State of Tasmania Travel Guide

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Hobart

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425,942,90

Launceston

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150,364,60

Port Arthur

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58,166,11

Strahan

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56,143,23

Saint Helens

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38,81,2

Devonport

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33,74,23

Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park

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78,339,1

Ross

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19,50,1

Richmond

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13,60,7

Deloraine

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11,20,4

Tasmania

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28,120,14

Stanley

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32,61,4

Macquarie Island

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30,76,0

Oatlands

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13,29,0

Freycinet National Park

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46,104,0

Port Huon

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29,136,0

Geeveston

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15,24,0

Lake Pedder

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13,46,0

Bothwell

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12,35,0

Rosebery

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7,18,0

Corinna

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7,33,0

Zeehan

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6,16,1

Eaglehawk Neck

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9,41,1

Cygnet

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4,13,0

Cape Barren Island

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0,2,0

Remine

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4,20,0

Port Sorell

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4,20,0

Wynyard

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5,26,0

Hamilton

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5,18,0

Narawntapu National Park 

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4,18,0

Carrick

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5,19,0

Burnie

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7,39,9

Asbestos Range

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4,15,0

Triabunna

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0,2,0

Swansea

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4,15,14

Rhyndaston

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22,32,0

Queenstown

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11,47,6

Pyengana

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4,13,0

Nubeena

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6,25,0

Legerwood

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5,28,0

King Island

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1,2,0

Huonville

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8,13,0

Evandale

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6,12,0

Hobart

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  • Mountains.

    Hobart Things to Do

    Hobart sits in the shadow of Mount Wellington and many suburbs are situated in the foothills including South Hobart, Lenah Valley and Fern Tree. The mountain is easily accessible by car from the city centre but the road can be impassable during winter when snow is frequent. The Wellington Park reserve is a popular area for rock climbing, cycling...

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  • Grand Chancellor Hotel Hobart

    Hobart Hotels

    Grand Chancellor is very good hotel. Fortunately, we are lucky to get the rooms with view over the...

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  • Mures Seafood Restaurant

    2.5 out of 5 stars

    Hobart Restaurants

    This Place was highly recommended -made a reservation and it the was MOST DISAPPOINTING part of my whole stay in Tasmania --Food was of the poorest quality serving size was small -Fries were greasy and the shrimp and scallop combo meal served on the UPPER DECK where the food is supposed to be alot betten the downstairs was terrible had no flavor -...

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Launceston

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  • Sensational Indian cuisine

    Launceston Restaurants

    The service was friendly and efficient.The dishes we chose were so delicious that we researched the recipes after dining here. We shared Palak Gosht (or Ghosht Palak) which is a lamb with a spinach based sauce, and a cottage cheese and capsicum dish in a hot capsicum and tomato based sauce, saffron rice, some naan breads - Paneer naan (with cottage...

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  • City Park Grand Hotel Launceton

    Launceston Hotels

    Located on the corner of 22 Tamar street and William Street is the Clarion Hotel City Park Grand....

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  • Delicious Thai curries

    Launceston Restaurants

    We chose a beef in red curry and a chicken in yellow curry, and shared a special fried rice. there is a choice in respect to the heat of the curry. The staff were very friendly, and the service was very efficient, and the food was delicious. Borte also had a cocunut juice. The beef in red curry also had lots of vegetables with beef in the curry...

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Port Arthur

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  • The Isle of the Dead - Port Arthur

    Port Arthur Things to Do

    The Isle of the Dead, originally called Opossum Island, was chosen for the graveyard of Port Arthur by the Rev. John Manton in 1833. Of the 100 people buried there most were convicts. Convicts were forbidden headstones and were buried in the lower southeast part of the island. Officials, soldiers and their families were given the dignity of a...

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  • Stewarts Bay Lodge

    Port Arthur Hotels

    6955 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur, 7182, Australia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Port Arthur penal settlement

    Port Arthur Things to Do

    The Port Arthur penal settlement started in 1830 as timber camp but soon became important in the penal system. In the first years the bush was cleared and ship building, smithing, brick making and other trades were established. In the 1840's, with a convict population of over 1100 a huge flour mill was built. This later became the penitentiary. A...

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Strahan

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  • West Coast Wilderness Railway (WCWR)

    Strahan Things to Do

    I’m sorry to say that currently the MAGNIFICENT West Coast Wilderness Railway (WCWR) does not run from Queenstown all the way to Strahan. The line closed down in April 2013 when the Federal Group decided to cease operating the service. After extensive searches and lobbying to local councils, Tasmanian State Government and the Australian Federal...

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  • Risby Cove

    Strahan Hotels

    The Esplanade, Strahan, 7468, Australia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Hell and back – TWICE

    Strahan Things to Do

    I should start off by saying that the title of this tip is really a con as it should read ‘Hells Gate’ – which is the very narrow entrance to the safe waters of Macquarie Harbour. The name was given by convicts as they passed through the channel on their journey to notorious Sarah Island (separate tip).Part 1The area around Strahan has a fearsome...

