Australia Winter Escapes Part Four – Winter Festivals in Tasmania

It’s winter time in Australia and that means vacationers can experience a variety of weather options for your holiday from warm and relaxing beach stays, to whale watching, to snow-filled mountain getaways. We have already told you about many different winter holiday adventures over the past couple weeks. In part one of Australian Winter Escapes, we told you about whale watching in Hervey Bay, Christmas in July in the Blue Mountains, the Margaret River Wine Region, and warming up in the tropical north in Kakadu National Park. In part two of Australian Winter Escapes, we highlighted winter in Canberra, the Whitsunday Islands, Hobart Tasmania, and ski resorts. In part three on Winter in Australia, we featured winter festivals like Vivid Sydney, Arnhem Land’s Garma Festival, the Darwin Beer Can Regatta, […]

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June 25th, 2016

The Great Walks of Tasmania: Tarkine Rainforest Track

We are continuing our blog series on the Great Walks of Australia and the Great Walks of Tasmania. Today’s featured walking track is part of the Great Walks of Tasmania: the Tarkine Rainforest Track.  We just completed our series on the 9 Great Walks of Australia  which included a two part summary blog post and a post for each of the nine Great Walks:

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May 28th, 2016

The Great Walks of Tasmania: South Coast Track

A few weeks ago, we began our feature on the Great Walks of Australia. We just completed our series on the 9 Great Walks of Australia  which included a two part summary blog post and a post for each of the nine Great Walks:

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May 27th, 2016

The Taste of Tasmania

The city of Hobart in Tasmania gives a great send off to the year with the annual The Taste of Tasmania festival from December 28 -January 3rd. This fantastic summer time foodie event draws food and wine connoisseurs from all over Australia and across the globe. It is a foodie festival combined with a fabulous New Year’s Eve celebration right on the waterfront. The Taste of Tasmania takes place in the state’s capital city of Hobart in the southeast corner of the island state. Salamanca Street is lined with food stalls selling all kinds of delicious delights. Other events during the festival include live music performances, reserved seating events, tastings, cooking demonstrations and much more.

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November 20th, 2015

Tasmania Touring Route Launceston to Bridport

Launceston is the second largest city in Tasmania and is located in the northeast section of the island state. The touring route from Launceston to Bridport is the known as the North East Trail and it showcases the beauty of the pioneering spirit. The trail includes vineyards, farms, forests, and untouched beaches. The whole drive all at once would only take about one hour; but on this journey we break it up into sections so that you can take your time to explore this beautiful section of the country.

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March 28th, 2015

Strangest Places to Visit in Tasmania

Are you planning a holiday trip to Tasmania but not sure where to go? Check out these amazingly unique accommodation spots and you might choose your vacation spot according to your favourite. Tasmania is a beautiful place to visit with so many varied differences; you can’t go wrong whether you choose the city, the country, […]

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March 4th, 2015
Lake St Clair - Sunset - Featured

The River Run Road Trip across Tasmania

Rivers Run is a road trip through the varied and beautiful landscapes of Tasmania. It starts in the capital city of Hobart and you retrace the steps of the Derwent River back to its source in the mountains near Lake St. Clair. The road trip can be broken up into three or four days. Be […]

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February 14th, 2015
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5 Places to Visit in Tasmania

Tasmania is a unique place to visit for a holiday because it is described as a place with tourist attractions without being a stereotypical tourist destination. You can find beautiful holiday destinations within small town that has a neighbourhood feel. If you are thinking about visiting Australia’s island state, bring a warm jacket and come […]

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February 13th, 2015

Hobart Tasmania

Hobart is the capital city of Tasmania and is also the most populated city in Australia’s island territory. The city has come a long way since being founded as a penal colony in 1804. Mount Wellington fills in the skyline behind Hobart and the city is situated on the Derwent River. Holiday goers in Hobart […]

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September 24th, 2014

Strangest Places to Visit in Australia and Tasmania – Part 2

As we mentioned previously in part 1 of the Strangest Places to Visit in Australia and Tasmania, Australia and New Zealand have such unique geography and locations; they are home to some of the strangest places to visit on Earth. Most of these places do not even look like they are on our planet, with amazing colours and foreign sights that look like they are straight out of a sci-fi movie, however each of the amazing places on our list are all natural. When you visit Australia and Tasmania, definitely add these places to your list of places to visit, they are not to miss!

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May 23rd, 2014