With a wide selection of national parks, cool-climate wineries and family attractions close at hand, Discovery Holiday Parks – Hadspen is a must within your touring itinerary.
Just two hours from Hobart and 15 minutes from bustling Launceston, The caravan park is within strolling distance of the banks of the beautiful South Esk River and also offers a playground and games room for the kids.
Discovery Holiday Parks – Hadspen is conveniently located between Discovery Holiday Parks – Hobart (two hours) and Discovery Holiday Parks - Devonport (one hour). Our accommodation includes powered camp and caravan sites, cabins and cottages.
The city of Launceston offers historic and natural attractions with the centrepiece being the stunning Cataract Gorge, featuring the world’s longest single-span chairlift, beautiful gardens and resident peacocks.
Soak up some culture at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, take a journey on a Tamar River Cruise or take a glide through a forest at Tasmania’s newest tourism venture, Hollybank Treetops Adventure. Discover a wide variety of birds and wildlife at the Tamar Island Wetlands Reserve.
For a full day out, visit the Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre on your way to Beauty Point; home to both Platypus House and Seahorse World.
- Camp Kitchen
- Children's Bathroom
- Dump Point
- Games Room
- Internet Access (Wireless)
- Tennis (Half Court)
THINGS TO SEE AND DO
Launceston's own piece of wilderness, one of Australia's most enticing urban parks. From hiking trails, worlds' longest single span chairlift, cafe peacocks and wildlife to beautiful gardens.
Australia’s longest navigable tidal estuary, from Tamar Valley to Cataract Gorge. Let local skippers take you on an historical journey and discover the tales that shaped Launceston and the magnificent Tamar Valley.
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery
The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery is the largest museum and art gallery in Australia located outside a capital city. The Museum houses a large collection of colonial art, contemporary craft and design, decorative arts, as well as Tasmanian natural history and natural sciences.
Explore Tasmania Zoo and discover the largest collection of native and exotic animals on display in Tasmania! The zoo is located just a short 20 minute drive from either Hadspen or the centre of Launceston within a 900 acre natural bush property.
Tamar Valley Wine Route
Tasmania’s oldest wine region, with 30 cellar doors. Tasmanian winegrowers use the cleanest air in the world, the purest mountain water and the four distinct seasons of the mid-southern latitudes to produce premium quality wines for a world market.
Tamar Island Wetlands
The Tamar Island Wetlands Reserve is home to a wide variety of birds and wildlife, with the main walk taking just one hour along easy-access boardwalks.
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
The Centre houses over 10,000 pieces from Beaconsfield and the Tamar Valley. Enjoy and appreciate the history, play with treasures from the past and embark on a historical journey.
A once in a lifetime opportunity to watch both live Tasmanian platypuses and echidnas, in an indoor setting and undercover. Take an educational guided tour of the platypus ponds and the echidna garden.
Experience this fascinating aquarium dedicated to the preservation and conservation of seahorse. Take an educational tour and find out more about seahorse.
Hollybank Treetops Adventure
Glide through the treetops along almost one kilometre of cable in specially designed harnesses, enjoying a birds-eye view of the forest and Pipers River - or take a ‘segway’ for an exhilarating glide on tracks established on the forest floor. Unique and fantastic fun!
Bridestowe Lavender Farm
This 265 acre farm is one of Tasmania's most spectacular sights during flowering in December and January. One of the world's largest single commercial lavender farms, producing the finest quality lavender flowers and lavender oil.