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Moments from the CBD, miles from anywhere.

A slice of nature featuring a wetlands reserve, walking trails, animal encounter farm, outdoor activities for the whole family and of course the farm cafe.

Stonesthrow is owned and operated by the Dornauf family. A family with a rich history in premium Tasmanian food production having farmed dairy cows in the Meander Valley for 3 generations, previous owners of Meander Valley Dairy and Tacos de Pancho food van. Now owners of the delicious Hillwood Berries and Hillwood Farmgate & Pick Your Own.

Along with being the place to eat with some of the most picturesque views in Launceston, Stonesthrow also gives visitors a taste of the country with animal encounters, beautiful natural walks around the lakes and bushland, farm fresh produce used in the cafe and house-made products to purchase such as soughdough and jams.



29th Sept - 13th oct

Tandara Ponies

Offering pony rides from 11am-2pm daily, $6pp

Plant ‘N’ Learn

Strawberry planting with expert grower Robin Dornauf, Hillwood Berries

Every Tuesday & Thursday @ 10:30am-11:30am
$15 1 pot, 2 mature plants

OR get the whole family involved

$25 2 pots, 4 mature plants

$30 3 pots, 6 mature plants

Chef hat & cookie decorating

Monday 1st, Wednesday 3rd and Friday 5th October

10:30am-11:30am, $5pp

Cupcake decorating & face painting

Monday 8th, Wednesday 10th and Friday 12th

Face painting $5pp

Cupcake decorating $4pp

more than just a cafe..

Stonesthrow Launceston Property Map


A special place for celebrations in the heart of Tasmania



Seasonal Farm Cafe menus


outdoor activities

Animal encounters, paddle boats and more

More than just a cafe