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Discover the stunning East Coast

East Coast Tasmania Tasmania's east coast, with its natural beauty, spectacular landscapes and long beautiful beaches, offers a wonderful Australian coastal experience. Five national parks spread along the coast including the stunning Freycinet National Park. Freycinet National Park comprises a peninsula defined by a Schouten Island and a granite mountain range...

Discover Trowunna wildlife park

The primary goal for Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary is wildlife conservation, education and rehabilitation. Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary is a privately owned wildlife sanctuary, where native Tasmanian fauna and flora thrive. The Sanctuary started caring for native animals in 1979, and continue to house the world's largest heritage population of endangered Tasmanian Devils....

Discover Duck Reach

Duck Reach and Launceston's Electric Light The Duck Reach Power Station was built by the Launceston Council and generated hydro-electricity for almost 60 years – from 1895 to 1955. It was the first publicly-owned hydro-electric power station in Australia. The station had a capacity of 2,600 horsepower and could produce two megawatts...

Discover Strahan and West Coast Tasmania

Gordon River Cruise The award-winning, Tasmanian owned and operated wilderness cruise gives you the rare opportunity to experience the UNESCO Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area from the water. You will find the cruise is one of the most fascinating activities you can do when you visit Strahan. The brand new state-of-the-art vessel...

Discover Flinders Island

  I decided to spend two nights and two days on Flinders Island. Flinders Island is one of 52 islands in the Furneaux Group dotted across Bass Strait. Flinders Island is spectacularly wild and rugged and the people are warm and welcoming, and like the island's location, my experience was truly...

Discover Woolmers Estate

Woolmers Estate is Australia's finest example of a pioneer farm from the early 1800s and one of Tasmania's World Heritage Convict Sites. Woolmers was continuously occupied by the Archer family from around 1817 to 1994 and is acknowledged as one of the most outstanding examples of 19th century rural settlements...

Discover Cataract Gorge Launceston

If you’re visiting the city of Launceston in the north of Tasmania, the Cataract Gorge Reserve (known locally as the Gorge) is a unique and unexpected urban secret. Although you will feel a million miles from town, the natural formation of the Gorge is just 2 minutes from the CBD...

Discover Bridport Tasmania

Commercial fishing operates from Bridport as well as sporting fishing from the rocks or small boats.  A ferry operates from Bridport to Lady Barron on Flinders Island, part of the Furneaux Group. A light aircraft service operates from Bridport Aerodrome to Flinders Island. The citizens of Bridport value their incredibly beautiful coastal...

Discover Port Arthur Historic Site

Port Arthur is a village and historic site in southern Tasmania, Australia. Sitting on the Tasman Peninsula, it was a 19th-century penal settlement and is now an open-air museum. Ruins include the huge penitentiary and the remaining shell of the Convict Church, which was built by inmates. Solitary confinement cells...

Discover Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre

I have visited The Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre before, on this occiasion I took my Mum and she loved the experience.  The Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre is a place where you can lose yourself in history, play with treasures from the past and embark on a historical journey. You'll discover a...
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