Things To Do and See in Low Head

  • Kayaks are complimentary with both single and tandem models available for use during your stay
  • There are bikes available for guests to use to explore Low Head
  • Lagoon Beach is considered to be a very safe swimming beach that is ideal for water activities such as sailing, stand-up paddle boarding, wind surfing and kite surfing if you bring your own equipment
  • Nearby East Beach is also suitable for surfing and long walks along the beach. 
  • Extensive paths run from the beach house all the way up to Low Head Lighthouse for walking and cycling
  • Low Head Penguin Tour - 0418 361 860 or
  • Low Head Pilot Station - 03 6382 1143 or
  • Coxwains Café (open daily between 10am-4pm) - 03 6382 2826

George Town

George Town, on the banks of the Tamar River, is Australia's third-oldest settlement after Sydney and Hobart and has a rich maritime past and industrial present. Visit the George Town Visitor's Centre website here.

Grocery shopping:

  • Woolworths - 8 Bathurst Street, open from 7am-9pm
  • IGA Everyday - 103/105 Friend Street, open from 7am-7pm

Medical Centres:

  • Anne Street Surgery - 03 6382 4333, located at 49-55 Anne Street
  • George Town District Hospital & Community Health Centre - 6702 6020, located at 47 Anne Street

Local Wineries 

There are some outstanding wineries within 15 to 30 minutes’ drive from Low Head:

Barnbougle Dunes and Lost Farm

Barnbougle Dunes and Lost Farm golf links courses are located within a 45 minutes’ drive east, and are currently rated among the top 50 public Golf Courses in the world.


Launceston is one of Australia’s oldest cities, it is home to a great selection of eateries, coffee shops and cafes. There are a number of boutique homeware and clothing stores scattered throughout the center, take the time to admire the architecture of a bygone era as you saunter along the streets.

  • The Seaport in Launceston is fantastic place for a walk, coffee, meal or to admire the boats. Located at Seaport Boulevard
  • The awe inspiring Cataract Gorge is a natural river basin offering cliff face pathways, Victorian Gardens, a swimming pool, café, restaurant and the world’s largest single span chairlift
  • The Penny Royal is steeped in history, the bricks used in the Mill are convict bricks, linked to the early settler family the Gatenby's who arrived in Van Diemen’s Land in 1823. Here, you can enjoy great food and wine at the Restaurant or for the more energetic there is a zip wire, rock climbing or cliff walk. Travel back in time to explore the exploits of Matthew Brady the notorious Bush Ranger on the Dark Ride.
  • Take a tour of Boags Brewery which was established in 1881 on the banks of the Esk River
  • Tsing Wah Asian Grocers stock a large range of Oriental food products which come from various countries in Asia