Meet the Taylor family – Emma and Rob and their three boys, Finn, Ashton and Ky. The Taylors are a pretty typical Tasmanian family – they’re active and outdoorsy, and they love living at Triabunna, just across the Mercury Passage…
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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.
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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Maria Island is a special place, where breathtaking, wild beauty and close encounters with wildlife are everyday events. It’s a place of layered history, where wild ideas and visionary schemes have been sparked, and extinguished. And it’s a place where…
As I walked along my local beach, I saw a young father playing with his two small children. They were making the most spectacular sandcastle—an enormous, elaborate concoction, complete with moat, dribbled sand battlements, driftwood defences and seashell-crusted turrets. The…