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Wooden Boat Festival Hobart Tasmania

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Don't forget, the Wooden Boat Festival Tasmania is happening this long-weekend, 6-8 February 2015. It will be a great event for all the family, with great attractions and great food. Come to the Hobart waterfront and help celebrate Tasmania's rich maritime history.

Luxury Accommodation Tasmania

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Luxury Accommodation Tasmania
Tasmania is increasingly being known for its' burgeoning boutique travel scene, from niche food and wine to opulent small and larger accommodation options. Tasmania's culinary scene now rivals the best of that found in major Australia cities such as Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane with its history helping Tassie to evolve into one of the most culturally rich states in Australia. Combine...

Wooden Boat Festival Hobart 2015

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Wooden Boat Festival Hobart Tasmania
Great news, entry is FREE to the 2015 Wooden Boat Festival, Hobart Tasmania. The Australian Wooden Boat Festival, sponsored by MyState, is a bi-annual event coming up from 6-9 February 2015 on Hobart's historic waterfront where, the docks will come alive with the colour and excitement of Tassie's rich and long maritime culture and history. Visitors will see hundreds of wooden boats, ranging from...

Public Holidays Tasmania 2015

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Holiday Date Holiday Type Area New Year's Day Wednesday, 1 January 2014 Public Statewide Easter Tuesday Tuesday, 22 April 2014 Public Statewide Anzac Day Friday, 25 April 2014 Public Statewide Queen's Birthday Monday, 9 June 2014 Public Statewide Christmas Day Thursday, 25 December 2014 Public Statewidee Boxing Day Friday, 26 December 2014 Public Statewide Australia Day Monday, 27 January 2014 Public Statewide Eight Hours Day Monday, 10 March 2014 Public Statewide Good Friday Friday, 18 April 2014 Public Statewide Easter Monday Monday, 21 April 2014 Public Statewide  

SB20 National Championships Hobart

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SB20 Sailing Championships Hobart March 2015
The Derwent Sailing Squadron Tasmania is expecting around 30 high-performance, SB20 small keelboats to contest the Tasmanian and National championships for this one-design class of sports boat class to be sailed on the River Derwent Hobart in early March 2015. The Tasmania State championships are to be held March 4-5 and the Nationals from March 7-9. Two past Olympians in sailing, with...

Port Arthur Penetentiary

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Port Arthur - Tasmania Penetentiary
The important convict heritage site at Port Asrthur Tasmania has reopened after major conservation works. The Port Arthur Penitentiary restoration, homeo f Tasmanian's premier tourist attraction, is now complete and open to visitors. The project cost app. $1.5 million and enables better interpretation of history in the building. The restoration included the removal of an existing support frame, which in...

Mona Foma 2015

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Special Events Tasmania
The 7th annual MONA FOMA starts on Thursday 15 January, 2015 in Hobart. If you haven't previously attended an event at Mona, this is your chance. You will experience 4 days and nights of amazing entertainment that only Mona can deliver including cutting-edge music, experimental art, interactive installations, large public art projects, late-night parties and a range of other surprises, twists and turns! Some...

Hobart International Womens Tennis

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Hobart Womens International Tennis Tournament Tasmania
The top seed at the Hobart Women's International Tennis Tournament, Casey Dellacqua faces a tough opening encounter against Lauren Davis in the first round when play gets underway. Davis is one of five Americans who have been accepted accepted into the main draw and who has beat beat Dellacqua over three sets in a previous match in Miami 2 years ago. There are four Australians in the...

Bruny Island

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bruny island, tasmania australia
Bruny Island is located in Southern Tasmania, and is accssed via vehicular ferry from the small town of Kettering Tasmania. As the name suggests, Bruny Island is an island and is located off the south-eastern coast of Tasmania, and is separated from mainland Tasmania by the D’Entrecasteaux Channel. Storm Bay is located to the island's northeast - both Bruny...

Jetty Fishing Tasmania

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Jetty Fishing Tasmania Take the family fishing from a jetty in Tasmania
Why not try something different this weekend, and take the kids fishing off a jetty in Tasmania? There are lots of great spots around the state, that are accessible and that provide reasonable returns in terms of fish size and quantity. Fishing from a jetty is a great fun and can produce a variety of species. And you don't...