A few months back international travel documentary maker Gareth Leonard – aka Tourist 2 Townie, spent 10 days having the experience of his life in Tasmania. In this first episode he explores Tassie’s east coast, the incredible coastline, the ‘wild’…
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Experience one of Australia’s greatest road trips on the Great Eastern Drive. This is a true journey of discovery that will lead you to the best-loved places and experiences of Tasmania’s east coast region. Here, every turn unveils a new view to take your breath away, and a new invitation to stop and explore.
We invite you to experience a variety of cultural and entertaining events in one of the most beautiful locations. There's always something happening along Tasmania's east coast from food and wine events, local markets, live performances, art exhibits, surfing competitions and other sporting events.
A place filled with reasons to just stop… and wander
Tasmania’s east coast is many different things. Yes, it’s picture-perfect, white sand beaches and open, endless blue horizons. It’s places that make you feel like you’re the first person to leave a footprint. It’s national parks filled with wonders, and seaside towns filled with welcome. It’s a gourmet food bowl bursting with the best local fare. But it’s much more than that.
Here, you can experience one of Australia’s greatest road trips—the Great Eastern Drive. This is a journey that will lead you to places and moments that you’ll never forget. From those famous beaches, to luscious food and wine, award-winning walks, and views that will take your breath away.
Tasmania’s east coast is a place of stories, encounters and treasures. A place where small, unexpected moments become lifelong memories and where taking a break can not only refresh, but reinvent.
Once you visit, you’ll understand. And once you understand, we promise, you’ll want to come back. Again. And again.
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