Woolnorth Tours

Tasmanian DevilsEnjoy a fascinating trip to the historic Woolnorth property in the far north west of Tasmania. Departing twice daily from the entrance to the Bluff Point Wind Farm – 45 minutes from Smithton.

Pass the dairy operations of the Van Diemens Land Company and arrive at the Woolnorth Wind Farm Holdings largest wind farm. Stand underneath the wind turbines to truly appreciate their majesty. Here the prevailing winds generate about 10% of Tasmanian’s power needs.

Woolnorth Tour Bus

Cape Grim is the next stop, with panoramic views of Suicide Bay, the Dough Boys, Victory Hill and offshore islands. See livestock grazing, the lime-sand pit, shearing shed and the cookhouse, the oldest cottage in northwest Tasmania.

Breath the cleanest air in the world, as recorded at the Base-line air monitoring station located at Cape Grim.

The property is home to the spotted-tail quoll, echidna, wombat, Bennett’s and Rufus Wallaby. Spot the numerous Cape Barren Geese, waders, oyster catchers, cockatoos, parrots, hawks and native hens and ducks. Watch Wedge Tail Eagles soar on the Roaring 40’s wind currents.

Woolnorth is proud to be home to a large and healthy population of Tasmanian Devils, with no cases of Facial Tumour Disease discovered to date. A plentiful food supply is thought to be one of the reasons the Devils are thriving here.

Bookings are essential.

Woolnorth Tours offer a new tour at Woolnorth which is for the romantic and the photographer, a twilight tour to highlight the areas beauty at sunset. Further details.

Wind Farm