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    Zoo Doo Wildlife Park

    620 Middle Tea Tree Road, Richmond, TAS 7025
      Zoodoo offers an exciting experience and enables all visitors to get up close and personal with amazing creatures. Zoodoo offers all day attractions and access including free rides for kids, safari bus tour, coffee shop, BBQ & picnic facilities. Zoodoo Wildlife Park is located just 6km from the historic township of Richmond. Zoodoo Wildlife Park is located just 6km from historical Richmond and is based on 80 acres of farmland. Originally an ostrich farm and a miniature pony stud, Zoodoo officially opened its doors to the public on the 2nd of July, 1999. Starting off small, with only a handful of native animals, Zoodoo has since become one of the largest wildlife parks in Tasmania. Now offering a large range of native, agricultural and exotic animals, Zoodoo has something for everyone. Zoodoo Wildlife Park is renowned for its hands-on approach which allows you to get closer to some of your favourite animals than you ever thought possible. With the acquisition of Bengal tigers in 2008 and now African lions in 2009 the future looks bright for Zoodoo and its customers. Zoodoo Wildlife Park is committed to giving people the opportunity to appreciate native and exotic wildlife in a setting which is both comfortable for the animal and pleasurable for the customer. More
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    Glenayr Vineyard

    70 Back Tea Tree Road, Richmond, TAS 7025
    GlenAyr Vineyard is located in south east Tasmania's Coal River Valley wine region. The vineyard is close to the historic village of Richmond, a 20-minute drive from Hobart (26 kilometres/16 miles). Glen Ayr's two-hectare (five-acre) vineyard produces chardonnay, pinot noir, riesling, shiraz, cabernet and merlot grapes. You can make an appointment to visit the vineyard and taste wines from the GlenAyr range, including pinot noir, chardonnay, riesling and a rare Tasmanian blend of shiraz, cabernet and merlot. The most recent addition to the range is a vintage pinot noir chardonnay. The GlenAyr vineyard was planted in 1975, the second to be established in the Coal River Valley. The reliability and quality of the fruit grown at GlenAyr led to the first major commercial planting in the Coal River Valley district in 1988, with fourteen hectares of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir vines planted at the neighbouring Tolpuddle vineyard. Another six hectares has since been added. More
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    Grannie Rhodes' Cottage - Turn The Key Of Time

    23a Franklin Street, Richmond, TAS 7025
    Grannie Rhodes' Cottage presents "Turn the key of Time", a live performance at Richmond, southeast Tasmania. This 50 minute fascinating professional performance retells Grannie's true stories. Be transported back to Old England in 1824. Hear of the tribulations of her parents, her two marriages - first to a convict, and then a free man - and discover not only how Grannie lived in this tiny cottage, raising her eleven grandchildren, but also the strange stories involved in the restoration project of the cottage including that of the discovery of the dynamite. Grannie Rhodes' Cottage is the only remaining dwelling in Richmond without electricity or water. You can discover what life was like for early colonial and convict settlers in Tasmania as you experience the Bark Hut and see Bernie Tarr's wonderful sculpture celebrating those brave early women who came to join their convict husbands. Become part of this extraordinary experience available at 3:00pm or 6:00pm daily, except Tuesdays, or by prior arrangement. Bookings are recommended to avoid disappointment. Show is discounted with a stay at Mulberry Cottage Unique Accommodation on site. Richmond is around 30 minutes' drive (26 kilometres/16 miles) northeast of Hobart. More
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    Oak Lodge

    18 Bridge Street, Richmond, TAS 7025
    Oak Lodge is an historic house in the Georgian village of Richmond, south east Tasmania. Richmond is a 30 minutes drive north east of Hobart (27 kilometres/17 miles) and 20 minutes from the Hobart airport. Built between 1831 and 1842, Oak Lodge is a fine two-storey Georgian home originally built as a gentleman's town residence. The Lodge's first owner was Henry Buscombe - one of south east Tasmania's pioneering settlers and the brother of James Buscombe who built Richmond's Prospect House. Oak Lodge has been used as a rectory, school, and family home and was once the local doctor's surgery - occupied by the town's noted, American-born doctor, William Clark. The property now houses the Coal River Valley Historical Society. You can visit this National Trust-listed property to gain insight into early colonial life, explore the well-preserved rooms and stroll in the original nineteenth century garden. Oak Lodge is open daily (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Good Friday) from 11:30am until 3:30pm. Entry is by gold coin donation and is free to National Trust members. More
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    Palmara Vineyard

