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Tasmania National Parks

By Viator, August 2010

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 459 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

Adventure Activities Near Hobart

By Viator, September 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 183 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

Historic Towns From Launceston

By Viator, February 2011

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 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

Tasmanian Wilderness

By Viator, June 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 160 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

Hobart Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 289 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

Visiting Port Arthur

By Viator, December 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 60 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

3 Days in Launceston: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2011

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Rating | 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

Famous Foods to Try

By Brooke , Australia, March 2013

Tasmania is famed for many things: beautiful natural surrounds, fresh air, and its fresh seafood and produce. Food in Tasmania has grown into a specialty because of its cooler climate and fertile ...  Read more

Australia’s Convict History at Port Arthur

By Brooke , Australia, February 2013

The country of Australia wasn’t exactly founded by convicts, but it may be more practical to say that it was built by them. Initially, Australia was used primarily as a convict settlement. The ...  Read more

Tasmania's Best Hiking Trails

By Brooke , Australia, January 2013

With over a third of the state of Tasmania covered in National Parks and World Heritage areas, people from all over the globe travel to the island state to enjoy the outdoors and the unmatched ...  Read more

The Taste of Tasmania Festival

By Brooke , Australia, November 2012

The Taste of Tasmania Festival, called The Taste Festival these days, features Tasmania’s best food and wine for 7 days across Australia ‘s summer holiday season. Located on Hobart ‘s  ...  Read more

Tasmanian International Beerfest

By Brooke , Australia, October 2012

Australia ‘s largest beer festival, the Tasmanian International Beerfest, takes place during two booze-filled (in moderation, of course) days on Hobart ‘s Princes Wharf. Although beer lovers ...  Read more

Top Outdoor Activities in Tasmania

By Brooke , Australia, September 2012

Tasmania , the too often overlooked state of Australia given its secluded island position and lack of tropical climate, offers travelers something that just cannot be matched in the rest of the ...  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

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