Discover Tasmania. Gourmet in the Wilderness.

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The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens were established in 1818 and are located on the Queens Domain, just a short walk from Hobart's CBD.  The Gardens hold historic plant collections and a large number of significant trees, many dating back to the nineteenth century as well as the world's only Subantarctic Plant House. Here, plants from subantarctic islands in high southern latitudes are displayed in a climatically-controlled environment, where chilly fogs and mists mirror the wet, cold…

The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens were established in 1818 and are located on the Queens Domain, just a short walk from Hobart's CBD. The Gardens hold historic plant collections and a large number of significant trees, many dating back to the nineteenth century as well as the world's only Subantarctic Plant House. Here, plants from subantarctic islands in high southern latitudes are displayed in a climatically-controlled environment, where chilly fogs and mists mirror the wet, cold…

Cradle Mountain is part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area and one of the most accessible, interesting and most visited places in Tasmania.  Located at the northern end of the Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park, Cradle Mountain is surrounded by smooth glacial lakes, ancient rainforest, and unusual alpine vegetation.  It's easy to gain a full appreciation of the place on one of the many short walks found in the area.  You can stroll from cascading rivers to dense…

Cradle Mountain is part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area and one of the most accessible, interesting and most visited places in Tasmania. Located at the northern end of the Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park, Cradle Mountain is surrounded by smooth glacial lakes, ancient rainforest, and unusual alpine vegetation. It's easy to gain a full appreciation of the place on one of the many short walks found in the area. You can stroll from cascading rivers to dense…

Freycinet National Park is home to dramatic pink granite peaks, secluded bays, white sandy beaches and abundant birdlife.  Situated on Tasmania's beautiful east coast, Freycinet National Park occupies most of the Freycinet Peninsula - a long strip of land that looks out to the Tasman Sea from the eastern side and back towards the Tasmanian coastline from the west.  The park is loaded with natural assets, including the pink granite peaks of the Hazards that dominate the Peninsula and the…

Freycinet National Park is home to dramatic pink granite peaks, secluded bays, white sandy beaches and abundant birdlife. Situated on Tasmania's beautiful east coast, Freycinet National Park occupies most of the Freycinet Peninsula - a long strip of land that looks out to the Tasman Sea from the eastern side and back towards the Tasmanian coastline from the west. The park is loaded with natural assets, including the pink granite peaks of the Hazards that dominate the Peninsula and the…

Cataract Gorge Reserve, known locally as the Gorge, is a unique natural formation within a two-minute drive of central Launceston - a rare natural phenomenon in any city.  In an easy 15 minutes, you can walk from central Launceston along the banks of the Tamar River into the Gorge and from here follow a pathway originally built in the 1890s along the cliff face looking down onto the South Esk River.  The First Basin on the southern side has a cafe and a swimming pool surrounded by bushland…

Cataract Gorge Reserve, known locally as the Gorge, is a unique natural formation within a two-minute drive of central Launceston - a rare natural phenomenon in any city. In an easy 15 minutes, you can walk from central Launceston along the banks of the Tamar River into the Gorge and from here follow a pathway originally built in the 1890s along the cliff face looking down onto the South Esk River. The First Basin on the southern side has a cafe and a swimming pool surrounded by bushland…

Kunanyi/Mount Wellington is a wilderness experience just a 20-minute drive from Hobart and is much loved by locals.  The 21-kilometre drive to the summit passes through temperate rainforest to sub-alpine flora and glacial rock formations, ending in panoramic views of Hobart, Bruny Island, South Arm and the Tasman Peninsula.  No other city in Australia has a vista like this one. The interpretation centre at the top protects you from the blustering winds while an open viewing platform on the…

See 376 photos and 32 tips from 1512 visitors to Mount Wellington. Wellington experience, try the 13 mile downhill ride from the.

The Museum of Old and New Art – MONA is arguably one of the most controversial private collections of modern art and antiquities in the world – it's certainly the largest. Located in Hobart, MONA is described by its owner as a 'subversive adult Disneyland'.  In all, the collection takes up three floors within a subterranean architectural masterpiece and is guaranteed to impress. With over 400 art works, the collection includes Sidney Nolan's Snake, Wim Delvoye's Cloaca Professional, a…

See 631 photos from 3152 visitors about museums, hobart, and moo brew.

Set amongst the historic Georgian sandstone buildings of Salamanca Place in Hobart, this famous market attracts thousands of locals and visitors every Saturday of the year.  Salamanca Market is one of those special places where you actually meet the people who create, make or grow what they sell.  The diverse range of nearly 300 stallholders includes original, hand-made Tasmanian pieces from woodwork to jewellery, fashion to fanciful glassware and ceramics, not to mention fresh fruit and…

See 324 photos from 2485 visitors about tasmanian, buskers, and gypsy rolls.

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