When planning for a trip I always try to do as much research as possible. After many, many hours here is a summary of the most useful resources I found when searching for bushwalking options in Tasmania.
After spending the morning at Battery Point and Hobart Harbour my wife and daughter returned to our hotel for a much needed rest.
The walk to Mt Amos in Freycinet National Park was the last walk that I had planned to do during our 12 day trip in Tasmania.
On our 10th day in Tasmania we headed straight to the Salamanca Market which was only a short 2 minute walk from our accommodation.
After spending the morning at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary we headed back to our hotel so that my wife and daughter could have a rest. This left me with 2 hours of exploring time in the Hobart area. Knowing that I would have this time, I researched possible places to visit the night before. One of…
Today we decided to visit the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton. It’s a relatively short 30 minute drive from the centre of Hobart.
Of all the things we planned to do before our trip to Tasmania there was one experience I was looking forward to the most, walking in Southwest National Park. Even though it’s the largest national park in Tasmania it’s also the most remote and the least visited. I was particularly attracted to this as many…
Originally when I was researching for this trip I planned to do a long walk on the trails above Dove Lake. The exact route I planned to take was as follows: Dove Lake car park, Mount Campbell, Hansons Peak, Twisted Lakes, Artists Pool, Face Track, Marions Lookout, Wombat Pool, Lake Lilla, Dove Lake car park.
Dove Lake is a busy place, even in winter. I tried to drive to the lake in the early afternoon but I was unable to get past the boom gate due to high traffic levels. Initially I was a little frustrated but after a quick drive to the Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre I was soon…
We decided to take it easy on our first full day at Cradle Mountain. Our plan was for all of us to do the Enchanted Walk in the morning while I would do the Dove Lake Circuit on my own in the afternoon.