Road trip of a lifetime,exploring the East and South of Tasmania

Stretching across the east to the south, this part of Tasmania has some real Stunning coastline, historic heritage and authentic cuisines.

Heading South from the central Highlands, Mt Field National Park is listed as Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage.

A great network of hikes, ranging from Alpine to sealed tracks. There is something for everyone.

Russell falls being the highlight, a beautiful three tier waterfall.

In particular the Lake Dobson to the Tarn shelf track is a spectacular one.

From here Hobart is a great base. Being one of Australias oldest capitals, it’s situated on the doorstep of Mt Wellington, this little harbour city is buzzing with history and has some vibrant galleries and cafes.

The Salamanca markets and Mona being top of the lists with many visitors.

Within in every direction the region boasts activities and experiences.

South of Hobart is the beautiful island of Bruny. Just a short ferry ride, Clear waters, stunning coastline and local treats can be discover on this diverse island.

Heading South of Hobart is the beautiful Huon Valley. With vineyards and orchards situated in every corner. Producing some of tassies finest food and drink.

South West from here is Harzt Mountain National Park. Home to some incredible glacier lakes and lush vegetation. With a varied selection of hikes to choose from. The weather varies often even in the summer months.

A short drive from here, is the Tahune forest air walk, with stunning views of the landscape. Several hours can easily be spent soaking up the views from above.

Travelling through lush landscapes is so relaxing, especially venturing to the most Southern point of Australia.

Little Blue Lake

During the summer months this part is paradise. The South West national park is home to Cockle Creek, around two hours from Hobart. Sheltered bays, with backdrop views of the southern ranges with an abundance of wildlife.

Rich in heritage Southern Tasmania has so many magnificent attractions. Heading out of Hobart, the historic town of Richmond contains Australias oldest bridge aswell as some wonderful unique shops and galleries.

This area in particular is home to many unique wineries. We enjoyed spending an afternoon sampling some of the fruity wines at the Puddleduck vineyard.

Heading along the Arthur highway, the tasman peninsula is well worth exploring.

With many natural wonders including the Tessellated pavement, blowholes the Tasman Arch and some magnificent walking tracks. Including the three Capes.

The Cape Raoel in particular provides stunning views of the coastline and the organpipe cliffs.

It’s the perfect place to explore the beauty of Tasmania.

Also home to the World Heritage site Port Arthur and the coal mines. Personally a whole day should be spent exploring this historic site. The ticket Includes a two day pass, a short tour and a cruise to the Isle of the dead.

Heading along the Great Eastern drive which stretches from Orford to St Helens.

It’s a journey of stunning coastline, world famous beaches, magnificent national parks and fresh produce with can be enjoyed along the way.

The region boasts incredible views and adventure.

Home to the beautiful peninsula of Freycinet National Park. With a variety of activities, From short to several day long hikes, swimming fishing, kayaking or simply relaxing on a cruise whilst absorbing the natural beauty of Coles bay and Wineglass bay.

Wineglass bay has been rated as one of the World’s top beaches.

Following along the coastline, it’s full of opportunities to relax. With so many beautiful beaches it’s hard not to.

The Bay of fires is a special place. Stretching for over 50km from Binalong Bay up to Eddystone Point.

This part of Tasmania, some some pristine white beaches, turquoise waters and well regarded as one beautiful place in Australia.

Hands down Tasmania has some stunning places to explore in Australia and definitely taking a road trip is the best way to discover.

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