This post was originally published in 2015 and has since been updated with even more reasons to visit Tasmania.
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Rugged, harsh, wild and unpredictable. These are just a few words that come to mind to describe Tasmania! A few words which may spring to mind when you first visit Tasmania!
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Tasmania is an island state in Australia that for decades has been known as remote and isolated. Compared to the rest of Australia, “Tassie” as the locals affectionately call it, has remained rather un-chartered. It hasn’t gained a spot on the list ofTop Things to See in Australia and it hasn’t been overrun by tourism…yet!
If there is one thing Tasmania continues to do over and over again, is surprise its visitors, awarding them with beautiful sights, great adventures, and a real opportunity to connect with nature.
Here are just a few of the many reasons to visit Tasmania!
Tasmania may be rugged and wild…
…but it is also lush green, often gushing with power…
Russell Falls, Mt Field National Park, Tasmania
At times, it can be quite tranquil and mesmerising…
As you can clearly see, there is no shortage of places to visit in Tasmania. The stunning views between each of the sights make the journey even more worthwhile. From a Mt Wellington Summit hike, to national parks, waterfalls, kayaking tours and amazing foodie markets, there are a plethora of fun things to do in Tasmania.
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Oksana is the Editor-in-Chief, writer and photographer at DrinkTeaTravel.com. Canadian by passport, world citizen at heart, Oksana has lived on four continents and traveled to over 70 countries. Together with her husband, Max, they live an unconventional life, striving for an eco-conscious lifestyle. In her spare time, she can be found in a hammock with a good book and a cup of freshly steeped Earl Grey tea.