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Tasmania

 

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.

George Town

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George Town is a popular holiday location for swimming, fishing, boating and surfing at the ocean beaches of Low Head… Read More »George Town

Mount Arthur

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Located to the north east of Launceston, Mount Arthur is popular with hikers and particularly around the ‘lost world’ – the… Read More »Mount Arthur

Hobart

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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

Low Head

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Located on the east side of the Tamar River and just a few minutes from George Town, this small settlement… Read More »Low Head

Huonville

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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

Bicheno

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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

Swansea

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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