Tasmania is a place to be explored, and loved, and enjoyed.
Tasmania is renowned for its beautiful wilderness and clean, green lifestyle. With beaches, forests, and bushwalking from coast to coast, it is a nature lover’s dream. But this buzzing little island is also home to a thriving food, arts, music, and theatre culture. Whether you’re an outdoor adventurer, a food-lover, or just enjoy spending time peacefully reading a good book, Tasmania is a place to be explored.
Explore the rich history of Sheffield, a small Tasmanian town, through the stories painted on the town’s buildings. Sheffield is known as the Town of Murals, as over 60 murals have been painted onto its buildings, depicting its history and natural scenery.
Visit Australia’s oldest bridge – the Richmond Bridge – and Australia’s best-preserved Colonial Gaol – the Richmond Gaol. Explore the Richmond Maze, and browse the many heritage buildings, shops featuring art and souvenirs, and the lolly shop full of delicious treats!
Discover some hidden delights in the many arcades and alleys of Hobart’s Salamanca Place. The cobblestone street on the city’s waterfront is one of Tasmania’s best known landmarks, and is filled with art galleries, theatres, cafes, craft shops and restaurants, as well as an historic sandstone staircase – the Kelly Steps- and St. David’s Park. On Saturdays Salamanca Place is bustling with local foods, arts and crafts at Salamanca Market.
Be amazed at the art collections on show in the world-renowned architectural masterpiece known as MONA (The Museum of Old and New Art), Australia’s largest privately-owned museum.