capital is a gorgeous city full of character and history, set on the
Derwent River. Launceston,
Devonport are the other
major centres. Area’s to look out for include the beautiful
Tamar Valley and the
too if you're lucky.
relax and enjoy the comforting ambience of the many villages and
townships, exploring the quaint shops, browse through the arts and craft
galleries, sit back and relax in the cafes and restaurants whilst sampling the
local produce. For those seeking excitement and more adventurous activities, you
can hike through
National Parks in some of the greatest wilderness areas in the
world, with views across wild coastline or treks through old growth forest. Then
relax over a warm camp fire, or indoors whilst enjoy the local wines, cheese and
the many other clean green natural produce that are a hallmark of Tasmania.
Accessible from mainland Australia by the ocean going Spirit of Tasmania
I and II, departing from
whether it is a quick weekend getaway, adventure break, back to nature
vacation or a long needed laidback holiday, Tassie is the place to go and see.
You can also fly to Tasmania, with flights landing at Hobart or Launceston.
Another way of experiencing Tasmania is through one of the popular tours and
charters, with experienced tour guides. There are chartered flights and
helicopter rides that can take you over some of the
less accessible places in Tassie, providing a different perspective across this
When vacationing in Australia and Tasmania, there are many lodging options to choose from, whether
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self-contained accommodation. You will be spoilt on the variety and choices.
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