Nestled on the slope of majestic Mount Roland in the heart of the Cradle Mountain & Lakes District, in the beautiful Australian state of Tasmania.
There are magnificent views of the surrounding mountains and over the valley. A heated indoor pool, and our self-contained " 4-star" rated cottages are comfortable and spacious with cosy wood heaters.
The complex is spread over 5 acres of landscaped gardens and in a farm environment, with views in every direction, the atmosphere is one of peace and tranquillity.
When you just have to get away from the stress and the rat race, but still want your creature comforts, Silver Ridge is a safe and comfortable place with the wilderness at your doorstep. With our affordable pricing you can stay as long as you need.
Silver Ridge is in the heart of the Cradle Mt and Lakes district and within easy reach of most of the attractions in the region. 40 min from the golden beaches of Port Sorell and the alpine delights of Cradle Mountain.
Trowunna Wildlife Park: Near Mole Creek (30 Min from Silver Ridge)
See hand fed Tasmanian Devils, pat a Koala, and cuddle a baby Wombat while the knowledgeable guides share their enthusiasm for wildlife conservation.
Tasmazia (15 Min from Silver Ridge)
The world's largest Maze Complex plus Lavender Farm, Honey Boutique, Pancake Parlour, and the Village of Lower Crackpot (1/5 size model town) You may even get to meet the Laird (full size but gentle).
Mole Creek Limestone Caves - (40 Min from Silver Ridge)
The Marakoopa cave features two underground streams and a large display of glow-worms while King Solomons cave is lavishly decorated with shawls stalactites and stalagmites.
Regular guided tours. Other caves and individual caving expeditions are available.
Sheffield "Town of Murals" (10 Min from Silver Ridge)
Stroll through the town and experience the history and beauty of the area in this unique way. Mural Maps available from Reception.
Kentish Museum, 93 Main St. (1 - 3 pm Mon - Fri)
Dragon's Rest Gallery & Alpaca Farm
Ride the 2-foot gauge Steam Train. (1st weekend of month.)
Information Centre and Craft Shop
Lake Barrington (Rowing, Water-skiing, canoeing,) (15 Min from Silver Ridge)
Vineyards / Wine Tours
Lake Barrington Estate Vineyard (West Kentish Rd. West Kentish)
Wilmot Hills Vineyard (Back Rd. Wilmot)
Lactos (Old Surrey Rd. Burnie)
Mt Roland Cheeses (Latrobe)
Ashgrove (Elizabeth Town)
HL Jones & Son. Main Rd Sheffield (the hives on the property are theirs)
R. Stephens Tasmanian Honey Factory. Mole Creek
Tasmania Honey Boutique Promised Land
Devonport - (40 min from Silver Ridge)
Ferry Terminal - 14 hours from Melbourne on the Spirit of Tasmania
Regional Airport - 1 hour from Melbourne
Don River Railway - Diesel weekdays, steam weekends & public holidays.
Imaginarium - Interactive science discovery centre an exciting learning experience
Wynyard - Table Cape Tulip Farm (90 min from Silver Ridge) Spectacular late Sept/Oct
Latrobe - Fine old buildings, antiques, restaurants and weekend markets
Devil's Gate Dam (Lake Barrington from Barrington side)
Thermal Spring (Kimberley)
Airplane Flights at Cradle Mountain.
Gardens & Tea Gardens
Bernawarra Gardens (Lower Barrington)
Radcliffe Daffodils (Lower Barrington)
Villarett Craft & Tea Gardens (Kimberley)
Henry Somerset Conservation Area - Orchid reserve near Latrobe
Devonport 18 hole
Sheffield picturesque 9 hole.
Shearwater Country Club (18 hole) about 1 hr drive via Devonport.