Tasmania
  • Tasmania's highly anticipated Three Capes Lodge Walk opens

    Tasmania's highly anticipated Three Capes Lodge Walk opens

    Tasmania's ruggedly romantic landscapes provide the perfect setting for an adventure-filled escape. And now there's another (and totally spectacular) way to enjoy it all. The newest addition to the Great Walks of Australia collection, the new Three Capes Lodge Walk has just been opened by Tasmanian Walking Company. An incredible four-day 46-kilometre fully guided experience, the walk includes a stay at Australia's most sustainable lodges. Take. Us. Here. Now.

  • Beloved CMV ship celebrates farewell with special offer

    Beloved CMV ship celebrates farewell with special offer

    After six years of cruising from Fremantle and Adelaide, Cruise & Maritime Voyages' Astor will sail its final Australian season in March, 2019. A cherished home-away-from-home for more than 115,000 guests over the years, the ship is going in style with a special 'Extend your Escape' offer.

  • See Tasmania's Gordon River on this romantic new cruise

    See Tasmania's Gordon River on this romantic new cruise

    Tasmania seems made for romantic getaways, thanks to its otherworldly scenery. And now there's a new way to experience it all for yourselves, with RACT's new Spirit of the Wild commencing its Gordon River cruises this June. 

  • This new Tasmanian hotel has an official Canine Ambassador

    This new Tasmanian hotel has an official Canine Ambassador

    Give us a stylish hotel with fabulous amenities and a great location, and we're happy. Add an official Canine Ambassador (and such a good boy) from Guide Dogs Tasmania that greets you and delivers your newspapers and we're sold. Offering all that and more, the new Peppers Silo Hotel in Launceston is making us want to book a flight to Tasmania asap. 

  • Australia 2018: Through the eyes of the world

    Australia 2018: Through the eyes of the world

    When the world’s leading magazines, newspapers and websites compiled their list of must-visit travel destinations for 2018, a huge number of them recommended coming Down Under. No surprises there – but what might surprise you is just how many different places in our Great Southern Land made the lists. Here’s a rundown of these so-hot-right-now Australian destinations, why tourists are flocking to them and why locals have loved them all along.

  • Why Tasmania is perfect for romantics

    Why Tasmania is perfect for romantics

    One of Australia's most popular destinations right now, Tasmania seems made for romantic getaways. Heck, the island even looks like a heart! Soaking in tub surrounded by mountain views, retreating to your own private island, sailing on a luxury yacht – they're all incredible experiences you can have in this breathtaking part of the world. Thinking of escaping soon? Here are some seriously sensational offers for impressing someone special...

  • This new Flinders Island festival is seriously cray

    This new Flinders Island festival is seriously cray

    They say isolation can lead to strange things, but this new Flinders Island festival is seriously cray… in the best kind of way. Hitting the rugged Tasmanian island in April (14-15), the inaugural Food & Crayfish Festival will see a lineup of spectacular culinary talents come together to celebrate amazing produce.

  • Gourmet adventure tours set to celebrate best of Tasmania

    Gourmet adventure tours set to celebrate best of Tasmania

    If you're keen foodies and you haven't yet visited Tasmania (or you're looking to revisit), book yourselves these amazing gourmet touring experiences from Feast and Fossick, starting June 2018. Showcasing the best of Hobart and ruggedly beautiful Bruny Island, the personally guided tours are all about enjoying luxury and premium Tasmanian food and wine.

  • Freycinet Lodge reveals new luxe private retreats

    Freycinet Lodge reveals new luxe private retreats

    It's known as one of Australia's most spectacular stays and now Freycinet Lodge on Tasmania’s East Coast is stepping up the luxury even more. Opening tomorrow, a collection of sumptuous Coastal Pavilions will offer couples a romantic and exclusive hideaway, separate from the main lodge.

  • Ruggedly romantic Tasmanian destinations

    Ruggedly romantic Tasmanian destinations

    Surrounded by dramatic coastline and boasting almost countless national parks, rural towns and remote islands, Tasmania is pure rugged romance. For a short break or weekend away that makes you feel as if you're in a whole other world, visit these sensational spots…

  • This new Tasmanian glamping site is on our must-visit list

    This new Tasmanian glamping site is on our must-visit list

    Book us in here now. Opening its doors just last month, this unique new glamping retreat in Tasmania has us daydreaming of an escape in the rugged wilderness.

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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

    Seeking a destination for your next escape that's away from the usual tourist traps? Want to swap the crowds for somewhere truly unique and breathtaking? Discover these five global outposts or 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.

  • 7 Dreamy Australian Beaches

    7 Dreamy Australian Beaches

    From seaside escapes to intimate coves and coastlines of sunshine and gold, these beaches are sure to make your heart race. 

  • 48 Hours in Hobart

    48 Hours in Hobart

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    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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