Tasmania

Tasmanian adventure, part two

Our Tasmanian adventures continued—see part one here—with a three-hour drive to Pumphouse Point. Last time I was in this area, The Pumphouse was just an idea making its way through the red tape of government bureaucracy. A…

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Tasmanian adventure, part one

Let me start by saying that this five day trip to Tasmania ranks up there amongst my best ever travel experiences. It comprises so many elements that interest me including design, art and architecture, food, nature and hiking; plus, at both destinations,…

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Walls of Jerusalem National Park, Tasmania

The Walls of Jerusalem National Park, part of Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area, retains much of its character due to its relative inaccessibility and remoteness. There are no facilities for casual visitors which means bushwalkers need…

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Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

Cradle Mountain, in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, rises 1,545 metres (5,069 ft) above sea level and is one of the principal tourist attractions in Tasmania. It is composed of dolerite columns with a distinctive ‘cradle’ shape giving it its name….

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Mt Claude, Tasmania

The Mount Roland Mountain Range in Tasmania comprise Mt Roland (1234m), Mt Van Dyke (1084m) and Mt Claude (1034m). This group of mountains forms a natural amphitheatre and the scene of the annual Triple Top Mountain Run, a…

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MONA, Tasmania

David Walsh’s MONA, situated on the bank of Hobart’s Derwent River, really does live up to the hype. Impressive on a global level, MONA has brought serious clout to Tasmania’s cultural and crafts scene. With views across the river to…

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