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[7 Mar 2012 | 10 Comments | ]
23 amazing black and white images of Tasmania

Tasmania is an amazing place for photography. So many wild places, so many undiscovered opportunities to take the “perfect” image. In this aricle we share 23 of the best black and white images of special places in Tasmania we could … Read the rest

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[4 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
S is for Snake

Every October through March, my house has visitors who come to stay. We have dubbed them ‘The Twins’. They can often be found basking in the searing Tasmanian summer sun, and although they seem placid enough, I give them a … 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

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[30 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Day Tours to Cradle Mountain Tasmania

If you have limited time in Tasmania sometimes the best way to visit the iconic Cradle Mountain National Park is via a day tour.

We love the magical splendour that is Cradle Mountain and want you to get the chance … Read the rest

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[18 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Come to Cradle Mountain – Tasmania and see what you see

One of my favourite things about Cradle Mountain is the people.

Not just the wonderful people I work with, or the rest of our fabulously passionate resident Cradle Mountain community, but the visitors, too. The random strangers who become part … Read the rest

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[4 Sep 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Whatever the weather – Cradle eventually delivers

Our weather conditions are notoriously changeable, with little or no forewarning. Particularly on Cradle Mountain. Take this week, for example: on Sunday, it snowed. On Monday, it snowed. On Tuesday, it rained. Wednesday, grey. On Thursday, the first day of spring, the sky was a brilliant blue!

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[24 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Put Cradle Mountain on your computer screen, free!

Beautiful Cradle Mountain, majestic, awe inspiring, rugged and wild.

From  craggy peaks to still mountain tarns, visitors to Cradle often fall in love with this magnificent area.

There are thousands of photographs taken each week at Cradle. Everyone has a … Read the rest

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[17 Aug 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
“You’re never going to believe this, but…”

Wombats, Wallabies, and Tassie Devils are the obvious stars of our Cradle Mountain community and form the basis of more than one valuable business in our area. They are a drawcard for tourists, particularly families with inquisitive youngsters, and provide … Read the rest

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[20 Jun 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Superb Fairy Wren – the male is a show off!

While exploring Cradle Mountain National Park and Tasmania, you will encounter a range of bird life. One favourite for many visitors is the cheeky little Superb Fairy Wren.

It is a common held belief that a well plumed male is … Read the rest