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Best of Tasmania

Tasmania travel blog showcasing the best of Tasmania. Tasmania is an island state in southern Australia and a destination that has a raw and wild beauty. With stunning coastal landscapes and green rolling hills, Tasmania is a delight to explore. You’ll be charmed by the friendly locals, enticed by the relaxed island lifestyle and intrigued by its convict history.

Tasmania is also an island with amazing food and wine, and a haunting history evoked by world-famous convict ruins.

Often called the Apple Isle, Australia’s smallest state is rich in national parks and World Heritage wilderness. Another wonder to see in Tasmania is in the sky. Just look up and gaze in awe at the Aurora Australis or Southern Lights, which illuminates the night’s sky in a rainbow of colours.

What is the largest city in Tasmania?

Launceston is Tasmania’s largest city. Located in northern Tasmania, Launceston is a small city with a population of around 100,000 people.

What is Tasmania best known for?

Tasmania is known for its pristine wilderness areas. 40% of Tasmania is covered in national park. Tasmania is also known for wine and food, such as top-notch cheeses, chocolate, oysters and fresh fruit. Tasmania produces excellent gin, whiskey, wine and beer.

Do Tasmanian Devils still exist?

Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) is a carnivorous marsupial that used to be a native species found on Australia’s mainland. Tasmanian devils now can be found in the wild only in Tasmania, such as Maria Island and the Tarkine.

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20 exclusive escapes to impress your partner in Tasmania

Gold Stem facials, private islands and outdoor bathtubs with zillion-dollar views….these are some of the impressive things to do in Tasmania. Or perhaps you’d prefer...
Exclusive Escapes

20 exclusive escapes to impress your partner in Tasmania

Gold Stem facials, private islands and outdoor bathtubs with zillion-dollar views….these are some of the impressive things to do in Tasmania. Or perhaps you’d prefer...
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Tasmania Road Trip from Hobart to Launceston

A Tasmania road trip offers a taste of the treasures of the Apple Isle. Roads sweep through diverse landscapes of dramatic coastlines, tranquil bushland...
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Mount Wellington

It doesn't matter what time of year you're visiting, one of the things to do in Tasmania is to explore Mount Wellington Park. What makes...