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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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[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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[7 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Tahune Airwalk – Tree top adventure

Love or hate the forestry industry it has to be said they do provide some very interesting resources and experiences for visitors to Tasmania.

If you visit Adventure Forests Tasmania you’ll find information on four major locations.

Of the four, … 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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[9 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
For all the people, for all time – Cradle Mountain

“This must be a national park for the people, for all time. It is magnificent and people must know about it and enjoy it”

Gustav Weindorfer

How unbelievably lucky are we that get to spend the majority of our time … 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

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[13 Jun 2011 | One Comment | ]
Bruny Island – southern Tasmanian paradise

Less than a couple of hours drive south from the state capital, Hobart, Bruny Island is an ideal getaway for locals and travelers alike.

The two main bodies of the island are linked by a thin, sandy isthmus. Whilst North … Read the rest

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[25 May 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Climb Mount Ossa – Tasmania’s highest

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

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[11 May 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
5 important tips when looking for Pademelons

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

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[11 Apr 2011 | One Comment | ]
Wombat baby pouches – how weird are these?

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