TasVacations Blog

Being based in Tasmania, our team has the unique opportunity to test and experience the attractions and accommodations we sell. Our firsthand knowledge means that you'll receive only the best recommendations for your Tasmanian holiday.

Check out some of our most recent adventures below.

Thanks Mum!

While the world is currently battening down the hatches to fight COVID-19 we salute all our front-line workers who are daily facing this threat to life. To all our health care workers...


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Family Travel In Tasmania

With so many family friendly sights, attractions and tours, Tasmania is the perfect destination to holiday with the family. Having 3 young boys, we love getting out and about and exploring all that Tasmania has to offer...


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Tour Tasmania With The Locals

TasVacations has been sharing the Tasmania’s secrets with travellers for over 20 years and it’s this passion that has allowed so many past guests to leave Tasmania smiling...


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Tis’ the Season for Events

Summer in Tasmania is your chance to experience the best of our festivals, fresh produce, music, arts and culture. For those travelling to Tasmania this summer...


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Tasmania Self Guided and Guided Walks - The Three Capes Track

If you are seeking a bushwalking adventure with a touch of comfort, the Three Capes Track which starts at the Port Arthur historic site in Tasmania is ideal. A high-quality track with stylish huts...


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Curringa Farm Stay

Over the weekend I had the pleasure of staying at Curringa Farm for a night. We departed Hobart around midday on Saturday and it took just over an hour’s drive. We stopped at New Norfolk on the way...


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The wukalina Walk

We were lucky enough to join Tasmania’s newest guided walking tour ‘The wukalina Walk’ in October, for a 4 day/3 night Aboriginal Cultural experience along the Bay of Fires in North East Tasmania...


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Maria Island Day Tour

Zuleika and I were invited to join Gray Line on their full day tour to Maria Island. Neither of us had been to Maria Island before, so this was our first time visiting...


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Escape to Bruny Island

Last weekend I enjoyed a few days away on Bruny Island, staying with Bruny Island Escapes in one of their new lodge rooms. These are a lovely, hotel style room with a small kitchenette...


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Port Arthur In Spring

On a lovely Tassie winter weekend we set off to Port Arthur, located south east of Hobart. Port Arthur is a 1 hour 20 minute drive from Hobart and is home to such popular attractions as...


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Cradle Mountain Comforts

For a special occasion (my birthday) I decided to visit Cradle Mountain National Park, known for its stunning scenery, and home to the famous Overland track and Dove Lake...


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A Fly/Drive Experience

My husband and I were fortunate enough to partake in a fly / drive with Overdrive Car Hire and Par Avion. We collected the car from Macq01, a luxury storytelling Hotel located on Hobart’s waterfront...


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Freycinet Lodge

I had the opportunity to do a familiarisation over winter at Freycinet Lodge. Along the way we made a stop for lunch at Freycinet Marine Farm for some yummy local seafood. The East Coast of Tasmania is just one of the many locations in Tasmania that is known for their fresh local produce...


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The Derwent Valley

Today Kim and I had a relaxing day out of the office exploring the Derwent Valley area. We saw a number of properties that we sell at TasVacations including accommodation ranging from 5 star luxury pavilions at MONA...


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East Coast Adventure

Talise and I were fortunate enough to be invited on a unique experience today with our partners Overdrive Car Hire and Par Avion. Our task was to drive a Porsche Boxster to Saffire Freycinet, a luxury lodge...


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Bruny Island Traveller

On a beautiful Tassie winter’s day we were lucky enough to be able to be heading to Bruny Island for an ultimate foodies day out with Bruny Island Traveller.We met our tour guide, Fran and headed 45 minutes south of Hobart to Kettering...


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Launceston Getaway

Last week, Zuleika and I headed North for three days to have a look at the Launceston and Tamar Valley accommodation properties that we sell here at TasVacations. We saw a great mix of hotel, motel and apartment...


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Josef Chromy Wines

Today we were lucky enough to join the Go Behind the Label Experience at Josef Chromy Wines located just outside of Launceston. Arriving into the winery we were surrounded by beautiful farm land and greeted by our wonderful tour guide, Sandy...


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Gordon Wild Rivers Explorer

Today we were fortunate enough to travel to Strahan with Par Avion to experience the award-winning Gordon River Cruise. Our day started early with our flight departing Cambridge Airport at 7am...


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Mt Field National Park

On the long weekend we decided to do a day trip to Mount Field National Park, located approximately 1.5 hour drive from Hobart. To gain entry...


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Bruny Island Safaris

Over winter our staff are out experiencing all of our wonderful Tasmanian products, and Maddy and Caitlyn were lucky enough to join the popular Bruny Island Safaris tour...


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Tasmania's North East

This weekend I decided to head to the North East coast of Tasmania with my family for a 2 night escape. Travelling from Hobart along the Midland Highway we stopped at the historic town of Ross...


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