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Saint Helens

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  • SEAGULLS

    Saint Helens Warnings and Dangers

    You probably won't believe this, but IT IS TRUE, IT HAPPENED TO ME. Beware of the Big Seagulls (Pacific Gulls) These are larger than our normal seagulls.I was fishing off the wharf at St. Helens, and decided to get my jacket as it had come in cold. I pulled my rod out of the water incase a fish pulled it in, and laid it against the edge, so nobody...

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  • St Helens Resort

    Saint Helens Hotels

    1 Quail Street, St Helens, TAS, 7216, AU

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Business

  • ST. MARY'S - FINGAL - ELEPHANT PASS

    Saint Helens Things to Do

    Why we did the scenic route to St. Mary's and Fingal via the Elephant Pass from Bicheno, was so we could stop at the Mount Elephant Pancake Barn. We had heard reports about it, and wanted to try one for ourselves. We were not disappointed, large & delicious, yes, we will return again one day!The road was built by convicts in the mid 1800s and leads...

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Devonport

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  • MASON'S FUCHSIA FARM IN NTH/WEST TASSIE

    Devonport Things to Do

    Like flowers? then have a wander around Mason's Fuchsia farm, and if you wish, buy one to take home. Mason’s Fuchsia Fantasy started approx. 20 years ago as a hobby for Stephanie Mason. As well as Fuchsia's, there is a children’s inside play area, Toilets and a Cafe which does light meals + morning & afternoon teas.Another plus is the views,...

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  • Gateway Motor Inn Devonport

    Devonport Hotels

    16 Fenton Street, , Devonport, TAS 7210

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Mural Walk of Sheffield - Nth West...

    Devonport Things to Do

    First, pop into the information centre.The Kentish Visitor Information Centre has a "Story of the Sheffield Murals " Audio Tour which you can hire. It is a self-guided walking tour that tells the story of why the first mural was commissioned in Sheffield and how a rural town in economic decline was transformed into a thriving outdoor art...

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Ross

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  • Old fashioned Bakery

    Ross Restaurants

    Whilst walking the streets of Ross, we noticed the old bakery in the main street.Bakery for lunch, it was decided, so in we went and bought a pie and Croissant, and took it down to the picnic area beside the Old convict bridge, what a lovely setting for lunch!The convict built Ross Bakery Inn[1832], is a Georgian house built out of sandstone for...

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  • Best Western Ross Motel

    Ross Hotels

    2 High Street, Ross, TS, 7209, AU

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • HISTORIC CAMPBELL TOWN

    Ross Things to Do

    Visting Ross? Well, nearby is Campbell Town, take the time for the short drive, this town is probably not as well know as Ross, but is just as interesting.Campbell Town is located on the Heritage Highway..... With ONE HUNDRED HOMES OVER 100 YEARS OLD, where else in Australia can you see such Colonial history?It was established as an early garrison...

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Richmond

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  • TEDDIES AT RICHMOND

    Richmond Shopping

    A lot of people make Teddy Bears and enter them in shows. In Richmond, there are a few Teddy Bear shops to have a browse through.One I really loved, was “TEDDIES ON THE GREEN”It is located in the MILLER’S COTTAGE (c1837) The Miller’s Cottage was associated with the Providence Mill (c1830) which sadly is no longer standing, being demolished in 1908.

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  • The Richmond Barracks

    Richmond Hotels

    Delightful converted accommodation, as short walk from town centre. Extremely friendly owners.

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  • 'PEPPERCORN GALLERY"

    Richmond Things to Do

    Another find was "Peppercorn Gallery", this was originally known as "Mill cottage.Mill Cottage was built in 1850 as a shop for the Moran sisters, and since then, has been a bootmakers, dressmakers, piano school, and in late 1970's, Richmond's first tea-room. Today, it is an excellent Gallery of very high standard Arts and Crafts, very nice work...

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Deloraine

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  • City Sculptures and History Totems

    Deloraine Things to Do

    Along the two main streets in town, there are a handful of small sculptures on the top of posts (about 3ft / 1m tall). These small figures are from local artists and most denote some historical reference to the town. Like the one in the photo here is for the local race track. Deloraine is famous for its horses and has developed a few big winners to...

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  • Mountain View Country Inn

    Deloraine Hotels

    144 Emu Bay Road, Deloraine, TAS 7304

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • River Walk and the Mountain Man

    Deloraine Things to Do

    The gently trickling river that passes through town is a popular spot for locals to go walking and jogging. After passing the World War Memorial, the next stop is the Mountain Man (see photo). It is a symbol that mythologizes the people from the Great Western Tiers.

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Tasmania

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  • Queenstown West Coast Wilderness Railway

    Tasmania Things to Do

    A unique experience to take a journey with the steam train along the old mining railway which ends in Strahan. The wilderness railway is one of the most visited in Queenstown. Abt railway loco no 1 and its three car train is one you can take for a ride. Is a 35 kilometer long railway operating on a rack which allows it to climb 200 meters almost...

