Tasmania


Isolation, Dolphins, Hiking and Natural Beauty come together at Wineglass Bay, Tasmania Tasmania

One of the most picturesque locations in the state of Tasmania without a doubt is Wineglass Bay and the wider Freycinet National Park on the east coast of the island state. Close by the township of Coles Bay, Wineglass Bay has it all for keen hikers or for those who are not so keen and want to look at the pristine bay from afar. Gaining...

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Stepping back in time, become a Convict at Port Arthur, Tasmania Tasmania

Port Arthur is one of Tasmania’s, if not Australia’s, best known historical sites to visit in a country where its European history was founded in what some would call exceptional circumstances. The UNESCO World Heritage listed site of the old convict town of Port Arthur was established in the then named colony of Van Diemen’s Land in the early 1830s and quickly gained a reputation...

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Hotel Review: Somerset on the Pier, Hobart, Tasmania Hotel Review / Tasmania

When visiting a major city I find that one of the most important things to do is make sure you try and stay in accommodation that has high impact and gives you a special feeling for what that city is about. Of course any sensible person will need to take budget into consideration and staying in a place with those attributes screams expensive, but sometimes...

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Hotel Review: Freycinet Eco Retreat, Freycinet National Park, Tasmania Hotel Review / Tasmania

Coming along the Tasman Highway and subsequently Coles Bay Road you can’t help to be amazed by the impressive scenery along one of Tasmania’s great driving routes. The Freycinet area is a place that must be visited on any Tasmanian holiday and while staying in the area I chose to stay at the Freycinet Eco Retreat just 9 kilometres or a ten minute drive from...

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