In every corner of Tasmania, there are discoveries, attractions and experiences waiting for you to discover. Whether you're interested in sea kayaking or sea-run trout, fine wool or fine furniture, tall ships or tall trees, smoked salmon or steam trains or an interesting combination of them all, chances are you'll find them in Tasmania.
A Tasmanian holiday is an island experience - coastal walks, mountain hikes or mountain bikes, and time to relax with friends, crisp cool wines and good food.
In Hobart, join the Hobart Summer Festival and the Taste of Tasmania to welcome our Australian and international sailors from around the world as they celebrate finishing the world's most challenging blue water classic, The Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.
In Launceston, your gateway to northern Tasmania, summer kicks on with Festivale celebrating more food and wines of the region.
It?s an island of the extraordinary Tasmania is home to the world?s rarest fish, oldest trees and tallest flowering plant, as well as Australia's deepest lake, oldest theatre and longest cave.
Tasmania's wonderful natural produce thrives in clean air, pure water and fertile soil. You?ll savour our cool-climate grapes, ripened in long, sunny autumns. You'll enjoy our crisp, juicy apples and potatoes grown in rich, chocolate-brown soils. You?ll marvel at our full-flavoured cheeses, sun-filled summer berries and succulent seafood from the cold, clean Southern Ocean.
We enjoy a pleasantly temperate maritime climate did you know that Hobart is a drier capital city than Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane? But just a couple of hours drive from town and you can breathe the clean, fresh air of an ancient rainforest.
In Tasmania, your taste buds are in for some wonderful surprises!
Regions of Tasmania
Tasmania's capital city is an intriguing blend of heritage and lifestyle, scenery and vibrant culture.
Launceston is Tasmania's second-largest city and is located on the Tamar River where the North and South Esk Rivers converge - a city of graceful streets adorned by elegant Victorian and Edwardian facades, surrounded by beautiful countryside.
From Devonport, the Bass Highway takes you through the Port of Burnie. Visit the lighthouse at Wynyard's Table Cape then continue through farming land to Stanley and the famous "Nut". South west of Smithton is Marrawah on Tasmania's wild West Coast.