Tasmania
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    New "Glamping" Experience Comes to Tasmania

    Camping in the Tasmanian countryside doesn't have to involve "roughing it" when you book a stay with Wingtons – a new luxury camp site at scenic Clarence Point. Allowing visitors to immerse themselves into the surrounding wilderness whilst enjoying all the luxurious mod-cons of a hotel, Wingtons is perfect for couples looking for a romantic short break or weekend away in one of the world's most breathtaking destinations.

  • Be Revived Physically, Spiritually and Mentally in Tasmania

    Be Revived Physically, Spiritually and Mentally in Tasmania

    Tasmania is a supremely underrated location for a romantic getaway, with its picturesque landscapes, gourmet food and wine, and endless opportunities to relax and rejuvenate. It's vast, rugged and wild reputation precedes it when there's wellness retreats like Harmony Hill Wellness & Organic Spa Retreat to discover. 

  • Attention Active and Discerning Gourmand Travellers...

    Attention Active and Discerning Gourmand Travellers...

    A brand new tour has just arrived in Tasmania: The Bruny Island Gourmet Hike & Bike. Best suited to active and discerning travellers with a taste for all things food and wine related, the tour has been designed to perfectly balance rugged adventures with gourmet experiences. 

  • 5 of Australia's Best Beaches – How Many Have You Been To?

    5 of Australia's Best Beaches – How Many Have You Been To?

    Australia is renowned for having some of the best beaches in the world and the carefree culture to match. Travellers flock from all over the globe to experience Australia's golden sands and azure waters. As the world's largest island, we're literally surrounded by fabulous options for soaking up the sun and enjoying the salty kiss of sea spray on our skin. Here are five of Australia's best beaches, epitomising those quintessential qualities of a good Aussie beach we all love so much. 

  • Treat Yourself To Tasmania

    Treat Yourself To Tasmania

     

    The best way to describe Tasmania is to explain that everything good about Australia can be found here, but in a bonsai-type version - easy to get to, and quite possible to see in a week long holiday.

  • Tasmania's Tasting at the Top Turns 21

    Tasmania's Tasting at the Top Turns 21

    Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge is popping the bubbly to celebrate the 21st year of Tasmania's premier culinary event Tastings at the Top on Friday May 15 and Saturday May 16. The event is a two day gourmet food and wine festival, showcasing Tasmania's best fresh produce, making it one of the best festivals of the kind in the country. 

  • 10 Must-See Attractions in Tasmania For Honeymooners

    10 Must-See Attractions in Tasmania For Honeymooners

    What's the best way to enjoy a spectacular Tasmanian honeymoon? Newlyweds can start the journey in style and comfort by hopping onto the Spirit of Tasmania ferry that departs from Melbourne, and sailing at night in a luxurious deluxe cabin, giving ultimate privacy with a queen-size bed, private bathroom, mini-refrigerator and television. When you awake the next morning to land on the Tasmanian shore together, here are the top 10 romantic sights that you can look forward to.

  • Top 5 edge-of-the-world destinations

    Top 5 edge-of-the-world destinations

     

    Want to get out there? Really out there? Matthew Brace discovers five global outposts perfect for a romantic getaway with a difference ...

     

     

  • Pure romance in Tasmania

    Pure romance in Tasmania

    Tasmania is one of Australia's hidden gems, and is great for couples who don't want to travel far, but still want to feel a world away.

    The island state contains many breathtaking national parks, so there is no shortage of choice for those couples that want to hole away in a private forest retreat, or enjoy strolling along a deserted beach, hand in hand. 

  • Saffire Freycinet Awarded for Excellence

    Saffire Freycinet Awarded for Excellence

     

    It's no secret that our modern working lives are becoming busier, pressure mounting as we attempt to multi-task our relationships, manic jobs and the every-evolving world of communication technology. It's no surprise, then, that a growing number of busy working couples are seeking escapes of solitude and serenity to counter the flurry of everyday life.

  • Australia's 15 Dreamiest Beaches

    Australia's 15 Dreamiest Beaches

    From sexy seaside escapes to intimate coves and coastlines of sunshine and gold, Craig Tansley has found a showy stretch of sand to make every heart race.  Check out the full list here:

  • 48 Hours in Hobart

    48 Hours in Hobart

     

    A vibrant port with charming colonial architecture and leafy suburbs, Hobart has no shortage of fine restaurants and cafes that serve fresh seafood and superb local produce. 

    It’s a city of culture packed with galleries and museums. It was named as one of the top 10 cities in the world to visit in 2013 by Lonely Planet’s “Best in Travel”. 

    Here’s how to spend 48 hours.

    Friday evening:

    The bar at Hobart's Henry Jones Art Hotel stocks top drops, from top-shelf whiskies to craft beers and local wine. After a pre-dinner drink, head to Ethos Eat Drink for an intimate eight-course menu designed for sharing. 

  • Experience One of the Best Walks on Earth

    Experience One of the Best Walks on Earth

    The iconic Cradle Mountain Huts and Bay of Fires Lodge Walks in northern Tasmania take guests on an expedition through the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain or along the pristine beaches of the north eastern coastline of Tasmania in a diversity of landscapes, from sedgeland moors, glacial mountain lakes and rainforests, to craggy peaks, button grass plains, alpine meadows and spectacular waterfalls.

    This season has seen the introduction of “Adventure Walks” for those looking for something a little more challenging. Until the end of season on May 1, 2013, walkers have the option to climb the mountains that are found along the way. These include Cradle Mountain, Barn Bluff, Mt. Oakleigh and Mt. Ossa providing some of the most outstanding views in the country.

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