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[10 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Say ‘sheep cheese’ at Grandvewe Sheep Cheesery

Tasmania is certainly famous for cheese. With clean air and water, green pastures and a temperate climate, many great cheese makers call the island home. Bruny Island, Ashgrove, Pyengana, Elgaar Farm and of course King Island are just a few … Read the rest

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[3 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Hastings Caves – Go underground in Tasmania’s far south

Tasmania is home to some 4,000 known caves, including the deepest caves in Australia. While many of these are the domain of the serious adventure caver only, there are several excellent examples that you can walk through to admire the … Read the rest

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[2 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Where? Lake St Clair!

Last week, a guest came to the desk looking for information on Lake St Clair. They were under the impression that they could drive through Cradle Mountain National Park and reach Lake St Clair. This would involve somehow finding a … Read the rest

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[28 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
The Tasmanian Transport Museum

If you are a kid of any age there’s a good chance you like trains, steam trains especially, but usually any train will do.

Finding trains in Tasmania can be tough though, as the last regular passenger services stopped here … Read the rest

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[15 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
What’s in a  name? The Huon Valley Apple Museum

If you’ve done a little travelling around our fair country you may have become just a little numb or confused by the naming of tourist attractions.

In fact sometimes the word “attractions” itself can be justifiably questioned when icons such … Read the rest

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[18 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
Hartz Mountains for the ‘soft adventurer’

Short on time, fitness or courage but keen to glimpse the beautiful south-west wilderness area of Tasmania?

As well as the challenging walk up to Hartz Peak (1255 metres), the Hartz Mountains National Park features several much shorter and easier … Read the rest