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“When we talk about a having a short getaway, we mean getting away from everything - even those pesky phone calls and emails! When you hop…”


“Flew out from Hobart this morning, missing Tasmania already, will be posting photos from there for the next few weeks :) This is just…”

“People said to me once you see the moonscape you sure will know when you're there. Queenstown surrounds from above, Tasmania. #tasmania…”


“#Strahan #harbour at #dusk #Tasmania #Australia #iphone #seeaustralia #australiagram #exploringaustralia #iloveaustralia #DiscoverTasmania…”

“A lot of Tasmania has the look and feel of New Zealand, but as I was walking around Queenstown today I really felt like I was on that other…”

“Feeling tiny @ Ocean Beach, Tasmania.”

“Visited an old train tunnel in the hills near Zeehan on the Western Coast of Tasmania. @Tasmania #Tasmania #Zeehan #DiscoverTasmania…”

Sandra - Tasmania, Australia on Instagram: “The '99 bends' going down into Queenstown via Lyell Highway. I snapped this pic a few years ago as I participated in the Queenstown…”

Sandra - Tasmania, Australia on Instagram: “The infamous gravel footy oval of Queenstown...and look at all the beautiful bush surrounding this area! 🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳 Queenstown has more…”

“#strahan is extremely beautiful, but often overlooked by #travellers. Here is why you have to take a trip down the Gordon river and…”

“Did you know that our railway was one of two in Australia that uses the Abt Rack & Pinion system - and the only one still operating today?…”

Tasmania’s true wilderness

The Tarkine, the planet’s second-largest temperate rainforest, is a magical world of ancient pine trees, spectacular waterfalls and historic gold-rush settlements.

At dawn, the surface of Tasmania's Whyte River was still as a painting. An azure kingfisher skimmed low over the water, and the creaking …


“Photographing the photographer. Mt Lyell copper mine, Queenstown #mtlyellcoppermine #tasmania #clicktasmania #seetasmania”

“🚂💨🚂💨🚂💨 #australia #tasmania #hobart #train #westcoastwidernessrailway #discovertasmania #traveltoaustralia #travelling…”

“The final day of the rafting trip saw us pulling up at the jetty beside the Sir John Falls, another beautiful location in the Franklin-…”

“I'm spending the afternoon journeying deep into the @tasmania's old growth forests aboard the #WestCoastWildernessRailway (@wcwrtas). This…”

“Gordon River tour from Strahan today. Food and wine were almost as impressive as the incredible pristine natural environment…”

“Back on the road and heading out to Tassie's Wild Wild West! It's just a quick visit but we've got a lot to fit in - exploring the…”

“The road to Queenstown is an adventure in its own right as you head down the twists and turns of the highway. @markclinton decided stop and…”

“Today we rediscovered Pillenger. Great to walk through the wilderness and experience more of the tale of the #wildwestcoast.”

“The roads in @tasmaniasnorthwest and down the West Coast are perfect for road-tripping. The landscape constantly changes as you pass…”

“I regularly used to travel to Queenstown during the footy season to play on the infamous gravel oval in the centre of town. Queenstown has…”

“Sunset fishing at Temma with some of the team from Mount Gnomon Farm. Temma is located about 85 kilometres' drive from Smithton - on the…”

Through the Lens - Aaron Jones Photography - Discover Tasmania

“ancient symbols; petroglyphs positioned on the beach of a Tasmanian Aboriginal site of cultural significance. The Arthur - Piemen…”

“Good morning from Macquarie Heads, Tasmania. The view from my early morning walk and meditation was like something from a postcard ~alana…”

“When you are next booking to visit the West Coast, don't just come for the one night. It's easy to consider the region as a stop over…”

“There's so much to see and explore in @tasmania. This was just a taste of the west coast. Also, I recommend hopping across rocks. It's fun.…”

The Dark Heart of Australia, Tasmania. - Melissa Findley Photography

Recently Broadsheet sent me to the incredible Tasmania to discover the dark side of Australia. My hidden gem, a walk through the wild in Corinna.

A …