Tasmania is a great place to visit!
- We have wild places to walk along, fly over, ski down, raft through, climb up, sail around or just drive to.
- Our island produce is celebrated through small local cafes, award-winning restaurants, pick-your-own farms and cellar doors.
- Historic architecture is preserved in many of our cities and towns, including five convict sites listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The number of tourists each year is about double the number of residents, so it is unlikely that you'll find a town without something on offer.
Driving is a flexible and low-cost way to see the state. Either hire a car or bring your own over on the ferry. Public transport does exist, but only between the major centres. Coach tours are a popular way to get around without having to worry about all that fiddly planning.
In November the weather is quite variable, so bring sunscreen, a rain coat and warm clothes to cover every eventuality.
While you are here you may need help finding somewhere to charge! The Tasmanian AEVA branch recommends Plugshare.com as the place where most chargers are listed.
Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service, a division of the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, is responsible for managing around 40% of Tasmania’s land mass as parks and reserves, including the internationally renowned Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Its work includes providing opportunities for sustainable use and economic activities while conserving the natural and cultural values that attract visitors to the parks and reserves in the first place.
The Parks and Wildlife Service website offers information on some of the features of these special places, but there’s no substitute for getting out there and seeing for yourself. You won’t be disappointed. To find out more visit: www.parks.tas.gov.au