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
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
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
“This must be a national park for the people, for all time. It is magnificent and people must know about it and enjoy it”
How unbelievably lucky are we that get to spend the majority of our time … Read the rest
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
At 1,617m altitude, Mount Ossa is Tasmania’s highest summit, set deep within the untamed wilderness of Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park. A couple of days’ walk from the nearest road, the peak can be considered remote. Yet … Read the rest
When is a pademelon not a pademelon? When it’s a rufous wallaby, of course!
Actually, pademelon is the aboriginal name for the rufous wallaby. If you want to get truly technical, the Latin name is Thylogale billardierrii. Try saying that … Read the rest
Wombats with their babies are a special sight while visiting Cradle Mountain National Park.
There are many opportunities to see and photograph wombats in the wilderness. Access is often close to the edge of the National Park or even around … Read the rest