Bruny Island is a beautiful small island in southern Tasmania, accessed by ferry from Kettering, south of Hobart. It is easily accessible from Hobart for a day trip, but even better for a weekend or longer break.
Lonely Planet posted this article on some of the top experiences to be had in Tasmania a while ago, however we agree that these are some of the must do's.
We had a lovely day trip recently, from Hobart to the Tasman Peninsula. Dale's brother and his family (who live in Launceston) were spending a few days down there and we took the opportunity to head there for the day to catch up with them all and to also reacquaint ourselves with the area. The drive from Hobart to Port Arthur was around 100km and took us 90 minutes from Sandy Bay.
Maybe golf isn't high on your priority list when deciding about whether to move to Tasmania, but Tasmania has been named the “undiscovered golf destination of the year” by more than 200 of the world’s leading golf travel journalists across 36 countries. So you will have something to do on your weekends or in retirement even! [...]
Photo Credit: Gianni Dominici via Compfight cc Well continuing our recent theme we have another wine event to tell you about. Yes we certainly love our Tasmanian wine and the White Wine Weekend is another great event. We have written about the White Wine Weekend before when it was held at the Henry [...]
Photo Credit: Clearly Ambiguous via Compfight cc Well winter is well on it's way and there is no reason to hibernate! There is lots to do in Tassie. We hope you enjoy these activities - we certainly are going to enjoy some of them ourselves. Tasmania really does have some exciting or cultural [...]
Tasmanian Devil | Tourism Tasmania | Chris McLennan Wow! The Australian Tourism Awards 2014 were held last night and Tasmanian entries won 10 of the 29 categories. More than any other state or territory in the country. That is incredibly impressive and very much punching above our weight! Congratulations to all the winners. [...]
Photo Credit: johngarghan via Compfight cc Great news for Tasmanian Cricket fans with the fixture schedule released by Cricket Australia. Moving to Tasmania does not mean you miss out on cricket. From The Mercury Newspaper Tasmania treated as Cricket Australia releases its schedule for the biggest summer of cricket It is going to [...]
Photo Credit: Paris B-A via Compfight cc Well we are newly into Spring, but looking back at winter, the Dark MOFO festival was clearly a highlight in Hobart. Hobart unfortunately has a reputation of being cold, wet and miserable during Winter but our personal experience from living here is that this is far [...]
Cycling - Tamar River | Tourism Tasmania | Rob Burnett It is difficult to be completely unbiased when comparing the various cities of Tasmania. I grew up in Launceston but went to University in Hobart and then spent a number of years living in both Launceston and Hobart before now finally settling inHobart. [...]
Wineglass Bay from Mt Amos | Tourism Tasmania | Chris McLennan I saw this story in The Age Travel section recently. The tour the writer enjoyed sounds amazing and gives a wonderful insight into much of what we love about Tasmania. It even includes access to MONA on the day it is closed [...]
Hobart Waterfront | Tourism Tasmania | Glenn Gibson This article in The Age caught my eye recently. They have put together a list of 20 things to do in Hobart - some well known and some less so. Of course if you move to Hobart permanently you can do all of these! Twenty [...]