Visit These Tasmania Attractions On Your Holiday Or Road Trip

When you visit Tasmania you will find many Tasmania attractions that have an unspoilt natural beauty that you will find captivating and exciting. Like Cradle Mountain, Bruny Island and Freycinet Peninsula.

Tasmania is full of history, when you travel Tasmania you will discover Tasmania's convict sites, historic railways, historic houses and villages and much more.

Explore and see many unique things in Tasmania, find a Tasmanian Devil, tour the Cadbury Chocolate Factory near Hobart, experience the cleanest air in Tassie, drive to the top of Mount Wellington and get an amazing view, you will be over 1200 metres above Hobart.

Tasmania is easily accessible from mainland Australia by the Spirit Of Tasmania ferry to Devonport on the North Coast.

Also you can take flights by airplane to Hobart, Launceston or Devonport, hire a car or campervan and have an exciting holiday or road trip and enjoy Tasmania's heritage and amazing scenery.

Tasmania has five regions

  • Hobart and Surrounding area
  • The East Coast
  • Launceston, Tamar and the North
  • The North West Coast
  • The Western Wilderness
The population of Tasmania is just over 500,000 Hobart has about 200,000 residents. About 100,000 live in and around the second main city of Launceston.

This Tasmania attractions list is a variety of manmade and natural attractions and the map of Tasmania will help you plan your holiday.


Map Of Tasmania


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This map of Tasmania will show you the cities, towns and attractions.
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Spirit Of Tasmania - Travel To Tasmania

The Spirit of Tasmania is a ship that will take you and your vehicle across to Devonport in 9 to 11 hours, one way or return.

The 'Spirit of Tasmania' Departs from Port Melbourne, Victoria and arrives at East Devonport, Tasmania.
www.spiritoftasmania.com.au

Another way to get to Tasmania is to take a flight from the mainland.


Natures Best And National Parks Tasmania Attractions

Bruny Island - Southern Tasmania
Bruny Island is at the south eastern tip of Tasmania and is actually two islands, the north and south islands which are both quite different.
brunyisland.org.au

Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair National Parks - Western Wilderness
Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair are Tasmania's natural highlights, they are 'must see' destinations.
www.parks.tas.gov.au

Derwent Valley and Russell Falls - Southern Tasmania
Follow the tourist route called the 'Rivers Run' and choose from the Highlands trail or the Heritage and nature trail.
www.tasmania.com/Derwent_Valley

Bay Of Fires - East Coast of Tasmania
The Bay of Fires is on the edge of Mount William National Park where you will experience dramatic landscape, ecology and wildlife.
www.www.parks.tas.gov.au/bayoffires

Cataract Gorge - Near Launceston
The Cataract Gorge Reserve is a unique natural formation close to central Launceston.
www.launcestoncataractgorge.com.au

The Stanley Nut - North West Tasmania
The 'Nut' is the leftovers from a volcano many years ago, now it is a unique tourist attraction that you can walk up or around or take the chair lift.
www.stanleytasmania.com.au

The Freycinet Peninsula - East Coast Tasmania
The Freycinet Peninsula is well known for the beautiful Wineglass Bay beach which one the most popular beaches in the world.
www.wineglassbay.com

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The stunning Wineglass Bay in the Freycinet Peninsula



Historic Tasmania Attractions

West Coast Pioneers Memorial Museum - Zeehan - West Coast
The West Coast Pioneers Museum celebrates the west coast's rich pioneering past. Learn about the history of the region's mining industry.
www.discovertasmania.com/pioneer-museum

Historic Richmond Village - Richmond - South East Tasmania
Visit Tasmania’s historic town of Richmond. Step back in time and walk across the Richmond Bridge, Australia’s oldest existing bridge and visit the quaint historic shops.
www.richmondvillage.com.au

Port Arthur Historic Site - Port Arthur near Hobart
At Port Arthur you can discover the intriguing convict history and the many stories of its past through a variety of interpretive experiences.
www.portarthur.org.au

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Museum - Northern Tasmania
The Heritage centre explains what it was like when hard labour and machinery were used to hunt for gold. The interpretive displays let you step back in time and capture the rich history of the Tamar Valley.
www.beaconsfieldheritage.com.au

Hastings Caves State Reserve - Near Hobart
The Hastings Caves State Reserve offers visitors a relaxing swim in the warm waters of a thermal springs pool and a walk in the rich forests.
www.parks.tas.gov.au/hastings-caves


