This year, MoFo includes a Huon Valley Event. Dark Mofo will finish 20 June, but winter sure as hell doesn’t. One month later MoFo rebounds for one last dark night. 19 July 2014, 10am to 10pm. Grove, Huon Valley. http://www.huonvalleyescapes.net/darkmofo.html
I spent yesterday in Wild Rivers National Park, on the Gordon River. We specifically chose World Heritage Cruises, because this family run, local company helped with the conservation battle to save the Franklin River from destruction. We always prefer to support those who help protect the natural values that Tasmania has to offer.
Tasmania, Island of Inspiration, 45 second tv add gives a quick taste of Tasmania's main tourism values. Waterways, wilderness and wildlife.
MASTERCHEF finalist Ben Milbourne has a new role promoting high standards in Tasmanian tourism. The Tourism Industry Council of Tasmania has appointed the popular local cook, one of the stars of the MasterChef Australia TV series, as the state's first "accreditation ambassador. Many operators within the Huon Valley Escapes group are already accredited, with several others part way through the process. www.huonvalleyescapes.net
Cradle Mountain is one of Tasmania's 5 natural tourism icons, the others being Freycinet National Park, Gordon River, Mount Wellington and South Cape Bay, the southernmost beach in Australia. See our Far South board or http://www.huonvalleyescapes.net/far-south.html