Did you know that Tasmania has a lot to offer during autumn and winter season? If you're looking for an adventure and don't fancy trudging around in the sweltering heat, this is the time to UnDiscover Tasmania like you've never seen before.
Embark on a 5 day 4 nights Tasmania self-drive and journey through each exciting landmark to tick off from your bucket list. Pack your itinerary with our suggested things to do to make sure you don't miss out anything on your adventurous venture!
Autumn in Tasmania means the changing of the fagus. Feast your eyes on a medley of eye-catching colours as the Tasmanian alpine region goes through the annual change of fagus. It is Australia’s only deciduous native tree and is only found only in Tasmania. Tasmania is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts.
The usual time to see the famous view of the lavender in full bloom is from December through to early February, however they are also famous for their lavender and blueberry flavoured ice cream which is available all year round!
An explorer at heart? Then hiking along the spectacular Three Capes would be just the thing for you! Plus, there are 60 great short walks to explore around Tasmania which includes walks to see the autumn colours of the fargus at Mount Field and Cradle Mountain which is highly recommended.
Glide above eucalyptus trees 50 metres in the air or explore the forest floor on a segway! This adventure will give you a different view of the forest, as you ride above or below the towering branches of ancient trees at this remarkable landscape.
See a different kind of light at Dark Mofo event only in Tasmania, take a candlelit ghost tour through convict ruins, stargaze in a national park or watch Little penguins come ashore in the evening.
Dark Mofo returns with greater performance this year from 7-23 June 2019. Tasmania’s winter pilgrimage Dark Mofo ignites Hobart’s waterfront, laneways and unexpected locations with fire, light, music, visual art exhibitions and contemporary performance.
Simply walk through the night streets in Hobart or sign up for a stargazing tour at Cradle Mountain and start to explore the night sky. The limited light paired with the cleanest air in the world, makes Tasmania the perfect spot to gaze up at a brilliant night sky.
Bicheno Penguin Tours takes you to see little penguins at dusk on Tasmania's east coast. The nightly evening tours offer a rare and thrilling chance to visit a private rookery. You can watch the little penguins emerge from the ocean and head for their homes.
Jump into a refreshing hot tub at a wilderness lodge during winter, explore Whisky Week with local whisky makers, greet a wombat in the snow and join in the fun at the mid-winter festival.
Fancy a soak in a secluded hot bath in a tub in the wilderness and cuddling beside a double-sided wood fire with your loved one in winter? A selection of gourmet treats and a complimentory winter-warming drink awaits guests upon arrival.
The 2019 Tasmanian Whisky Week will take place from 12–18 August, with industry events held across seven days in Tasmanian distilleries, bars, barns, stables, restaurants and hotels. Simply book a tour, tasting and gin making workshops to learn from the renown whisky/gin makers.
The 5th Huon Valley Mid-Winter Festival (12-14 July) is set to ignite imagination of visitors who will gather to enjoy rich storytelling and the best of Tasmanian produce. The celebration features local food and drink as well as bonfires, music and dancing. It's time to start thinking about your festival outfit.
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