Plan a trip to Tasmania
Tasmania is ideal for anyone. It offers history, quaint villages, remote coasts and incredible food and produce.
See the best of Tasmania
When to go to Tasmania
Tasmania has 4 seasons – Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring. Summer is from December to March, it is mild and dry (with some rain). Winter June – August is cold and wet.
Peak season is generally the summer December to March and Christmas, School Holidays and Easter.
The best months to visit Tasmania (for value and less tourists) are February – April (before or after Easter) and October – Early December.
To decide when to go, it’s a good idea to check Tasmania weather, Tasmania public holidays and Tasmania School Holidays.
How long to go to Tasmania for
Plan to go to Tasmania for at 2 weeks, this will give you time to enjoy the small villages, the forests and coasts.
For longer stays, consider hiring a car and exploring either the whole state. You will need at least 4 weeks minimum to cover the whole island.
For trip planning information for Tasmania click the logo for Tasmania Tourism
Or browse the online Tasmania travel brochures, check out the Tasmania travel guide (needs time to load) or suggested itineraries for Tasmania
Entry information – Passport and Visa Rules for Tasmania
To international travellers to enter Tasmania you will need a valid Passport (with a minimum of 6 months validity).
For entry requirements for Tasmania and documentation check the Visa and Passport information and Project Visa
How to get to Tasmania
You can fly or cruise to Tasmania.
Domestic flights operate to Hobart and Launceston – Tasmania – from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.
The Spirit of Tasmania operates from Melbourne Victoria to the port of Devonport, Tasmania.
Cruise lines operate to a number of cruise ports including Hobart– Tasmania – from Australia and as part of South Pacific or Line Voyages.
For Flight details check
How to get around Tasmania
Tasmania is worth exploring, regional flights operate to King Island or take a cruise with one of the local operators. Alternatively hire a car in Tasmania and drive around the island or try the limited local Tasmania public transport.
For a great blog read adventuretasmania
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What to see and do Tasmania
Tasmania has inspired bloggers, writers and travellers who in Top Blogs and Free things to do offer excellent information on What to see and do in Tasmania.
Sightseeing, Day Tours, Extended Tours, Volunteer Tasmania
Tasmania offers a number of interesting sightseeing and attractions. To plan what to see and do in Tasmania here are plenty of Sightseeing/Attractions, Day Touring or Extended Tour options.
Ideas for Places to Stay Tasmania
There are numerous places to stay in Tasmania, from local run Bed and Breakfast Luxury resorts. Consider the type of accommodation you would like in Where to stay in Tasmania, or if you just need a Hostel, Hotel or Resort look at Accommodation options for Tasmania to find plenty of ideas. For those seeking something different, try Traditional or Unique Tasmania Accommodation.
How much to Budget For Tasmania
To work out what to budget for, have a look at the average cost of living for Tasmania.
Security, Health and Vaccinations, Driving Rules Tasmania
Check important information in Travel Security, Health and Vaccinations and Driving overseas for Tasmania.
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