|Plenty||• Kinvarra Estate||
"Dusk til Dark", Festival Opening, Friday evening. Bubbles for Breakfast, Saturday 7am-11am. Cellar Door open all weekend, 10am-4pm.
|Bushy Park||• Bushy Park Hall||Market|
• Westerway Hall
• Westerway Hall
• Westerway School Oval
• Raspberry Farm
Saturday Market, 9am-2pm
Dinner Dance for Parents & Friends
Tasmanian Tigers Cricket - "Tyro" the Tasmanian Tiger and bouncing castle
Jams and other raspberry products for sale.
|Fentonbury||• Hamlet Downs Accommodation||Open Garden Saturday & Sunday|
|Ellendale||• Ellendale||Play Production “Earning Your Stripes – In Search For The Tassie Tiger”|
|National Park||• National Park Hotel
• Mount Field Parks & Wildlife
|Hunter screening all day, Saturday 22nd
Guided Walks – Tiger Display
• Lake Pedder Chalet
Tiger Teas. Self guided walks. Power Station Tours, Lake tours, angling.
|Hayes||• 2 Metre Tall Farm Bar||Open 12pm-5pm Sat & Sun.|
Kinvarra Estate Cellar Door
Official Festival Opening – by Tourism Minister Scott Bacon, then Dusk til Dark. Bring something to Barbecue.
Bubbles for Breakfast, Saturday, 7am-11am
Invitation: By open invitation but RSVP's (including any special diet requirements) prior to Sept 19th appreciated. Cost: $25.00 per head.
Includes: A glass of Kinvarra Estate 2003 Pinot Noir Brut on arrival.
A choice of: A cooked breakfast of local farm eggs (fried or poached with hollandaise sauce), bacon, mushrooms, smoked salmon and tomatoes, homemade bread and condiments OR a continental breakfast of cereals yoghurt and fruit. Bottomless tea and plunger coffee. Other wines, beers soft drinks, icecreams etc available for sale.
Cellar Door Sales Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm, www.kinvarrawines.com.au
Bushy Park Hall Market, Saturday and Sunday 10am-2pm.
Market & display of "History of Hop Growing" in the area.
Junior Anglers' Pond, Glenora Road, Friday 4pm-6pm.
Learn about the joys of fishing at the Junior Anglers Pond. The Pond is well stocked with various types of fish and an ideal place for young people to learn about the joys of fishing. Volunteers will be on hand to help with information on fishing techniques and fish identification. Families welcome, but sorry only under 18’s can fish here. The Pond is located on Glenora Road down the lane opposite the water mill, there will be signs at the end of the lane directing people. An ideal stop before the official opening of the Tiger Trail Festival.
- Westerway School
Dinner Dance for parents and Friends of the School. Friday from 5.30pm. Discounted Pre purchased tickets available from the Westerway Road House. $25 per Family $10 adult & $5 children 5yrs+ .Tickets will be available on the door for $30 per family, $12 per adult, & $8 children 5yrs+
- Westerway Hall Country Market
Sat 9am–2pm A variety of market stalls outside Westerway Hall
- Raspberry Farm
Sat 10am–4pm Jams and other raspberry products for sale
Possum ShedTasmanian Tiger themed menu.
Hamlet Downs Country Accommodation, 50 Gully Road, Fentonbury.
Live History Production. Actors Chris & Judith Cornish will launch their new short play, "Earning Your Stripes - in search for the Tassie Tiger" at 11am, 1pm and again at 3pm, Sunday. Entry is $5 for adults and children free. No booking required & refreshments available.
National Park Hotel
- Hunter screening continuously all day Saturday and Sunday
- Sausage sizzle 12.30pm to 2pm Saturday and Sunday
- Counter meals available 5.30pm - 7pm
Mount Field National Park
A Thylacine exhibition in the visitors Centre and a guided walk up to Russell Falls. Local Tiger "expert" Col Bailey will be talking about Tiger experiences.
Giants' Table and Cottages, Junee Road, Maydena.
- Friday night: 2 Course dinner, 1 night's accommodation – $ 130 per person.
Dinner 6pm to 8pm. After dinner, special screening of Hunter.
- Saturday night – 2 course dinner, Quiz with great prizes, MC will be Scottish Comedian Kevin Kopfstein,
1 night's accommodation - $ 130 per person. Dinner 6pm to 8pm, Quiz after dinner, approx. 8pm to 10pm.
See link for details of Kevin. www.tadaa.com.au/kopfstein.html
- Weekend Package: Stay 2 nights and include 2 dinners, Film and Quiz for only $ 250 per person.
Limited places, so hurry! Get a group of friends together and have a fun weekend away.
- Quiz and dinner only $ 55 per person, (no accommodation, but open to people living or staying locally) Restaurant is fully licensed – No BYO
To book - email: email@example.com or phone: 6288 2293
- Tiger Hunt on Saturday and Sunday for under 10s, only $5 per "Hunter", with prizes for using the clues that lead to theTiger.
- Sausage sizzle on Saturday and Roast Lunches available on Sunday - 12pm to 3pm.