Wildlife Tasmania Attractions

ZooDoo Wildlife Park - Richmond - South East Tasmania
ZooDoo Wildlife Park has an many native animals including the tassie devil, quolls, koalas, kangaroos, wallabies and several rare animals.
www.zoodoo.com.au

Seahorse World - Beauty Point - North East Tasmania
At Seahorse World you can marvel at these unique little creatures and have a guided tour which is suitable for all ages.
www.seahorseworld.com.au

Devils@Cradle - Mount Cradle - North West Tasmania
Devils at Cradle is a world class wildlife conservation facility dedicated to the long term conservation of all wildlife, but in particular, the Tasmania Devil.
www.devilsatcradle.com

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary - Brighton Near Hobart
At Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary you can meet friendly free ranging animals, also learn how injured animals are nursed back to health and enjoy all the other animals roaming the sanctuary.
www.bonorong.com.au

Wing’s Wildlife Park - Gunns Plains - North West
The park has a huge range of animals from Tasmania and some exotic animals like bison. A great day out for all the family with a animal nursery that young kids especially appreciate.
www.wingswildlife.com.au

East Coast Nature World - Bicheno - East Coast
Natureworld brings the wilderness to you, there is guaranteed viewing of Devils, Roos, Koalas, Quolls, Cape Barrens, Gang Gangs, Gliders and much more of Tasmania’s unique Flora and Fauna.
www.natureworld.com.au

Platypus House - Beauty Point - Northern Tasmania
Platypus House is one of many unique Tasmania attractions where you can watch the very unique Tasmanian Platypuses in an indoor enviroment.
www.platypushouse.com.au


Adventure Tasmania Attractions

Hollybank Treetops Adventure - Hollybank Forest Reserve - Near Launceston
Hollybank Treetops Adventure is the only one of its kind in Australia, it is a continuous cable tree top flying fox ride.
The Tahune AirWalk - Tahune Forest Reserve - Near Hobart
The Tahune AirWalk gives you breathtaking views of the forests, mountains and the junction of the Huon and Picton Rivers.
The Tarkine Forest Adventure - Dismal Swamp - North West Tasmania
View the forest from a cantilevered walkway then walk or take a 110 metre slide from the viewing platform to the swamp floor and explore the unique habitat.
www.adventureforests.com.au/

Cable Hang Gliding - Launceston
Experience the thrill of Cable Hang Gliding for two hundred metres or four hundred metres away over beautiful scenery.
www.cablehanggliding.com.au


 

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The breathtaking Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake
is one of many stunning Tasmania attractions

"Cradle Mountain National Park has a mystic about it that makes you want to explore its amazing beauty. The best way to see and experience is to go for scenic walks around the many sections of the area. There are about twenty walking trails which are graded as easy, medium and hard.

The Dove Lake circuit is regarded as an easy and a stunning walk, takes up to 3 hours and is boardwalked most of the way. The track will take you through the Ballroom Rain Forest, Glacier Rock and past the very much photographed boatshed that is historic and not used any more.

Crater Lake circuit walk is a medium level walk that takes you around Crater Lake which isn't actually a crater but appears to be one because the water is a dark colour, the walk is for about two hours.

Walking to the summit of Cradle Mountain takes about six to eight hours return and of course the view will be magnicent, this walk is regarded as hard and some previous experience is advised."



Family Fun and Games Tasmania Attractions

Tasmazia - Sheffield - North Coast
Tazmania has eight mazes, featuring The Great Maze possibly the world's largest maze with other whimsical attractions.
http://www.discovertasmania.com.au/attraction/tasmaziaandthevillageoflowercrackpot

Olde Time Portraits - Richmond - South East Tasmania
Olde Time Portraits specialises in colonial style costume portraits.
www.oldetimeportraits.com.au

Cadbury Chocolate Factory - Claremont near Hobart
The Cadbury Chocolate Factory must be the perfect place for all Chocholics! Learn the history of Cadbury, visit the Cadbury souvenir shop, the Cadbury chocolate shop and the Cadbury cafe.
www.cadbury.com.au

West Coast Wilderness Railway - Strahan - west Coast
Take the thirty five kilometre journey and be inspired by the history and the pioneers that built the railway and bridges through wilderness to link the towns together.
www.westcoastwildernessrailway.com.au

Putt It Mini Golf - Tamar Valley
The Putt It Mini Golf provides plenty of fun and a challenge, each hole has been uniquely designed. Features include undulating contours, rock and water obstacles and sand traps.
www.tamarvalleyresort.com.au

