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Woolnorth Tours

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Woolnorth Tour (2hrs) The Tour consists of three main elements. The first is an up-close visit to the cliff top towers of the Woolnorth Wind Farm and information centre. The second is a visit to the historic Woolnorth property homestead and historic...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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74 Scotchtown Rd, Smithton, Tasmania 7330, Australia
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+61 3 6452 1493
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a wonderful, all but brief two hours of traveling over Woolnorth. The wind power turbines impressed. But it was the old sheep shearing shed that stimulated the imagination with the noise of men, machines and animals that was so good. Then to be...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

One of the most fascinating tours I’ve been on the 2 hours was full of interesting facts from our host a must do if your in the area. Ron and Helen.

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Woolnorth T, Owner at Woolnorth Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Thanks so much for dropping us a review Ron and Helen! Was great to show you around

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Small group tour, we had 8 on ours. A great insight into a large scale dairy operation and wind farm. Laura was very interesting and the 2 hours wizzed by. Highly recommend

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Woolnorth T, Owner at Woolnorth Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

thank you for your lovely review! Most things Wizz at Woolnorth lol

Reviewed 9 October 2018

Have been coming to Marrawah for years but hadn't done this tour before. Booking is online and very simple. Parked in the car park, in the pouring rain. Laura turned up and we had a chat until the other two people turned up. Laura is...More

Thank Nigel T
Woolnorth T, Owner at Woolnorth Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Thank you for your kind words Nigel, glad you finally made it to Woolnorth!

Reviewed 25 September 2018

It was an hours drive from Stanley to the gates of Woolnorth, where we met Laura who then took us for our tour through Woolnorth seeing the wind turbines, the dairies and Cape Grim. The tour is incredible and Laura is incredibly knowledgeable bringing Woolnorth...More

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Woolnorth T, Owner at Woolnorth Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

So glad you enjoyed your visit with us! It is an easy place to bring to life, I am very lucky to share it.

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Visited Tasmania on a number of occasions but a tour of Woolworth is a must for all tourists. Our guide Laura was brilliant, very knowledgeable and approachable. The history of the property, the purpose of the wind farm and the reasons for changing sheep farming...More

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Woolnorth T, Owner at Woolnorth Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

It was a real pleasure to show you around!

Reviewed 26 April 2018

We took the tour because my wife's GGGFather was superintendent of Woolnorth from 1846-1849 for the Van Diemen's Land Company and we wanted to see the place. It was lovely. Laura is excellent. She is a mine of knowledge of the past both colonial and...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Great value tour in the comfortable minibus with Laura, who has extensive knowledge about the history, environment and current farming practice and wind power production on the property. Very popular, booked out well in advance which is a testament to the reputation of the tours....More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

What to do something different, Woolworths Tours are a great way to see Cape Grim and the Windpower Farm in that area. You see how they produce power from wind, get up and close to a turbine tower, see great views over the North West...More

1  Thank thedeaths
Reviewed 22 February 2018

This is a really interesting and diverse tour. We started at the wind farm, moved onto the diary farm, and then onto Cape Grim. The tour guide, Laura, is so warm and relaxed, and so,so knowledgeable regarding so many aspects of the Region. Laura provides...More

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Margaret O
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Response from woolnorthtours | Property representative |
Hi Margaret, Our day tours are certainly suitable with small amounts of walking on reasonable ground. The majority of the tour is conducted in our vehicles and allows for great viewing of our spectacular location. We hope to... More
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