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Tasmania

A Guide to Tasmania

Tasmania is one of the world’s most picturesque islands. If you enjoy rugged mountains, beautiful rolling pastures, dense ancient forest and pristine white beaches, then Tasmania is the place for you.

Tasmania takes all the best features of Australia and offers them in a compact, accessible and scenically spectacular island. Just one-hour flight from mainland Australia, Tasmania has plenty of World Heritage wilderness for you to explore. Cradle Mountain towers above the calm waters of Dove Lake, ancient rainforest surrounds the Gordon River and Freycinet’s sunny beaches are overlooked by granite mountains.

When to go

Tasmania has a temperate, maritime climate with four disctinctly different seasons. Summer temperatures (December to February) average a comfortable 22°C and in winter (June to August) around 12°C. Spring and Autumn are warm, but bring extra clothing for the evenings. Tasmania’s summers are wonderfully long. In the middle of summer there can be up to 15 hours of daylight.

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