About Tasmania

Tasmania is an island with diverse destinations, from a vibrant capital city at the centre of spellbinding history and nature, to the powerful western wilderness. Experience the pure east coast beaches; the north’s superb food and cool-climate wines; the north west, a haven for simple pleasures; and the offshore islands for coastal lifestyle. Connect with communities that have a passion for this place. They love to share the wine and food they make, the art they create and the distinctive moods and features of Tasmania’s changing seasons.

History lovers will be amazed at how well some of Tasmania’s towns have been preserved with their original Georgian, Victorian and Art Deco buildings.

Wherever you travel in Tasmania the landscape has a powerful presence. With 40% of the island covered by National Parks or World Heritage Listed areas it is surely one of the planet’s great wilderness experiences. Coupled with this are the long stretches of white sandy beaches found circumferencing the state.