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 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...
Local Tip Best times for casual play are all day Friday and Sunday and afternoons on all other days.
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 »
The annual Royal Hobart Show will be held from the 22nd to the 25th of October this year. With lots to see and do, including arts and craft exhibitions, farming displays, fashion parades, live entertainment, animals, cattle handling, judging, sideshow alley, show bags, food stalls, and carnival rides. Try your luck at sideshow alley and see... 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 »
Have a great day out whilst getting an insight into life in medieval times. You can polish up your armour and leather boots and come along dressed in medieval costume to be in the running for a prize. Or just enjoy the atmosphere and spectacle of knights jousting, swordsmanship competitions, archery displays and more. There will be plenty of... more »
"A traveller without observation is a bird without wings" - Moslih Eddin Saadi