Activities

Fishing – Brown and rainbow trout can be found in many of the popular waters nearby including the Great Lake, Little Pine Lagoon, Penstock Lagoon, Arthurs Lake, Woods Lake and The Western Lakes. For more information or to purchase a licence visit the Inland Fisheries Service. If you wish to book a Fishing Guide then please refer to our list of Fishing Guides for suggestions.

Wildlife watching – Look out for wallabies, wombats, possums, deer and Tasmanian Devils. Echidnas, platypus and native birds can also be spotted in the area. Details of wildlife in Tasmania can be found at Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania.

Golf – Play at Ratho, in Bothwell, the oldest golf course in Australia. The course has been in use since 1822 and it remains part of a working farm. Check out this unique course at Ratho Golf.

Bushwalking – Walking tracks surround Lake St Clair and the Walls of Jerusalem National Park can be accessed from nearby. Maps can be purchased from Tasmap.

Hunting – Hunt for deer, wallaby and wild duck. For more information on regulations and licences visit the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment.

Mountain biking – Follow part of the Tasmanian Trail, which links up forestry roads, fire trails and country roads. For more details check out the Tasmanian Trail.

Horse riding – Go on an unforgettable horse ride through the Tasmanian bush and take in the magnificent countryside. There are many trail ride options with Blaze Trail Rides Tasmania.