Author Archives: Kathy Ellerman
Oct
29
2011

The southern migration of humpback whales from the coastal waters of Queensland and WA back to sub-Antarctic waters is in full swing, which means that visitors to Tasmania who are hoping to catch a glimpse of the gentle giants in … Continue reading

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Oct
27
2011

The Wrest Point Royal Hobart International Wine Show is one of the highlights of an exciting summer calendar of Tasmanian events, as well as a highly significant moment each year for the Australian wine industry. First held in 1975, the … Continue reading

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Oct
25
2011

In the picturesque north-east of Tasmania, Scottsdale is the administrative centre for the region and possesses a rich forestry and agricultural history. The highlight of your visit here will be the Forest EcoCentre – a unique architectural experiment that showcases … Continue reading

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Oct
21
2011

Tasmania's biggest annual celebration for the Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Intersex (GLBTI) community takes places from next Saturday October 29 until Sunday November 6, with a fantastic array of events happening right across the island. Social activities, new friendships and … Continue reading

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Oct
17
2011

Tasmanian national parks are undoubtedly some of the most spectacular and breathtaking you will find anywhere in the world. Mole Creek Karst National Park – located in the central north of the island – is no exception, with its deep … Continue reading

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Oct
15
2011

Spring this year has proved to be a wonderful season of Tasmanian theatre and the trend is set to continue later this month when the Hobart Repertory Theatre Society presents the magnificent Richard III. Directed by Andrew Casey, this timeless … Continue reading

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Oct
14
2011

There are few Tasmanian towns that combine better ‘a rural feeling and water views’ than Woodbridge. Located at the northern end of Bruny Island and overlooking Peppermint Bay and the D'Entrecasteaux Channel, Woodbridge is the jewel in the Huon Valley's … Continue reading

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Oct
12
2011

The classic Georgian village of Westbury typifies the quaintness and charm found in so many Tasmanian towns. Surrounded by hedgerows and filled with gorgeous European-style laneways, it offers visitors to the island state a plethora of incentives to make the … Continue reading

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Oct
12
2011

Whether you’re an adventurous mountain hiker or laidback city explorer, you will benefit from treating yourself to some much-deserved R&R at a Tasmanian day spa. In cities such as Hobart and Launceston you can be pampered at one of the … Continue reading

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Oct
10
2011

With an ideal temperate climate and four distinct seasons in which to flourish, Tasmanian gardens are some of the oldest and most scenic in Australia. Visitors to the island state marvel at the diversity and beauty of both the natural … Continue reading

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