The cultural, culinary and outdoor experiences offered over a weekend period are what makes this city so unique, allowing it to triumph in this award over other big cities such as Melbourne. Only emphasizing this fact, Tasmania gained additional recognition with its renowned museum, MONA, taking out the category of “Best Cultural Experience”.
Tamar Valley Cruises
In Launceston, Tamar River Cruises can take you exploring the Cataract Gorge, the Tamar River and through to the Tamar Valley under the Batman Bridge and past vineyards on the banks of the river. There is a selection of options available and the tours are a great way to take time out and watch the world go by.
Tasmanian Air Adventures
Departing from Kings Pier Marina in the centre of Hobart, TAA’s location is easily accessible from most of Hobart’s hotels and accommodation properties. A highly experienced crew will ensure your experience will be one to remember, as you enjoy Hobart and Tasmania’s wilderness from the air, ground and water!
If you’re short on time or you simply don’t want to miss out on seeing some of Tasmania’s most spectacular wilderness icons, a tour with Tasmanian Air Adventures is not to be missed.
Just 20 minutes drive from Hobart CBD, Mt Wellington (pictured above) provides the backdrop to Hobart. One of the most iconic areas of Tasmania, a trip to Mt Wellington is a highlight for both tourists and local visitors alike. With beautiful views over the Derwent estuary, Hobart City and beyond, Mount Wellington is a must-see for a Tasmanian holiday.
Wine Glass Bay
Explore the absolute serenity of the Freycinet Peninsula on Tasmania’s East Coast and let these magical journeys of a lifetime revitalise your senses. Our dedicated team will help you collect data of selected wildlife observations for the nature conservation branch of Tasmania, making an essential part of this eco tourism certified product.
The best thing about holidaying in Tasmania is that you can see so much very easily, even if you are on a budget or a short timeline, and with such a huge array of activities you definitely need somewhere to lay your head; tomorrow there will be plenty of magic to fill your day!