Discover a place where the unexpected roams, the extraordinary abounds and the everyday is anything but. Tasmania awaits.
Want some local’s tips on fresh island eats? Tassie writer Alice Hansen serves up a roving menu of hunger-sorters, from pizza out of a disco ball oven to coastal fare whipped up by a celebrity chef. Come feast with us.
Escape to an island retreat and indulge in luxury accommodation set amongst stunning scenery. Sip on premium quality wine, dine on paddock-to-plate goodness and immerse yourself in experiences that will enrich and restore your soul.
Tasmania’s wilderness provides a safe haven for an extraordinary array of wildlife found nowhere else in the world. The island is the only place you can see a Tasmanian devil, eastern quoll, pademelon, spotted-tailed quoll and bettong in the wild. Come September, the cute and cuddly factor is dialed up a notch as their adorable spring babies become more adventurous, exploring beyond the pouch.
While visitors flock to the culture capital Hobart to visit Mona and experience the lively southern vibe, is Launceston quietly becoming Tasmania’s new cool? This hip little city with its independent stores and gritty arts scene is drawing a new influx of city seekers in the know. Let’s take a closer look at a place fringed with cool climate vineyards with cool peeps at its heart.
Gin. It’s on everyone’s lips. Those in the know frequent cocktail bars with dedicated gin libraries. Others tap into gin-making masterclasses. Visit our local distillers, from elegant estates to a fellow turning sheep’s whey into awarded spirits. Here are our top picks of where to sip Tassie gin.