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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

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[30 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Three short walks: Waterfalls in the Huon Valley and The Channel

Waterfall lovers will find plenty within a one day trip from Hobart. They are always best visited after rain, but the downside is that the track to reach them will be muddier. Pack your boots, camera, water and snacks and … Read the rest

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[26 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Cockle Creek and South Coast Track beginnings

More from Ian on his travels around Tasmania, this time he visits Cockle Creek and heads off into the beginning of the South Coast Track.  It is a great thing to do in the south west of Tasmania, especially if … Read the rest

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[21 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Top Must-Do’s at Cradle Mountain

Koby Blizzard our resident Tassiephile and Cradle Mountain lover shares her 5 top must do activities near Cradle Mountain in Tasmania, Australia.  Koby works at Cradle Mountain in a large hotel and is passionate about visitors making the most of … Read the rest

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[19 Dec 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Ida Bay Railway – a leisurly trip to Deep Hole (and back)

Ida Bay Railway is Australia’s southern most railway.

The railway is a narrow gauge system much like the familiar sugar cane trains found all over northern Queensland.

It travels over 7km of government land at a very leisurely pace. The … Read the rest

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[14 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Freycinet Circuit Hike – Wineglass Bay on foot, with lunch!

Freycinet National Park is one of Tasmania’s iconic destinations and there’s a very good reason for this – it is absolutely stunning.

If you are like me, a novice bushwalker, but up for a good few hours of beautiful scenery, … Read the rest

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[13 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Going Cuckoo at the Falls

Ian Smith continues his Tasmanian tour with a visit to Cuckoo Falls:

I had to move on, I’d booked a fishing trip for the next day and had only limited time to do another walk and reach the east coast.  … Read the rest