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Inside Background
Tasmania has two thirds of Australia's listed 19th century buildings.  Its two...
Last edited: 05 October 2009
These are a few links to some cultural sites around Tasmania. Queen Victoria...
Last edited: 25 March 2010
Health As Tasmania is part of Australia, a yellow fever vaccination certificate...
Last edited: 07 June 2010
The island that is now called Tasmania was separated from the remainder of the...
Last edited: 08 June 2010
This is a few unique places: Battery Point Cottages & Village in Hobart...
Last edited: 28 December 2006
Non Fiction In Tasmania   Author: Nicholas Shakespeare On holiday to Tasmania...
Last edited: 17 January 2007
Here are some links to a of official government tourist information websites...
Last edited: 30 June 2015
The average maximum summer temperature in Tasmania is 22 to 24 degrees C (72 to...
Last edited: 19 June 2011
Tasmania is famous for its fresh fruits and commercial flower growing.  But to...
Last edited: 30 November 2012
Here are a few recommended resources on the internet about Tasmania :   General...
Last edited: 16 July 2015
There's a printable map of Tasmania here.
Last edited: 03 July 2011
Here are a few links to some photographs of Tasmania scenery. Cradle...
Last edited: 20 August 2008
With so many exciting options, it can be difficult to choose one particular...
Last edited: 10 December 2011
This is a collection of 35+ Apps covering many tourist regions and icons around...
Last edited: 09 January 2014
These are a few links to some information suitable for all visitors. Tourism...
Last edited: 17 July 2015
Visas Tasmania is part of Australia, so visa requirements are explained in the...
Last edited: 20 January 2012
Tasmania has an abundance of locally produced and grown food and wine. It is of...
Last edited: 12 July 2012
Inside Transportation
Tasmania is a large island state of Australia, just to the south of the...
Last edited: 12 March 2015
Rail There are no passenger rail services in Tasmania. Bus These bus companies...
Last edited: 16 August 2010
Public Transport Around the State Tasmania is asmall island with a big...
Last edited: 23 August 2015
Tasmania is an island state with a number of companies providing Taxi &...
Last edited: 30 January 2015
Tasmania can be the ideal place to tour with a campervan - especially if you...
Last edited: 10 February 2013
From all areas of Tasmania there are many and varied ways of driving to Cradle...
Last edited: 24 May 2012
Cradle Mountain Cradle Mountain is a remote place and it's not easy to get...
Last edited: 28 June 2015
Inside Things to Do
Major Day Tours These are just a few trips that you can make from the Hobart...
Last edited: 25 June 2014
The Tamar Valley Folk Festival In 2015 the festival will be held on January...
Last edited: 05 January 2016
This is a listing of a few activities to do around Hobart & Tasmania Hobart...
Last edited: 06 January 2009
As a destination, Tasmania is famous for its history, fine cuisine and for its...
Last edited: 25 June 2014
Museums and Atrt galleries around Tasmania include the following. Hobart...
Last edited: 03 August 2015
Where to go for nightclubs and bars in Tasmania? Hobart Halo, a loud nightclub...
Last edited: 15 May 2013
This is a list of a few artistic locations: Salamanca Arts Centre
Last edited: 28 December 2006
Salamanca Place   This is a great place to browse the many shops in the...
Last edited: 28 December 2006
These are a few links to information about some outdoor activities. Forestry...
Last edited: 11 June 2007
Tasmania is often considered to be Australia's last untapped treasure trove of...
Last edited: 30 May 2016
Beer Tasmania has two mainstream beer breweries: Cascade, in Hobart, and Boag's...
Last edited: 27 February 2016
Tasmania is very popular for its cold water ocean fishing.  You can "do it...
Last edited: 18 June 2013
The following list of farm stays is not exhaustive, but may be helpful. Please...
Last edited: 08 February 2014
Tasmania is world famous for its pure fresh foods, pristine growing conditions...
Last edited: 22 June 2015
150 years ago on May 4th 1864, the first english trout eggs started hatching at...
Last edited: 31 May 2016
Just a few ideas: Hobart  Battery Point walkabout  Parks and Gardens Domain...
Last edited: 28 November 2012
Hobart City & Suburbs: Battery Point  Botanic Gardens of Hobart Cascade...
Last edited: 28 December 2006
Tasmania is well known for Salamanca market however there are many other...
Last edited: 24 March 2016
If you have time, there's much more to see in Tasmania than the well-known...
Last edited: 31 December 2013
Tasmania is famed for its scenic wildernesses.  A few "must sees" are: Cradle...
Last edited: 21 September 2009
Some of Tasmania's world famous and magnificent scenic walks are described...
Last edited: 04 July 2015
Launceston and the Tamar Valley offer visitors the chance to explore the...
Last edited: 20 May 2015
 Background Tasmania - then called Van Diemen's Land (VDL) - was originally...
Last edited: 07 June 2015
Tasmania is a large island, almost exactly the same size as Ireland.  Compared...
Last edited: 27 February 2016
Primrose Sands beach is the most beautiful safe family beach. One of the little...
Last edited: 19 May 2014
The Huon Pine tree - Lagarostrobus franklinii - is the iconic tree of...
