Begin your discovery

Discover Tasmania, the official tourism website for Tasmania, offers everything you need to plan your holiday. Explore the state’s five unique regions, find out what's on, uncover local secrets and book your accommodation or activities online. Tasmania is a pure and rejuvenating destination where you will find the freshest in regional produce and intriguing wildlife including the iconic Tasmanian devil.

Come and enjoy our pristine nature and vast open space, the purity of our air and water, and the friendly welcome from our local people. Book your holiday online today, or call or visit your local travel agent.

Wildlife - Tasmanian Devil

Nature and Wildlife

With accessible wilderness and plenty of wildlife sanctuaries, Tasmania is the ideal destination to get up close with native Australian animals. See wombats, wallabies, pademelons, endemic birds and more. It’s also the one place on earth you’ll find a Tasmanian devil in the wild.

Arts and Culture

You don't have to travel far to find amazing arts and cultural experiences in Tasmania, from the smallest artist-run spaces and design shops to world class museums, cutting edge contemporary art galleries and festivals for almost every possible interest.

Food and Drink

In Tasmania, you can stop by road side stalls with lush berries, shuck oysters fresh from the sea, sample fine Belgian truffles and pick up a bottle of bubbly from wine country so fine, it’s rumoured to be second only to Champagne itself.

Ideal Self-Drive Destination

Tasmania is easy to explore by car- it is compact, the roads uncrowded and scenery varied. The benefit of its size means you can stand atop a mountain and feel sand between your toes on the same afternoon drive.


Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
Yearly: 26 December - 01 January
One of the world's great blue water classics. From the starting line on Boxing Day in Sydney - 600 nm of ocean racing.
Yearly: mid January
MONA Festival of Music and Art .. MOFO for short, an incredible array of amazing music, dance, theatre, performance, and new media from around the World.
Festival of Voices
Yearly: July
An inclusive, non-competitive, vibrant celebration of the voice, with 10,000 people in workshops and performances. The largest choral event in Australia.
Yearly: April
Every April sees painters complete new murals in an annual theme. Can they compete with Sheffield's famous Eason Chan mural ?