Smartphone and Tablet Apps on all things Tasmania

2016-12-10T16:54:23+11:00August 1st, 2013|Accommodation, Attractions, Events and Festivals, Evergreen, Family activities, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, Moving to Tasmania, Networks and resources, Parks and Wilderness, Practical Info, The Arts, Things to do|

When you move to a new place, working out what is where takes some time. So if you are new to Tasmania, planning to move, or perhaps here on holiday, there are now plenty of phone and tablet apps that can help you while you are out and about. Following are links to some that [...]

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The Bruny Island Cruise

2016-12-10T16:54:44+11:00March 27th, 2013|Attractions, Evergreen, Family activities, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, Things to do, Videos, Where to Live|

We have written recently about Bruny Island which is south of Hobart. See the recent blog post which is here. Last year at the Taste of the Huon, I was lucky enough to win two tickets for a Bruny Island eco-cruise. Finally I got around to booking and went with my Mum last week. It [...]

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Go Behind the Scenery : Tasmanian Tourism Campaign

2016-12-10T16:54:45+11:00March 25th, 2013|Attractions, Choosing where to live, Devonport and North West Tasmania, East Coast Tasmania, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Launceston and North East Tasmania, Moving to Tasmania, Things to do, Videos, West Coast Tasmania, Where to Live|

Tourism Tasmania yesterday launched a new tourism campaign called Go Behind the Scenery. You can see the TV ad below. httpv://youtube.com/watch?v=eziM99bFSj0&feature=em-subs_digest In addition to the advertising, there is a Go Behind the Scenery website that showcases every region of the state. Visit the regions section to view great videos of each area. Itineraries are also provided for [...]

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TMAG – Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Reopens Today

2016-12-10T16:54:46+11:00March 15th, 2013|Attractions, Family activities, Heritage and Culture, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, News, The Arts, Things to do, Where to Live|

Hobart Waterfront | Tourism Tasmania | Geoff Murray The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery - known as TMAG - reopens today after a closure of several months to complete a major renovation, rebuild and introduction of many new galleries and spaces. You can visit TMAG on the Hobart Waterfront for free (except for [...]

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Lonely Planet: Top nine experiences in Tasmania

2016-12-10T16:54:48+11:00March 4th, 2013|Attractions, Devonport and North West Tasmania, East Coast Tasmania, Evergreen, Family activities, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Launceston and North East Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, The Arts, Things to do, West Coast Tasmania, Where to Live|

Pipers Brook Vineyard | Tourism Tasmania | George Apostolidis Lonely Planet recently posted this article on some of the top experiences to be had in Tasmania. We agree that these are some of the must do's. You can read the original article on the Lonely Planet website here. Top nine experiences in Tasmania Tasmania is [...]

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Bruny Island

2016-12-10T16:54:49+11:00March 1st, 2013|Attractions, Evergreen, Family activities, Food and Wine, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, Things to do, Where to Live|

The Neck, Adventure Bay (left), Simpsons Bay (right) | Tourism Tasmania | Southern Cross Television 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. This [...]

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Australian Tourism Awards – Tasmania on Top with 5 Golds

2019-07-30T16:32:11+11:00February 16th, 2013|Accommodation, Attractions, Devonport and North West Tasmania, East Coast Tasmania, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Launceston and North East Tasmania, News, Parks and Wilderness, Practical Info, Things to do, West Coast Tasmania|

Tassie's Golden Tourism Triumph Tasmania has punched well above its weight in last night's Australian Tourism Awards, winning Gold in 5 categories, Silver in one category and Bronze in five categories. Tasmania has confirmed its status as Australia's premier tourism destination. All of the awarded attractions can be enjoyed by locals as well as tourists. [...]

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Hobart Tasmania named in Lonely Planet’s Worldwide Top 10 Cities

2019-07-30T16:32:11+11:00October 23rd, 2012|Attractions, Choosing where to live, Events and Festivals, Family activities, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Moving to Tasmania, News, Parks and Wilderness, Practical Info, The Arts, Things to do, Where to Live|

Hobart Waterfront | Tourism Tasmania | Geoff Murray Well Hobart, Tasmania's capital city has made it into the Lonely Planet's Worldwide Top 10 cities to visit. We hope this gives you inspiration to visit Hobart and ideas on what the lifestyle could be like if you move to Hobart. This story from The Mercury. [...]

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Some thoughts on what to do for a weekend trip to Tasmania

2019-07-30T16:32:12+11:00March 15th, 2012|Attractions, Evergreen, Family activities, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Launceston and North East Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, Shops and Markets, The Arts, Things to do, Where to Live|

Mt Wellington | Tourism Tasmania | Nick Osborne This post was written in response to a question we came across on Twitter... Some thoughts on your weekend trip to Tasmania. I note you are interested in arts and outdoors and will be travelling to both Launceston and Hobart. I hope this information [...]

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Events and Markets around Tasmania this weekend

2016-12-10T16:55:16+11:00March 9th, 2012|Attractions, Devonport and North West Tasmania, East Coast Tasmania, Events and Festivals, Family activities, Food and Wine, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Launceston and North East Tasmania, Shops and Markets, Things to do, Where to Live|

Salamanca Market | Tourism Tasmania | Garry Moore Following are just a selection of events and markets that are on around Tasmania this weekend - which is a long weekend in Tassie. Events Taste of the Huon Sunday and Monday from 10am The Big Backyard: Wine and Music at Redbanks Sunday 11am-9.30pm The [...]

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MoMa Market (at MONA) today in Tasmania

2019-07-30T16:32:12+11:00February 11th, 2012|Attractions, Family activities, Food and Wine, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Shops and Markets, The Arts, Things to do, Videos, Where to Live|

Today we made a trip to the new MoMa Market at the Mona Museum and Moorilla Winery - full details of the market and what you can expect below. We had some very nice goat for lunch along with some Captain Bligh Cider. Here's a short video of the market, including the band playing in [...]

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The Tasman Peninsula and Port Arthur

2018-07-19T20:51:47+11:00February 7th, 2012|Attractions, Evergreen, Family activities, Heritage and Culture, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, Things to do, Where to Live|

The Penitentiary at Port Arthur 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 [...]

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