Tasmania is one of the most visited holiday destinations in Australia. From time to time, you will be able to find holiday deals and some great specials for accommodation and tours to make it a more affordable destination to visit. The state has one of the worlds last great wilderness regions protected by world heritage listing. It has links to some of Australia's most important historical places and events and it has some of the best coastal and mountain scenery you can imagine. It is a fantastic place to hire a campervan or motorhome for a touring holiday or you can pick from a wide array of coach tours that will take you to see all of the islands important beauty spots. Tasmania is the smallest state of Australia and distances are small compared with the mainland states. The capital city is Hobart which lies in the south and Launceston is the largest city in the north. The main highway linking the two only takes around two hours to travel.
Some of the best tourist attractions include the Cradle Mountain National park in the midlands, Queenstown and Strauchan on the west coast, which are the gateways to cruise the magnificent Gordon and Franklin River systems that provide the only access into the wilderness regions of the south west. Port Arthur on the Tasman Peninsula is living link to Australia's convict past and the east coast has several beautiful fishing villages and magnificent coastal scenery. Tasmania is also home to some of the best old growth forest remaining anywhere on the planet.
No matter where you travel, if you come at the right time of the year, you will be able save some money by finding Tasmanian travel specials and packages.