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Tasmania Travel

Travel In Tasmania is really easy to organise and will provide you with a holiday in one of the worlds most picturesque places. There are many ways to explore this fantastic state. Getting there is easy. You can take your own car and caravan if you wish on the Spirit of Tasmania which is the ferry across Bass Straight from Melbourne to Devenport. If you choose to just bring your own car then we can assist you with accommodation right across the state. An organised tour is another method of exploring the region. Several companies including AAT Kings, Grey Line Tours and Adventure Tours specialise in providing comprehensive Tasmanian itinerarys. A motorhome or campervan holiday is another method of exploring Tasmania. There is an excellent network of caravan parks and campsites throughout the state and companies like Apollo Campers, Britz / Maui and Kea campers all have depots in the north and the South at Hobart and Launceston. All of these can be arranged through Australian Travel Wholesalers.

Tasmania is world famous for its scenery and its world heritage listed wilderness areas and National Parks. There are a huge number of must see destinations so you need to know that your Tasmanian travel arrangement are comprehensive. Hobart is one of the oldest cities in Australia and its origins are steeped in the convict history of our nation. Salamanka Place and Constitution dock in the centre of Hobart are filled with reminders of our history and the cosy restaurants and cafes are warm and inviting. Mt Wellington and the Derwent River surround the city and provide a most beautiful backdrop. Every visitor will want to visit the convict ruins at Port Arthur and share in the historical ambience of this special place. This is the closest thing that Australia has to claim as its birthplace and many Australians can trace there ancestry back to the original convicts. The East coast is dotted with interesting fishing villages an scenic Nation Parks such as the Frecinet Peninsular. The Crayfish or rock lobster fishing industry is one of the regions largest commercial enterprises. In the midlands the Cradle Mountain National Park is world respected for its scenic majesty. You will need to stay a few days to soak up and enjoy the awesome beauty of this region. There are some excellent bushwalks to be enjoyed.

The West coast is awesome. Here you will find one of the most important world heritage listed wilderness areas in the world. The Gordon and Franklin Rivers penetrate this wilderness and cruises are available from Queenstown for either a day tour or an extended experience. This is an unforgettable experience and something that every visitor to Tasmania should do. The north of the state is no less scenic. Some of the old growth forests are absolutely spectacular and the scenery around the Tamar Valley and out along the north east coast is unforgettable.

Australian Travel Wholesalers are expert at making travel arrangements into Tasmania so drop us an email or call one of our consultants if you could use a little expert assistance when making your Tasmanian holiday arrangements.