What better place to start your Tasmanian adventure than Devonport. Located at the centre of Tasmania’s North Coast, Devonport is not only home to a strong sense of culture and history, but is also surrounded by beautiful landscape. Just 10 kilometres south of Devonport is the glorious Tasmanian Arboretum. Wander through a peaceful landscape among trees from ancient times in this unique 66 acres of botanical Tree Park. Follow the walks and nature trails or sit quietly and watch the waterbirds and platypus. We recommend at least one night in Devonport.
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No visit to Tasmania would be complete without spending time in the spectacular World Heritage-listed Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park. For the adventure seeker, Cradle Mountain is the start of the 65km ‘Overland Track’. If you are after a less vigorous adventure there is plenty of hiking, flora and fauna to take in. we recommend spending at least three nights here.
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Situated in Macquarie Harbour, the little fishing village of Strahan Is a fantastic base to visit the majestic stretch of Ocean Beach. Stretching for almost 40 kilometres, it is popular with those who are keen on fishing and horse riding. Also explore the World Heritage listed Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. Well worth at least a two nights stay.
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Complete your adventure in the city of Hobart. Head to the peak of Mt Wellington for spectacular views of Hobart, The Port Arthur Historic site is only a 90 minutes drive away (are you brave enough to go ghost hunting) and nearby you will find thrilling walks and cruises that take you beside the 300 metre sea cliffs of the Capes and the formidable Tasman Island. We recommend at least a one night stay.
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