1. Hike around Cradle Mountain
Located in Lake St Clair National Park, one of Australia’s most beautiful national parks, the royal Cradle Mountain is a sight to behold and among the highest places to see at Tasmania. Rather than carrying the hard six-day long hike over the Overland Track, prefer going for a walk around Dove Lake around the Dove Lake Circuit, keeping a lookout for echidnas and platypus in route.
2. Visit the underwater Art Museum MONA (Museum of Old and New Art)
Anything but standard, MONA showcases David Walsh’s private collection of rather intriguing art and antiquities in addition to unique exhibitions by famous artists. The museum hosts over 150 music events every year, with genres such as classical, punk, jazz and blues and has its own basement door and brewery.
3. Come face-to-face together with all the (Tasmanian) Devil
The adorable, shy, however occasionally growling Tasmanian Devils are gradually declining in population because of horrible cancer. The top places to experience them is at among those wildlife centres dedicated to rescuing these cute marsupials, like the Tasmanian Devil Union, the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, the Trowunna Wildlife Park or the Tasmania Zoo.
4. Escape from Port Arthur
A must-see Tasmania attraction, the World Heritage-listed Port Arthur was known as the”inevitable prison”, and has been home to a number of the nation’s worst convicts. Now, its eerie ruins are a reminder of what once was, and you’ll be able to learn about its history on a guided walking tour. There is a lantern-lit ghost tour for people who believe themselves a genuine Ghostbuster and”is not afraid of no ghost”.
5. Boat it to Bruny Island
Only a short scenic ferry ride from Kettering (a 40-minute drive south of Hobart), will set you on Bruny Island, famous for its abundant wildlife, local produce, Cape Bruny Lighthouse and Cloudy Bay surf break. Spend the afternoon exploring the island, or have a wilderness cruise to detect sea caves and see coastal wildlife such as seals, whales, dolphins and much more.
6. Savour some candy in the Salamanca Market
Each Saturday morning, Hobart’s waterfront begins to grapple with the introduction of the Salamanca Market. With more than 300 stalls such as clothes, art, wine, cheese and indulgent treats, this top-rated Tasmania attraction isn’t to be overlooked!
7. Discover the wilderness in Mount Wellington
It is difficult not to see the colossal Mount Wellington climbing over the town of Hobart. The royal mountain is located only 20 minutes from the CBD in Wellington Park, home to walking trails, waterfalls, springs, rainforests and scenic views of Hobart, Bruny Island and outside.
8. Get the Fantastic Instagram shot Wineglass Bay
Wineglass Bay is just a 10-12-minute drive from Saffire Freycinet, one of the top Luxury Resorts in Tasmania. Situated in Freycinet National Park, the iconic Wineglass Bay is an Insta-worthy! Whether by foot, by ship or by air, the scenic shore at Wineglass Bay with its white sand and turquoise waters is among the very best on the planet, also worth a trip. Tip: Don’t miss out to treat yourself with a Luxury day spa at Saffire Freycinet.
9. Bask at the Bay of Fires
Among the Gorgeous places to Go to in Australia, the Bay of Fires is located on the east coast of Tasmania, extending over 50 kilometres from Binalong Bay into Eddystone Point. With miles of sandy beaches along with a crystal-clear sea, you will never need to leave this bay.
10. Cool off in Cataract Gorge
Only a 15-minute walk across the Tamar River out of Launceston city centre sets Cataract Gorge. This unique all-natural formation comes with a Victorian garden, pedestrian inclination, scenic chairlift and suspension bridge. There are a hot swimming pool and trendy café serving up creamy ice cream for those hot summer days! On top of that, entry is free to this intriguing urban book.