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Located on Tasmania's central north coast, Narawntapu National Park stretches from Greens Beach on t...
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Roaring 40's Ocean Kayaking offers premium sea kayaking eco-tours that range from two to seven days....
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The Overland Track in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park is one of Tasmania's most fam...
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The Waldheim Alpine Spa at Cradle Mountain Lodge reflects the natural purity and pristine beauty of ...
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The Old Hobart Walking Tour - Discover the early history and lifestyle of Hobart and the many fascin...
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Devil's Corner Cellar Door, located on the East Coast. Sit out on the deck and take in the panoramic...
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Tasmania - Things to Do

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Tasmania – Things to Do

Where to Begin?...Outdoor Activities!

Tasmania is a hotspot for a multitude of activities and experiences...so where to begin?  Certainly, outdoor activities of all kinds are extremely popular.  Watersports  such as kayaking, snorkelling, rafting, water-skiing, canyoning, wind and kite surfing, sailing, stand-up paddle boarding,  surfing, and diving are all on the table...you name it. Tasmania offers vast amounts of memorable water experiences suitable for every level of adventurer and the options can seem endless.

For those preferring to stay on land, consider rock climbing, hiking & walking, mountain biking, or just hopping on your motorcycle and touring around!

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Culinary Delights

The secret is out....visitors are flocking to Tasmania to taste some of the freshest seafood  on the planet.  Veggies will not be disappointed with the array of incredible produce at the markets, and multiple tours stretch across the island specifically catering to the taste buds and highlighting yummy delights such as cheese, chocolate, honey and more!

Award-winning beverages are there to wash all of these down. Whisky, Gin,Vodka,Craft Beers, and of course the cool climate wines.

History & Culture

As much as Tasmania is a hot new item on people's travel bucket lists, rest assured there is no lack of fascinating "old" lurking around many corners.  History buffs will relish visiting the many world heritage sites that explore Tassie's convict roots.  Art lovers will  be WOW'd by edgy MONA, along with with the many other museums that delve into everything from Antarctic expeditions to murals and landscape paintings.  Depending on your area of interest, there are many tours that delve deeply into everything Tasmanian: past, present, and future.

Festivals & Events

If you'd like to time your trip to coincide with a festival, you won't have to wait too long...events take place year-round and some are quite unique to Tasmania.  If you'd like to fulfil your lifelong dream of witnessing the penny farthing championships, look no further!  There are quite simply too many to list here, but some of the most popular events to consider attending include:  Dark Mofo, Taste of Tasmania, The Huon Valley Mid-Winter Festival, The Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, Targa Tasmania, and the Unconformity - just to name a few!

Nature and Wildlife

Tasmania is renowned for its unique wildlife and spectacular natural sites and National Parks which cover vasts amounts of land on all ends of the island.  Hiking trails leading to majestic waterfalls are not uncommon, and you'll most likely cross paths with rare species of  birds or perhaps the iconic Tasmanian Devil!  If you don't have time for a multi-day hiking adventure, sanctuaries and even an "unzoo" allow you and the family to get up close to some of the local creatures that call Tassie home.

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