Provided by: Tourism Tasmania and Brian Dullaghan
Section in Tasmania
Do and See
Detached from mainland Australia, the island of Tasmania offers a very different experience from your typical Australian holiday. There are luxurious guided walks into the wilderness, wild ocean cruises where you’ll enter sea caves and gaze at the tallest cliffs in the Southern Hemisphere, ocean kayaking, sailing, mountain climbing, bushwalking and wine tasting. The locals love to share stories of the island too. Expect ghost tours by candlelight, Aboriginal storytelling by campfires, and history that unravels as you explore mining towns and fishing villages of the island.
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West Coast

West Coast

A labyriynth of rainforests, a network of mining towns, tales of convicts, rugged empty coastlines, and dense rainforests embody the West Coast. Be transformed by empty coastlines and the greatest expanse of cool temperate rainforest in Australia, and second largest in the world – the Tarkine. Deep within this rainforest is Corinna, a historic mining town and base for river cruising, kayaking and bushwalking. Witness nature at its most pristine and meet down to earth people that lead a frontier lifestyle in a rugged, unspoilt land.
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Western Wilds

Western Wilds

Tasmania’s Western Wilds is a journey filled with the powerful wilderness stories of Tasmania’s west. Covering the full diversity of the Tasmanian landscape, see everything from old growth rainforest, waterfalls, mirrored alpine lakes and highlands mountain ranges. But it’s not just about exploring the wilderness, it’s about uncovering the personal stories of pioneers, convicts, miners and piners. Hearing the tales of their struggles, survival, ingenuity and triumphs in the west. Take your time, slow down and explore further in the Western Wilds Tasmania. This is a journey you’ll never want to end.
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Freycinet National Park

Freycinet National Park

When you first set eyes on Great Oyster Bay set against the backdrop of Freycinet National Park and the three pink-granite peaks of the Hazards mountain range – you know you're somewhere different (and special). Located on Tasmania's beautiful East Coast, the Freycinet National Park occupies most of the Freycinet Peninsula. The 10,000 ha park is loaded with natural assets, including the granite peaks of the Hazards that dominate the Peninsula and the iconic and much-photographed Wineglass Bay. It is also a wildlife haven to Tasmanian pademelons, white-breasted sea eagles, and red-necked wallabies. There are long and short walks across the park to secluded bays, clean beaches and bird-filled lagoons.
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