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Tahune Airwalk

By at January 30, 2017 | 12:41 pm | 0 Comment

On the edge of the South West Wilderness, 1.6 million hectares of World Heritage Listed forest, lies one of the most visited tourist attractions in Tasmania. The Airwalk offers incredible views of the canopy, thrilling river crossings aboard swinging bridges and you can soar above the trees on the Cable Eagle hang Glider. Whether you’re looking for a quiet yet

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A Trip to Maria Island

By at November 15, 2016 | 10:12 am | 0 Comment

Along the East Coast of Tasmania lies a perfect destination for a road trip, a boat tour or a camping trip. When staying in Hobart a day trip up the East Coast to Triabunna or tranquil Orford then across to Maria island is well worth it. Rugged cliffs, sweeping bays, historic ruins and remarkable wildlife, Maria will work her spell on you. A National

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Seahorse World at Beauty Point

By at October 28, 2016 | 3:53 pm | 0 Comment

This Tasmanian attraction has become an immensely popular local experience. There’s always been something mystical about the seahorse and Seahorse World located at Beauty Point gives you the opportunity to see these delicate yet beautiful and rare marine animals. The centre is dedicated to seahorse conservation efforts and there’s much to learn, the Wonders of

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Wild luxury – Satellite Island

By at October 14, 2016 | 12:10 pm | 0 Comment

Description: In the heart of the magnificent D'Entrecasteaux Channel, in the south of Tasmania, lies a small island of immense beauty. Satellite Island is exclusively yours when you come to stay. It is your own private island to explore and enjoy as you please. Credit: Tourism Tasmania & Mark Chew Tasmania harbours a private, secret island of immense beauty.

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Melaleuca and the great South West Wilderness

By at September 13, 2016 | 1:54 pm | 0 Comment

Credit: Tourism Australia & Graham Freeman For some, such a wilderness may bring solace and solitude, for others, the challenge of braving the elements and exploring one of the last frontiers where humans rarely tread may offer true succour. Remote, ancient and epic - the South West National Park and experiences of Melaleuca are not to be missed for

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Gordon River Cruises

By at August 29, 2016 | 2:50 pm | 0 Comment

Cruising on the Gordon River. Image Credit: Tourism Tasmania & Ron Brown Photographics The Gordon River hosts some of Tasmania’s best experiences, and a cruise along this natural highway is one of the best ways to see the natural beauty of the state from the luxury of a catamaran cruise ship. You’ll pass by incredible natural landmarks like the Hell’s

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Highest Abseiling in the world at Strathgordon

By at July 28, 2016 | 2:46 pm | 0 Comment

  Just 2 hours drive from Hobart, Strathgordon offers brilliant natural experiences in the Tasmanian wilderness on the banks of Lake Pedder, Australia’s largest freshwater laake and offers adventure experiences such as the world’s highest abseiling experience! Spectacular landscapes of the area are packed full of adventure activities. It’s where

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Stanley, Circular Head and The Nut

By at June 30, 2016 | 4:30 pm | 0 Comment

Stanley is a small town nested on a peninsula on the North-West Coast of Tasmania. There is always plenty to do in Stanley, no matter what time of year you visit. A visit to the township itself is a fantastic experience, located at the base of 'The Nut', the town is full of life. Stanley is the main fishing port on the north coast of Tasmania and as such the seafood

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The West Coast Wilderness Railway

By at June 22, 2016 | 4:33 pm | 0 Comment

The West Coast Wilderness Railway is an incredible experience in Tasmania. Explore astoundingly stunning wilderness and step back through history aboard one of the majestic steam trains departing from Queenstown Station. Journey deep into the forests and mountains of the wild West Coast. Discover the history of the people - how the Feud of the Irishmen

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Tasmania’s top Ghost Towns and Tours

By at June 8, 2016 | 4:48 pm | 0 Comment

It’s ok to be afraid… When in Tasmania why not check out some of the state’s eeriest and most exhilarating locations and tours. From the lost towns of the boom and bust mining era to mysterious ruins and professional ghost tours at popular tourist destinations, Tasmania has much to offer the intrepid adventurer. Pillinger Pictured above, the Bird

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Port Arthur Historic Site

By at May 25, 2016 | 9:55 am | 0 Comment

Port Arthur Historic Site is a fantastic place to visit on the Tasman Peninsula. It’s World Heritage listed and is Australia’s most intact and moving convict site. The ruins and restored period homes are set in 40 hectares of landscaped grounds. With over 30 buildings to explore and plenty of things to do, you’ll want to allow most of a day to explore everything

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The Oldest Rainforest in the World

By at April 27, 2016 | 3:27 pm | 0 Comment

  There are places where trails fade away through cool misty rainforest. They lead through lush undergrowth and soaring canopies. Glimpses of wildlife and all manner of birds can be seen and heard through the trees, echoing loudly over the faint but constant buzz of life. Hidden waterfalls and dramatic lookouts await those who tread these paths. Tasmania

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The Wall in the Wilderness

By at April 5, 2016 | 10:29 am | 0 Comment

A local Tasmanian attraction that has become an increasingly popular destination over the last few years, located in Derwent Bridge in Tasmania’s Central Highlands. The Wall in the Wilderness is the labour of love of Greg Duncan, local woodworker and sculptor. An incredible sculptural and relief wood carving work, completed over many years, which demonstrates

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2016 Lunar New Year Festival

By at January 29, 2016 | 1:14 pm | 0 Comment

The 2016 Lunar New Year Festival preparations are well underway as the Year of the Monkey approaches. There will be festivities all throughout February but the main event will be held on the Parliament House Lawns, Parliament Square, Salamanca Place in Hobart on Sunday 7 February 2016 from 10:00am – 4:00pm. Come and celebrate the Year of the Monkey. There will

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Fly Fishing in the North East

By at December 4, 2015 | 12:44 pm | 0 Comment

You’ve probably seen fly fishing on TV. Either in a National Geographic documentary or in an American movie. But did you know that you can try your hand at this fine sport in Tasmania? Just 20 kilometres inland from Burnie, in North West Tasmania there lies the Natone Hills Fly Fishery. Well stocked with Rainbow Trout, the waters of the fishery are open year

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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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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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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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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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