Top 6 Must-Dos in Tassie
Tasmania is a treasure trove just waiting to be discovered. An abundance of fresh produce make it a gourmand’s paradise, adventure acitvities get the adrenalin pumping and its unspoilt wilderness offers plenty of opportunities to immerse in nature. Here are 6 must-dos:
Sip Cider in the Apple Valley
Willie Smith reckons theirs is the best cider in Australia. Head to its home, at Willie Smith’s Apple Shed in the Huan Valley to find out what makes it so special. Whie you’re there, discover Tasmania’s apple-filled past in the museum and check out the distillery where apple brandy is made.
Immerse in Indigenous culture
Aboriginal owned and operated, the three day, four night wukalina walk will guide you through the state’s north east. Along the way, you’ll gain an insight into the culture of the palawa (Tasmanian Aboriginals) and immerse in the natural, rugged beauty of the land.
Visit Port Arthur Historic Site
Explore the open air museum at the heritage listed Port Arthur and discover Australia’s most intact convict site. Allow half a day to explore the 30 buildings, ruins and restored period homes set in 40 hectares of landscaped grounds and take a ghost tour to experience the historic site at night.
Immerse yourself in nature, but do it in style with one of Tasmaina’s many glamping options such as Truffle Lodge for a ‘million star’ stay under canvas.
Tour Australia’s largest working dairy
Take a guided tour of the historic Woolnorth property in Tasmania’s far north-west. See the cliff top towers of the Woolnorth Wind Farm up close, tour the historic Woolnorth property, while driving through Australia’s largest diary farm and round it off with the gorgeous coastline of Cape Grim.
Go market fresh
Tasmania produces a bounty of fresh produce. Get yours straight from the farmer’s hand at one of the many markets around the island state, such as Hobart Farm Gate Market or Lauceston Harvest Market.