Travel Blog - Hobart & Beyond
A Short History of the Tasman Peninsula
Geologically, the Tasman Peninsula is home to a number of Tasmania’s top natural wonders; with much of the peninsula is protected as national park, given its beauty and natural diversity. Most famously, the peninsula is known for the World Heritage Port Arthur Historic Site.
The Tessellated Pavement
160 million years is how long it could have taken to create the Tessellated Pavement.⠀Located on the Tasman Peninsula, this amazing geological wonder consists of silt stone that has cracked under stress over a very, very long time.
Unicorn Tours through Hobart?
Take a ride in an old carriage through historic Hobart. Enjoy a morning jaunt or snuggle under a blanket for a twilight ride. The Kids can even request unicorns!
A Day with Peter in the Vines
Nestled amongst its 40 hectares of vines is a cosy garden complete with a few surprises. It's amazing what you'll find 'hoping' around if you look closely...
A museum all about Poo? How Taboo!
Its not often you find a museum dedicated to the world of poo! We caught up with resident Poo-ologist Karin, to learn about this strange place and how a poo launching caterpillar inspired the idea!
Seeking Empowering Wildlife Experiences?
Feature Writer Danielle and her two boys head to Bonorong to meet the team, feed the wallabies and get up close and personal with the wombats on their special Wildlife Encounter.
Calling All Thomas The Tank Engine Fans!
Kids, the young-at-heart and heritage enthusiasts will delight at the sights and sounds at this amazing destination! Steam train rides run every month, and there is even a long lost Mt Lyell ABT engine!
Explore Hobart From The Water
To see the Derwent River in all her glory, you'll need to take the family on a cruise. Plan your day and make the most of your travel time by going on a lunch cruises with one of the Souths longest running tour operators.
Kunanyi With Kids
kunanyi/Mount Wellington is one of Australia's most iconic mountains. Snow capped in winter and a geological paradise in summer, this majestic 150 million year old mountain offers dozens of great walks and sights for the whole family, regardless of the time of year. Hey, it even use to help make the local ice-creams! We caught up with Tassie mum Lara who has spent a lot of time on the slopes with her kids..