5 Attractions To Visit On The Tasman Peninsula [TASMANIA]

The TASMAN PENINSULA is located in Tasmania's south east and definitely an area to put on your itinerary when visiting the Apple Isle! With so much history to uncover and a spectacular coastline to explore, you'll need a few days to take it all in! PORT ARTHUR HISTORIC SITE  What an amazing place to visit - a must do! The history is so fascinating and you get a real feel for what life was like for the convicts. For $95 (family of 4) we had a full day of exploring - it is [Read more...]

Legerwood Memorial Carved Trees [TASMANIA]

A short 15km west of Derby, in north east Tasmania, you will find the LEGERWOOD MEMORIAL CARVED TREES and it's definitely worth a stop! LOCATION 📍 26 Main Street, Legerwood, TASMANIA COST FREE!! ABOUT These trees were planted in 1918 to honour local fallen soldiers from WWI. In 2001, the trees were reported to be unsafe and the community was on the verge of losing the memorial. In 2004, a talented man by the name of Eddie Freeman, chainsaw carved these statues to enable the [Read more...]

The 3 Must See Attractions In The Tamar Valley [TASMANIA]

These three attractions are a must when visiting the Tamar Valley in Tasmania. SEAHORSE WORLD  📍200 Flinders Street, Beauty Point A 45 minute guided tour with loads of information about these cute little creatures! The kids were even able to hold a seahorse at the end!! PLATYPUS HOUSE 📍200 Flinders Street, Beauty Point A short 20 minute informative video followed by a fantastic 30 minute guided tour where you can see platypus swim and feed in front of you. The last part [Read more...]

TAHUNE FOREST AIRWALK, Geeveston TAS

TAHUNE FOREST AIRWALK is in Geeveston, a short hours drive from Huonville in Tasmania. If you don't like heights, this place is quite the challenge ...but don't let that deter you, the views are amazing!! WALKS 🌿 The Swinging Bridge Walk is a 3km track and the two swinging bridges cross the Huon and Picton Rivers! 🌿 The Tahune AirWalk will have you walking in the treetops and the 600m walk ends at a cantilevered platform that is 50m above the river!! 🌿 The Huon Pine [Read more...]

MARIONS LOOKOUT – Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

Cradle Mountain has 11 short walking tracks ranging from 20 minute circuits to 3 hour returns walks, something for all levels of fitness. Shuttle busses run from the Visitors Information Centre to five different locations between there and Dove Lake.  Dove Lake being the most popular for tourists as Cradle Mountain is in clear view from ground level. We decided to do the Marions Lookout walk which is an 8km loop back to Dove Lake.  The walk was quite hard in parts, with chains at [Read more...]