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Some of the best seafood in the world is available in Tasmania, including Angasi oysters, scallops, crayfish, Atlantic salmon, ocean trout, also freshwater wild brown trout is caught in the Tasmanian highlands.

The island’s cheese is brilliant and renowned among conoisseurs. Goat, quail and venison are the area’s speciality meats, and other specialities include apples, berry fruits, apricots and liqueur honey.

Tasmanian wine, favoured by Sydney’s top restaurants, has won numerous international awards, and 2 popular beers are produced, Boags and Cascade.

Nightlife

There are casinos in Launceston and Hobart. Hobart’s waterfront area, Salamanca Place, is the home to many night time haunts in its old stone warehouses.

Small, traditional styled pubs, open all day and into the small hours of the morning, are a interesting feature here. Hobart brags Australia’s oldest theatre, the Theatre Royal, and the city’s concert hall is the home of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, generally considered to be 1 of Australia’s best orchestras.