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.
Our dog Charlie loves to run at the park or beach. If you are moving to Tasmania or buying property in Tasmania and you have a dog then you are probably interested to know how the local councils manage animals and what facilities they provide. I have linked below to the exercise areas for each council in Tasmania.
Photo Credit: Merlijn Hoek via Compfight cc The weather in Tasmania and the overall climate are very popular topics on the blog. We have published a number of posts on the topic of Tasmanian weather and here are just some of them: The Tasmanian climate and environment outlined Welcome to Spring in Tasmania [...]
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 [...]