Australia's Natural State.
Getting to Tasmania:
Bass Strait is the sea-road to Tasmania. The route is operated by three superfast ships,
Spirit of Tasmania I, II and III.
These vessels offer an overnight service in both directions
between Melbourne and Devonport seven days a week, year round, with additional services in
There's also a service from Sydney to Devonport, in both
directions, up to three times a week.
The capital city of Tasmania is situated on the shores of
the Derwent River. Its urban centre is located alongside a deepwater port dotted with
The citizens of Hobart are fortunate to have the wilderness at their doorstep.
Captioned slideshow of the City of Hobart -- as it is today, and as it was before.
Cataract Gorge Reserve, or The Gorge as the locals call it, is a unique natural formation
within a two-minute drive of central Launceston - a rare natural phenomenon in any city.
Park offers visitors a range of wonderful opportunities to enjoy spectacular coastal
scenery, colourful wildflowers and a variety of Tasmania's animal life.
Listing of places to stay around Freycinet National Park.
Mention Coles Bay and Freycinet National Park to a Tasmanian and you'll see eyes light up
with thoughts of fishing and boating, bushwalking, sea kayaking, rock climbing, sun and
sand, and spectacular coastal scenery.