    1314 Main Road, Richmond, TAS 7025
    Palmara Vineyard is a boutique winery at Richmond, in Tasmania's Coal River Valley wine region. Richmond is a 30-minute drive northeast of Hobart (26 kilometres). Palmara specialises in small quantities of fine wine. At just one hectare (2.5 acres), it is possibly the smallest commercial vineyard and winemaking operation in Tasmania. Palmara's range of soft, fruity wines include chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir and a unique, blended white 'montage'. There is also the widely acclaimed Palmara Exotica, an aromatic, varietal wine made from cold climate seigerrebe grapes. Palmara's small production ensures a selection of individually crafted wines, all grown and vintaged on-site. You can sample the range of premium cool climate wines at Palmara's intimate cellar door. Wines are available for sale exclusively at the vineyard and in selected restaurants. More
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    Pooley Wines

    1431 Richmond Road, Richmond, TAS 7025
    Pooley Wines has two vineyards in Tasmania, and a cellar door in Richmond, southern Tasmania. Cooinda Vale Estate Vineyard is situated 12 kilometres north of Richmond providing the ideal environment for growing premium cool climate grape varieties. Belmont Vineyard cellar door is situated in a stately two storey georgian house buit in the 1830's. We extend our family hospitality to enjoy our elegant, long living Rieslings and intensely flavoured Pinot Noirs at our cellar door facility at Belmont Vineyard. Open most days from 1000-1700, or by appointment. More
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    Puddleduck Vineyard

    992 Richmond Road, Richmond, TAS 7025
    Puddleduck Vineyard is a small family owned vineyard in the Coal River Valley near Hobart. The owners extend a warm invitation for you to visit their vineyard as well as their relaxed and friendly cellar door. Come and enjoy a sit-down tasting of the current releases and local cheeses while watching the ducks puddling on the dam, or bring a picnic lunch to have on the veranda with a glass of medal winning wine. If time is pressing a tasting at the solid Huon Pine bar might be more to your liking. Puddleduck Vineyard currently produce Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Bubbleduck, Chardonnay, Rose, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Merlot. - Wines are hand crafted using the traditional methods of hand harvesting and pruning as we know that good wine is made in the vineyard. Meet Bazil our famous Corgi dog who was named "Vineyard Dog of the Year" for Tasmania. He will probably greet you in the car park on arrival. Puddleduck wines are available exclusively from the cellar door or mail order, so don't miss the opportunity to taste them while in the area. More
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    Richmond Gaol

    37 Bathurst Street, Richmond, TAS 7025
    Richmond Gaol is the oldest intact gaol in Australia, located just 20 minutes north-east of Hobart. The Gaol was built in 1825 and is one of the best preserved convict structures still existing in Tasmania. You can step inside a solitary More
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    Richmond Park Boat House

    58 Bridge Street, Richmond, TAS 7025
    Richmond Park Boat House, on the Coal River, South East of Hobart, Tasmanian unique experience to boat, bicycle and eat. It is the first attraction offering fine Tasmanian foods and wine in a row boat on the water, restaurant on the river. The farm gate gourmet picnic produce menu varies, wine and cheese, BBQ's, Tasmanian Berries and Ice cream, Tasmanian Seafood and luncheons can also be enjoyed beside the river bank or at a local vineyard. You can also experience boutique Tasmanian beer, champagnes or wines from the local cellar doors. Tour the village, explore the heritage, ride to a Coal Valley vineyard on our vintage picnic bicycles. Shop the Art, Craft and Antiques of Australia's finest Georgian village, part of the convict trail tour, which continues to Port Arthur. Unique to Australia, found only in Tasmania our Swan Paddle boats for the young at heart, and wooden boats for the romantic at heart. You can visit the Boat House and restaurant on the river which are open every day, hiring out boats and bikes, picnics are served all day with options for evening bookings. Visit our website to discover the Stretch Limousine half day and full day tour packages. More
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    Richmond Public Golf Course

    Middle Tea Tree Road, Richmond, TAS 7025
    Gently undulating fairways, grass greens. Competition open to visitors on Wednesday evenings during daylight saving time. Bookings advised. There is a practice fairway. Club and buggy hire is available. The club house bar is open 7 days, snacks and BBQ available. Course information: Holes: 9 Par: 68 ACR 64 Length: 2170m More
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    Richmond Tasting House

    Shop 4, 50 Bridge Street, Richmond, TAS 7025
    Richmond Tasting House is situated in the historic Richmond, in Tasmania's south. Richmond Tasting House was established in 2001 in the heart of Richmond Village and offers Tasmanian produce, regional wines and whisky's. We offer a large selection of gourmet Tasmanian products including Tasmanian produce, Coal River Valley regional award winning and boutique wines, locally distilled whisky including liqueurs, vodka, gin and a fantastic selection of fruit wines and liqueurs. We can provide you wine and whisky tastings for a small cost and there is always produce available for tasting free. We also own and operate Coal River Valley Wine Tours and offer flexible itineraries for groups of two or more for half or full day tours. Ask us about free membership to our Coal River Valley Food and Wine Club. Benefits include receiving information about new vintages, updates on vineyards, six monthly deliveries of Tasmanian wines and food and discounts on additional purchases. Richmond is a 27 minute drive (26 kilometre / 16 mile ) drive north-east of Hobart. More
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    The Wicked Cheese Company

