Set close to the CBD of Launceston, Tasmania, this picturesque site of 36 HA offers strawberry fields and a large trout lake in a natural wetland environment. (where no artificial feeding takes place) Fly fishermen can catch and release while others fish on a catch and purchase basis.

Old Mac’s Farm and Fishery is just minutes from the centre of Launceston so you can forget about those long hours of driving, this is right on your doorstep! At Old Mac’s Farm and Fishery those who are not so confident with the rod may choose to take some fly fishing lessons at very affordable prices. Lake side barbecue and picnic facilities  are available. Old Mac’s Farm and Fishery also has canoe and paddle-boat hire on our picturesque lake.

Fishing is available 12 months of the year by appointment.

Old Mac’s Farm and Fishery is currently improving their wetland area for nature walks to be open in the near future. The farm also offers fresh farm eggs, strawberries, raspberries and other fruit when in season. You can pick your own strawberries, or can purchase picked fruit. We also have available our own brand of  jams and sauces to tempt your taste-buds.

At Old Mac’s Farm and Fishery you are guaranteed a great day of fun for everyone at a very affordable price.

Why not take some time out to relax and enjoy nature. Fun for children, enjoyable fishing, picnic or barbecue and feast on some of the most delicious produce available.

Our strawberries are grown naturally in straw and will be some of the best you have ever tasted.


Old Mac’s Farm and Fishery is open;

  • 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through to Sunday in summer
  • 10 am to 4 pm in winter.

Paddle boats and picnic facilities are also available all year round by appointment.