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Stories and Tips Hobart

Winter in Tasmania

Written by Angrist on 21 Aug, 2003

Tasmania in winter is a wild, haunting place. With its wind swept valleys and jagged lunar cliffs, a short trip there can feel like time spent in another dimension -- back in the beginning of the world. I spent one week careening around this strange cold…Read More


Regent Park Apartments

Written by Quintrell on 20 Jun, 2003

The Regent Park Apartments are situated in a great location in Sandy Bay, just a 20-minute walk from downtown Hobart. The resort offers one- and two-bedroom apartments, fully self contained with heating and nicely decorated. Most apartments have majestic views overlooking the city centre of…Read More


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Mount Wellington

Written by LenR on 13 Aug, 2002

Hobart is dominated by 1270 metre-high Mount Wellington. In the peak of the tourist season (Christmas – mid-February) there are public buses to the top but for the rest of the year the options are taxi or rental car.(unless you want to walk the 13…Read More


Port Arthur Historic Site And Ghost Tour

Written by cityofchampions on 22 Feb, 2007

At night, some of our group went on the popular ghost tour at Port Arthur. It was actually quite creepy going into the old prison and the "dissection room". Note that although in the beginning of the tour you are told the guide will not…Read More


Stradbroke Island

Written by maberith on 27 Jan, 2002

Stopped here, thank god! What a beautiful place! Camped at a council owned camping ground - Adder Rock. It was right on the beach, on a bus route, close to a very good shop. Gorgeous. Spent hours wandering up and down the…Read More


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