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  • Cradle Mountain Lodge

    Tasmania Hotels

    Cradle Mountain Road, Sheffield, Tasmania, State o

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Business

  • Queenstown west coast Tasmania

    Tasmania Things to Do

    Another lovely town to stop by. A town with a history long tied to the mining industry. Queenstown is not only a mining town, tourism is coming alive here in a town where one can travel back through timeToday Queenstown is a significant tourist town, which attracts plenty of tourists. One can do a few interesting sights in the area such as:...

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Stanley

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  • ANNSLEIGH GARDENS NEAR BURNIE

    Stanley Things to Do

    WOW! THESE ARE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GARDENS, .....WINNERS OF AWARDS & SEEN ON TELEVISION SHOWS.What was once a sheep paddock, 17 years ago, is now a lovely English garden. Spring would be the best time to visit, we weren't there then, which was a shame, but this garden still did not disappoint, it was STUNNING!The owner showed us around, and pointed...

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  • Dovecote Motel And Restaurant

    Stanley Hotels

    58 Dovecote Road, Stanley, TS, 7331, AU

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • BURNIE & LOOKOUTS

    Stanley Things to Do

    Burnie is Tasmania's 4th largest city and a busy port. There are a couple of nice lookouts ........For good view over the city & port. .....Wilf Campbell Memorial Lookout offers a fantastic view Roundhill Lookout ......For spectacular sunrise and sunset views.The Civic Centre has the information centre, art gallery and Burnie Pioneer Village, a...

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Macquarie Island

  • Macquarie Island Expeditioners – 40...

    Macquarie Island Local Customs

    I’ve mentioned the importance placed on Midwinter celebrations by former Antarctic expeditioners. That leads on to reunions and, somehow, 40 years have passed since my year with a bunch of other ragged outcasts at Macquarie Island. It definitely was reunion time.Our Tasmanian member was the organiser for our 40th Anniversary reunion and thirteen of...

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  • Mariners beware!

    Macquarie Island Warnings and Dangers

    In recent years, apart from increasing numbers of cruise ships, a few private yachts also have found their way to Macquarie Island. Should you have a notion to do this, read on!Macquarie Island has more than its share of shipwrecks. The first was recorded in the first official report of the island, in the Sydney Gazette of 18 August 1820, which...

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  • Royal Penguins everywhere

    Macquarie Island Things to Do

    If you visit Macquarie Island, you’ll be hard put to not find yourself surrounded by Royal Penguins. Well, that’s probably one of the main reasons why you would visit anyway!The Royal Penguins (Eudyptes schlegeli) are endemic to only Macquarie Island, where they are the most common penguin species. Part of the ‘crested penguin’ group, they...

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Oatlands

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  • Knitwear

    Oatlands Things to Do

    Enjoy a glass of Tasmanian wine whilst having lunch at the Casaveen Knitwear Cafe. You can wander the gourmet pantry and showroom where you will find locally-sourced Tasmanian gift items, regional produce and maybe that hard-to-get sourvenir. At the visitor centre, discover the Midland's history and how Casaveen's developed from wool-growing to the...

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  • Lake Dulverton

    Oatlands Things to Do

    For fishing enthusiasts, nearby Lake Dulverton is regularly restocked with fish from the Oatlands District High School Aquaculture Centre and is a popular fishing spot. There are barbecue facilities and shelters nearby, an ideal spot for an afternoon picnic.You can free camp overnight beside the extremities of the lake and toilets and water are...

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  • Callington Mill

    Oatlands Things to Do

    There are a number of unique landmarks in Oatlands, but none more majestic than Callington Mill. The mill was built in 1837, was a working mill for 41 years, then was abandoned, used for water storage, burnt out and abandoned once again. The mill has been reconstructed and returned to its former glory. There are also lovely parterre gardens to add...

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Freycinet National Park

  • Great Fresh Seafoods

    Freycinet National Park Restaurants

    A hidden gem here in Freycinet is the Marine Farm. After a good hike around the mountains, beaches and bays, a well deserved meal is that of fresh fish and seafood. The farm will make everything to order on premiss, but also serves as a fish market for take-away also.There's outdoor seating only with a couple umbrellas on the patio. Open 9am~5pm...

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  • ALWAYS CARRY A STRONG INSECT REPELLANT

    Freycinet National Park Local Customs

    NATIONAL PARKS Whenever I am out in the National Parks I always carry and use a strong insect repellant..I really enjoy Australias National Parks and the beauty and the wonders that they have to offer..I also do a lot of birdwatching in these parks which I enjoy immensely..but it seems , that wherever I go the bugs and insects are along for the...

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  • CLIMBING THE MOUNTAIN!! SIGN THE BOOK.

    Freycinet National Park Warnings and Dangers

    FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK I arrived at Freycinet mid afternoon and really did'nt think of the time that it would take to climb to the top of the mountain and spend time there and then return.!! Silly me. Before heading out to begin climbing the mountain there is a small stall where ALL climbers must "sign on" in the "Hikers Book" that is located...

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