Horsetail Falls: Impressive Mountain Waterfall

Tasmanian mountain range with Horsetail Falls flowing down the cliff face

Horsetail Falls is an impressive seasonal waterfall. It’s located just outside Queenstown, which is a beautiful historic mining town hidden in a valley on the slopes of Mount Owen deep in the wild western region of Tasmania. Reaching the falls is a short 5-kilometre drive from Queenstown up the Lyell Highway on a mountain road …

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QVMAG: Launceston’s Fascinating Museum And Art Gallery

The entrance to QVMAG in Launceston

QVMAG is a place we always try to visit and should be on everyone’s list of things to do in Launceston. Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, more commonly abbreviated to QVMAG, is a smorgasbord of art, science and history in the heart of Launceston in northern Tasmania. Spread over two massive locations, including the …

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Dip Falls: Tasmania’s Mightiest Waterfall

Above view of Dip Falls, Tasmania

Dip Falls is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Tasmania. Not because its particularly high or beautiful, but because with the right conditions, it’s an absolute brute of a waterfall compared to many in Tasmania. It’s a big, bulky, and loud. It’s located just outside the town of Mawbanna in the north-west region of …

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Philosopher Falls: The Hidden Jewel Of The Tarkine

Walking trail through a green rainforest, with fallen trees and ferns

Philosopher Falls, in our opinion, is one of the most beautiful walking trails in all of Tasmania. Philosopher Falls is located in the outskirts of Waratah in Western Tasmania, around 60 minutes drive from Burnie. The walking trail follows a portion of the old water race that was used to supply water to the now …

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Lobster Ponds: Home Of The Largest Freshwater Lobster

Giant Tasmanian freshwater lobster from Lobster Ponds, Flowerdale, Tasmania

Can you imagine a lobster the size of a small dog? When it comes to freshwater crustaceans, the waterways of Tasmania hide the king of them all. The Giant Tasmanian Freshwater Lobster. We visited these river giants, which are the largest freshwater lobster in the entire world at Lobster Ponds, located in Flowerdale, around 28 …

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