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...
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...
Like the Southern Lights in Tasmania, the Tasmanian tiger is legendary. This, I discover, on a visit to Mole Creek. “That’s got to be the most tattered shirt I’ve ever seen,” scoffs the barman pointing toward my upper torso which is crudely covered with one of my most prized...
A Tasmanian wildlife experience offers an entertaining search for penguins in the wild on Bonnet Island, which is a boat trip from Strahan. We sneak along the path in single file, tiptoeing behind our guide who stops suddenly, turns and whispers: “There are two penguins on the path in front of...
A hike through Tasmania’s Tarkine reveals Tasmania’s Middle Earth. 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 the sky above. Tasmania's Tarkine Tasmania’s Tarkine...
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