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Made up of a collection of smaller islands surrounding the larger mainland, Tasmania is an island state off the coast of Australia.

40% of the population of Tasmania live in the state capital, Hobart, yet it is still the least populated state capital in Australia. Highlights include the botanical gardens, The Museum of Old and New Art, the Maritime Museum and the nearby Mount Wellington, with a number of docks, piers and markets to explore.

Tasmania is brimming with opportunities for walking, hiking and adventure holidays with an abundance of national parks, such as Tasman, Mount Field, Lime Bay State Reserve and Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.

Separated from mainland Australia, Tasmania is a great place to spot wildlife. Home to more than just it’s famous devil, with endemic species like the pademelon as well as platypus and wombats. Little penguins are found on the coast, with dolphins and humpback whales migrating through.

National parks of Tasmania

Where to find Tasmania's best bushwalks

  • Hobart

  • Freycinet National Park

    Freycinet National Park

    Covering a large area of the Freycinet Peninsular, the national park encompasses areas undisturbed by humans, protected historical sites and an extensive, rugged coastline...
  • Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park

    Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park

    Home of Cradle Mountain, this world heritage listed national park, situated northwest of the state capital of Hobart, is a popular area for hiking and walking, with tracks exploring the range...
  • Tasman National Park

    Tasman National Park

    Hosting cliffs and rock formations along a wide stretching coastal region, Tasman National Park, located south of Hobart, offers ample opportunities for hiking and rock climbing as well as exploring the coast by boat...
  • Mount Field National Park

    Mount Field National Park

    One of the oldest and most accessible parks in Tasmania, Mount Field features wheelchair accessible paths as well as hiking routes across the area...
  • Maria Island National Park

    Maria Island National Park

    An uninhabited island, Maria Island is reserved as a sanctuary for a number of endangered species, including the Tasmanian devil...

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