Silver Ridge provides accommodation in the heart of the Cradle Mountain and Lakes district and is within easy reach of most of the attractions in the region.
Many attractions around the Cradle Mountain and Mt Roland area can be seen in our Visitors' Gazette.
40 min from the golden beaches of Port Sorell and the alpine delights of Cradle Mountain.
TrowunnaWildlife Park: Near Mole Creek (40 Min from Silver Ridge)
See hand fed Tasmanian Devils, pat a Koala,
and cuddle a baby Wombat while the knowledgeable guides share their enthusiasm
for wildlife conservation.
You may even get to meet the Laird (full
size but gentle).
The Marakoopa cave features two underground streams and a large display of glow-worms while King Solomons cave is lavishly decorated with shawls stalactites and stalagmites.
Regular guided tours. Other caves and individual caving expeditions are available.
Sheffield "Town of Murals" (10 Min from Silver Ridge)
Vineyards / Wine Tours
Barringwood Park Vineyard (Lower Barrington)
Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheeses (6173 Bass Hwy Elizabeth Town)
Lactos (Old Surrey Rd. Burnie)
Chocolate Factory The House of Anvers tasting & sales. (Bass Hwy Latrobe)
Salmon & Ginseng farm (between Chudleigh & Delorain)
Barrington Apiaries Main Rd Sheffield (the hives
on Silver Ridge are theirs)
Honey Farm Chudleigh See the bees make honey
R. Stephens Tasmanian Honey Factory Mole Creek
Tasmazia Honey Boutique Promised Land Devonport - (15 min from Silver Ridge)
Ferry Terminal - 14 hours from Melbourne on the Spirit of Tasmania
Regional Airport - 1 hour from Melbourne
Don River Railway - Steam weekends & public holidays. Diesel weekdays
Imaginarium - Interactive science discovery centre an exciting learning experience
Railton – “Town of Topiary” 46 topiaries in various stages of development
Latrobe – “Platypus Capital of the World” If ours are playing hard to find - almost a sure thing at the Wirawee Reserve . Fine old buildings, antiques, restaurants and weekend market
Devil's Gate Dam (Lake Barrington from Barrington side)
Thermal Springs (Kimberley)
Helicopter flights at Cradle Mountain.
Wynyard - Table Cape Tulip Farm (90 min from Silver Ridge) Spectacular late Sept/Oct
Gardens & Tea Gardens
Radcliffe Daffodils (Lower Barrington)
Villarett Craft & Tea Gardens (Kimberley)
Henry Somerset Conservation Area - Orchid reserve near Latrobe
Devonport 18 hole
Sheffield picturesque 9 hole.
Shearwater Country Club (18 hole) about 1 hr drive via Devonport.