Mona Foma, also known as MOFO, is the grand finale in a great lineup of Hobart summer festivals.

Hobart Summer Festival Guide

The capital of Tasmania may be remote, but Hobart has enough summer festivals to energize the Antipodes. Most are held around New Year’s Eve when fireworks burst over the harbor at 9:30 and midnight. Here’s a guide to the best Hobart summer festivals and events. Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race Kicks off Dec. 26, 2014 in […]

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December 3, 2014 by
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Tamar Valley wine tasting makes for a beautiful day trip from Launceston.

Tamar Valley Wine Tasting

More than 32 wineries operate in a 105-mile (170-kilometer) span, offering a wide array of options for your Tamar Valley wine tasting adventure.

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November 6, 2014 by
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Wine and Cider Tasting from Hobart

It’s no coincidence that Tasmania has long been known as the ‘Apple Isle.’ Orchards have borne fruit from the island’s fertile river valleys since the 19th century. Tasmania is also the birthplace of Australian wine. The state now produces at least a quarter of the country’s ‘A’ grade bottles, which read like a list from Burgundy […]

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October 8, 2014 by
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Shags, Shearwaters and an Albatross on the Full-Day Bruny Island Tour From Hobart

On the Full-Day Bruny Island Tour from Hobart when they say dress warmly they mean it. Yes, this is Australia. Yes, this is the middle of the summer. Nevertheless, this is not the Australian desert, this is Tasmania and you are going to get wet.

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September 10, 2014 by
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Tasmania’s Best Historical Attractions

Port Arthur

Tasmania has a rich convict history, and many of it remains to this day, preserved for generations to come. We’ve collected some of Tasmania’s best historical attractions around Hobart and Launceston – a list you should make sure to tick off during your time in the state.

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September 3, 2014 by
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Visiting Tasmania: Hobart

Hobart Waterfront

Hobart is Tasmania’s capital city. One of two landing points for visitors to the island, Hobart is certainly one of the most visited locations in the state. Why visit Hobart over better-known cities such as Sydney or Melbourne?

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August 20, 2014 by
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Visiting Tasmania: Launceston

Launceston sits near to the very top of the island that is Tasmania. One of the larger cities on the island state, people often visit Launceston as a gateway to those road-tripping down either the west or east coast.

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August 6, 2014 by
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Hollybanks Treetops Adventure

Hollybanks Treetops Adventures

Hollybanks Treetops Adventure is self-proclaimed as Tasmania’s most thrilling adventure, and it doesn’t disappoint.

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July 16, 2014 by
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The Wilderness of Freycinet National Park

Wineglass Bay Tasmania

Freycinet National Park is one of Australia’s premier wildernesses, and one of Tasmania’s most popular holiday spots.

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May 21, 2014 by
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A Day Trip to Bruny Island

Bruny Island Day Trip

Bruny Island is one of the most naturally beautiful places in Tasmania. And that’s saying a lot. Sitting just of the coast of Hobart, a day trip to Bruny Island is exactly what every trip to the island state’s capital needs.

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April 23, 2014 by
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