4 Awesome Things to Do in Tasmania!

When I hear “Tasmania”, I immediately think of one of my very favorite cartoon characters!

Having always wanted to go to Tasmania, I was very happy to receive a request to publish 4 Awesome Things to do in Tasmania! I’m hanging on every word, and trying to plan when I can go! Tasmania is an isolated island state off Australia’s southern coast, and is known for its vast, rugged wilderness areas, largely protected within parks and reserves. Sounds like a perfect vacation, doesn’t it?

With striking nature reserves and parks, Tasmania is an exciting holiday destination you need to check out. It is the smallest  Australian state that is packed with fantastic natural beauty. You will surely have fun trying out thrilling activities and seeing awe-inspiring attractions while here. Known for its burgeoning art scene, charming cities, outstanding food and wine, as well as stunning views, Tasmania is a great place to spend a vacation alone or with family. Not to mention, this is also a perfect place for those adrenaline-junkies out there. Plenty of exhilarating outdoor activities are available here for the more adventurous type of people from across the globe.

Here are some of the best things to do in Tasmania:

Wineglass Bay in Tasmania

Go on a picnic or camp at Wineglass Bay

Situated in the Freycinet National Park, Wineglass Bay is one of the most fascinating beaches in the globe. With its dazzling white sand, you can go on a picnic or camp with the entire family. Never miss out the chance to visit this wonderful sight at least once in your life, for it will give you a memorable experience and view to treasure for a lifetime.

Old photo of Port Arthur

Check out the popular town of Port Arthur

Spend a good day at Port Arthur, a world-renowned convict site in Tasman Peninsula. It is one of the most remarkable open-air museums and heritage areas in Australia that you should visit. In fact, there are guided tours available here, so you can see its renovated buildings, including Old Asylum and Model Prison. Additionally, if you have more time, you can take a short cruise going to the Isle of the Dead.

Go to Bruny Island to see the rare white Wallaby! That is a sight I’d love to take in!

Take a boat cruise at Bruny Island

Discover the lasting beauty of Bruny Island by taking a breathtaking boat cruise. Joined by two islands, the South and North Bruny, and merged by The Neck, a narrow isthmus, this 50-kilometre island houses various endangered plants and animals. It is one of the most notably preserved natural environments in Tasmania that you have to see to enjoy your whole trip.

Isn’t this a perfect place?

Explore Cradle Mountain – Lake St. Clair National Park

Step up your nature tripping at the Cradle Mountain – Lake St. Clair National Park. It is one of the most visited natural attractions in Tasmania and a part of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tasmanian Wilderness. Visitors can witness an astounding diverse landscape with rainforest, lakes, glacier-sculpted mountain peaks, and grasslands. The entire park also offers a habitat for wildlife, such as echidna, Tasmanian devils, platypus, quolls, and other bird species.

The real Tasmanian Devil

Experience an extraordinary escape in Tasmania with your family or friends. Simply do these things specified above and you will have an unforgettable time! This gorgeous island will up your travel game, so be sure to try these out and make the most of your stay.

If you are ready to visit Tasmania, visit DriveNow to learn more about its reliable car rental services that will help you stroll around Tasmania comfortably. This will definitely make your vacation easier and more fun.

This article is presented in partnership with DriveNow”

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Tam Warner

Award Winning Travel Journalist and Blogger, writing about Eclectic Travels in the Empty Nest! From scuba to luxury cruises to kayaking to expeditions, Tam is ready to go! Contact me at travelswithtam@gmail.com

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