Separated from mainland Australia by the Bass Strait, Tasmania is a magical and wonderful place. Its World Heritage areas take up a third of the island and the national parks are magnificent places to view the native animals in their natural habitat. After dark, you may even glimpse the famous Tasmanian devil!
- what to do
- Walk part of the famous 65km Overland Track in Cradle Mountain National Park that leads all the way to Lake St Clair.
- Visit Hobart's Salamanca Market, located on the historic waterfront every Sat between 8.30am-3.00pm.
- Take a cruise from Strahan's Macquarie Harbour along the Gordon River, viewing Hells Gate, salmon farms and Sarah Island.
- Visit Port Arthur and take a 1 hour 30-min, lantern-lit evening 'ghost tour' around the historic site.