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2024 Huon Valley Studio Art Trail

Huon Valley Studio Art Trail 📷 Darren Wright

Discover the Huon Valley Studio Art Trail: A Celebration of Creativity and Scenic Beauty.  The Huon Valley Studio Art Trail will take place on Saturday,

Paint The Town Red 2024

Paint The Town Red 2024 📷 Barry Becker

Monday 10th – Sunday 30th June 2024 Paint the Town Red 2024 As the winter months set in, nipaluna / Hobart and southern Tasmania celebrate

10 Things to Do Along Tasmania’s Heritage Highway

Old Kempton Distillery 📷 Darren Wright

Charming colonial towns dot the road between Hobart and our old frenemy, Launceston. The days of convicts and bushrangers are long gone, but echoes of Tasmania’s colourful, chequered past remain along the Heritage Highway. Today, visitors can enjoy the best of old and new.

Featured Photographer: Darren Wright

South Cape Bay. Image Credit: Darren Wright

Southern Tasmania Featured Photographer  Hobart and Beyond appreciate the incredible imagery supplied by the talented photographers of southern lutruwita / Tasmania. Throughout this series, we

12 Things To Do At Longford

Woolmers Estate. Image Credit: Darren Wright Photos

Spend some time exploring the heritage town of Longford and immerse yourself in the charming English atmosphere. There’s plenty to do, from wandering the Georgian village, stepping back in time at grand convict-built estates, admiring beautiful gardens, relaxing by the river, and tracing the town’s racing past. We’ve listed 12 of our favourite things to do.

Shadows of the Past: The Midlands Silhouette Trail

Shadows of the past, Heritage Highway. Image Credit: Darren Wright

When travelling through the Southern Midlands, play a game of Eye Spy: The Silhouette Trail edition! The sixteen sculptures between Tunbridge and Kempton serve as poignant reminders of early colonial life on the Heritage Highway and bring the stories of this intriguing region to life.

Art and Craft Activities in Southern Tasmania

Pottery. Image Credit: Freepik

Southern Tasmania has long been a haven for artists and craftspeople, drawing inspiration from the region’s stunning landscape and unique cultural heritage. Explore Southern Tasmania’s

Southern Tasmania Featured Photographers

Bruny Island Coastline. Image Credit: Cam Blake

Southern Tasmania Featured Photographers  Southern Tasmania boasts an abundance of untouched natural beauty that has long captivated the hearts and lenses of talented photographers. In

Discover things to do in Evandale Tasmania

Evandale. Image Credit: Darren Wright

Welcome to the picturesque town of Evandale, sitting in the North on Tasmania’s Heritage Highway. From historic charm to natural beauty, Evandale offers a delightful

Weekend Guide to Hobart Markets

Salamanca Market

Your Weekend Guide to Hobart Markets, southern Tasmania Hobart is known for its vibrant arts scene and local Markets. Hobart Markets stand out as windows

Markets in Hobart and Southern Tasmania

Image Credit: Tourism Tasmania & Adrian Cook

Explore the rich tapestry of Markets in Hobart and Southern Tasmania Hobart and Southern Tasmania are a treasure trove of cultural diversity, natural beauty, and

What’s on in Hobart Tasmania

Hobart waterfront and kunanyi / Mt Wellington. Image Credit: Tourism Tasmania & Tony Crehan

Discover what’s on in Hobart, Tasmania, from events and festivals to local art, craft and produce markets. Welcome to Hobart’s exciting events and festivals scene!

Markets on the Heritage Highway

Evandale market. Image Credit: Tourism Tasmania & Adrian Cook

Heritage Highway Markets Take an enchanting journey along the Heritage Highway, immersing yourself in the captivating world of its local markets. These charming village markets

50 Things to Do with Kids in Hobart & Surrounds

Hyperdrive Kart Racing

School holidays… What a time to be alive! Don’t worry, we have you covered, with 50 things to do with the kids in and around Hobart (in no particular order). A lot of these family friendly activities are free or easy on the budget. Now go out and have some good old fashioned family fun!

What’s on along the Heritage Highway

Ross Bridge 📷 Darren Wright

Upcoming Events along Tasmania’s Heritage Highway Join us as we unveil the hidden gems, events, and attractions that await you along Tasmania’s Heritage Highway.  Heritage

Travellers Cloaks Exhibition

Travellers Cloaks Exhibition

The Weaver’s Cottages Studio, Oatlands, is currently showcasing an exciting exhibition of collaborative works by members of the Handweavers, Spinners and Dyers Guild of Tasmania.

Our Guide to the Oatlands Heritage & Bullock Festival

Oatlands Heritage & Bullock Festival

For one vibrant weekend in August, Tasmania’s history comes vividly to life in the 19th century sandstone village of Oatlands. Follow the Shadows of the Past to the Oatlands Heritage & Bullock Festival and discover a wealth of traditional trades and crafts, engaging displays and activities, live music and yummy food.

Your Guide to Glenorchy Tasmania

Glenorchy Tasmania

Welcome to Glenorchy, the perfect destination for families looking to experience Tasmania’s stunning natural landscapes and vibrant culture. Glenorchy strikes the perfect balance between thrilling

Launceston to Hobart: The Heritage Highway Road Trip

Tasmania’s Heritage Highway between Hobart and Launceston makes a great road trip—especially in our modern cars, rather than a horse and cart! We’ve put together some tips on places to stop and things to do in Tasmania’s Midlands.

Guide to Visiting the Port Arthur Historic Site

Port Arthur. Image Credit: @darrenwrightphotos

The Port Arthur Historic Site is located on the Tasman Peninsula, just a 90 minute drive from Hobart. Escape was near impossible from this 19th century prison, but today you might not want to leave—exploring this World Heritage-listed Convict Site is one of the best things to do in Tasmania!

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