When Tim and I first visited Tasmania in 2014, people had one of two reactions. The first was, “Is that in Africa?” and the second was, “Why? There’s nothing to do there.” Now, four years later, the attitude towards Tasmania has changed dramatically! Australia’s island state (by the way, no, Tasmania is not in Africa) … Continue reading Three Week Road Trip Itinerary in Tasmania
If you're a fan of hiking and the outdoors and traveling in Tasmania, Australia, you've probably heard of the Overland Track, which is Tasmania’s premier multi-day hike through the alpine landscape of Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park. Whether you are completing the full trek or just in the area for a few … Continue reading What to Expect: Cradle Mountain Summit Hike
Imagine being sent to the other side of the world as a prisoner, to a remote island with nothing but ocean between it and Antarctica. Imagine windy, rainy and erratic weather conditions most of the year as you spend each day in the back-breaking work of building a colony. Imagine moving the bodies of those … Continue reading Port Arthur Penitentiary Day Trip Itinerary from Hobart
Hobart, Tasmania is a great base for exploring the southeast of the island. From there you can easily do day trips to Port Arthur, Bruny Island, Maria Island and even part of Southwest National Park. If you have a few days in Hobart, a day trip to Maria Island (pronounced like Mariah Carey) is a … Continue reading What to Expect: Maria Island Day Trip from Hobart, Tasmania
We visited Tasmania in 2014 on our first trip around the world, and fell in love with it. You could call us Tasmaniacs. Naturally, on this trip we had to go back. Itinerary: Days 1-4: Hobart and surrounds (day trips to Maria Island, Port Arthur and hiking Mount Wellington) Days 5-8: Bicheno (including Bay of … Continue reading We Still Have Tas-Mania!
Our itinerary through Tasmania! 1. Hobart 2. Mt. Field National Park 3. Strahan 4. Cradle Mountain National Park 5. Tamar Valley and Launceston 6. Bicheno 7. Freycinet National Park 8. Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Tina the baby wombat at the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Tasmania.