5 Great Tourist Attractions in Tasmania
Are you planning a trip to Tasmania soon? Tasmania, or Tassie as it is often more fondly referred to, is the 26th largest island in the world. So, as you can imagine, there is a lot to do and a lot to see whilst you are there. Tasmania is well known for its fantastic landscape so if you love to spend time in the great outdoors, there are plenty of places you will appreciate.
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Top of the Tasmanian list of attractions is a trip to Mount Wellington. Wellington Park is filled with wonderful places to explore, so make sure you bring your hiking boots!
Just outside of Hobart, this popular destination is a walker’s dream. Fancy seeing the sights in a different way? You can go by horseback, mountain bike or four-wheel drive around the mountainous terrain. Head up to the Pinnacle observation shelter for breathtaking views or you can even do a spot of rock climbing.
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
When in Tasmania it would be rude not to get to know the wildlife a little bit better. The Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary is home to all kinds of wonderful species, including kangaroos, wombats, koalas and of course, tasmanian devils!
Go on the tour to find out all about your favourite Aussie animals and you can even feed some of them yourself.
Port Arthur Historic Site
If you enjoy finding out about history and visiting heritage sites then take time out to go to Port Arthur. The historic site and gardens are open everyday from 9am and if you’re feeling brave you could try the Ghost Tours at night.
There are loads of things to do, from the Point Puer Boys’ Prison Tour to the Museum House Talks. Entry includes a guided tour and a cruise of the harbour. There are over 30 historic buildings for you to explore on the site, so it is perfect for an all day trip.
Another excellent day out awaits you at Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. With rainforests and various species of wildlife, the adventurers amongst you will be more than happy with a visit to this gem.
Take a lake cruise, or explore the area by foot using one of the many walking trails. You can even see the park by flying over it, should you so wish. Fancy a challenging climb? Why not try and reach the peak of Mount Ossa to experience views from the highest point in Tasmania?
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Garden
The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens is another stunningly beautiful place to enjoy in Tasmania. Australia’s second oldest botanical gardens, it was established back in 1818.
Not only can you walk around and take in the ancient plant and trees, the gardens also overlook the ocean for spectacular views.
Fancy any of these five attractions in Tasmania? If you are looking for easy, convenient transport around the island, have you thought about hiring a bus? Talk to us today to book low-cost Tasmania bus charter (with a driver) You won’t have to worry about getting lost, where to park or what time the last bus is, just sit back and enjoy the ride to any of these fantastic days out.