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 we have found and we shall add to this list over time as more become available.


Explore Tasmania

AppNGo  – The Tasmanian content for this app is being launched today. AppNGo content is updated by each Visitor Centre provide to the latest, most reliable and accurate travel information. It includes details on all Visitor Centres, accommodation, restaurants and attractions. FREE on iTunes.

Heritage Highway – The Heritage Highway Tasmania Tourism app provides a comprehensive guide to exploring the rich history and beauty of the Heritage Highway in Tasmania. Including Tours, Accommodation, Facilities, points of interest and everything the traveler might need to know when visiting the region. – Available FREE on iTunes and GooglePlay

DiningOutTas – find the best local eats by your current location or a specific address, or find all a town has to offer. FREE on iTunes. You can also access information online here.

Start Something Special in Launceston –   This interactive app has up-to-date information on accommodation, transport, services and things to see and do during your stay  FREE in iTunes.

Northern Tasmania – The guide includes maps, summaries of each regions with accommodation options, attractions, and specific sections on events, walks, the Tamar Valley Wine Route, golfing, galleries, visitor information services, travel times and useful information. FREE on iTunes.

Huon Trail – This great app helps you get the most out of your travels along the Huon Trail touring route in Southern Tasmania. FREE on iTunes.

Tasman Peninsula – Introductory free travel guide to the Tasman Peninsula and Port Arthur, Tasmania. Accommodation, services, activities and maps with explanatory eGuide and photo gallery. FREE on iTunes.

Tasmania Eco Travel Guide – Explore the diverse natural wilderness with a unique iPhone app that showcases the best that Tasmania has to offer. FREE on iTunes.

Tasmanian Fruits Farm Gate Guide – The Fruit Growers Tasmania, Tasmanian Fruits Farm Gate Guide App was created to compliment the Tasmanian Fruits Farm Gate Guide, which is available in hard copy from most Tasmanian tourist information centres and from Farm Gate locations. FREE on iTunes.

Tasmania Travel Companion – This app includes information on Cradle Mountain, Launceston, Devonport, Strahan, Huon Valley, Derwent Valley, Bruny Island, Port Arthur, Bicheno, the Bay of Fires and Wineglass Bay in Freycinet National Park. Free on iTunes.

Tasmania Tide Times – Tidal, Sunrise and Sunset Information for 30 locations in Tasmania. Information for your favourite Beach, River or Fishing Spot. $1.99 on iTunes.


Parks and Wildlife Service

A list of the apps and podcasts provided by the Parks and Wildlife Service as listed on their website here. This page includes links to downloads for the apps and there are also a number of audio and video podcasts.

iPhone and iPad Apps available: