Tag Archives: history
Feb
01
2014

Tasmania is home to more convict history than Port Arthur alone. Check out some of these other important convict heritage sites. Continue reading

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Jan
19
2014

Head to Port Arthur to catch the last of this season’s history plays, which bring the facility’s history to life. Continue reading

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Nov
21
2013

If you're a history buff, chances are you'll find Tasmania full of interest, because of the number of preserved historical sites in the area. In case you are not aware of the region's rich background, here is a brief overview. … Continue reading

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Sep
11
2013

Tasmania is set to celebrate the medieval spirit this month – so don't miss out! The Burnie-Wynyard Medieval Festival is taking place September 21-22 and is an especially unique and fun event. Harking back to early days, you'll get to … Continue reading

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Aug
09
2013

Not only is Tasmania famous for its stunning natural beauty, fine wine and dining and friendly locals – there's a whole lot of fascinating history and heritage behind the island state. Open for group tours, history buffs visiting Tasmania are … Continue reading

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Jul
15
2013

Launceston is one of the highlights of Tasmania. Located in the north and in the proximity of the Tamar River, this destination makes for a great holiday. Continue reading

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Jul
08
2013

Tasmania has a long and interesting history, including stories of convict sites that were set up as prisoners arrived to the state in its early days. In July 2010, 11 Australian convict sites were added onto the UNESCO World Heritage … Continue reading

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Jun
29
2013

If you’re looking for a new, exciting way to experience southern Tasmania’s coast and wilderness, take a ride on the Ida Bay Railway during your trip. Continue reading

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May
03
2013

For the Term of His Natural Life is the riveting adventure of Rufus Dawes who is falsely accused of murder in 19th century London. He is transported as a convict to the harsh penal settlement of Port Arthur in Tasmania, Australia. Continue reading

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Mar
28
2013

The freezing lands and glaciers of Antarctica are quite a distance away from the Tasmanian capital Hobart, but a piece of Australian antarctic history could be remade to sit in the grassy area beside Lark Distillery. The Mawson's Hut project … Continue reading

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