Backpacking Bridport

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    VISIT ONE OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST LAVENDER OIL PRODUCERS AT BRIDSTOWE ESTATE: Photo - Geoff Murray, courtesy of Tourism Tasmania. All rights reserved
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    EXPLORE THE WETLAND COMMUNITIES, RELICT DUNE SYSTEM AND ABUNDANT FLORA AND FAUNA AT WATERHOUSE CONSERVATION AREA: Photo - N.R. Goldsmith, Knox Photographic Society, courtesy of Tourism Tasmania. All rights reserved
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Bridport Highlights

  • The small town is surrounded by bushland reserves, white sandy beaches, sand dunes and vineyards.

  • Take a visit to Bridestowe Estate Lavender Farm, which is one of the world's largest lavender oil producers.

  • The Granite Point Conservation Area and the Bridport Wildflower Reserve have a beautiful array of wildflowers in spring and prolific birdlife all year round.

  • The Waterhouse Conservation Area contains many wetland communities, relict dune systems and abundant flora and fauna.

About Bridport

Population 1,350

Located on Anderson Bay in Tasmania's north-east and surrounded by bushland reserves, white sandy beaches and vineyards, Bridport is a popular holiday destination. The small town has a variety of shops, services and places to eat and drink. It is also a great place to do some fishing.

If you like the smell of lavender, check out Bridestowe Estate Lavender Farm, which is one of the world's largest lavender oil producers.

Just outside of town there are the Granite Point Conservation Area and the Bridport Wildflower Reserve. In spring, you will find a beautiful array of wildflowers and prolific birdlife at these two places.

About 50km east of the town is the Waterhouse Conservation Area, which contains many wetland communities, including three major permanent deep-water lagoons, an extensive, relict dune system and diverse habitats with rich fauna.

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