Capital: Hobart

Population: Circa 515,000

Climate: Maritime with four distinct seasons. Hobart is Australia's second-driest capital city while the west coast can get a lot of rain

Great for: Camping, Fishing, Golfing, Surfing


Hobart and beyond
The capital city combines heritage charm and cultural diversity. Soak up the sun on Salamanca Place – a waterfront hub for food, art, shopping and music. Grab some fresh-off-the-boat fish and oysters or visit one of the many Indian restaurants.

East Coast
Spend the day at Wineglass Bay – often voted as one of the top ten beaches in the world. Take the 45-minute walk to the top of the hill for great views of the white sand and turquoise water and to take that perfect photograph.

Western Wilderness
Discover a world of ancient and epic beauty in Western Tasmania’s World Heritage-listed National Parks. Go on a steam-powered railway journey, cruise down Gordon River and walk through pine and myrtle forests. Stay in one of the comfortable cabins and finish the day in a hot tub.

Vicki McLaren:
“Take a walk around Cradle Mountain National Park through the ever-changing vegetation of the shores and mountainside to fully appreciate the magic of this area. I also recommend King Island where you can try some of the nation’s best cheese.”

Find out more at discovertasmania.com

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