Old Hobart Town Model Village - Richmond - South East Tasmania
The model of Hobart shows is as it was in the 1820's, it includes about 60 buildings and 400 figurines.
www.oldhobarttown.com

Putters Adventure Golf - Moonah near Hobart
Putters Adventure Golf has two eighteen hole golf courses that are fun and challenging.
www.putters.com.au

Don River Railway - Devonport North Coast
The Don River Railway winds its way along the eastern banks of the picturesque Don River.
www.donriverrailway.com.au



Museums And Galleries Tasmania Attracions

Swansea Bark & Mill Museum - Swansea East Coast
The Swansea Bark & Mill Museum ia a fully working mill that demonstrates how bark from local black wattle trees was once crushed for export.
www.barkmilltavern.com.au/museum

National Automobile Museum - Launceston - Northern Tasmania
The National Automobile Museum has vechiles from the past 100 years. A 'must see' Tasmania attraction for everyone who loves cars.
www.namt.com.au

Bass and Flinders Centre - George Town Tasmania near Devonport
Take a tour and be guided through Tasmania's maritime history and see many displays of various wooden boats and other maritime information.
www.bassandflinders.org.au

The Maritime Museum of Tasmania - Hobart
The Maritime Museum of Tasmania is dedicated to Tasmania’s rich maritime heritage.
www.maritimetas.org

The Mill Providore - Launceston
The Mill Providore is all about having a wonderful 'food' experience with produce from locals, art and craft galleries with unique Tasmanian designs.
www.millprovidore.com.au

The Wooden Boat Centre - Franklin near Hobart
The Wooden Boat Centre has the Wooden Boat Discovery Centre and Wooden Boat School. In the Discovery Centre you can see displays showing the history of wooden boat building.
www.woodenboatcentre.com

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery - Launceston
The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery has collections of Australian colonial art, Tasmanian history and natural science.
www.qvmag.tas.gov.au

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Admire Salamanca Place as you enjoy the Salamanca Market

"Salamanca Place is just one of the many very popular Tasmania attractions for visitors holidaying in Tassie. There is a mix of the 'old' with the 1830's sandstone warehouses to admire and the 'new' with the warehouses being reused for boutique shops, restaurants and coffee shops, a theatre and art galleries etc.

Salamanca Market is huge and a very popular place to be on Saturdays, over three hundred stall holders sell fresh produce, hand made delights, all types of works of art and many other interesting products, there is sure to someting to appeal to all ages. Add Salamanca to you holiday itinerary when you are working out which Tasmania attractions to visit."



Interesting Tasmania Attractions

Salamanca Place - Hobart
Salamanca Place is on Hobart’s historic waterfront. Salamanca Market is on every Saturday, it is Australia’s biggest outdoor market.
www.salamanca.com.au

The Wall in the Wilderness - Derwent Bridge - West Coast
The Wall in the Wilderness is Australia’s most ambitious art project undertaken in recent years. By 2015 creator and designer, Greg Duncan plans to carve the history of the highlands in 100 metres of timber, most of which will be in rare Huon Pine.
www.thewalltasmania.com

Barnbougle Dunes Golf Links - Bridport - near Launceston
Barnbougle Dunes golf course has breathtaking views, with dramatic scenery and is a challenging 18-hole championship golf course which is among the best worldwide. If you love golf this is sure to be one of your favourite Tasmania attractions.
www.barnbougledunes.com.au

State Library Of Tasmania - Hobart
The State Library Of Tasmania has a huge range of books, DVDs, CDs etc for adults and children.
www.statelibrary.tas.gov.au

Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens - Hobart
The gardens have beautiful parklands and collection of large trees. It is also home to an evolving and significant number of specialised collections and gardens.
www.rtbg.tas.gov.au

Cascade Brewery - South Hobart
The brewery produces a range of fine Tasmanian beers and soft drinks. A tour of the brewery is available.
www.cascadebreweryco.com.au

Franklin House - Near Launceston - North East
The National Trust has restored and furnished Franklin House and recreated the original Georgian family home.
www.nationaltrusttas.org.au/franklinhouse


Map of Wineglass Bay Tasmania Attractions


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This is a stunning birdseye view of Wineglass Bay and the area, you can even see boats cruising around. What else can you see?
Wineglass Bay is one of Tassie's most popular natural wonders and is always listed in the Top 10 Tasmanian attractions.



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