Tasmania, it is also arguably the coolest major district. Cabernet Sauvignon is difficult to ripen in some difficult years, yet fruit from the later-ripening Riesling grape can produce some of the most delicately balanced wines one could wish to taste.

Tamar Wine Route

Bridport is the perfect base to explore The Tamar Valley and the Tasmanian Wine Route which visits many vineyards on the West Tamar Highway, East Tamar Highway and Pipers River Region.

Vineyards include:

Providence Vineyard, Clover Hill Vineyard, Brook Eden Vineyard, The Jansz Wine Room, Pipers Brook Vineyard, Dalrymple Vineyard, Delamere Vineyard, Bay of Fires Winery, East Arm Vineyard, Holm Oak Vineyard, Tamar Ridge Wines, Moores Hill Estate, Iron Pot Bay Wines, Rotherhythe Vineyard, Rosevears Estate, Moorilla Estate's St Matthias Vineyard Estate, Strathlynn, Sharmans, Bundaleera Vineyard, Jinglers Creek, Kelly's Creek