Tasmania Travel Stories Travel Articles

 
Southern Island Hopping in Australia – Bruny, Australia
Neville Millen heads to an island off the coast of Tasmania and is keen to visit its shores again in anticipation of a mixture of both solitude and stimulation.
Around the Apple Isle: A Tasmanian Road Trip – Tasmania, Australia
Often overshadowed by its big brother to the north
Rainbows and The Roaring Forties – Tasmania, Australia
Rainbows and The Roaring Forties – Tasmania, Australia Lea Taddonio's short venture into the southernmost
Gunning Cradle Mountain – Overland Track, Tasmania, Australia
Gunning Cradle Mountain – Overland Track, Tasmania, Australia Gerald Moller hiked a supposed eight hour trail in
In The Cradle of God (5 of 8)
Hiro and myself took the chance to rest for awhile and to regather our strength. I asked Hiro how he was feeling. He gave me the standard response. “Oh, very good.” We walked on and down the far side of Marion’s Lookout towards Kitchen Hut, our next target. The track soon levelled out on a […]
In The Cradle of God (4 of 8)
There were two other walkers at the top of the ridge. They asked us if we were Overland Trackers and wished us luck when we told them that we were. At around this point the brother and sister reached us. They took one look from the ridge and then continued walking after exchanging very brief […]
In The Cradle of God (3 of 8)
After completion of this task we wandered down to the edge of the lake to say farewell to our driver and take a last look at the starting end of the track. Our driver wished us a safe and successful trek before going back to his photography. With that we set out around the edge […]
In The Cradle of God (2 of 8)
The first couple were a slightly balding young man and a pretty girl with longish brown hair. They appeared to be in their mid-twenties and had enough similarities to suggest that they were brother and sister. (It turned out that I was correct and they were siblings but that wasn’t revealed to everyone else until […]
In The Cradle of God (1 of 8)
Rob Wilson started out on a six day hike of Tasman
Eight Days of Madness: Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair (3 of 3)
What is the Overland Track? This track is the best known and most used long distance walking track in Tasmania. This said, it is one of the hardest tracks going. Spanning 80 kilometres, the track winds through spectacular alpine scenery, eucalypt forests, palm valleys and open grassland. It takes 5 to 10 days to complete […]