Lake St Clair is the lesser-known part of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park in Tasmania. At 200m deep, it’s Australia’s deepest freshwater lake, and with an area of over 45km square set amongst the mountains of the national park, it’s also one of the prettiest.
Come New Year’s Eve Hobart is where some of the best fun in the country can be had, with its charm and the thousands of people who descend upon the city to cheer on the end of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.
Sitting only a short way from Devonport, Tasmania’s gateway city, Launceston is a popular stop on Tasmania’s tourist trail. Launceston also has the added benefit of being ideally located for a number of day trips, including the natural wonderlands of Cradle Mountain and Freycinet National Parks.