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Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG)

By at November 26, 2015 | 12:51 pm | 0 Comment

The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, or QVMAG for short,  is a must-see attraction in Launceston. One of the largest museums and collections in Australia, filled to the brim with entrancing exhibits, enchanting displays and striking installations. See railway workshops, million-year-old dinosaurs, death masks, planes soaring high above and artefacts from

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Tasmania is the gateway to Antarctica

By at November 19, 2015 | 11:09 am | 0 Comment

Hobart is the natural gateway to Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. It’s used as a launching point for Antarctic expeditions because of its southern location and it’s excellent port and airport facilities. Hobart is known for it’s world-class Antarctic expertise and experience. As such, there are some fantastic expeditions you can embark upon out of Tasmania,

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The Three Capes Track

By at November 11, 2015 | 1:33 pm | 0 Comment

Experience a walking track at the very edge of the world. The stunning Three Capes Track showcases the magnificence and drama of nature. Climb atop towering cliffs, navigate raw shorelines and open your senses to the forces and beauty of the East Tasmanian coast. Explore 46 kilometres of tracks graded from easy to moderate that take you through some of the most

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See the Devils at Cradle

By at November 5, 2015 | 11:02 am | 0 Comment

Meet Merry, the Tasmanian Devil. Pictures: Devils At Cradle Facebook page. Explore the Tasmanian Devil Sanctuary located near the entrance to the Cradle Mountain National Park. Featuring beautiful views of Cradle Mountain, this alpine conservation park will give you the closest ever encounter with a Tasmanian devil. Devils @ Cradle offers a number of

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Tasmanian Craft Fair – 30th October 2015

By at October 26, 2015 | 4:16 pm | 0 Comment

The annual Tasmanian Craft Fair is Australia's largest working craft fair. With over 30,000 visitors from interstate and overseas every year, the event showcases the best of artisan creations and crafts from Tasmania and around the world. It’s coming up on Friday the 30th of October and runs for four days. Held in the picturesque village of Deloraine, just a

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Lake Barrington

By at October 20, 2015 | 10:14 am | 0 Comment

Lake Barrington, located just 40 kilometres south of Devonport in the Forth Valley is a man-made Hydro dam. That’s around a 45 minute drive from Devonport. It’s perhaps best known for its 2000 metre, eight-lane international standard rowing course that’s used for rowing, canoeing and water skiing competitions. Hugging the lake’s shore is a Barrington

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Segway Tours in Hobart and Beyond

By at October 14, 2015 | 4:20 pm | 0 Comment

Segway Tours in Hobart and Beyond Segways. They'll never really be cool. Let's be honest, they don't exactly fit the same category as, say, a motorbike.  They don't come with leather jackets and you don't look a badass riding one, even with the trendiest of shades. They are, however, a marvel of modern technology and a fantastic way to explore Tasmania. In

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Barnbougle Dunes, a golfer’s paradise

By at October 7, 2015 | 2:20 pm | 0 Comment

Tasmania’s rugged north east coast is home to two of Australia’s top 10 golf courses - The Dunes and Lost Farm. Barnbougle Golf Links has been crafted out of a beautiful and extraordinary landscape with wide, open fairways you will feel as if you are playing in Scotland or Ireland. Breathe in the fresh Tasmanian air and enjoy the stunning ocean views as both

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The wild and wonderful West Coast

By at October 1, 2015 | 4:26 pm | 0 Comment

The West Coast of Tasmania is a wild and untamed wilderness scattered with civilisation in the form of beautiful rustic mining towns of which Queenstown is surely the crowning jewel. Inland, Zeehan, Tullah and Rosebery are all great base camps for launching expeditions. Filled with adventure experiences, the West Coast plays host to some of Tasmania's best

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The Tasmanian Medieval Festival this weekend!

By at September 24, 2015 | 4:51 pm | 0 Comment

Here ye! Here ye! It’s on again this year! The popular Tasmanian Medieval Festival (also known as the Wynyard Medieval Festival) is running again this weekend on Saturday the 26th and Sunday the 27th of September. You’ll find the festival ground at Lions Park, Reservoir Drive in Wynyard, just off the highway. Presented by the Sovereign Military Order of the

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Explore Tassie’s rich marine past at the Maritime Museum

By at September 17, 2015 | 3:50 pm | 0 Comment

Picture sourced from Maritime Museum of Tasmania. Being an island state, the ocean is very significant to all Tasmanians. The Maritime Museum of Tasmania explores the influence of the sea on all those living on the island through research, interpretation and presentation. Inside the museum you will find displays on the watercraft used by Aborigines and early

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Discover the beauty of Montezuma Falls

By at September 10, 2015 | 12:41 pm | 0 Comment

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  This beautiful walk through the rainforest leads you to the base of one of Tasmania’s highest waterfalls - Montezuma. It’s an easy walk so suitable for the whole family and takes you along the route of the historic North East Dundas Tramway - the line was officially closed on July 4, 1932. Breathe in the fresh, clean air while you’re surrounded

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Adventure Tourism in Tasmania

By at August 27, 2015 | 1:09 pm | 0 Comment

Tasmania is known for its Adventure tourism and adrenalin-pumping adventures - that’s because this natural playground is filled from east to west coast with untamable wilderness and hundreds of opportunities for heart-pumping fun. Roaring streams gush past sheer cliffs that are perfect for rock climbing and abseiling, as tour groups hurtle down nature’s

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Mole Creek Karst National Park

By at August 13, 2015 | 4:17 pm | 0 Comment

Mole Creek National Park in Central Tasmania is where you’ll find some of the finest and most visited cave systems in the State. Marakoopa and King Solomons Caves are fantastic places to delve into the fascinating world of underground landscapes. Both of these caves are open to the public and are widely renowned.  But these aren’t the only two, there are

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Old Hobart Town Model Village

By at August 6, 2015 | 1:12 pm | 0 Comment

  Old Hobart town is a model village constructed with great passion by John and Andrew Quick, and stands as an authentic model village depicting a unique glimpse into the past. The tough life of Australia’s convict past. It’s set in the breathtaking luscious landscaped surroundings, this tiny historic town lies in Richmond, only a few minutes drive from

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Discover the beauty of Stanley

By at July 29, 2015 | 12:27 pm | 0 Comment

A gorgeous little seaside town awaits in the region of Circular Head. Stanley is a popular tourist destination and home to the main fishing port for the North-West Coast of Tasmania. You can’t miss the town, featuring the distinctive landmark of the Nut, which you can walk up or take the chair lift to see the stunning views. Another highlight of the

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Go Antiquing in Tassie

By at July 23, 2015 | 2:16 pm | 0 Comment

Tassie is a treasure trove of Australian antiques and antiquing Perhaps because of it’s relative isolation, perhaps because of it’s rich heritage. At the end of the day, Tassie is a great place for treasure hunters, and here’s our guide as to why. Hobart has a huge range of awesome antique shops. Buyers will delight in exploring the diverse and eclectic range

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Tassie’s fantastic Breweries

By at July 16, 2015 | 12:45 pm | 0 Comment

Want to enjoy some awesome, locally brewed craft beer, crisp, fruity ciders and super fine spirits? Then head to one of the popular Breweries in Tassie. The major breweries, Boags in Launceston and Cascade in Hobart are a source of local pride and friendly rivalry. Pure mountain water and the finest local hops combine to create award winning lagers, ale, draught

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