Locality Guide


Location Description

LJ Hooker Kingborough is situated on the Channel Highway at Margate only 17kms South of Hobart.

This beautiful seaside town has been established for over 150 years and is the gateway to the D'Entrecasteaux Channel... named after the French explorer.

Margate and the surrounding area have shown significantly growth within the decade with no sign of slowing down.

Visitors Information Centre

The Visitor Information Centre for Margate can be found in Kingston.

Kingston Visitor Information Centre
15 Channel Highway,
Kingston TAS 7050
Phone: (03) 6211 8200
kc@kingborough.tas.gov.au
www.kingborough.tas.gov.au/page.aspx

Attractions

Avi Flora Gardens
bloomingtasmania.com.au/avi-fauna-flora-gardens

Inverawe Native Gardens
www.inverawe.com.au

Nierinna Creek Walking Track
tastrails.com/nierinna-creek-track

The Margate Train
https://www.discovertasmania.com.au/attraction/themargatetrain

Channel Heritage Centre
http://www.channelheritagecentre.org/

Facilities/Services

Brookfield Margate                       Margate Children's Centre                        Australia Post - Margate LPO
Dru Point Bicentennial Park          South Dental                                            The Hairy Giraffe Cafe
BP Service Station                        Margate Village Supermarket                   Margate Tavern 
Pear Ridge                                    Margate Boat Ramp/Jetty

Public Transport

Metrotas Buses service the Channel region. Information including timetables is available at https://www.metrotas.com.au/timetables/hobart/channel/

Community

Margate Community Gardens
17 Crescent Drive, Margate TAS 7054
https://www.facebook.com/margatecommunitygarden/

Channel Men's Shed
24 Van Morey Road, Margate TAS 7054
http://www.channelmenshed.org.au/
 
Margate Christian Church
Corner Sandfly & Nierinna Road, Margate TAS 7054
http://www.margatechristianchurch.com/

Up coming Community Events can be found at:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/d/tasmania--margate/community--events/

Primary Schools

Margate Primary School
7 Van Morey Road, Margate, TAS, 7054
(03) 6267 2238
http://margateprimary.education.tas.edu.au/

Channel Christian School
17 Endeavour Avenue, Margate, TAS, 7054
(03) 6267 2775
http://www.channel.tas.edu.au/

Sports

Margate is well serviced by sporting facilities:

Tennis Court                      Cricket/Soccer Oval                       North West Bay Golf Course
Horse Riding Trails            Little Athletics