Tasmanian Devils Released on Maria Island

2016-12-10T16:54:16+10:00November 11th, 2013|News, Parks and Wilderness|

Tasmanian Devil | Tourism Tasmania | Chris McLennan You may be aware of the Save the Tasmanian Devil program which is working to breed healthy Tasmania Devils which are free from the cancerous facial tumour that has infected the population. Last week eleven devils, bred interstate, were released on Maria Island, off the [...]

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Smartphone and Tablet Apps on all things Tasmania

2016-12-10T16:54:23+10:00August 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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Walking Trails Website for Southern Tasmania

2016-12-10T16:54:37+10:00May 7th, 2013|Evergreen, Family activities, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, Things to do, Where to Live|

Cycling - Tamar River | Tourism Tasmania | Rob Burnett If getting out and walking is something you enjoy then this new website is for you. Great Hobart Trails provides details and maps for 77 walking tracks, paths and trails around the Hobart area. You can search the site by location and also by [...]

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The Bruny Island Cruise

2016-12-10T16:54:44+10:00March 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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Lonely Planet: Top nine experiences in Tasmania

2016-12-10T16:54:48+10:00March 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+10:00March 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+10:00February 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+10:00October 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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The Tasmanian Lifestyle: Dog Beaches and Parks in Tasmania

2018-08-16T18:07:02+10:00March 21st, 2012|Choosing where to live, Devonport and North West Tasmania, East Coast Tasmania, Evergreen, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Launceston and North East Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, Pets, Things to do, West Coast Tasmania, Where to Live|

Our dog Charlie loves to run at the park or beach. We got lucky with the location of our new house in Sandy Bay as there is an off leash dog park at the end of the street. Plus about 15 minutes’ walk away, or a couple of minutes’ drive, we have a small beach [...]

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

2019-07-30T16:32:12+10:00March 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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The Tasman Peninsula and Port Arthur

2018-07-19T20:51:47+10:00February 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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Hobart Tasmania reinvents itself to become cultural, food and social centre

2016-12-10T16:55:37+10:00December 20th, 2011|Attractions, Choosing where to live, Events and Festivals, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, The Arts, Things to do, Where to Live|

Mures Fish Centre Restaurant | Tourism Tasmania | Nigel Honey Some great promotion for Tasmania in The Age (Melbourne paper) based on Tasmania becoming a cultural and social centre. Tasmania has really progressed and makes moving to Tasmania or relocating to Tasmania much more enjoyable. Of course those of us already living in [...]

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The magnificent Saffire Resort at Freycinet Tasmania

2016-12-10T16:55:45+10:00October 9th, 2011|Accommodation, East Coast Tasmania, Food and Wine, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, Things to do, Where to Live|

Photo Credit: t3rmin4t0r via Compfight cc I have to confess that I aspire to stay at the Saffire Resort, Freycinet, Tasmania one day but thought you would be interested in a good news story about the resort and its impact on tourism in the Freycinet area generally. We have stayed at the Freycinet [...]

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