Wild Tamar Project

29.10.2021 11:47 AM | Caroline Brown (Administrator)

You may not be aware that George Town Council has been successful in obtaining funding to assist new start-ups or existing businesses develop new tourism offerings in the Northern Tamar Valley.  As the Administrator of the funding provided by State and Federal Governments, the George Town Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from start-up or existing businesses to develop new tourism offerings in the North Tamar Valley / Tamar River Mouth areas.

A wonderful opportunity prospective or existing tourism operators!

Support is available to those operators requiring business diversification or start-up assistance, digital marketing, online merchant facilities, and infrastructure required to for site specific activation.

The under-utilised soft adventure opportunities the project aims to target are: -

  • Boat tours that include or take advantage of the local fishing and seal colonies;
  • Rock climbing and abseiling opportunities at the Hillwood Volcano rock climbing area;
  • Kayaking, and other water sports like surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, and windsurfing;
  • Diving, specifically departing from the eastern side of the Tamar River / kanamaluka.

Responses to the Expression of Interest will be assessed by a panel against the selection criteria. Respondents may also be required to be interviewed, and/or present to the assessment panel on their submission. 

For more the information regarding the Project and EOI, visit the George Town Council website regarding the EOI process.


The George Town Chamber of Commerce supports existing local business, industry and enterprise and encourages new enterprises from manufacturing and heavy industry, educational, retail, support services and tourism in the George Town and surrounding areas.


Secretary: jo@gtcoc.com.au
Liaison Officer: heather@gtcoc.com.au

PO Box 50
George Town, TASMANIA 7253


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