town in Tasmania, Australia

Ulverstone is a seaside town in north-west Tasmania, at the mouth of the Leven River.

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Ulverstone is located on the Leven River. It has many nice cafes and boutique shops.

Get inEdit

Bus services (Metro Tasmania, Mersey Link and Redline) operate in and around Ulverstone and connect to other destinations around the state. However, driving a private car is the easiest and fastest option to travel around Tasmania.

Get aroundEdit

By footEdit

Walking is the best way to get around the town as all of the main areas are within a fifteen-minute walking distance.


  • 1 Leven Canyon (Leven Canyon Regional Reserve).
  • Lillico Beach. See the penguins walk up the beach each evening.
  • Ulverstone History Museum, +61 3 6425 3835, . 1:30PM–4:30PM (subject to volunteer availability, phoning ahead is recommended). A collection of local historical artefacts are displayed.
  • Kaydale Lodge Gardens, 250 Loongana Road, Nietta (30-min drive inland from Ulverstone near Leven Canyon), +61 3 6429 1293. Every day 9AM to sunset. Diverse 3 hectare gardens. Morning and afternoon tea available. $5.


  • 1 Gunns Plains Caves, Gunns Plains Road (Approximately 20 minutes' drive from Ulverstone). Daily tours at 10am, 11am, noon, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm.
  • Cradle Coast Farmers Market (On the banks of the Leven River). 8:30–12:30 PM Sundays.
  • Tastrofest - Annual science and astronomy festival. Well worth going if you are in the state. Lots of free/cheap, interesting and interactive workshops and talks. Usually runs from the 3rd to the 5th of August.





  • 1 Furner's Hotel, 42 Reibey Street, Ulverstone, +61 3 6425 1488. Federation hotel located in town.
  • The Tickled Trout, Queen Street, Ulverstone, +61 3 6425 6732, . 3-bedroom 1950s house located in a quiet area. There is a full laundry and kitchen.


Go nextEdit

  • Burnie is a 24 minute drive to the west.
  • Devonport is a 15 minute drive to the east.
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