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Dark Mofo captures hearts and minds

By at June 21, 2017 | 4:08 pm | 0 Comment

Dark Mofo winter festival that has people come from all around the country brought the night to life last weekend in Hobart. It's the Festival's fifth year and the celebration of ancient and contemporary mythologies of death, birth, fear, light and fire on the darkest days of the year. This year the festival has expanded to include seven nights

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Platypus House

By at May 29, 2017 | 9:51 am | 0 Comment

Platypus House, located in the beautiful Tamar Valley is a wonderful attraction and a must see for animal lovers. See the iconic Australian Platypus and spiky Echidnas up close and personal - a once in a lifetime opportunity to see these amazing creatures Join us on an unforgettable fun and educational tour suitable for all ages and watch them actively feeding and

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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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Burnie’s Maker’s Workshop

By at January 16, 2017 | 9:31 am | 0 Comment

Burnie’s Maker’s Workshop is part contemporary museum, part arts centre and this fabulous attraction is situated right at the end of Burnie’s main beach. It’s a highlight of the city’s creative heart and a place that honours Burnie’s history, makers, innovators and artists. The building itself won the Tasmanian Architectural Award in May 2010 and the

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Visit Switzerland for a day – Grindlewald

By at December 1, 2016 | 11:09 am | 0 Comment

In Tasmania’s Tamar Valley lies the odd yet fascinating Swiss style village of Grindlewald, no it’s not Johnny Depp playing the dark wizard from ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’, but it is a tourist attraction, just 15 minutes drive North of Launceston Established in 1980 as a unique residential development, the houses have been constructed in

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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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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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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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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 2016 National Heritage Festival and TasTalks at Home Hill

By at May 5, 2016 | 12:34 pm | 0 Comment

It’s nearly upon us, the 2016 National Heritage Festival has come around again. This year the theme is Discoveries and Rediscoveries. Once again the festival is going to focus on a range of fantastic experiences around Tasmania, but notably, the history and and stories behind iconic Devonport location Home Hill. Home Hill was the family home of Prime Minister

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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