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The Peninsula featured in Herald Sun's Eat - Stay - Play Guide to Tasmania

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The Peninsula Experience has been featured as one of Tasmania's best luxury accommodation options in the latest edition of the Herald Sun's Eat - Stay - Play Guide to Tasmania. The Herald Sun is Melbourne's biggest selling newspaper and holds the title of Australia's most read newspaper reaching an audience of over 4.3 million people every month. An excerpt from the Eat - Stay - Play Guide to Tasmania: For a Piece of Paradise, The Peninsula Experience -  Huon Valley.  Nestled in the tranquillity of Tassie's Huon Valley, the Peninsula Experience places you in the middle of 250 private acres of grasslands, forest, water and wildlife. For those searching for a little magic, the property's surrounding waters of the D'Entrecateaux Channel and Port Esperance Bay, allow y...
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The Roads to The Peninsula

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As every traveller knows, it's not just the destination that matters but also the journey. Most visitors to the Huon Valley in Tasmania take the Huon Highway (A6) south of Hobart but there are alternative routes passing through some of southern Tasmania's charming towns, natural wonders and tourist attractions.  A second option to the Huon Valley is to take the turn off in South Hobart to Sandy Bay and follow the Derwent River on the Channel Highway (B68) through Taroona to Kingston, perhaps stopping at Tasmania's historic Shot Tower. From Kingston you join the Huon Highway and proceed to Huonville, or you can stay on the Channel Highway following the coastline and proceed through Margate, Kettering (the ferry point for Bruny Island), Peppermint Bay and the eclectic town of Cygnet bef...
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Skywards

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We do a lot of sky watching at The Peninsula.  First there is the weather. There is snow on Adamson's Peak and surrounding mountains to the west across Esperance Bay for some eight months of the year. Then there are the wind and storms that occasionally roll in from the south or across the island from the south-west wilderness. And then there are the rainbows; magical prisms of colour across the waters of the Bay or DÉntrecasteaux Channel. The biggest surprise are the many, many days bathed in sunshine. Tasmania's so-called bad weather is something of a myth; the majority of days are full of sunshine. On the Peninsula on these days, among the clouds, can be seen a large variety of birds including plovers, crows, kookaburras and wrens, to name a few.  Indeed an...
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Wombats on The Peninsula

Wombats on The Peninsula
The Peninsula is home of one of Australia's iconic animals, the Tasmanian wombat. The bare-nosed eombat was once found throughout southeastern Australia including Tasmania, but due to settlement of the land, the habitat for the animals decreased and it appears these wombats are not that common anymore. We are very fortunate on the Peninsula that these wombats find an ideal environment here. The wombats use the pristine bush and pockets of grass areas as their habitat and feed on the various grounds including the woodlands, shrub-lands and sloping coastal areas. They seem to prefer this wetter, forested and rocky region which is cooler compared to other regions. It is estimated that the population density could be up to 30 wombats in favourable conditions when enough food is around. Yo...
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A Maze of Walking Tracks

A Maze of Walking Tracks
Several walking tracks have been created to enhance your nature experience at The Peninsula. These are 'work in progress' and some of the tracks are still under construction. Please exercise caution on all tracks and ensure that sturdy footwear and appropriate clothing is worn at all times.  Wander down through the paddocks via an old dirt track to One Tree Point.  The track meanders through regrowth swamp gum (Eucalyptus ovata) with a sagg and native iris understorey. The lower paddock is the 'tomato paddock', as this is where Eleanor Clennet and her parents planted dryland tomatoes for the Hobart market. Being frost free, Blubber Head could get the ripe fruit to market earlier than most places, gaining a price premium. One Tree Point retains evidence of the original inhabitants...
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6 Reasons to Visit Esperance Point & Experience The Peninsula

6 Reasons to Visit Esperance Point & Experience The Peninsula
There is something for everyone in Esperance Point and running the Peninsula Experience has given us an insight into all the local attractions!  Here are 6 of the best reasons to come experience what our corner of Tasmania offers the brave adventurer.  1 . The local fishing village of Dover is our local village and is perfect for anyone wanting to experience the old-world charm of one of Tasmania's most southern fishing towns. With old-fashioned cottages and unspoilt scenery, the pretty village instantly transports visitors back in time. Dover also contains the largest salmon fish farm in the southern hemisphere and, true to its reputation, boasts great fishing for abalone, salmon and crayfish off the Dover Wharf.  2 . Hastings Caves and Thermal Springs: ...
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Experience the Seclusion of a Romantic Country Getaway

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Whether you are looking for the ultimate luxury holiday or a secluded country getaway, The Peninsula combines the best from both worlds to deliver the ultimate romantic experience. Combining luxury accommodation in Tasmania with the gorgeous tranquillity of the Huon Valley, the delightful Cape House is an unforgettable experience. Start your holiday in style by travelling to The Peninsula in Dover from Hobart in a helicopter and experience the breathtaking sights of the Déntrecasteaux Channel. Once at the Dover helipad, a luxurious rental car will be waiting to take you onwards to your accommodation. Experience stress-free travel with our rental packages, with luxury and sports models available for self-drive holiday experiences. The Peninsula Experience offers a range of different at...
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