Tasmania Highlights & Essential Things To Do
Discover Your Local Tasmania Area
Isolated by 200 kilometres of Bass Strait, Tasmania is home to one of the most fascinating and unique ecosystems in the world. Its temperate yearly climate makes it ideal for travelling tourists who aren't quite adept at dealing with the harsh mainland weather. There are so many attractions to see and things to do in Tasmania that you will be spoilt for choice!
Arriving at Devonport in the north of the island, any budding tourist will be welcomed to Van Diemen’s Land with a sense of astute, relatable pride. Moving inland you’ll discover some hidden gems in the island’s North West region including the magnificent Cradle Mountain . If you’re yet to visit, whip out your camera and take a visit to this beautiful local attraction. You’re bound to get some amazing shots!
Delving deeper into the island, you’re soon greeted by the friendly citizens of Launceston . Surrounded by the lush Tamar Valley, you might get lucky in spotting the rarely seen Tasmanian Devil, but only if you’re early to rise, or if you can make it to Tasmania Zoo . Once you arrive at the zoo, you’ll be amazed by the large variety of native Australian animals that are kept there. This amazing place is one of the best local attractions to see in Tasmania so don’t forget to check it out!
Shuffle south on your expedition as you choose between a trip to the wonderful West Coast to see some magnificent scenery in gorgeous Queenstown , or to progress further on to the state capital, Hobart .
Hobart is home to an abundance of activities and attractions, as it naturally would be. The world famous Cascade Brewery offers a chance for beer lovers to discover where their love for the devils drink comes from.
After an epic journey of discovery, drinking, shopping and eating, kick back in comfort and gaze in awe at the inspiring views surrounding Mount Wellington . An island that is riddled with wonderful sights and sounds, Tasmania surely won’t disappoint you in your quest to find some unforgettable adventures!
Tasmania Events & What's On
- Banff Mountain Film Festival 2015 Tour - Hobart Farrall Centre, The Friends School
- 2015 Campbell Town Show The Campbell Town Showground
- Hawthorn v Gold Coast Suns - AFL 2015 Aurora Stadium
- The Suspense is Awful - Tasmania And The Great War Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
- Tasmanian Heritage Festival 2015 Hobart
- Art from Trash 2015 Salamanca Arts Centre
Tasmania Top Picks & Articles
Hobart May Top 10 Things To Do 2015
Don’t spend the whole month hidden away from it all, get out and explore the very best Hobart has to offer! There are plenty of events and activities to interest anyone and everyone.
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