Tasmania is a small island, which is a part of Australia, with a population of around 515,000 people and Hobart as a capital and the largest city.
Why should you visit?
It is the smallest state in Australia that is rich with beautiful landscapes, friendly people, nice food, and wine. Everyone lives a happy and relaxed island life in Tasmania, so if you are interested in a once in a lifetime experience of amazing nature, unique wilderness and tasty food and drinks, a vacation in Tasmania might be the right thing for you.
Very modern hotels and resorts are opening every day and are a perfect place to enjoy your stay. Tasmania is a small island, you only need one day to drive from one end to the other end of the island.
Places to visit?
The MONA museum located in Hobart is one of the most controversial museums in the world and it is a must when it comes to visiting Tasmania. One of the most visited places in Tasmania is the Cradle Mountain National Park.
You can visit the park for one day, or even spend a couple of nights while enjoying the scenic sights and the peace and serenity. Other national parks in Tasmania include Freycinet National Park, Hartz Mountains National Park, Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, all of them just as beautiful and exciting like the Cradle Mountain National Park. Visiting Bruny Island is perfect for those who enjoy sea caves, cliffs, penguins, seals or even whales if it is the right season.
The Bay of Fires is a spectacular region, with orange rock formations that look like they are on fire, long white beaches, and the ocean. You can see and feed the Tasmanian devils in a couple of different places including the Conservatory Park in Taranna, Wildlife Park at Cradle Mountain, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary near Hobart.
Other popular destinations are the Tamar Valley, Strahan and the Gordon River, the Brickendon Estate, Liffey Falls, Wineglass Bay and more.
Best time to visit?
Tasmania can be visited year-round depending on what kind of weather you prefer. The period between December and March seems to be the most popular because of the nice summer weather although our favourite week due to events in Tasmania is the first week in November which coincides with Melbourne Cup day being the first Tuesday in Nov.