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Anyone who wants to go to Australia or even has the slightest bit of hints knows Tasmania. Tasmania is the smallest state in Australia. Located in the south of the Australian mainland by around 300 kilometers, Tasmania is one of Australia’s best states, with many hidden gems.

People who want to become Australian citizens should definitely inquire about Tasmania and visit the place once. After passing the Australian citizenship test, which is required to get a PR in Australia, you can plan a trip to Tasmania.

The small heart-shaped state is home to hundreds of flora and fauna. Half of the land in Tasmania is a national park or World Heritage site, and the place is rich in water resources. Alpine Lake, wildlife, and mountains are some hidden gems of Tasmania. It is home to a variety of wildlife and unique natural attractions.

Tasmania offers a wide variety of activities and incredible natural sightseeing with a touch of water on all sides. You will find an amazing range of foods and cultures in this small state. From seafood to Indian food, you will find everything you want to eat.

If you are planning to visit Tasmania anytime soon, that article is for you. Here we have a list of hidden gems in Tasmania that you should not miss while you visit.

Cradle Mountain-Lake St.clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is Tasmania’s crowning achievement among its many natural wonders. The Lake Dove Walk offers spectacular sights of Cradle Mountain. You should also not miss out on the six-kilometer walk circuit (Weindorfer Walk) through forests.

Port Arthur Historic Site

Governor Sir George Arthur imposed a severe punitive settlement, forcing prisoners to hew coal in mines and cut trees in 1830. Many structures remain standing, including the guard tower, chapel, model jail, and hospital. Consider taking a “ghost tour” through the remains in the evening using lanterns.

This location perfectly reflects the past history and architecture used by Tasmanians.

Freycinet National Park Hike

Freycinet National Park is the country’s oldest and most picturesque nature reserve. Wineglass Bay’s beautiful arc of crystal sand and the azure sea is the showpiece of this lovely peninsula. Hiking the park’s many gorgeous pathways is the best way to discover it.

Scenery from Kunanyi

Mount Wellington, Tasmania’s highest point, offers spectacular views of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and Derwent Valley. Rock climbing is popular at the Organ Pipes. Hiking and biking are two of Tasmania’s top free activities.

Tasman National Park

The Tasman National Park shelters one of the beautiful coastline sceneries. Towering rocks cliffs descend to the sea by 300 meters while islands gleam close offshore.

Two of the park’s most well-known features are the Blowhole and the Tasman Arch. Other must-see sites include the Cave, the Devil’s Kitchen, and several others.

Cataract Gorge, Launceston

Cataract Valley is a steep gorge created by the South Esk River. In the 1890s, walking routes were initially cut into the rock face on both sides of the gorge. The Gorge Restaurant and the world’s longest single-span chairlift provide breathtaking views.

The Three Capes Track

The Three Capes Track in Tasman National Park is a four-day, three-night hike through the awe-inspiring wilderness.

Wander through heathland as well as eucalyptus forests and marvel at Tande columns that rise from the sea. Hikers will also come across wildlife such as wallabies, wombats, and echidnas.

Salamanca Place

From 1835 to 1860, incarcerated people built historic structures that now contain art galleries and eateries. With over 300 sellers, the Salamanca Markets attract tourists and locals every Saturday.

Bunny Island

Bruny Island is located throughout the D’Entrecasteaux Passage from Kettering, a coastal town. It is well-known for its mouthwatering culinary delights, such as handcrafted chocolates and locally produced berries.

The Cape Bruny Lighthouse provides spectacular sights of the Southern Ocean.

 Mona Museum and Art Gallery

In 2011, the Museum of Old and New Art (Museum of MONA) opened in Hobart. David Walsh, the museum’s Tasmanian owner, depicted it as inciting adult Disneyland. People enjoy using the ferry. Thus a ferry (30 minutes) journey down the Derwent River is a common mode of transit to MONA.

Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park

It is a well-known conservation success in Wild Rivers, National Park. In the 1970s and 1980s, the region was embroiled in a bitter debate over a proposal to dam the Franklin River.

Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park falls into the category of oldest Australia’s most famous national parks. The park comes alive in the autumn with beautiful yellow, red, and orange-leafed trees. In addition, here is where the last Tasmanian tiger was caught in 1930.

Richmond

Richmond is one of the best-preserved examples of a Georgian colonial town. Many buildings, including the Richmond Bridge, were built by inmates from the town’s penal colony.

Day trips from Hobart to Richmond include stops at the Bonorong Wildlife Park and the Old Hobart Town model village.

View on Maria Island

For nature enthusiasts, Maria Island is a car-free paradise. One of the most prominent tourist attractions is the Painted Cliffs, a favored matter for photographers. Visitors can also see the rocky mountains, windswept beaches, and limestone cliffs. The island is one of Tasmania’s top sites to go bird viewing.

Climb The Nut

The Nut is a 143-meter-high volcanic plug that towers over Stanley. When Matthew Flinders saw it in 1798, he thought it looked like a Christmas cake. Visitors can either climb the steep path to the Pinnacle or take a chairlift for spectacular views.

We can say that Tasmania is a heaven when it comes to nature. If you want to enjoy an unforgettable trip without breaking the bank, take a trip to Tasmania. The island has many fantastic tourist attractions that are perfect for families. The island has a lot for those who want to get away from the city and relax.

You should visit all the gems mentioned earlier in Tasmania and enjoy the activities offered there. Tasmania is one of the world’s most beautiful states and the best destination for a perfect getaway.