The Tasmanian Arboretum is a 66-hectare botanical tree park and nature reserve just 10 minutes from Altona Garden Retreat. Enjoy temperate trees, wildlife (including wild platypus viewing), and over 80 bird species. The Arboretum offers picnic shelters, coin-operated electric barbecues, and a platypus observatory on Founders’ Lake. Explore the Limestone Heritage Walk linking geology with human history, with guided walks available for booking online. Open every day, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm during daylight saving and 9:00 am to 5:00 pm the rest of the year.

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