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[3 Apr 2012 | One Comment | ]
Cradle Mountain walks – three days of adventure

So you are planning a visit to Cradle Mountain in Tasmania.

You love walking and exploring.

You are on holiday to get out and absorb  everything Cradle Mountain National Park has to offer.

You want to explore, get up close … Read the rest

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[25 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Hartz Peak – the view from the top

Hartz Peak has been described as providing the ‘best view for effort’ of all the mountain walks in southern Tasmania, and while I haven’t been up enough other peaks yet to compare, I have to agree that the view is … Read the rest

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[18 Mar 2012 | 7 Comments | ]
Five best coffee spots in Hobart

Coffee is a personal thing.

What one person loves, another… anyway, I have chosen this sample of places to visit during your stay in Hobart for their coffee or location or both, with five more listed at the end that … Read the rest

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[8 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Jet Boating the Huon River –  The Huon Valley at speed

I suspect that visitors to this site may find what I am about to describe abhorrent.

I admit it, I had a jet boat ride on the Huon River and I liked it.

Since I’ve lived here I’ve driven past … Read the rest

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[1 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Cradle Mountain Weather Forecast

Weather is so important when we are planning a holiday, special event or day trip. Will it rain, snow or will we be blessed with spectacular sunshine?

The weather around Cradle Mountain and across the whole of Tasmania can be … Read the rest

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[26 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Tasmania by car?  Safety First!

In light of a number of recent incidents involving the unpredictable roads in our area, I’d like to draw your attention to a simple, but ridiculously effective trick to put you in good stead on your journey  around Tasmania and … Read the rest

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[18 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Top 10 Things to do on Cradle Mountain

Last fortnight I gave you the first five of my Top 10 Things to Do on Cradle Mountain. Below you will find the remaining five, in no particular order. I’m confident I have captured the complete Cradle Mountain Experience … Read the rest

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[15 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Sydney-to-Hobart – the finishing line

Between Christmas and New Year is a great time to visit Hobart. Aside from general holiday season festivities, there’s the annual Taste Festival on Princess Wharf, an eating and drinking extravaganza featuring Tasmanian produce. And the summer weather brings people … Read the rest

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[13 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Where is Cradle Mountain?

Where is Cradle Mountain?

Cradle Mountain National Park is in the central highlands of  Tasmania, Australia.  It is an iconic mountain that dominates the northern end of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage area. Cradle is a popular tourism destination, enjoyed … Read the rest

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[9 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Tasman Peninsula – Looking for Cape Raoul

This bushwalk takes you to the Tasman Peninsula. A 5 hour round trip, it is level for a lot of the time though there is one hill that you must ascend about 10 minutes into the walk. You might want … Read the rest