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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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[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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[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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[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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[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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[11 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
Seven Sheds Brewery, Meadery and Hop Garden

Paradise Pale,  Kentish Ale, Willie Warmer, Elephant’s Trunk or Stark Raven.

Seven Sheds Brewery, Meadery and Hop Garden craft these weirdly named brews ready for lovers of a unique drink to savour. What brews are available can depend on the … Read the rest

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[21 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Hobart is a joke

Everybody has heard of the Melbourne international comedy festival. But I bet you didn’t know that Hobart is a very funny place.

In fact Hobart has its very own comedy festival and 2012 sees it celebrating its 10th birthday. Some … Read the rest

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[5 Aug 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery

It’s a funny thing when you visit an area frequently. You become blind to road signs and advertising hoardings. You are on task and just want to get to your destination.  In other words,  you miss things that might just … Read the rest