- Gallery and gift shop open 10am to 4pm each day
Maydena Country Cabins and Alpacas, Junee Road, Maydena
- Cuddly alpacas will be on site ready for patting and hand-feeding by visitors Saturday and Sunday 10.30am to 5pm
- Alpaca Wool Spinning – a display by three expert wool spinners.
Saturday and Sunday 10.30am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday 10.30am to 5pm
- There will be crafts, cakes and biscuits with a Thylacine theme available for sale made by the three spinners and parents of Westerway School. Saturday and Sunday 10.30am to 5pm
- There will be a photo opportunity for all, with the resident dog, Obi, sporting Tiger stripes. Saturday and Sunday 10.30am to 5pm
- An under 10s “ find out about the Thylacine” activity and information centre for children to make and take their activities. Saturday and Sunday 10.30am to 5pm
- Tea, coffee and nibblies available
Saturday and Sunday 10.30am to 5pm
RSL and Norske Skog – Kallista Road, Maydena
- Back to Maydena – A gathering of previous residents of Maydena for a day of nostalgia. Meeting at Maydena RSL from 10.30am until 6pm on Saturday.
- There will be a competition for local school children to paint a roll of newsprint with a Tassie Tiger theme. Entries will be displayed at the RSL on Saturday and then moved to Boyer Mill to be exhibited after that.
- Exhibition of old photos of Maydena at online centre, Maydena School
- Woodchopping Exhibition
Contact: Vanessa Stevenson at Norske Skog for details of the event.
Forestry Tasmania, Adventure Hub, Kallista Road, Maydena
- Children's Open Day at the Eagles Eyrie
Join us on Sunday 23rd of September, for a Children's Open Day at the Eagles Eyrie: our award winning mountain-top building in the Maydena Ranges.
Buses depart the Maydena Adventure Hub bound for Eagles Eyrie on the hour from 10am until 3pm. Last departure 2pm. Tickets are $10 per person and include return transport from Maydena, story telling and colouring in competition. Our knowledgeable guide Tim will be telling Tassie Tiger tales for the kids at Eagles Eyrie throughout the day; whilst adults can enjoy the stunning views over a light lunch, coffee and cake. WIN A FAMILY VOUCHER for a Top of the World tour with our colouring in competitions (VALUED AT $400!). Booking and pre-payment is recommended, as capacity is limited to 20 seats per hour. Please phone Adventure Forests on 1300 720 507 to book.
- Snacks and hot beverages will be available for purchase
Details from www.adventureforests.com.au
Rail Track Riders, Maydena Station, Maydena
- Ride along the Railway track to the end of the line and back again for $15 per person There is a small Thylacine display half-way through the journey and tales of where the last Tiger was caught nearby.
- A special on-track display of the Derwent valley's 'Track cycle' which is 120 years old and made of wood
with steel capped wheels, brass foot pegs and wooden brake shoes -like the hauler log bogies as well as Fred Abbotts' "track mobile" (Fred was the grandson of Councillor Abbott – of Abbotts lookout fame, where the Eagles Eyrie now sits).
Contact: Geoff Williams, railtrackriders.com.au
Track The Hunter to the buttongrass plains
where the iconic scenes from the movie The Hunter were filmed. Stand in the footsteps of Willem Dafoe and take a moment to lose yourself in the myth and legend of the Tasmanian Tiger. Travelling west from Maydena along the Gordon River Road approximately 13km past the Florentine Road turn-off you will see a vehicle pull-off on the northern side of the road with a "Welcome to the South West" sign. Follow the short path down past the interpretation sign and you will find the very buttongrass plains where The Hunter was filmed.
The Tiger Trail Festival thank ForestryTasmania for their assistance in this matter.
St. Boniface Church
The Crafty Ladies will be displaying local craft 10am to 2pm Saturday and Sunday.
Come and see where the last Tasmanian Tiger was caught and the historic hut that the trapper, Elias Churchill lived in. Churchill’s Hut Tours 9 - 11am, 12 - 2pm, 3 - 5pm Saturday and Sunday, $40.00 per person. Pick up and drop back at Giants’ Table Junee Road. Bookings: 0417008422 or www.tassiebound.com.au
Lake Pedder Chalet
GUIDED GORDON POWER STATION TOURS SATURDAY ONLY
Leaves Chalet at 9.30, 11.30 and 2.00
$10 Adults $5 Children Bookings Essential
ACCOMMODATION FROM $80 KIDS STAY FREE
15% goes to Save the Tassie Devil Fund
TIGER MORNING AND AFTERNOON TEAS AT CHALET FROM $7.50
ABSEILING AT GORDON DAM WALL WITH AARDVARK ADVENTURES FROM $75
LAKE TOURS AVAILABLE WITH CAPTAIN KIM
From Noon Saturday and all day Sunday
COME & WELCOME HOME TREVOR THE TROUT
Angling, Family Friendly Activities and Historical Information Display presented by Lake Pedder Angling Club.
Members of Committee on site to answer questions about angling at Lake Pedder
For further information and bookings, phone Lake Pedder Chalet on 62 80 1166
2MetreTallOpen Saturday & Sunday afternoons from 12 until 5pm. Usual farm bar – bring a picnic.