|The well known Tahune
AirWalk is a 1 and a half hour’s drive from Hobart,
offering a suspended 37 metres high walkway above spectacular forest
canopies. It is a part of the Huon Trail which
includes the Hastings thermal pool, caves and sheltered bays of
the D’Entrecasteaux Channel. AirWalk admission fees are A
$11 for adults and A $7 for children.
The Tasmanian Peninsula provides a great day trip
from Hobart, providing natural wonders such as the Blowhole and
Tasmanian Arch, stunning coastal scenery, the Tasmanian Devil Park
and Australia's most significant convict site, the Port Arthur Historic
Site. Visitors can enjoy guided walking tours, a cruise to the Isle
of the Dead, restored buildings and spectacular gardens,
or perhaps even embark on a spine-chilling ghost tour.
Launceston, Tasmania’s 2nd largest city on
the north of the island, retains much of its colonial Georgian /
Edwardian flavour. It is the natural gateway for the rustic beauty
of the island, including the Cataract Gorge and the Launceston Lake
City Park is popular
for its Botanical Conservatory and Monkey Island featuring Japanese
mecaque monkeys. The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery at Inveresk
features original Tasmanian and Aboriginal art as well as varied
temporary exhibitions, entry is free.