Tag: drive

6-day itinerary of our Tasmanian Road Trip

Tasmania is so diverse, it was hard to make a choice on how to spend our six days at the very far end of Australia. If you’re into hiking, and big empty nature, you’ll probably visit the Western parts of the island with all its national parks, mountains and lakes. We opted for a drive along the Eastern coastline. And…

Tasmania Road Trip: on our way to Bicheno

After two days in Sydney, and two in Hobart, here we go… we’re finally off on our road trip through Tasmania, along its eastern shores. Day one sees us driving up to Bicheno by the bay, some 180 kilometers that could be done in about two and a half hours. Of course, we took longer, stoping here, and there, and…

Summit views from Mount Wellington

Mount Wellington looms big over Hobart. With 1271 meters above sea level, it is the distinctive, defining feature of the city. The foothills of Mount Wellington is what much of Hobart was built on. Today it is officially known as kunanyi / Mount Wellington. Tasmania has adopted, like New Zealand, a dual naming policy, hence recognizing Aboriginal names for Tasmanian…