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Wildlife & Nature

Discover Real Life Adventure at Chauncy Vale Wildlife Sanctuary

Flame Robin, Chauncy Vale Wildlife Sanctuary 📷 @sandra_celebrates_tasmania

Spend a day exploring the Chauncy Vale Wildlife Sanctuary at Bagdad and rediscover Tasmania’s inspiring landscape, natural beauty, and unique wildlife. Beloved children’s author Nan Chauncy and family called this special place home. Today, the sanctuary is open daily for everyone to enjoy.

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.

She’s Golden, Love: 10 Spots to Visit During Autumn

Autumn in Tasmania. Image Credit: @khulmie-Instagram

Autumn in Tassie is really something special. We know our lovely isle has a heart of gold, and in autumn the outside matches the inside! There’s magic in the air as deciduous trees transform their greenery into enchanting displays of glowing golds, rusty reds and vibrant oranges. Here are 10 spots to set your heart on fire and crunch some serious leaf.

Southern Tasmania Touring Maps

Gordon River Road. Image Credit: Stu Gibson

Whether you’re a seasoned traveller or a first-time visitor, our downloadable touring maps are your key to unlocking the secrets of Southern Tasmania. From the

Featured Photographer: Gill Dayton

River Derwent, nipaluna / Hobart. Image Credit: Gill Dayton

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

Featured Photographer: Oliver Whone

South Cape Bay, Southwest National Park. Image Credit: Oliver Whone.

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

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

Experience Spring in Southern Tasmania

Parliament House. Image Credit: Alastair Bett

Spring in Southern Tasmania: Embracing Nature’s Renewal As winter’s grip loosens, Southern Tasmania transforms into a picturesque haven of rejuvenation during spring. From the vibrant

9 Things to Do at Lake Dulverton

Lake Dulverton. Image Credit: Alastair Bett

Adjacent to the heritage tow of Oatlands, you’ll find picturesque Lake Dulverton, a waterbird sanctuary and wonderful spot to visit and relax. Enjoy the lakeside walk, do some birdwatching, have a picnic, and see if you can spot the quirky characters submerged in and hanging out by the water. We’ve put together a few tips on how to make the most of your lakeside time.

7 Wonderful Winter Walks in Southern Tasmania

There really is no need to hibernate during winter—fresh snowfall adds extra magic to our wild landscapes, that clean Tassie air is extra crisp, and you don’t need to get up quite as early to catch the sunrise. Not to mention, exploring on foot is a great way to warm up! We’ve listed a few of our favourite walks to do during the cooler months.

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!

4 Places to Visit the Snow in Southern Tasmania

There’s just something magic about a snow day. Although snow rarely settles at sea level in Tassie, it does settle sporadically at higher points throughout the cooler months (and sometimes even during freak cold days in summer). We’ve put together a few tips on where to find your very own winter wonderland.

Whale Watching In Southern Tasmania

Humpback Whale calf. Image Credit: Tourism Tasmania & bodhiimages

Seeing a whale is such a thrill, especially if they’re feeling playful. Sadly, whaling in the 19th century had a drastic impact on the population. Thankfully, these gentle giants are returning to our waters in growing numbers, passing through on their annual migration and delighting humble whale watchers. Here is our guide to whale watching in Southern Tasmania.

Ultimate Guide to Waterfalls of Southern Tasmania

Horseshoe Falls. Image Credit: @sheldonisitt

Hey now, what did you just whisper? You’re bored with sticking to the rivers and the lakes that you’re used to? We hear you, and have just the thing to help you follow your adventurous dreams. We’ve picked 24 wet and wild waterfalls for you to chase.

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.

Hobart to Cockle Creek: An Adventurous Itinerary

Cockle Creek. Image Credit: @darrenwrightphotos

Did you know, from Hobart, you can drive to the end of the southern-most road in Australia in just two hours? We reckon the journey is half the fun though, so take your time! Stop at attractions along the way and discover some real gems. We’ve put together a little itinerary for your Cockle Creek adventure.

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