Tasmania can be described as a jewel in the Australian crown and an absolute must see for nature and wildlife enthusiasts. From wineries, to boat cruises, scenic walkways and incredible architecture, this Island off the South Coast of Australia boasts so many gems that should be on any traveller’s bucket list.
The Hobart Region to the South features incredible architecture and the well renowned Mt Wellington with its majestic vistas. Port Arthur in this region is also a must see with its history dating back to when the first convict settlers began to inhabit the area. One cannot forget a visit to the spectacular Bruny island with its vast array of wildlife and coastal scenery.
The East Coast is famous for the picturesque Wineglass Bay and Freycinet National Park. Not to be missed in this region is a boat cruise on Wineglass Bay and a chance to taste some of the area’s delectable seafood.
The West Coast is renowned for Strahan and the incredible Gordon River. This is a great place to take a boat cruise and intimately learn about the area.
On the North Coast, one must venture up to Stanley and the Rocky Cape area with its many significant Tasmanian Aboriginal sites, dating back thousands of years. Vast cave middens, artefacts and rock shelters reveal much about the lifestyle of coastal Aboriginal people. A must is also a walk up ‘The Nut’ - one of the area’s famous mountains. One cannot forget the beauty of Lake St Clair and of course one of the island’s treasures, Cradle Mountain.
Explore the tours that include Tasmania Below: