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Launceston and North

launceston things to do
Launceston, or ‘Lonnie’ as known by the locals, is Tasmania’s second largest city packed full of heritage, art galleries and museums. Surrounded by fabulous food and wine areas, the city offers a perfect combination of local delights to discover. It's also a good place to base yourself for easy...
Cradle Coast Olives
‘An embarrassment of awards’ is how Carol and Tony O’Neil describe the stash of trophies and ribbons lined up on their shelves for Cradle Coast Olives extra virgin oil, a leading Australian olive oil producer. That's why you should put Cradle Coast Olives on your Tasmania itinerary while exploring the...
Tasmania itienrary
Imagine a highway where every turn has a more jaw-dropping view and every stop guarantees an outstanding taste of local delicacies. Got it? Well, if you love food and you're wondering what to do in Tasmania, you'll love this Tasmania itinerary 5 days of tasting along the Cradle to...
Hellyers Road Distillery

Hellyers Road Whisky

A calming softness, oily sweetness and over tones of vanilla and citrus with a mellow aftertaste, expect all this and more from Hellyers Road Distillery’s 12-year aged single malt. Hellyers Road Whisky is Australia’s largest boutique distillery, and the only one located in Burnie in Tasmania, which can be visited...
mole creek caves
As we clambered into Westmorland Cave, our hands and feet searching for holds in the fading light, I lost all sense of the world outside. Cool, clear water hurried past us, sparkling in the beams of our head torches. Chasing the stream as it disappeared like a mole into...
peppers launceston

Peppers Seaport Hotel review

Nautical style meets seafaring history at Peppers Seaport Hotel, the 60-room star of Launceston’s redeveloped Seaport riverfront precinct. The sprawling four-story hotel, designed in the shape of a ship, is the anchor attraction in the zone which also has a 90-berth marina, retail shops and boardwalks that connect to the Cataract...

Freycinet National Park

Freycinet National Park is possibly the most beautiful place in Tasmania and is undoubtedly the most photographed. It's also a terrific place to go...
a boatshed in southern tasmania

Southern Tasmania