Fentonbury Tourism & Travel
Situated within the Derwent Valley in the South East region of Tasmania, Fentonbury is some 69kms northwest of Hobart, the capital city of Tasmania and 200kms south of Launceston.
A fishermans heaven, the serene little town of Fentonbury is just a short drive from many of Tasmanias best fishing locations. Quaint historic towns are also nearby, not forgetting the remarkable scenery and beautiful natural attractions of Mt Field National Park. In the municipality of the Central Highlands Council, Fentonbury has a mere 46 souls.
Widely regarded as Tasmanias best trout fishing location, the Tyenna River is a 25-minute drive from Fentonbury. Also within close proximity is Lake Meadowbank boasting top quality trout and salmon fishing, and Lake Gordon, known for great trout angling.
Fentonbury - Near by
Some 40 minutes northwest of Fentonbury, Wayatinah Lagoon is a popular location for fishing and boating. The historic towns of New Norfolk, Bothwell and Hamilton are also nearby, comprised of many intriguing old buildings dating back to the 1820s. One of Australias last village squares and the oldest Anglican Church, St Matthews are found within the town centre of New Norfolk.
National Park Mt Field National Park
Spectacular mountainous scenery, abundant wildlife, and beautiful waterfalls are found in one of Australias oldest reserves, Mt Field National Park. A visit to see the breathtakingly beautiful Russel Falls is a must do, as well as skiing at Mount Mawson during the winter. Interestingly, the last Tasmanian Tiger was trapped in the Mt Field National Park within the 1930s.