Milkshake Hills: The Delightful Hills With The Odd Name

Two odd shaped, grass covered hills known as the Milkshake Hills. Found in the Milkshake Hills Forest Reserve in Tasmania

Milkshake Hills Forest Reserve displays a diverse range of Tasmanian landscapes within a tiny area. The MIlkshake Hills Forest Reserve is located in the north-west region of Tasmania, around a 1-hour drive from Smithton, or 1 hour 20 minutes drive from Stanley. The reserve is a mix of rainforest and button grass plains and contains …

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Cradle Mountain: Hiking The Dove Lake Circuit

Looking up at Cradle Mountain from Dove Lake, Tasmania

The Dove Lake Circuit is possibly the most popular and best-known walking trail in Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. It’s a walk with a lot of sentimental value to us as it was our first introduction to the beauty of Tasmania. And unbeknown at the time, the catalyst for our move here, instead …

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Tamar Island Wetlands: Boardwalks and Bird Hides

Boardwalk through reed beds with a mountain background

Tamar Island Wetlands encompass 60 hectares of tidal lagoons, mudflats, river channels and islands to create a diverse wildlife haven. Located only ten kilometres from the heart of Launceston in Northern Tasmania, the Tamar Island Wetlands are home to a wide range of permanent and migratory birds species as well as mammals, reptiles, invertebrates and …

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