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An island at the southeastern tip of the Australian mainland, Tasmania contains some of the world’s great wildernesses reaching from its high central plateau down through spectacular mountain ranges leading to the south and western coasts.

The region around the northern coast is rich farming and grazing area. The eastern coast extends from quaint fishing villages in the north, the beautiful Freycinet Peninsula and down to the capital city of Hobart and its famous 19th century penal colony, Port Arthur.

The main island and the many smaller islands that surround it, consist of over 64,000 square kilometers with 42 percent proclaimed as Natural Parks and Word Heritage Areas.


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With its wealth of well cared for 19th century buildings, Tasmania’s capital, Hobart is a modern city of about 225,000… Read More »Hobart


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Just 38 kilometers south of Hobart, Huonville sits on the Huon River among its beautiful scenic valley and has been… Read More »Huonville


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A coastal port with penal colony heritage Triabunna came into existence as a garrison for soldiers servicing the penal colony… Read More »Triabunna


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Located a few kilometers north of the Freycinet National Park, the fishing and beach resort town of Bicheno is surrounded… Read More »Bicheno


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The historic and now popular holiday resort township of Swansea sits on Great Oyster Bay and overlooks the beautiful Freycinet… Read More »Swansea

Coles Bay

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Coles Bay is a small fishing and resort town that sits where the Moulting Lagoon enters Great Oyster Bay and… Read More »Coles Bay