Short Breaks in Tasmania
Get away from it all – get to Tassie | Short Breaks in Tasmania
Spend some quality time on short breaks in Tasmania to celebrate a special occasion, or just to indulge yourself for a day or three … or more.
Check out this selection of unique accommodation experiences in Hobart, Freycinet, The Tamar Valley and Stanley. Great food, wines to die for, ambiance and style … this is the way to live enjoy your holiday!
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Stay at MONA – Moorilla Estate – Hobart | Short Breaks in Tasmania
Moorilla Estate has been in the vanguard of the Tasmanian wine industry since Claudio Alcorso migrated from Italy in the 1950’s and spotted the potential for a new industry.
Moorilla has a long history, and this experience has been translated into fine lodging, fine food, fine wines and cutting edge culture.
Stay in any one of the eight architect designed MONA Pavilions for the ultimate indulgence, eat in the Source Restaurant onsite for a great meal, and spend some time contemplating the exhibits at MONA – the Museum of Old and New Art.
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Things to do in the area:
Drive up Mount Wellington – take a picnic and enjoy it at the Chalet, high up and overlooking Hobart City. Drive to Richmond and browse among the craft galleries and unique shops.
Visit the Coal River Valley wineries for a lazy afternoon among the vineyards. Check out the eclectic restaurants, bars and shops of Salamanca Place on Hobart’s Waterfront.
How to get there:
Fly into Hobart. Drive towards Hobart city, crossing the Tasman Bridge. Moorilla is to the north of the City – take the Brooker Highway through Glenorchy and watch for the signs. M
ONA and the Moorilla Vineyard Estate is on a point of land jutting out into the Derwent River at Berriedale.
If flying into Launceston, drive 2 hours south on Hwy#1 (Heritage Highway). MONA and Moorilla is on your left as you drive into Hobart.
Saffire Freycinet – Luxury on the East Coast | Short Breaks in Tasmania
For a great lost weekend head on down to Tassie’s East Coast and the Freycinet National Park.
Saffire Freycinet is set among native bushland with incredible views out over Great Oyster Bay and the Hazards, the pink granite mountains of the Freycinet Peninsula.
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Go fishing on a private charter, sea kayak, or just enjoy time in the pub talking to the locals.
How to get there:
Fly into Hobart. Drive towards Sorell and the East Coast. Head north through Orford and Swansea, then turn right to Coles Bay and Freycinet National Park.
It is about two hours drive from both the Hobart and the Launceston airports.
If flying into Launceston, drive south on Hwy#1 (Heritage Highway) and then cut east on the A4 Esk Highway to St Marys.
Cross the Elephant Pass and head south on the A3 Tasman Highway to Bicheno. After Bicheno, watch for the turn left to Coles Bay and Freycinet National Park.
Horizon Deluxe Apartments – Stanley | Short Breaks in Tasmania
High on a hill and looking out over the Nut and the unbelievable blue of Bass Strait, sit the two Horizon Deluxe Apartments at Stanley.
This is about as far away from it all as you can get for a few days R&R.
These large, well set up apartments have a great contemporary feel, a double spa, and a King bed. Just relax away the time taking in the truly amazing coastal views.
No restaurant onsite, but only a minute or two’s drive to the bistro at the local pub for some of the freshest beef and seafood in the world.
You are only an hour’s drive from Cape Grim, here, and Cape Grim is the home of the freshest recorded air on the Planet. Breakfast in bed?
Not a problem … the provisions are ready for the making in the modern kitchen. Start the day in style.
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A one hour drive to Marrawah and Arthur’s River takes you to the “Edge of the World” – unbelievable coastline.
Feel the winds of the “Roaring 40’s’ in your teeth, then tuck into your apartment high on the hill for another night of country relaxation.
How to get there:
Fly into Wynyard. Drive towards Smithton and watch for the turnoff to Stanley.
You can’t miss it. It takes about an hour to drive to Stanley from Wynyard, and the road is first rate. If flying into Launceston, drive 2 hours’ west on Hwy#1.
More Information on Woolnorth: > Woolnorth Wind Farm – Wikipedia