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Morgan Wilson
tulips in Tasmania

Tulips in Tasmania

Tulips in Tasmania (Image) Spring & Tulips Special Tour Spring time in Tasmania! What better time to come and see what this magnificent island has to offer. During the height of “Tulip Mania” in the 17th century a single bulb became worth more than a year’s salary and the 10 Day Spring & Tulips tour we have arranged will create priceless memories for those choosing to experience the Northwest of Tasmania at this special time of year. Come and immerse yourself in the unique and awe inspiring Northwest of Tasmania - a region often neglected by visitors to our island. Featuring...

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Dean Huff
The Bay of Fires - unparalleled beauty

The Bay of Fires - unparalleled beauty

Walking out onto the viewing deck at Binalong Bay, it is easy to see why the region known as the Bay of Fires is one of the premier places to visit in all of Tasmania. On the platform you are treated to spectacular views of the bay and the northeast coastline stretching away into the distance. Moving 50 metres up the hill you find yourself standing upon a great granite boulder staring out to the vastness of the Tasman Sea. From this spot you may be lucky enough to see the majestic Humpback and Southern right whales glide by during...

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Dean Huff
Tasmanian pepper berry

Tasmanian Pepper Berry

The Tasmanian Pepperberry or Tasmannia lanceolota is a native shrub that thrives on the slopes and gullies of cool, temperate forested areas. It can be found in the highlands of Victoria, NSW and all across Tasmania at altitudes of 300-1400m. When colonial botanist Robert Brown named the plant in 1804 it was the first time the name “Tasmania” had been used. The next occasion was on a map in 1808.   Side Note: By the 1820’s the name Tasmania was in common use however, it was not until 1856 that the state was officially renamed Tasmania. This change was welcomed...

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Dean Huff
Fairy Penguins Tasmania

Fairy Penguins in Tasmania

Fairy Penguins Tasmania (Image) Did you know that Fairy Penguin poo sparkles? This is due to small undigested fish scales and is just one of the many fascinating characteristics of this delightful little creature. On our tours up the east coast of Tasmania we stay overnight in the small coastal town of Bicheno. Just on dark, with a red filtered light, we take our guests down to the beach to spot the procession of Penguins coming ashore for a night of rest. We generally expect to see at least one and often several coming home to the safety of their...

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