First Time Travelling in Tasmania? These Are the First Things You Should Know

The Tasmanian devil is probably one of the first things that come to mind when talking about Tasmania. Yes, seeing this endemic carnivorous marsupial is bucket list-worthy. But you shouldn’t also miss visiting the State’s other equally fascinating travel attractions. If you’re a first-time traveller, you can start your travel planning with the transportation options offered at With a comfy ride, you wouldn’t have a difficult time visiting places. Once you’ve booked your ride, create an itinerary that allows you to enjoy the best Tasmania has to offer.


Tasmania might be a small State. But it’s never short of breathtaking beaches. So when visiting the “Apple Isle,” be sure to allocate a couple of days to see the State’s best beaches. The best thing about Tassie’s coasts is the fact that it’s uncrowded. You can start by taking a good and long swim at Hazards Beach. Then, take a walk to the Wine Glass Bay and enjoy the azure blue horizon until sunset. The Bay of Fires is also a perfect choice if you want to marvel at rock formations. The following beaches are also worth visiting:

  1. Bicheno Beach – have lunch with the locals at a small coastal town
  2. Binalong Bay – enjoy sipping coffee or cocktail while looking at the white sand beach waiting for the sun to rise or set
  3. Coles Bay – avail of outdoor activities, especially water sports (e.g., surfing, swimming)

Mountains, Springs, and Caves

Tasmania is also a hiking paradise with its caves, springs, and trails. As you stay here, don’t miss to follow the Dove Lake Circuit going to the Cradle Mountain Park. Trek the entire Cape Hauy track to climb up the stunning rock formations and get a stunning 360-degree view of the seascape. In Freycinet National Park, Mount Amos is also a great choice for those who want to get a birds-eye-view of the popular Wineglass Bay.

Once you’ve had your share of hiking adventures, head to the caves and marvel at the stunning rock formations. You can visit Mole Creek where you can also enjoy sightings of the Tasmanian devil. Or you can also visit Hastings and pamper yourself with a warm bath from the nearby thermal springs.

Museums and Historical Sites

Outdoor activities can tire you out. To give yourself a break, you can include historic site and museum hopping in your itinerary. You can start by visiting the Port Arthur Historic Site, the perfect place to learn about Tassie’s penal-colony heritage. Or you can go to the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery to get yourself lost in a maze of fascinating artworks. Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) is another great site to visit. It boasts of an underground art museum and a wine bar where you can refresh yourself with Tassie’s best wines. One of the best ways to make your museum-hopping adventure more fun is to avail of transportation services from to visit one museum after another without hassle.

Visiting Tasmania is a must, whether you’re a jet setter or an average person just looking for a place to go for your next vacation. Just make your reservations, such as hotels, guides, and transportation from, way ahead of time to enjoy discounts and special offers.