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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 and uncrowded spaces, 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.

FEATURED EVENTS

Each Saturday - all year
300 stalls of food, music, fresh fruit, crisp organic vegetables, hot baked spuds, the warm aroma of a coffee and treats, arts & crafts, buskers and more.
Each Sunday - all year
Come rain hail or shine, a busy street in the heart of Hobart transforms into a bustling farmers’ market. All the best produce in one place.
Yearly: 09Mar-01Apr
The Ten Days on the Island is Australia's only multi-arts statewide festival.
08-09 Apr, Derby
Tasmania is this year’s new venue! The area has become a massive drawcard for bike riders from all over Australia and the World!
Yearly: 16-22 Apr, Sheffield
This art competition is staged in Mural Park in a purpose-built 'outdoor art gallery' in the heart of Sheffield.
Yearly: 15Apr-15May
Islandwide, but best venues are Mount Field & Cradle Mountain National Parks.
Yearly: 08-21Jun
Winter is a special time to celebrate in Hobart with an abundance of art, music and food at MONA and throughout the city.
Yearly: 30Jun-16Jul
Festival of Voices transforms our towns into singing cities every mid-winter.
Daily. Closed Tue in winter
Australia's largest private museum with a diverse private collection that ranges from ancient Egyptian mummies to some of the world's most infamous art.

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