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Explore The Island of Stunning Natural Beauty - Tasmania


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Tasmania has always been one of the world's mystery spots. It has unique historic sites, natural beauty, rich wildlife, sophisticated food and much more. Apart from these, there are a lot of exciting and thrilling activities to and enjoy here. With so many amazing and world-class experiences throughout the island to choose from, it is no wonder that Tasmania is on most people 'must-visit' holiday list.

Time to Visit Tasmania

More than anywhere in Australia, you can enjoy all four seasons in Tasmania each with it's own joy and pleasure. Summer is the festival time in Tassie - you can enjoy taste of Tasmania, Festivale of Launceston and many other local fairs. Autumn in Tasmania is characterized by calm and sunny days and it is the best time to try out some of the Tasmanian dishes. Winter season is the time to relax indoors or you can spend some time with the locals at Antarctica Mid Winter festival, or enjoy Chocolate Winterfest in Latrobe. Weather-wise, spring is the ideal time to visit this vacation spot. Tasmania has a green, cool and fresh spring season where you can take pleasure from variety of activities. However, the weather is least predictable during this period.

A lot people visit Tasmania between December to January. By travelling outside of these months, you can get lower priced accommodation and fares. With a campervan, you can discover the entire beauty of Tasmania at you own pace. By looking at campervan hire Tasmania reviews, you can compare prices and pick the right one for your budget.


Things to do and see in Tasmania

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A walk to Mount Wellington

You can take an excellent walk on the slopes of Mt Wellington. Towering 1271 mts above from Hobart, you can enjoy spectacular views of the city. You can go gentle moor walks on the summit plateau between the period of spring to autumn but it may turn in to more tricky outings in cold windy weather. The inclines of Mt Wellington are covered by dense band of Temperate Rain forest and are stunning throughout the year, particularly in November.

Climb Cradle Mountain

Located in the Central Highlands, Cradle Mountain is the starting point of famous Overland Track - a stunning 6-day walk that will take you through some of the greatest mountain terrains. You can also discover unique flora and fauna at St Clair National park. In summer you would not like to miss fishing or canoeing at Lake St Claire, the deepest fresh-water lake in Australia.

Fishing, kayaking, Cycling

You can start cycling in the eastern coastline, in particular Maria Island and Wineglass Bay. The east coast of Tasmania adds itself as a kayaking gem, where one can take short as well as multi-day tours in spectacular Freycinet National Park or do kayaking over the crystal clear waters. Fishing here is said to be a top-class experience. Arthur and Great lakes, Western lakes, Derwent and Huon rivers are some of the most popular fisheries.

Explore the Port Arthur Sites

Rich in visual historical past, the Port Arthur Historic Site brings up a powerful sense of Australia's past convict era as well as early Australian traditions. The area covers around 100 acres and consists of significant landmarks like The Convict Church, The Penitentiary and Museum Houses.

Apart from the above, there are so many stunning places and things to do and see in Tasmanian Island. A visit to Tasmania will definitely add unique and memorable experiences to your holiday. 


NOTE: This is a post from one of our contributors. Any views expressed do not necessarily reflect the views on www.pinoyadventurista.com.






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