The Josef Chromy Cellar Door & restaurant, located in the estate’s original homestead, is surrounded by landscaped gardens. Warm yourself by the open log fire and take in the views over the vineyard, winery and lake. Here, you can taste fine cool climate wines and sample fresh Tasmanian produce. Enjoy a light lunch or gourmet snack, taste rich Tasmanian cheeses or buy a fresh hamper from the delicatessen and dine alfresco in the grounds.
Coles Bay and Freycinet . . .THE place to stay. Relax in the beauty of this magical place. Don’t just stop. Do more than visit. Stay for a while and enjoy our special piece of paradise. Mention Coles Bay, Wineglass Bay, and Freycinet National Park to a Tasmanian and you’ll see eyes light up with thoughts of fishing and boating, bushwalking, sea kayaking, rock climbing, sun and sand, and spectacular coastal scenery.
Port Arthur Historic Site
The Port Arthur experience is unforgettable. Just a one-and-a-half hour drive from Hobart on the Tasman Peninsula, a visit to the World Heritage Listed Port Arthur Historic Site is one of Tasmania’s iconic cultural heritage experiences. You can explore the ruins of the Penitentiary, the Separate Prison, Dockyard, Convict Church and Museum Houses as well as the vast grounds and gardens. Port Arthur Historic Site is Australia’s most intact and evocative convict site.
Cradle Mountain is one of Tasmania’s most visited attractions and most recognisable landmarks. Located at the northern end of the Cradle Mountain Lake-St Clair National Park, Cradle Mountain is part of the Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area. The surrounding landscape of ancient rainforest and alpine lands with colourful beech makes for any number of beautiful walks. There’s no town at Cradle Mountain, however there’s a wide range of accommodation in the Cradle Valley area, from an excellent campground to a luxury wilderness lodge.
Hobart’s market at Salamanca Place is a celebration of Tasmania’s culture, creative artisans, talented musicians and diverse producers with over 300 stalls. There are many cafes along Salamanca Place or in Salamanca Square to have breakfast.
Hastings Caves and Thermal Hotsprings
The magical underground world of Hastings Caves will open your eyes to what lies beneath the picturesque Tasmanian landscape. The mystery of these Tasmanian c aves is revealed beneath a dense green forest of thermal springs and ferny glades. The spacious dolomite cave system is a labyrinth of chambers, richly decorated and cleverly lit to highlight ancient subterranean formations.
The Nut is a top attractions to visitors that come to this distant part of the northwest Tasmania, near the historic village of Stanley. The Nut is the remains of an ancient volcanic plug with a large, mostly flat surface that can be circumnavigated on foot
The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is open between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm every day of the year except ANZAC Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day.
General admission to TMAG is free to all members of the public. Special exhibits may occasionally require paid entry.
The Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) is a must see destination in Hobart. It is the largest privately owned museum in Australia and houses antiquities, modern and contemporary art from the collection of the owner, David Walsh. Walsh has described the museum as a “subversive adult Disneyland``.
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Launceston’s own piece of wilderness just 15 minutes walk from the city centre.Here you’ll find walking and hiking trails, the world’s longest single span chairlift, swimming pool, restaurant, kiosk, cafe peacocks and wildlife, beautiful gardens, suspension bridge, inclinator for easy access, Interpretation Centre and panoramic lookouts with spectacular views!