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Weekend Getaway Arthur River

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Arthur River is a small seaside settlement located on the North West Coast Of Tasmania - as at the 2006 census, Arthur River and the surrounding area had a population of 121. Arthur River is south of the popular surfing location of Marrawah near Smithton. Arthur River is fed by several tributaries including the Frankland River, which was named...

Best Short Bushwalks Tasmania

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Tasmanians and visitors to this state are spoilt for choice when it comes to amazing bushwalking options. From multi-day iconic walks such as the Overland Track and South Coast Track to quick, 1-hour or less walks through a reserve or to a waterfall. In the middle, Tassie has many great short walks lasting several hours through a full-day. One...

Favourite Caravan Parks Tasmania

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Tasmanians love to camp and to caravan. And more and more we are seeing the 'grey nomad' attach the trusty Viscount to the Commodore and onto the Spirit of Tasmania to discover our beautiful island home. Tassie is lucky to have an excellent range of caravan, cabin and tourist parks (call them what you will) dotted across the state....

Minifest Tasmania

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Minis, minis, minis and more minis - minis are far as the eye could see! On a bright sunny Spring day, Minifest 2017 was held today on the Village Green at Claremont. Attracting almost 100 cars of all descriptions, including the iconic Mini Moke, proud owners exhibited their pride and joy while lovers of the British Motor Corporation (BMC)...

Wildlife Rescue Training

Tasmanian Devil Healthy Population
For anyone who has grown up, lived in or visited Tasmania you will be acutely aware on the issue of native animals being present on Tasmanian roads. Personally, I find the sight of dead animals on our roads very distressing. And even more disturbing, are animals that have been injured by cars but that are still alive and in...

Best Craft Breweries Tasmania

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If you are anything like me and enjoy a cold beer on a hot summer's day, or a frothy in front of the footy on Friday or Saturday night, you'll have become acutely aware of the revolution happening over recent years (in particular) with respect of micro breweries. They've been popping up like mushrooms all over Australia, and indeed...

Popular Food Trucks Tasmania

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Growing up as a kid in Launceston, the only food trucks in my day were Mr Whippy, the milkman and the baker. This is definitely showing my age, but it seems to me we've really come a full circle to where we find ourselves today with vendors on the streets 'delivering' food to the masses. Food trucks are now...

Best Markets Tasmania

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We are all familiar with Salamanca Market. It's a Hobart institution and attracts visitors from right across the state, across Australia and indeed around the world. There is nothing better than browsing through the wide variety of food, arts and craft and other stalls on a warm sunny Hobart morning, with a coffee in one hand and homemade donut...

Best Jetty Fishing Tasmania

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Jetty fishing has long been a very popular activity in Tasmania due in large part to the being an island to being a very accessible pastime. Jetty fishing doesn't take a lot of effort either - a basic fishing road and rig setup and some whitebait and away you go. It's a great way to introduce kids to fishing...

10 Best Free Campgrounds Tasmania

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OK, so best of lists can, of course, be very subjective. However, we've camped all over Tasmania for many years and we think we know the very best free campsites in Tassie. We've included the obligatory beach campsites, a campground in the central highlands and little-known campsites that are perfect for families new to camping, who want an outdoor...