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.
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Around the Apple Isle: A Tasmanian Road Trip – Tasmania, Australia
Often overshadowed by its big brother to the north
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Rainbows and The Roaring Forties – Tasmania, Australia
Rainbows and The Roaring Forties – Tasmania, Australia Lea Taddonio's short venture into the southernmost
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Gunning Cradle Mountain – Overland Track, Tasmania, Australia
Gunning Cradle Mountain – Overland Track, Tasmania, Australia Gerald Moller hiked a supposed eight hour trail in
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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 […]
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In The Cradle of God (1 of 8)
Rob Wilson started out on a six day hike of Tasman
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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 […]
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Eight Days of Madness: Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair (2 of 3)
That night we camped at an area below Mt Oakley and spent the night keeping the (very huge) possums out of our luggage and tent – little buggers kept wanting to rip the tent apart to get at the rations so we had to keep flashing lights at them during the night. The overland track […]
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Eight Days of Madness: Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair (1 of 3)
For someone who had never hiked overnight before,
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In The Cradle of God (8 of 8)
In hindsight my irrationality was equally a symptom of hyperthermia and I had no idea what my face looked like. I was also stumbling as I walked, a further symptom. “Hiro, do we want to die here?” “No.” “Let’s get the fuck off this ridge then.” “Yes, let’s go. Quickly.” So we put our heads […]
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