Collected by Amy Shields
42 Main St, Hadspen TAS 7290, Australia
After arriving at Launceston airport, pick up a rental car and head to Hadspen’s Red Feather Inn, a former carriage house where the rooms have fireplaces and soaking tubs. Book a candlelit dinner in the dining room or make your meal with the house...
22 Crockers St, Railton TAS 7305, Australia
At Seven Sheds Brewery in Railton, you can enjoy the Paradise Pale ale or the mead, which is fermented with renowned honey from nearby Sheffield. This appeared in the November/December 2014 issue.
289 Tarleton Rd, Tarleton TAS 7310, Australia
At Spreyton Cider Co., pick up the dry vintage cider and ample supplies of beef jerky, local cheese, and “bikkies” (crackers). Then settle under the apple and cherry trees for a picnic. This appeared in the November/December 2014 issue.
Corinna Rd, Corinna TAS 7321, Australia
Blow through Burnie to allow for more time in the woods. When the long stretch of highway turns bright white—it was built from silica rock—you’re almost to Corinna (from $180), a gold rush settlement turned ecolodge on the edge of the tarkine...
330 Mayberry Rd, Mayberry TAS 7304, Australia
Mole Creek Karst National Park, along with the surrounding Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, offers subterranean streams and pools, plus at least 300 caves. At Marakoopa Cave, you’ll feel as though you’re in mother...
41 Esplanade, Strahan TAS 7468, Australia
Tucked in deep on the Tasmanian west coast is my favourite Australian village. Strahan is the only village on a harbour six times bigger than Sydney’s. The friendliness of its people tips the scales at ‘uber-good-natured’. The beauty of Macquarie...
141 Bathurst St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
by Jennie Nunn Specialty cheese shop Bottega Rotolo offers classes in how to make braised eggplant, pasta sauces, and profiteroles. Bottega Rotolo, 61/(0) 3-6234-9978,“To the Plate” courses are $96 per person, including wine. This appeared in the...
Cradle Mountain Road, Cradle Mountain TAS 7310, Australia
Cradle mountain and much of Tasmania is brimming with natural beauty and rugged wild landscapes. I spent a day hiking some of Cradle mountain's day hikes through forest, grass lands, and hills, running across exotic looking wild flowers, birds, an...
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