View from Top of Mt Wellington, Tasmania, Australia
View from Top of Mt Wellington

Tasmania

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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Port Arthur Historic Sites

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...

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Hanlon House Bed & Breakfast

Local Tip There might not be fairies at the bottom of the garden but there are fairy penguins. Borrow a torch and have a look in the nests in the garden or the nearby rookery. Best time is at dusk and from July through...

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Mural Fest

Mural Fest

20 Apr - 26 Apr

Mural Fest is an annual celebration of great art work and is a fantastic showcase for talented artists, this year’s theme is ‘Island Life’. Take the opportunity to see these murals come to life, starting from day one as a blank wall. Watch as the artists transform it into something magical. Vote for your favourite mural and then join in... more »

Taste of the North West

Taste of the North West

26 Apr

Taste of the North West is a showcase of Tasmania’s North West region’s finest food and beverages, held in Sheffield’s picturesque King George V Park with majestic Mount Roland as a backdrop. The event coincides with the final Saturday of Sheffield’s annual Mural Fest. Come along and enjoy a range of regional produce including... more »

Launceston Horticultural Society Autumn Show

Launceston Horticultural Society Autumn Show

26 Apr - 27 Apr

Launceston Horticultural Society - Autumn Show is on again showcases the beautiful flowers that are out at this time of year, and the love and skill of those who tend them. See chrysanthemums and displays highlighting abundant autumn colour. Creative floral art, fruit and vegetables, container-grown plants and junior exhibits. Plant... more »

Agfest

Agfest

1 May - 3 May

The Rural Youth Organisation of Tasmania Inc. present: Agfest, an integral part of Tasmania’s productivity since 1983. With the number of stall holders growing every year, you need to spend no less than a full day at Agfest to take everything in. There are working dog trials, the Equine Expo, the Peter Brock Memorial 4 Wheel Drive Track,... more »

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House of Anvers

Come and sample the delights of the award winning Anvers range of fine chocolates, an exquisite blend of Belgian skills courtesy of founder Igor Van Gerwen and pure rich Tasmanian ingredients more »

Virtual Tours

Bayviews Restaurant and Lounge Bar

Bayviews Restaurant and Lounge Bar provides a fine dining experience and serves Modern Australian food using fresh local Tasmanian produce. more »

Tasmania Photos

Ida Bay Railway

Ida Bay Railway

Port Arthur

Port Arthur

Convict Bridge East Coast

Convict Bridge East Coast

Triple Berry Pancakes, Tasmazia

Triple Berry Pancakes, Tasmazia

Dove Lake and Cradle Mountain

Dove Lake and Cradle Mountain

Snow Capped Mt Wellington Hobart

Snow Capped Mt Wellington Hobart

Cradle Mountain in Winter

Cradle Mountain in Winter

  Winterscape travelling to Cradle Mountain

Winterscape travelling to Cradle Mountain

Kookaburra

Kookaburra

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