Deloraine

Home of Arts and Culture in Rural Tasmania

Region: Launceston & North

Home of Arts and Culture in Rural Tasmania

What to do in Deloraine Tasmania

The centrepiece of the Meander Valley, Deloraine is an arts and cultural centre for the surrounding area. Deloraine is home to many artists, and the town is adorned with various art installations, including statues around the Meander River as well as sculptures up the main street. But the town becomes an artist’s heaven every year in November, when the town plays host to the Tasmanian Craft Fair, swelling the town’s population of around 3000 with up to 30,000 visitors.

Deloraine was identified as exhibiting excellent potential for farming in the 1820s, and agriculture remains the primary industry in and around the region. Evidence of the town’s early history remain, with the town classified by the National Trust for its abundance of historic buildings – featuring excellently preserved Georgian and Victorian architecture.

Deloraine is a beautiful little town, with the stunning backdrop of the Great Western Tiers mountain range

Among the many beautifully preserved buildings are multiple beautiful hotels and B&B’s, so Deloraine makes a great place to stay for a few days. The backdrop of the Great Western Tiers, with Quamby Bluff towering the North, makes Deloraine a beautiful little town.

Deloraine has lovely parklands on the banks of the Meander River – perfect for a picnic

Deloraine is a perfect place to visit for a bite to eat or to stretch your legs after a long drive. There’s lovely parklands on the banks of the Meander River which are perfect for a picnic and boutique shops to peruse. Deloraine is quite a sizeable town and has a range of essential items such as a supermarket, chemist and service station.

Things to do around Deloraine Tasmania

Yarns Artwork in Silk

This is a stunning expo of quilted soft-sculptured silk panels reflecting the lifestyles and landscapes of the Meander Valley region. Located at 98 – 100 Emu Bay Rd, Deloraine.

Visit the Yarns Website

Deloraine & District Folk Museum

Travel back in time and learn about the pioneering exploits of early Tasmanian settlement. Located at 98 – 100 Emu Bay Rd, Deloraine.

Visit the Folk Museum Website

Deloraine Tasmania Campervan & Motorhome Parks

Deloraine Apex Caravan Park

Powered and unpowered sites are available if you’ve rented a motorhome or campervan from AutoRent. Located at 51 West Parade, Deloraine.

Visit the Deloraine Apex Caravan Park Website

Travel Times & Distances to Deloraine Tasmania

From Devonport: app. 40 minutes – 52kms
From Launceston: app. 40 minutes – 50kms
From Hobart: app. 2 hours 40 minutes – 230kms

Visitor Information & Booking Centre

Address: 98-100 Emu Bay Road, Deloraine.
Phone: 03 6362 5280