Tasmania Travel Tips

Welcome to our Tasmania travel tips page! If you are planning a trip to visit Tasmania and want suggestions on all the best places to visit and things to see and do, this page is for you!

Hazards Beach in Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, Australia
Hazards Beach, Freycinet National Park

We spent one month travelling around “Tassie” enjoying the beautiful landscapes, friendly people and learning more about the daunting history.

We’ve always known about Tasmania’s important role in Australia’s history, but who knew Tassie had an amazing food and wine industry? The local produce and wine down there is some of the best we’ve had in Oz.

Besides the history and the food, Tasmania is all about nature. It’s Australia’s smallest state and over 40 per cent of Tasmania is reserved as national park and world heritage area.

On this page you will find our best Tasmania travel tips and advice including what to do in Hobart, Launceston, Freycinet National Park, the Bay of Fires, Port Arthur, and how to get the ferry to Tasmania.

Within each article you’ll get suggestions on where to eat and drink, where to sleep, and the best things to see and do.

Click on each link below in the table of contents to go direct to each topic, or scroll through manually to your place of interest.

Tasmania Travel Tips

Hobart Travel Tips

Freycinet National Park

Port Arthur

Cradle Mountain

Cradle Mountain, Tasmania - one of the best short walks in Australia
Cradle Mountain

Launceston

Bay of Fires

Introducing the Bay of Fires

Bruny Island

Strahan

Best of Tasmania

Accommodation in Tasmania

Booking.com is our preferred accommodation provider for hotels, apartments, and hostels. They have over 800 properties in Tasmania and you get free cancellation on most rooms and a best price guarantee.

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Airbnb is a great option for staying in apartments and people’s homes and living like a local. We’ve got a $40AUD credit for you on your first stay.

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Flights to Tasmania

Skyscanner is a great flight search comparison site that searches millions of flights in one search. Once you find your best deal, book directly through the airline (no extra fees).

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Car Rental in Tasmania

RentalCars.com is the world’s biggest car rental booking service that compares all the major brands in one search like Hertz, Avis, Alamo, Thrifty and Europcar and they find you the best price. They have locations all over Australia.

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Guide Book for Tasmania

Lonely Planet are our guide books of choice. We’ve been using them since the 1990’s. But we use them as they are intended to be used “as a guide” and don’t just stick to everything LP says. Buy them on Amazon.

Lonely Planet Tasmania guide book

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Planning a trip to Tasmania? Check out these tips on the best places to vist in Hobart, Freycinet National Park, Launceston and much more!

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