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Western Wilderness

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A hike through Tasmania’s Middle Earth at Corinna Tasmania is an enchanting forest escape. The forest whispers calming thoughts as I hike into a lush sun-drenched landscape of eucalypts, stringy barks, lichens and ferns. Possums, tawny frogmouths, wallabies and Tasmanian devils rustle in the bushes. Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagles soar in...
cygnet bay pearl farm

Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm

Cygnet Bay, hidden away in Western Australia’s Kimberley region, is the location for one of Australia’s rare culinary experiences. The words “rare” and “culinary” don’t usually suggest a low-budget food stop, but the cost of simply reaching this place makes the famous degustation menu at Tetsuya’s in Sydney look...
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Overland Track Tasmania

The morning is clear, the wilderness is waiting and ten walkers are keen to go. After a few gear adjustments, we’re off, striding out along the Overland Track, which will see us cover 65km over six days through a magnificent World Heritage-listed landscape. Our trek is with Cradle Mountain Huts, the...
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Exploring the Cradle Coast Region

The Cradle Coast region is spread across Tasmania's West Coast and North West Tasmania. It covers one-third of Tasmania and has some of the state's most remote and pristine wilderness, such as the Tarkine, Narawntapu National Park and the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. The jewel in the crown...
Franklin river rafting

Franklin River Rafting in Tasmania

Franklin River Rafting adventures with Franklin River Rafting Company (photos and text by Cameron Blake) and World Expeditions (photos and text by Louise Southerden)
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Penguin adventure in Strahan

A Tasmanian wildlife experience offers an entertaining search for penguins in the wild on Bonnet Island, which is a boat trip from Strahan. Seeing wildlife is one of the top things to do in Tasmania, especially if you're visiting the western wilderness. Other things to do in Strahan include...