Situated in the northern suburbs of Hobart in Tasmania, the quiet suburb of Berriedale is famous for its internationally renowned Moorilla Estate featuring extensive vineyards, a micro-brewery, many vibrant events and much more. Berriedale is also a great base to explore the rugged wilderness of Wellington Park.
The number one attraction of Berriedale is the internationally renowned Moorilla Estate. The major vineyard is famous for its pinot noir which is currently Tasmanias most successful red wine grape. Hosting regular concerts and cellar-door tastings, Moorilla Estate is more than just a vineyard. Just 5 minutes from Berriedale, the Cadbury Schweppes Chocolate Factory at Claremont offers an insight into the famous Australian chocolate brand and even gives out delicious samples.
The nearby Glenorchy houses the Tasmanian Transport Museum featuring interesting displays on vintage trams and trains. Glenorchy is also home to the Royal Hobart Showgrounds, the Elwick Racecourse and the Derwent Entertainment Centre. West of Berriedale, the historic New Norfolk boasts many intriguing old buildings, and a short drive south leads to the Hobart CBD offering many shopping, dining and entertainment precincts.
Berriedale - National Park
South of Berriedale, Wellington Park boasts endless recreational opportunities such as bushwalking, climbing, abseiling, cycling and sightseeing. Many great picnic and BBQ areas are also found within the National Park for that well deserved break. The views from the summit of Mt Wellington are spectacular.