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 Bayviews is a great place to see in the New Year with a ringside view of the fireworks. Get together with a group of friends and try the Degustation Menu, showcasing fresh Tasmanian ingredients.
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 »
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 »
Launched in February 2012 and going from strength to strength, the Harvest Launceston Farmers' Market is a chance to buy fresh produce from those who love to produce it. It's a great opportunity to see what is in season. The market only sells food and beverages grown and produced in Tasmania, and is run within the Australian Farmers' Market... more »
From small beginnings of 12 stalls in 1972, the Salamanca Market in Hobart now has over 300 stalls and attracts up to 25 000 people. It has a vibrancy and energy that is delightful and operates in the beautiful setting of Salamanca Place. The outdoor market comes alive every Saturday between the historic Georgian Warehouses and the... more »
The Royal National Agricultural and Pastoral Society of Tasmania Limited is holding its Royal Launceston Show from the 9th to 11th of October. Events and exhibits include; equestrian, woodchopping, yard dogs, kennel classes, junior cattle handling, animals, cottage industries and commercial exhibits in the Round House Pavilion. Heaps... more »
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