Tasmania                Kangaroo Animated


This island represents a  state, located roughly 100 miles south of the eastern side of the continent, being separated from it by Bass Strait.

The island has a population of 1/2 million on 26,383 square miles.

Tasmania promotes itself as the Natural State presenting a large, and relatively unspoiled, natural environment. 40% of Tasmania is formally in reserves, National Parks and World Heritage Sites. Besides nature Tasmania offers friendly cities, internationally renowned local food, beautiful rivers and parklands and perfectly preserved historic buildings.

The capital and largest city is
Hobart, which also encompasses the cities of Glenorchy and Clarence.


Enjoy the Slide Show, that samples a little slice of this destination.

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We offer a series of guided pre-packaged tours, prepared for you by reliable tour operators, or we can design your visit to your wishes and your budget.
If you want to see Australia at your own pace, an individualized vacation or FIT is recommended. If so, we'll make your flight, hotel and car arrangements. If you are restricted to time, a guided tour, or pre-packaged vacation might be advised.


Hotels in Hobart

Lenna of Hobart

Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart

Mercure Hotel Hobart

Old Woolstore Hobart

Hadley's Hotel

Rydges Hobart Hotel

Somerset on the Pier

Wrestpoint Hotel Hobart



Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart

Located  right on the waterfront in central Hobart, provides you with the ultimate in accommodation with majestic views over the Derwent River, Mt Wellington and the City. It is just a stone's throw from the city as well as all of Hobart's many tourist attractions.





Mercure Hotel Hobart

The Mercure Hobart hotel is located in the CBD, only two blocks from the main shopping mall. The hotel is only a short walk from Salamanca Place, an area well known for many restaurants, cafes, bars and the famous Saturday market





Old Woolstore Hobart

Perfectly located in the heart of the city. Surrounded by a host of cafes, shops, history and activity, yet only a short stroll from Hobart's CBD.



Lenna of Hobart

Ideally located in the heart of historic Battery Point amidst the color of Sullivans Cove, just a stone's throw from fashionable Salamanca Place and the city centre, Lenna offers spacious en suite accommodation, well-equipped conference and function venues and fine dining in the award-winning Alexander's Restaurant.




Rydges Hobart Hotel

A hotel where the charm and grace of the old is in harmony with the polish of the new. Quietly sophisticated, and imbued with a warmth and intimacy that comes only from smaller hotels, Rydges features elegant self-contained accommodation. Minutes from the CBD, Rydges captures the essence of historic Hobart.



Somerset on the Pier

Located within walking distance of the business district, docks and city attractions, the residence is ideal corporate housing for the executive and international family for a short holiday or extended stay. Business travel or a short leisure vacation is comfortable in these spacious apartments overlooking the waterfront.



Wrest Point Hotel Hobart

Perfectly positioned to soak up the beauty of the Derwent River, Wrest Point offers the best in dining, luxury accommodation, relaxation and recreational facilities to visitors and locals alike.


Hadley's Hotel

Located in the heart of the city. Within walking distance to Hobart's major tourist attractions, shopping and business centers. Hadley's is a Heritage Hotel built in 1834 and has been fully refurbished and elegantly restored to its original splendor.




Launceston is a small city in the north of the state of Tasmania, population nearing 100,000 and located at the confluence of the North Esk, South Esk, and Tamar rivers. It is the 2nd largest city in Tasmania and  serves as the commercial hub for the north of the state as well as a major tourist center. The main attractions are the Cataract Gorge, a natural wonder of Tasmania and only five minutes walk from the city and the Tamar Valley, which is home to some of Australia's best vineyards.



Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

In the heart of the city, Launceston's premier hotel has a central location and a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, while still providing all the facilities you expect in a busy cosmopolitan centre. Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston is a splendid base to explore all major attractions.




Peppers Calstock  (DELORAINE)

Situated 45 minutes from Launceston, in the lush green valleys surrounding Deloraine in Tasmania's North West, Peppers Calstock is an elegant example of boutique luxury accommodation.


Country Club Resort Launceston

Set amidst beautiful bush land and overlooking lakes and lush fairways on the outskirts of Launceston is the Country Club Resort where a stay can be as romantic, relaxing, busy or as exciting as you want.



Freycinet National Park

Jutting out from the sea on Tasmania's mild east coast is the rugged and beautiful Freycinet Peninsula. The National Park consists of knuckles of granite mountains all but surrounded by azure bays and white sand beaches. The dramatic peaks of the Hazards welcome you as you enter the park.



Freycinet Lodge

Tasmania's premier environmentally friendly resort having won many awards and recommendations. The property has 60 tastefully furnished cabins situated in a bush land setting, which is located within Freycinet National Park.




Strahan (including Macquarie Harbor, Sarah Island and the Gordon River) is one of the most isolated outposts in Australia. A spectacularly beautiful harbor, located 298 km west of Hobart and 41 km from Queenstown. Strahan lies on the edge of the unspoiled beauty of Macquarie Harbor and presents one of the loneliest places on earth.



Franklin Manor Strahan

A casual boutique hotel situated on a hillside on the outskirts of Strahan, a charming little fishing village on Macquarie Harbor. Franklin Manor has become synonymous with everything that embodies tranquility, warm hospitality and affordable indulgence.


Cradle Mountain National Park

The wild Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park is a part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. The jagged contours of Cradle Mountain form the background for this wild landscape, dotted with ancient rainforest and alpine highlands, button grass and stands of colorful deciduous beech. Icy streams cascade out of  the rugged mountains while ancient pines mirror in the still waters of glacial lakes animated by a wealth of wildlife.



Cradle Mountain Lodge

A warm retreat nestled high in the Tasmanian wilderness, a superb escape featuring cozy cabins, fine food and wine and many activities.



Gateway Motor Inn, Devonport

Situated in the heart of the city, with the spirit of Tasmania terminal visible across the Mersey River. Spacious guest rooms include en-suites and self contained studio apartments, which are all well furnished with amenities. Some of the suites enjoy magnificent views of the sea and the river.




Chancellor Inn Port Arthur

Just over an hour from Hobart on the Tasman Peninsula, the Chancellor Inn Port Arthur is located in beautiful surroundings on the waterfront just minutes from the Port Arthur Historic Site.  Adjacent to the Bush Mill Steam Railway and central to other natural and cultural attractions, the hotel provides a comfortable and relaxing base from which to explore the Tasman Peninsula.

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