Tag Archives: Tasmania

Launceston, Tasmania

6 – 9 April 2018 Launceston in Northern Tasmania is the state’s second larget city. With a population of around 84,000, it is smaller than Asheville, North Carolina. This low-rise city has more of a big town vibe. Located at … Continue reading

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Cataract Gorge

8 April 2018 Memorable cities and towns have something that sets them apart from the rest. Launceston has the incredible Cataract Gorge and surrounding parks and trails. Best of all, they are only a short walk from the city’s central … Continue reading

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Platypus Spotting in Warrawee Forest

7 April 2018 My son really wanted to see a platypus in the wild. We saw them twice in captivity, Sydney’s WildLife Zoo and Melbourne Zoo. Tasmania is supposed to be one of the best places to see them. With … Continue reading

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St. Columbia Falls

6 April 2018 On our drive from Freycinet National Park to Launceston, we took the scenic route through St. Helens to St. Columbia Falls. The falls can be seen from the trailhead. The hike to the viewing platform and back … Continue reading

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Freycinet National Park – Wineglass Bay

5 April 2018 Freycinet National Park’s marquee hike is the Wineglass Bay and Hazards Beach Trail. It is posted at 4 to 5 hours however we did it in just over 3. The trail includes Wineglass Bay Lookout, Wineglass Bay … Continue reading

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Freycinet National Park – Cape Tourville

4 April 2018 Freycinet National Park is at the middle of Tasmania’s East Coast. The park is known for its mountains, rugged coastline, and beautiful beaches. We spent our first afternoon here taking a few short hikes. This is another … Continue reading

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Coles Bay, Tasmania

4 – 5 April 2018 Continuing our tour of Tasmania, we travelled northeast from Hobart to Coles Bay through small towns and grazing pastures. Coles Bay sits on the edge of Freycinet National Park. After a few short hikes in … Continue reading

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