Tasmania

Tasmania Travel Tips

3 Days in Launceston: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

Tours & Tickets

Launceston is a popular base for touring Tasmania’s north coast region, with great accommodation and dining options, and the nearby Tamar Valley for wine-tasting day trips. Day 1: Explore ...  Read more

Hobart Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 313 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From the weekend market of Salamanca Place to cute colonial Battery Point, the call of the sea and colonial history are never far from mind in the yachties’ haven of Hobart. The Georgian warehouses ...  Read more

Adventure Activities Near Hobart

By Viator, August 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 199 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

When you’re visiting a new place – particularly one with such a rich history as Hobart – it can be all too easy to become bogged down in the cultural heritage. Not that that’s a bad thing! Sometimes ...  Read more

Tasmanian Wilderness

By Viator, June 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 168 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Australian island state of Tasmania is celebrated for its pristine wilderness, attracting nature lovers and bushwalkers from all over the world. In fact, Tasmania’s entire wilderness heart is ...  Read more

Visiting Port Arthur

By Viator, December 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 65 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Just outside Hobart, Australia’s second-oldest city and farthest south capital, sits the historic convict settlement of Port Arthur. Chances are, if your travels bring you to Tasmania, you’ll want ...  Read more

Hiking in Launceston

By Viator, October 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

When visiting Launceston it would be a crime not to undertake one of the stunning hikes in the area. From short walks in Cataract Gorge to the 10km return Duck Reach Trail, hiking in Launceston ...  Read more

Historic Towns From Launceston

By Viator, February 2011

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Launceston is surrounded by a ring of historic colonial towns, their sleepy main streets lined with intact Georgian architecture. The pace of life is tranquil in these colonial country towns, and the ...  Read more

Tasmania National Parks

By Viator, August 2010

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 475 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

One of Tasmania’s most enduring drawcards is its pristine beauty and stunning landscapes, protected in some of Australia’s best-loved national parks. Tasmania’s bushwalking, cycling, rafting and ...  Read more

Mole Creek Caves

By David C , Australia, December 2010

Beautiful limestone caves located just over an hour from Launceston. It's worth visiting both Marakoopa Cave and King Solomons cave because they're both very different. Marakoopa Cave has an ...  Read more

Freycinet National Park

By David C , Australia, December 2010

Freycinet National Park is a great place to visit to enjoy spectacular coastal scenery. There's plenty of good walks, beautiful unspoiled beaches and no shortage of photo opportunities. It's ...  Read more

Tasmania's West Coast

By RobC , New Zealand, December 2010

You could argue that it makes no sense to fly all the way to Australia, then fly another hour to get to an even more remote island, but it really is worth it. And when you get there, drive for ...  Read more

Hobart's Waterfront

By RobC , New Zealand, October 2010

Hobart's waterfront area, including Constitution Dock and Salamanca Place, is easily the most tranquil and beautiful I've seen anywhere. The fact that the heart of the city is right at the water's ...  Read more

Top Seven Convict Heritage Sites in Tasmania

By Emma , Australia, November 2011

Tasmania ’s shores saw the beginning of Australia ’s white settlement. Originally known as Van Diemen’s Land, the colony was established in 1803 as a solution to overcrowding in British prisons. ...  Read more

Top 10 Things to See and Do in Tasmania

By Emma , Australia, October 2011

No trip to Australia would be complete without exploring ‘Tassie’. Being cut off from the Australian mainland has ensured that Tasmania has retained much of its old world charm. Here’s our ...  Read more

The City of Hobart

By Emma , Australia, August 2011

Tasmania’s charming waterfront capital, Hobart, is close to many nearby attractions but also ‘harbors’ a few treasures of its own. Make Salamanca Place the first stop on your Hobart itinerary. ...  Read more

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