Giants' Table and Cottages
Travel Blogs from Maydena
... we set off for a walk along the bank of the Huon heading upstream past the Wooden Boat Centre. We ended up walking on a lovely new "Franklin Walkway" which included a significant boardwalk. At the end, we had to turn around and retrace our steps. David cautioned me to show a black snake disappearing under the boardwalk! Yikes!!! Our walk included a sticky-beak up a laneway past the back of the school because we read on the ...
We headed back home and I started packing, getting ready to leave tomorrow. I moved all our things into our new suitcases, which are a little bit smaller than our original ones. I was able to fit everything in except for my fins.
It was raining outside so I moved our scuba gear under cover so it would be drier for tomorrow. Dylan, Kerry and Justin started watching Patriot Games on TV. Not a late night and we were off to bed.
As we left Snug Beach and headed off it was cold but sunny. We travelled along the Derwent River through hop fields, vineyards and forests to find a spot amongst the tall trees at Mt Field National Park. We went for a short walk to see two waterfalls then drove 16km up to Dobson Lake in Alpine Country. We sat and ate our lunch in a hut out of the wind then walked around the lake. All very beautiful with lots of birds singing in the trees and ...
... cellar door tastings and it worked a treat on us .... spent a small fortune! Then on to 'Bish', a smokehouse and winery where we were able to part with more of our money. We can confidently say that Bruny Island is financially healthier for our visit!
Got one of the afternoon ferries and went north via Hobart, thinking we might head up Mt Wellington for the views, but the top was completely blanketed ...
We stayed in Strahan last night and drove to Queenstown, then through the mountains of several National Parks and stopped by a wood sculpture centre. We then drove to Mount Field National Park for a quick walk in the rainforest (again it was getting late). There are plenty of different trees there, including tree ferns, and water falls.
We reached 10,000 km today!
Now we'll drive towards Hobart and ...
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking