It's a short drive to anywhere, yet there is a rich diversity in the different regions of Australia's only island state. Enjoy dining on the best meat and seafood then stroll a secluded beach...
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Local Tip Best times for casual play are all day Friday and Sunday and afternoons on all other days.
Local Tip For an evening of thrills the ghost tour is a not to be missed show. To get the most out of Port Arthur the Gold Pass is the way to go. Best value for our family of 6 was a family "Ticket of Leave" Bronze Pass...
With the approach of Anzac Day (April 25th), it reminds us that the leaves on the Deciduous Beech, Nothofagus gunnii, will be transforming from green...more »
Mayfield Bay Conservation and Camping Area. The Mayfield Bay Conservation and camping area is adjacent to Mayfield beach on the Tasman Highway 20 kms south of Swansea on Tasmania’s east coast. The campsite has toilet facilities...more »
It is always good to go somewhere you haven't been before and feel like you have uncovered a great find. On our last visit to Launceston we made a discovery. Tailrace Park is obviously well known to...more »
With the blooms at the Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden (EVRG) out in force it’s time to shout out for everyone to go for a visit. The vision of the...more »
Do you think you could challenge yourself and do 36km of Mountain Biking, Canoeing and Running. If not team up with a friend and do a leg each. The Ben Lomond Descent is a multi-discipline event and is about fun and participation. Entrants complete each section as an individual entrant, or as a relay team of two to three entrants. Each... more »
Chocolate Winterfest is Latrobe's delicious festival celebrating all things chocolate. With dozens of chocolate-themed events in a number of locations you are sure to find something to lure you out of the house. With cooking demonstrations, a treasure hunt, plus lots more you can't help but enjoy youself. Maybe the chocolate massage or a... more »
Junction Arts Festival is a free five-day multi-arts international festival that has a particular focus on work that places the audience at the centre of the experience, through performances that invite active involvement by audiences, and installations outdoors and in public and private spaces that enliven the physical and cultural... more »
Kicking off the Spring show season each year is the Burnie Agricultural Society's Burnie Show. It is an enjoyable day out for the whole family, with onstage entertainment able to be watched from the main grandstand. Enjoy the cooking exhibits and marvel at what people can make with their hands as you enjoy the handicraft entries. There is... more »
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