Tasmania, a hidden gem with endless things to do

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What you need to know about Tasmania:

If you're wild at heart, you will love Tasmania! This impeccable island is situated at the southern-most point in Australia, at the southern tip of the world, but with easy connectivity, you can fly from Malaysia to Hobart (HBA) or Launceston (LST), with a stopover either in Sydney or Melbourne.

Whilst visiting the breathtaking views of Wineglass Bay, walking the cobbled streets of Hobart or Coal Valley's cool-climate wineries, the air you breathe in is among the freshest in the world. To top it up, the gastronomic choices in Tassie which include fresh produces such as oysters, atlantic salmon and local abalone will truly tantalise your tastebuds!

#1 See more of Tassie [❤️The Adventure]

One of the many ways to see the lush, amazing beauty of Tasmania is by self-drive. While you can get to the more well-known spots on day trips and guided tours, the best way to get around is on your own four wheels. Enjoy the diverse scenery and abundant wildlife along the road!

• 20-min drive to Mt Wellington • Approx 3-hr drive to Wineglass Bay • 1.5-hr to Port Arthur's Historic Site • 2-hr drive to Bruny Island

Read more about what you can see and do from Hobart>>

#2 Do more in Tassie [❤️The Experience]

Get off-the-beaten-track and explore Tasmania's great outdoors from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Hike through the forest, abseil down canyon walls and water falls, admire views of the craggy peak of Cradle Mountain towering above Dove Lake.

• Cradle Mountain National Park • Tamar River Cruises • Josef Chromy Winery tours • Bay of Fires • Cataract Gorge

Read more about what you can see and do from Launceston>>

#3 Feel more of Tassie [❤️The Taste]

Tasmania island is a foodie haven. You can find the freshest seafood and delicacies at the farmers markets and in local eateries, from affordable cafes to high-end bars and restaurants. It’s hard to narrow down where to eat, so we’ve picked out the top 10 must-eat food in Tasmania.

• Franklin @ Hobart • Bruny Island Cheese Co @ Bruny Island • Saint John @ Launceston • Machine Laundry @ Hobart

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💡 Travel tips to Tasmania

#1 When is the best time to visit Tasmania?

There's no perfect answer to that question as every season has its own beauty, so here is our guide to the different seasons in Tasmania.

Summer (peak season): December to February
Average Temp: 21c to 12c
Highlights: Dy and warm weather, summer festivals - MONA FOMA, Taste of Tasmania etc.

Autumn: March to May
Average Temp: 17c to 9c
Highlights: Cooler periods, slightly cheaper because it's a quieter season.

Winter: June to August
Average Temp: 11c to 4c
Highlights: Snow, Dark MOFO arts installations, Festival of Voices

Spring: September to November
Average Temp: 17c to 8c
Highlights: Lots of snow, but still get to see flowers blooming. Usually quiet as the summer months is just around the corner.

#2 What is the essential travel information?

  • Travel time: It takes approximately 12 hours to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Hobart with a stopover in Melbourne.
  • Major airlines: Qantas, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines
  • Required travel documents: The rules and regulations of travel documents and visa applications change frequently. There can also be different requirements. On the website of the visa service the required and current information is listed.
  • Health: Information about the (mandatory) vaccinations change constantly. For current information please check your local health services online or consult your GP.

#3 What is happening in Tasmania?

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