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YOUR MONTHLY GUIDE TO EVENTS, ATTRACTIONS AND
TOURING THROUGHOUT TASMANIA.
With summer quickly approaching and the days
getting longer, Tasmania offers a veritable feast of
activities and attractions for locals and visitors alike.
Enjoy the spring blooms of the Royal Botanical Gardens
and the magnificent roses at Woolmers Estate.
Learn more about our history at Port Arthur Historic
Site or Highfield Historic Site at Stanley.
Or tempt yourself with the truly Tasmanian flavours of
our local produce and award winning wines, beers and
cheeses or fresh oysters.
What could be better than to spend a lazy afternoon
enjoying a long lunch at one of our superb restaurants?
4- 11 What's on
Calendar of Events
Live life! Eat Out
12-13 Cradle Country
Experience a range of landscapes from stunning
agricultural hinterland to the reknowned Cradle
Mountain and Sheffield the town of murals.
14-15 Great Nature Trail
From the abundant wildlife of Narawantapu National
Park to the Edge of the World on the far northwest coast,
discover the areas rich natural resources.
16-17 Great Western Tiers
Featuring a chain of ancient mountains holding more
than 3000 lakes, limestone caves and farming villages
first settled in the early 1800s.
Home to the spirit of Tasmania I and II, this tourist
orientated city welcomes thousands of visitors each
20-21 Western Wilderness
From Lake St Clair the deepest lake in Australia, to some
of the largest remaining tracts of temperate rainforest in
the world and the breathtaking Gordon River.
The harbour side capital is renowned for its thriving
arts scene, 19th century waterfront warehouses
and sandstone buildings with the majestic Mount
Wellington ever present.
Wind your way along the mighty Derwent River to New
Norfolk, including the towering Russell Falls at Mt Field
national Park and Lake St Clair.
26-27 Convict Trail
From historic Richmond to Eaglehawk Neck and Port
Arthur Historic Site, this journey is rich in convict history
and natural beauty.
Journey through fertile valleys, waterways and mighty
rivers and savour the gourmet food producers and
29-31 East Coast Escape
Stunning coastal scenery, vineyards, national parks
and gorges abound on this journey or sample the fresh
seafood, fine wines and cheeses.
32-33 Heritage Highway
Telling a thousand stories of convicts, farmers,
bushrangers, writers and painters, the area is rich in
Georgian villages and gracious homesteads.
An array of attractions are on offer including the
iconic Cataract Gorge and heritage streetscapes to
independent galleries, great coffee and much more.
36-37 Tamar Valley
Home to the Tamar Valley Wine Route, this area includes
over 20 cellar doors to visit and is a foodie's paradise.
North East Trail
Discover fertile farm lands, spectacular waterfalls,
unspoilt beaches and superb wine along this scenic trail.
Refer to the map for touring route information and
approximate travelling times and distances.
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