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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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The gateway port between Tasmania and the mainland of Victoria, Devonport sits at the mouth of the Mersey River among… Read More »Devonport


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Located on the Queen River, Queenstown is a former mining town that has been reborn as a tourist township in… Read More »Queenstown


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A small historic town and fishing port on the north west shore of Tasmania is located on a short peninsula… Read More »Stanley


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North west surfing. Marrawah is a small coastal village at the very end of the Bass Highway, on the north… Read More »Marrawah

Dip Falls

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Dip Falls is cascading waterfall formed by the progress of the Dip River over two tiers through a height of… Read More »Dip Falls

Boat Harbour

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A quiet north coast beach resort village and surfing spot The village provides relaxed holiday accommodation including a caravan park.… Read More »Boat Harbour

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


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Located where the North and South Esk Rivers converge to form the Tamar River estuary, historic Launceston is Tasmania’s second… Read More »Launceston

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

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