Have a Devious Adventurous Experience on a Private Tour of Tasmania
Do not let the far-flung location stop you from having devious adventurous experiences on a private tour of Tasmania.
This heart shaped, smallest state in Australia, is an island of alluring mystique. Situated approximately 300 km off the south of the Australian mainland and across the stormy Bass Strait.
World Heritage Areas and national parks, which make up nearly half of Tasmania, have fabulous alpine lakes, gushing wild rivers and mist covered peaks.
There are many reasons to visit Tasmania other than the national parks such as; the frozen in time, beautifully preserved heritage towns with haunting convict history and the amazing wildlife which include the real life, Tasmanian devils Unfortunately the Tasmanian tiger are now extinct.
In and around the small cities and towns of Tasmania there are plenty of museums to learn and explore, botanical gardens to leisurely stroll, fabulous landmarks and amazing wildlife refuges and zoo to keep you well entertained on holiday here.
Top 10 Things to Do in Tasmania
Experience the Wilderness on a Sightseeing Tour of Cradle Mountain-lake St Clair National Park
On the many sightseeing tours available to National Parks in Tasmania, Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair is one of the best. On one tour see jewel on the crown of natural wonders such as glittering lakes, beech forests, alpine heathland, jagged peaks and glacier-carved crags.
For historic tours the most popular one is to Port Arthur Historic Site, it is an old convict settlement and its ruins are part of the Australian Convict Sites World Heritage Property.
It is not all sightseeing tours; there are lots of places for excellent shopping, mouthwatering restaurants and high-energy nightclubs.
There are great times guaranteed on a tour of Tasmania.
Travel Tips for Tasmania
The best time to visit Tasmania is during its summer months which are December, January and February. The weather can reach temperatures of high 30’s they tend to remain in the 20’s which is ideal for going on sightseeing tours and adventure treks. There are excellent summer festivals too. The months November and March are also good times and if you are lucky, may be slightly cheaper for tourists too.
Tasmania is very reasonably priced for tourists. A daily budget of $150 - $200 will get you a double room in a good hotel, transport and food for the day. Of course it is possible to find cheaper hotels and if you want to splash out more expensive ones! The price of private tours vary in price depending on operators and seasons so always check around. A short taxi ride starts from $25 but the public transport is much cheaper.
Do your research before travelling to any new destination. Depending on where you are from, you may need to apply for a visa before arriving in Tasmania. Security in and out of Australia is very strict, so be sure to fill out all documentation carefully and honestly. Be careful when walking around in crowded areas as there are pickpockets everywhere. Be aware of your surroundings and when on a sightseeing tour be sure to stay with the group.
The four seasons are distinct in Tasmania. From Mid-December, January, February and all the way to late March are the warmest months with temperatures averaging from 17 to 23 degrees Celsius. The winter months of June, July and August have temperatures ranging from 2 to 12 degrees Celsius. Rainfall varies across the island and Hobart is the second driest city in Australia. Regardless of where you are in Tasmania, be prepared for sudden weather changes.