King Island, famous for dairy products, crayfish, high quality beef and now golf, is a gem in the middle of Bass Strait. And it has the tallest lighthouse in Australia.
A great stop-off point on the way to Daylesford in Victoria’s mineral springs area.
Relax by the cozy fire, have a ride on a tourist train, visit a gold mine, wander through the historic cemetery – it’s a great weekend away in Walhalla.
Hobart’s renowned open air market was established in 1972 so it’s coming up for its 50th Anniversary.
Oatlands, a small town on the Midland Highway between Hobart and Launceston, contains great examples of Colonial Georgian buildings.
An easy 24 km drive from Hobart, Richmond is a town that is rich in history. Boasting Australia’s oldest remaining Catholic church, St. John’s, built in 1836, the oldest goal that’s still intact, and the oldest bridge that’s still in use.
Once used to take copper ore for the Mt Lyell Mining Company from Queenstown to Strahan in Tasmania, the railway now carries tourists.
Down the Western Explorer highway, through Corinna, Zeehan and Strahan for a day on Macquarie Harbour.
Email from Ben: “I plan to climb Cradle Mountain when we visit the area in a few weeks – better start training”. So I reduced my alcohol consumption to one glass of wine a night (well, most nights) and did a bit of walking (on the flat) at weekends, so when we started our trek on a fine February day I was completely unprepared for what lay ahead.
An iconic, wilderness area in Australia’s Southern-most state,Tasmania. Visit it, hike it, see it.