101 THINGS TO DO IN TASMANIA

We know, we know, you really didn’t need any more reasons to go to Tasmania….or did you?! 😏😏

This is Salty Summits Tasmanian Bucket List. Complete with 101 incredible experiences and places, some of which you may have never heard of or thought of doing!

If you have been to Tasmania, we would love to know how many of this 101 you have done.

  1. See a wombat at Cradle Mountain
  2. Run through a lavender field
  3. Visit the historic site Port Arthur
  4. Hike out to one of the 3 Capes; Cape Raoul, Cape Pillar and Cape Hauy, or complete the 48KM Three Capes Track
  5. Discover the North West Bay River and its tranquil swimming holes
  6. Hike around Dove Lake
  7. Build a snowman on Mt Mawson (Mt Field National Park)
  8. Marvel at Wineglass Bay from the summit of Mt Amos
  9. Drive Jacobs Ladder mountain pass
  10. Drive Mt Barrow’s mountain pass
  11. Catch a brown trout in the Tyenna River
  12. Stand in the snow at Cradle Mountain
  13. Devour a lavender ice-cream
  14. Wander around the incredible painted cliffs on Maria Island
  15. Walk through the world’s tallest flowering trees in the Styx Valley
  16. Road trip The Great Eastern Drive from Orford to St Helens
  17. Drive the 90 bends into Queenstown
  18. Witness an Aurora Australis
  19. Cook bacon and eggs at Eggs & Bacon Bay
  20. Free camp at the stunning Bay Of Fires
  21. Dive into the crystal-clear waters of Waterhouse
  22. Watch the sun rise from Mt Campbell
  23. Hang out with the wombats on Maria Island
  24. Indulge in copious amount of food on Bruny Island
  25. Spot a white wallaby
  26. Forage for wild growing fruits and nuts (almonds, walnuts, apples and pears)
  27. Forage for wild mountain pepper berry
  28. Explore the Fisher River and Parsons Falls in the Central Plateau
  29. Watch a local game of AFL on ‘Australia’s Most Feared Football Oval’ (Queenstown)
  30. Go on a fungi hunt and see how many different species you can find! (Franklin River Nature Trail would be a great place to start)
  31. Hike Mt Roland
  32. Hike Mt Murchison
  33. Splash around in the magical bioluminescence
  34. Visit the Fingal Forests
  35. Fossick for smoky quartz
  36. Drive the Tarkine
  37. Spot a Tassie Devil in the wild
  38. Visit Australia’s deepest freshwater lake – Lake St Clair
  39. Fish for Flathead at Cockle Creek
  40. Overnight hike into the Walls Of Jerusalem
  41. Find a spectacular snow gum
  42. Explore Rocky Cape National Park
  43. Walk up ‘The Nut’ in Stanley
  44. Enjoy a sunset over Hobart at Rosny Hill
  45. Find the best scallop pie
  46. Wander around the historic town of Richmond
  47. Visit the Pooseum and learn all about animal poo (100% recommend, very informative and fun!)
  48. Marvel at the engineering of the Gordon Dam dam wall
  49. For the thrill seekers, abseil the Gordon Dam dam wall
  50. Explore the Remarkable Caves (at your own risk and only on low tide for safety reasons!)
  51. Spot a platypus at Lake Gardiner (great free camp close to Cradle Mountain National Park)
  52. Find the best rope swing! There are a few good ones around the state
  53. Visit the King and Queen river confluence (Queenstown)
  54. Visit Australia’s most southerly township, Southport
  55. While in Southport grab a coffee from the Rocket @ the end of the road
  56. Dive for Southern Rock Lobster (license required)
  57. Complete the Overland Track hike
  58. Visit MONA
  59. Visit “The Wall”
  60. Experience crossing the Bass Strait on the Spirit Of Tasmania
  61. When in season, visit the Tulip Farm at Table Cape
  62. Frolick in a rockpool at Mt William National Park
  63. Drive the Tamar Valley wine region
  64. Marvel at Hobart city at night from the top of Mt Wellington
  65. Test your skills on one of the many mountain bike trails
  66. Explore an underground cave system
  67. Spend a night out at the Longely Pub, free live music Fridays and Sundays with free camping across the road!
  68. Catch a rainbow trout
  69. For experienced hikers, summits Frenchmans Cap
  70. Tick another Abel off by summitting Federation Peak
  71. Stay overnight in a hiker’s hut – Lady Lake Hut is a good one (Higgs Track)
  72. Whip out the surfboard in Scamander
  73. Spot a quoll in the wild
  74. Have a picnic at the Little Blue Lake
  75. Grab a coldie at Australia’s oldest continually licenced hotel operating on the same site and in the same building, the Bush Inn in New Norfolk
  76. Photograph the very photogenic highland cows in Tarraleah
  77. Walk over the Tasman Bridge in Hobart and learn about the devastating event that occurred in 1975
  78. Visit the Edge Of The World, Arthur River
  79. Step on aboard the Wilderness Railway (Queenstown – Strahan)
  80. Go canyoning at Cradle Mountain National Park
  81. Raft the Franklin River
  82. The Cadbury Factory visitors centre is no longer open to the public so why not take part in the Cadbury running festival held in Claremont in January each year
  83. Lace up the running shoes again and take part in the Gone Nuts 101 Ultramarathon events
  84. Explore Leven Canyon
  85. Go hunting for deer in the state forests (permit required)
  86. Free camp and go snorkelling at Boat Harbour Beach
  87. Forage for oysters
  88. Flick a line for Striped Trumpeter
  89. Share a beer with Priscilla the pig at Pub in the Paddock (Pyengana)
  90. Explore the Peron sand dunes by 4X4, dune buggy or sandboard
  91. Beachcomb along Godfreys Beach
  92. Kayak the Pieman River to Lovers Falls
  93. Dive for abalone (permit required)
  94. Look for penguins on Diamond Island (low tide only)
  95. Sail the Tamar River
  96. Visit the Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre
  97. Explore the many waterfalls and walking tracks in the Meander State Forest
  98. Hike through Hartz Mountain National Park
  99. Hike down to Shipsterns Bluff, a globally renowned big wave surfing location
  100. Summits Tasmania’s tallest mountain, Mt Ossa, 1617m elevation
  101. Explore the Great Lakes region

DO YOU NEED MORE TASMANIAN INSPIRATION???………

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