Discover a place where the unexpected roams, the extraordinary abounds and the everyday is anything but. Tasmania awaits.
In 1969 two sailors wandered into a Hobart pub for a quiet little drink. In good spirits after crossing the finish line of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race, the sailors shouted the bar 200 beers! Almost 50 years on, celebrate the tradition of a ‘quiet little drink’ Tassie-style at these top tipple spots.
Adventure in Tasmania comes in all shapes and sizes, from a quiet little walk to a hair-raising abseil down a 140m dam wall. Here are eight unique island experiences not to miss.
For a quiet little island at the end of the Earth, summer in Tasmania sure is lively. Warm balmy days, long lingering evenings, good company and serious fun all combine into a season for throwing caution to the wind. Take a wild drive, dance in public, feast at a festival and stretch out in the bush under a million stars. There are bubbles to be sipped, adventures to be had and no time to waste. Follow these 10 unburdening commandments for a summer in Tasmania you’ll never forget.
Whether you’re travelling around the island or just day-tripping, a quiet little road trip in Tasmania is always full of surprises. You don’t have to travel far to discover unspoilt wilderness, unique wildlife, history and a friendly local ready to share a story.
Whether it’s a quiet little ride through the bush with mates or some of the most challenging trails on the planet, riders worldwide are making tracks to Tasmania. Ribbons of dirt tracks weave through some of the most spectacular scenery on earth. So grab your helmet and tuck these insider tips firmly in your back pocket before hitting the trails.
For a small island, Tasmania has a big reputation for its food. From flavour-packed shellfish plucked straight from the ocean to bustling markets filled with fresh farm produce, here are the best tips to enjoy a quiet little snack in Tassie.
Tasmania and walking go together like one foot in front of the other. Whether it’s a quiet little stroll through tranquil forests or challenging full-pack treks that last for days, with over 2800kms of trails, there’s a walk in every direction.
Soaking in an outdoor tub truly is one of life’s great pleasures. Immersing yourself in water while the night breeze lightly brushes your cheeks is pure island air meets deep indulgence. Leave the book behind, because your bath comes with all the view you need to relax. Pour a wine and drink in some of Australia’s clearest night-time skies while you enjoy some quiet little you time.