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Woolnorth Tours

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Remote beauty and fascinating local land use

We did wonder if a tour combining dairy farm, wind farm, and coastal scenery visits would hang... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
Phil H
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Olney
Fantastic day surrounded by spectacular scenery

My husband and myself visited Woolnorth in the far North West of Tasmania. The guide was extremely... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Bewkie
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Woongarrah, Australia
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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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74 Scotchtown Rd, Smithton, Tasmania 7330, Australia
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We did wonder if a tour combining dairy farm, wind farm, and coastal scenery visits would hang together as a coherent package but, with a personal interest in agriculture, we decided to give it a go. We were not disappointed. The two-hour trip with a...More

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Woolnorth T, Owner at Woolnorth Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thank you for your review Phil! We had a great day and it was my pleasure to share Woolnorth with you both.

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and myself visited Woolnorth in the far North West of Tasmania. The guide was extremely helpful and allowed us to travel with her to the site rather than driving in. We loved the beautiful scenery especially Cape Grimm. The tour was very interesting...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of undertaking the Edge of the World AND Taste of the Tarkine Tour. We highly recommend both tours; once my fellow travellers had grasped that “taste of tarkine” does not mean, ”eat our way around the tarkine” like they expected from...More

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Woolnorth T, Owner at Woolnorth Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Was a great couple of tours we had together. I find a successful tour comes down to quality guests!! Thank you for your wonderful review. Cheers, Laura

Reviewed 23 November 2017

Much more than I expected. Magnificent scenery. Geography. History. Science. Electricity. Climate. Agriculture. Cows. Sheep. Weather. (They have a lot of it there.) Dairy industry. And lots of interesting political and cultural stuff thrown in for good measure, both local and international. Tour guide Laura...More

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Woolnorth T, Owner at Woolnorth Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Thank you for your kinds words! Was a great day for a trip and a great group. Cheers, Laura

Reviewed 10 November 2017

The best money we spent in Tassie! My wife 'agreed' to go on this tour & at the end of the day she couldn't stop raving about it! Laura's knowledge shows the passion she has for the history of the location & the land. An...More

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Woolnorth T, Owner at Woolnorth Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

We had a wonderful day, thank you for your kind words. Cheers, Laura

Reviewed 10 September 2017

The Woolnorth Tour to the station and Cape Grim was part of our package with Outback Spirit Tours. If you are in Smithton do not miss taking this tour and it need be make the effort to detour here if not part of your travel...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Laura's knowledge and explanation throughout the tour was exceptional. Very engaging and professional from start to finish. We learnt so much, the time just flew. Many thanks. David

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

From booking to end of the tour,Laura did such a professional job! it is such a unique experience being in that part of the world and there was a lot to learn historically, about farming practices and wind farms!

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Reviewed 15 June 2017

After living in the area all my life, I had never been down to Gape Grim, so glad we decided to do it, Our guide Laura was amazing with the knowledge she has of the area, the history is unbelievable, there was plenty to see...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

We went early in May and the weather was blustery with occasional rain squalls. This added to the experience because this is what the locals contend with on many days of the year. It also gave an idea of how tough it would have been...More

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Margaret O
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Response from Woolnorth T | 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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