Sheffield is known as the Town of Murals, as over 60 murals have been painted onto its buildings, depicting its history and natural scenery.
Tasmania’s cities are safe, welcoming and offer a secure environment for study and living. Tasmania offers the chance to be part of a growing, thriving community; offering a lively cultural and arts scene, cafes and restaurants, markets and music festivals. Tasmania is also a place of natural beauty and with nearly half the state protected by World Heritage Area, national park or marine and forest reserve, it is no surprise that Tasmania has the cleanest air in the world. Whatever the reason or season, Tasmania offers plenty of experiences for all to enjoy.
A comprehensive list of experiences and attractions can be found at https://www.discovertasmania.com.au/ for even greater inspiration!
White sand, clear turquoise water and remarkable pink granite mountains are the key attractions of the East Coast’s Freycinet Peninsula.
Explore the Richmond Maze, and browse the many heritage buildings, shops featuring art and souvenirs, and the lolly shop full of delicious treats!
Witness some of Australia’s most impressive coastal scenery and unusual geological formations along the rugged and beautiful coastline of the Tasman Peninsula.
Be transported to a world of rugged beauty within the heart of Tasmania at the Lake St Clair National Park.
Get a bird’s eye view of the canopy of Tasmania’s southern forests and the Huon River at the Tahune Forest Reserve
Spend the day exploring Mount Field National Park, one of Tasmania’s oldest national parks and home to 16,000 hectares of diverse vegetation.
The Tamar Valley is a beautiful area of Tasmania, just north of Launceston. As one of Tasmania’s principle wine producing areas, the Tamar Valley is very picturesque with orchards, forests and pastures.
Visit Salamanca Market (held weekly on Saturday mornings) to explore Tasmania’s finest arts and crafts, woodwork, food, jewellery and collectibles.
Experience Tasmania’s finest foods and entertainment at this annual food festival in Hobart.
Enjoy panoramic views of greater Hobart and Southern Tasmania from the top of Mount Wellington.
Spend the day at the Cataract Gorge with friends. Set within an ancient extinct volcano, the Gorge is the perfect spot for a picnic, swimming, and rock-climbing.
During the winter months, take a day-trip from Launceston to nearby alpine park Ben Lomond for some skiing or snowboarding.
Take the Ferry from Kettering (outside of Hobart) to nearby Bruny Island. Visit the sights – including the neck and the lighthouse – and see the Little Penguins and Fur Seals.
Delve into Tasmania’s history at the Port Arthur Historic Site.
Visit Australia’s largest privately-owned museum, MONA – a purpose-built architectural masterpiece