Last edited: 30 January 2013
Penguins can be found almost anywhere around the Tasmanian coastline wherever...
Last edited: 12 March 2016
Everything you ever wanted to know about the platypus – one of the world’s very...
Last edited: 20 November 2012
To make fine whisky, one needs pure water, quality barley, peat and a cool...
Last edited: 29 August 2016
Tasmania is famous for its wild rivers, like the Franklin and Gordon Rivers...
Last edited: 04 February 2015
While you're in Tasmania, you must take the opportunity to see the native...
Last edited: 04 November 2013
Ben Lomond National park, near Launceston, is famed for its stark, treeless...
Last edited: 26 April 2010
The Franklin River carves its way through some of the most beautiful, rugged...
Last edited: 11 June 2014
A few hours drive north from the Tasmania capital Hobart, or east from...
Last edited: 22 January 2012
Hastings Caves and Thermal Springs is 90 minutes south of Hobart.  Swim in the...
Last edited: 09 April 2014
The Heritage Highway (aka, the Midland Highway) extends from Hobart in the...
Last edited: 22 January 2012
Hillwood Strawberry Farm is located at Hillwood, about 20 minutes north of...
Last edited: 01 May 2010
Horse Haven Farmstay is a B&B featuring horsey farm experiences based at...
Last edited: 30 April 2010
Ida Bay railway is currently open for the summer season, but check the website...
Last edited: 22 January 2012
Narawntapu National park is on the central north coast of Tasmania between...
Last edited: 25 September 2012
Rocky Cape national park is on the north-west coast of Tasmania between Wynyard...
Last edited: 28 April 2010
Historic Ross Bridge was built by convict labour in 1836. It's the third oldest...
Last edited: 01 May 2010
The Southwest National Park encompasses over six hundred thousand hectares...
Last edited: 28 May 2013
St John the Baptist Church at Buckland is an enigma. It was built in 1846 to a...
Last edited: 30 April 2010
The Tasmanian Devil Conservation Park is on the Arthur Highway at Taranna on...
Last edited: 05 May 2010
The unpredictable seas around Tasmanias coastline have claimed lives since the...
Last edited: 30 April 2010
Tinderbox Marine Reserve is at the end of the peninsula in the Derwent River...
Last edited: 28 April 2010
The Overland Track is a six day walk of 65 kilometres through the heart of the...
Last edited: 26 August 2015
Inside Dining Scene
Inside Australia: For Foreign Visitors
The Australian Dollar The Australian currency is the Australian Dollar ($1...
Last edited: 08 June 2016
Passports and Visas All foreign visitors must have a valid passport to enter...
Last edited: 28 October 2016
In Australia, the emergency call number is 000 . This number is a free call...
Last edited: 21 March 2016
Please and thank you can always stand anyone in good stead.  Here are a few...
Last edited: 24 May 2015
0011 is the International Access (Dialing) Code from within Australia. 61 is...
Last edited: 12 October 2016
Like many aspects subject to globalis(z)ation, tipping for good service has...
Last edited: 31 August 2016
VisaWizard -the only official Australian government visa application website is...
Last edited: 29 March 2016
The seven Australian states have similar school holiday dates, but there is...
Last edited: 05 February 2012
Be prepared and know the slang so you won't look like a drongo.   Colloquial...
Last edited: 03 June 2016
  Courtesy of www.slsa.com.au  The first rule of beach safety is: Always swim...
Last edited: 24 May 2015
Canberra is the Capital of Australia and the seat of the Commonwealth...
Last edited: 28 December 2011
Customs is a very important part of protecting Australia from foreign pests...
Last edited: 31 October 2013
If you are a temporary overseas visiting driver and you hold a current overseas...
Last edited: 30 May 2016
Don't be scared, just be sensible and careful please! As a traveller, most...
Last edited: 05 February 2012
Train - Sydney to Melbourne Long distance train travel in Australia is largely...
Last edited: 24 June 2014
Most goods in Australia are subject to a 10% GST (goods & services tax...
Last edited: 09 September 2013
Here are a few excellent sources of useful safety information for the great...
Last edited: 15 April 2009
Forget about taking the overnight train trip (10/11 hours) from Sydney to...
Last edited: 01 August 2010
When looking for a more unusual getaway location, many people are looking to...
Last edited: 23 September 2015
The "Whereis" website provides online maps for most major cities & towns...
Last edited: 10 February 2007
Online Travel Agents are an integral part of many people's travels. Used...
Last edited: 05 August 2014
The purpose of this article is provide some insight into how the Online Travel...
Last edited: 05 February 2015
When bringing your appliances to Australia, you may need these 2 devices...
Last edited: 16 May 2015
It's hard to know where to start when self booking/planning a 2-week trip to...
Last edited: 12 September 2013
Telcos There are three mobile or cell phone networks in Australia operated by...
Last edited: 20 October 2016
  Australians drive on the left-hand side of the road and use the metric system...
Last edited: 15 June 2016
Traffic cameras enforce both red-light and speeding offences and improve safety...
Last edited: 19 May 2015
This is a collection of 35+ Apps covering many tourist regions and icons around...
Last edited: 08 December 2015
It's difficulty to imagine that anyone could write a Traveller Article on...
Last edited: 28 February 2016