    1238 Richmond Road, Richmond, TAS 7025
    Wicked Cheese are boutique cheesemakers based in Richmond, southern Tasmania. Wicked Cheese has emerged, in a few short years, to gain recognition as one of the most impressive, high quality, hand-made cheese ranges in Australia. Wicked Cheese Triple Cream Brie was awarded the Supreme Cheese Champion Trophy at the 2008 Royal Melbourne Show, and Wicked Cheese Brie was awarded the trophy for Best White Mould Cheese at the 2010 Australian Grand Dairy Awards. You can sample the Wicked Cheese and Richmond Cheese ranges at the factory outlet. There you can meet the man behind the product - Ashley McCoy, the hands-on owner of the Wicked Cheese Company. Ashley McCoy is highly experienced and qualified, and he meticulously attends to his craft. He uses only the purest hormone-free and chemical-free milk from grass-fed cows. Richmond is a 26 minute drive (26 kilometres/16 miles) North of Hobart. More
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    TP Vineyards

    70 Back Tea Tree Road, Richmond, TAS 7025
    The Tolpuddle Vineyard is located in southeast Tasmania's Coal River Valley wine region. The vineyard is close to the historic village of Richmond, a 20-minute drive from Hobart (26 kilometres). The 20-hectare (50 acre) vineyard produces premium pinot noir and chardonnay grapes. Tolpuddle resources some of the country's best wines, including Eileen Hardy chardonnay and Penfolds Yattarna chardonnay. Tolpuddle is also a key contributor to the Hardy Wine Company's Bay of Fires and Tigress range and the acclaimed Domaine Chandon Tasmanian Vintage Cuvee is made exclusively from Tolpuddle fruit. Tolpuddle also contributes fruit to its own wine label, Glenayr. Glenayr wines include pinot noir, chardonnay, small quantities of riesling and a rare Tasmanian blend of shiraz, cabernet and merlot. The most recent addition to the range is a vintage pinot noir chardonnay. Established in 1988, Tolpuddle Vineyard was named after the Tolpuddle martyrs - a group of British farm labourers who were transported to Australia after attempting to form a union. Their leader, George Loveless, once occupied a cottage at Strath Ayr farm, now the home of Glenayr wines. In 2006, the Tolpuddle Vineyard won the Royal Agricultural Society of Tasmania's inaugural Tasmanian Vineyard of the Year Award. More
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    Tolpuddle Vineyard

    70 Back Tea Tree Road, Richmond, TAS 7025
    The Tolpuddle Vineyard is located in southeast Tasmania's Coal River Valley wine region. The vineyard is close to the historic village of Richmond, a 20-minute drive from Hobart (26 kilometres). The 20-hectare (50 acre) vineyard produces premium pinot noir and chardonnay grapes. Tolpuddle resources some of the country's best wines, including Eileen Hardy chardonnay and Penfolds Yattarna chardonnay. Tolpuddle is also a key contributor to the Hardy Wine Company's Bay of Fires and Tigress range and the acclaimed Domaine Chandon Tasmanian Vintage Cuvee is made exclusively from Tolpuddle fruit. Tolpuddle also contributes fruit to its own wine label, Glenayr. Glenayr wines include pinot noir, chardonnay, small quantities of riesling and a rare Tasmanian blend of Shiraz, Cabernet and Merlot. The most recent addition to the range is a vintage Pinot Noir Chardonnay.. Established in 1988, Tolpuddle Vineyard was named after the Tolpuddle martyrs - a group of British farm labourers who were transported to Australia after attempting to form a union. Their leader, George Loveless, once occupied a cottage at Strath Ayr farm, now the home of Glenayr wines.. In 2006, the Tolpuddle Vineyard won the Royal Agricultural Society of Tasmania's inaugural Tasmanian Vineyard of the Year Award. More
  • Old Hobart Town Model Village

    23 Bridge Street, Richmond, TAS 7025
    The Old Hobart Town Model Village, in Richmond, is a model replica of Hobart in 1820. You can see how the sailors, officers, free settlers and convicts of colonial Hobart Town lived and learn about this fascinating chapter in Hobart's and Tasmania's early history. Constructed from original plans and maps by owner-operators John and Andrew Quick, this authentic model village is made up of over 60 historic Hobart buildings and 400 period figurines. Translations are available in four languages and umbrellas can be provided in rain or shine. More

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