Experience

Be amazed at the art collections on show in the world-renowned architectural masterpiece known as MONA (The Museum of Old and New Art), Australia’s largest privately-owned museum. nbsp;     Image credit: ‘MONA Museum’ by Rob Taylor available at https://www.flickr.com/photos/britsinvade/5708302382 under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0. Full terms at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Take the Ferry from Kettering (outside of Hobart) to nearby Bruny Island. Visit the sights – including the neck and the lighthouse – and see the Little Penguins and Fur Seals. For a gourmet food tour, or an award-winning speed-boat tour, visit www.pennicottjourneys.com.au/   Image credit: ‘The Neck, Bruny Island – Tasmania’ by Adam Selwood […]

Delve into Tasmania’s history at the Port Arthur Historic Site. The Port Arthur site is a former convict settlement and penal colony formed on the Tasman Peninsula in the 1800s. The site is one of Australia’s most significant heritage areas and includes ruins of the main penitentiary, church, and watch tower, set amongst 40 hectares […]

White sand, clear turquoise water and remarkable pink granite mountains are the key attractions of the East Coast’s Freycinet Peninsula. The Freycinet National Park is home to Wineglass Bay, a beach that is widely considered to be one of the world’s top ten beaches. Crescent-shaped, the beach is a blend of perfect white sand and […]

Explore the rich history of Sheffield, a small Tasmanian town, through the stories painted on the town’s buildings. Sheffield is known as the Town of Murals, as over 60 murals have been painted onto its buildings, depicting its history and natural scenery.   Image Credit: ‘Rally Tasmania- Sunday’ by Tom Reynolds available at https://www.flickr.com/photos/thomasrdororg/4400048167 under […]

Visit Australia’s oldest bridge – the Richmond Bridge – and Australia’s best-preserved Colonial Gaol – the Richmond Gaol. Explore the Richmond Maze, and browse the many heritage buildings, shops featuring art and souvenirs, and the lolly shop full of delicious treats!   Image credit: ‘Tasmania’ by HK. Colin available at https://www.flickr.com/photos/picturesfromcolin/8826753402 under a Creative Commons […]

Be transported to a world of rugged beauty within the heart of Tasmania. The Lake St Clair National Park is a World Heritage area that is home to Aboriginal historic sites, ancient pines, glacial lakes, platypus, echidna, and many bird species. It is also home to one of Tasmania’s iconic landmarks – Cradle Mountain – […]

The Tahune Forest Reserve is located 70km south of Hobart, in the heart of the Huon Valley on the banks of the Huon River. Whilst at the reserve, students will have the opportunity to view the forest canopy from the Tahune Airwalk, and also explore the Swinging Bridges walking circuit. The Tahune Airwalk is one […]

Be awed by the majestic forest at Mount Field National Park. One of Tasmania’s oldest national parks, Mount Field stretches across 16,000 hectares of diverse vegetation – ranging from swamp gum and fern forests, to rainforest and alpine vegetation. Russell Falls is the Park’s most visited spot – a three-tiered waterfall surrounded by lush vegetation. […]

The Tamar Valley is a beautiful area of Tasmania, just north of Launceston. As one of Tasmania’s principle wine producing areas, the Tamar Valley is very picturesque with orchards, forests and pastures. Within the Tamar Valley you will find the Tamar Island Wetlands Reserve. The reserve features a boardwalk of 500 metres which extends across […]