Romantic Tasmania Vacation
From Hobart or Launceston to Rainforested Valleys and Highland Lakes to Long Glistening White Beaches and Towering Sea Cliffs
Without a doubt, you will safely be able to say that your unique honeymoon or romantic Tasmania vacation was unlike anything else you have experienced before. From the culture to the splendid views and scenery, Tasmania will truly provide a unique experience that couples will long for the minute they jump on the plane to head home.
Tasmania is Australia’s most geographically diverse state, it is located somewhere to the south of the continent. The climate in Tasmania is perfect for couples who want to spend every day of their Tasmania vacation enjoying the outdoors. You will not find that the summers become extremely hot or the winters become extremely cold. Instead, every day has a mild temperate climate that is always comfortable. Tasmania is an Australian island and state that provides one of the most breathtaking and unique romantic vacations for couples.
Tasmania's capital city Hobart is a wonderful place -there are many art studios as well as galleries in this area, and you can also wander through Salamanca Place to enjoy some of the history and culture of Tasmania.
Romantic Tasmania Vacation – Australia’s Island Gem
Your stay in Tasmania can take you from a resort type luxury hotel to a private villa or cottage home. It really just depends on the kind of experience you are looking for and how close to the Tasmanian culture you want to be.
Here are a few of the popular accommodation options for your romantic Tasmania vacation.
Romantic Accommodation in Tasmania
Freycinet Lodge – this wilderness lodge is nestled in Pink Granite Mountains, and is nearby great white sand beaches.
Cradle Mountain Lodge– this romantic lodge is o the edge of Cradle Mountain and is listed among the World Heritage Sites. It is the perfect lodge for honeymooning.
Hiking in Tasmania: If you think you have what it takes, then you should go hiking in Tasmania. You will be able to do world-class hiking expeditions through the wilderness and you will be able to explore all of the hidden beauty across a 50 mile track beginning near Cradle Mountain. The views from Lake St Clair National Park in Cradle Mountain are phenomenal. In particular, the autumn months are perfect for hiking because the beauty of the trees changing color from red to gold.
Destinations for Tasmania Vacations & Romantic Getaways
Launceston Tasmania Vacation -- Australia’s top restaurants and stylish places to stay. Try Gorge Restaurant located in the Cliff Grounds Reserve for superb dining and award winning wine list. This Venue provides an enchanting atmosphere for couples in any season - a crackling fire in the cooler months and outdoor alfresco dinning in the warmer months. For breakfast, lunch, morning and afternoon tea stop at the Basin Café, near the Main Station Chairlift.
For Australian wine tasting take the scenic Tamar Valley Touring Route through one of Tasmania's principle wine producing areas. It follows the Tamar River from Launceston to Bass Strait -- enjoy lavender fields, look out for Penguin, explore local art in galleries in between pinots and rieslings tastings.
The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery is Launceston's arts, cultural and creative heartbeat and gateway to Tasmania's history and character.
Hobart Romantic Getaways & Tasmania Vacation for Two
Your sightseeing in Tasmania would not be complete without a visit to Hobart, the capital of Tasmania. In particular, Salamanca Place is a must see area that is home to many romantic restaurants and cafes, and is also a wonderful place for shopping and taking in art and music at various galleries throughout the region. There are also museums and botanical gardens that can take up much of your sightseeing time.
Have a romantic picnic in Fitzroy Gardens for lunch and for dinner try small Italian restaurant - Piccolo in Norh Hobart. For drinks go to The Henry Jones Art hotel bar and for the ultimate splurge take a scenic flight seaplane flight to Lake Pedder.
Hobart is where everything takes place in Tasmania. All of the night-time activities including club going and casino hopping take place in Hobart. There is also the brewery and the chocolate factory which offers daily tours.
Romantic Hobart Hotels and Accommodation
Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, Hobart,– this romantic hotel Hobart Australia is located in the heart of Hobart and is suitable for the honeymooning couples that want to be a part of the city’s nighttime activities.
Grand Mercure Hadleys Hotel, Hobart,– also located in the city of Hobart, this hotel has wonderful suites and equally wonderful amenities for honeymooning couples.
For sampling Australian wines -- Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noirs, Cabernet Merlot and Sparkling -- we recommend Coal River Valley Vineyards. Although their restaurant was closed last time we checked - they do offer cheese plates and byo lunch. Phone calls in advance for lunches is essential. For $10 you get house made bread, olive oil, crockery, cutlery, glasses and wine at cellar door prices.
Historical sites to visit on you Tasmania vacation in Hobart Australia
• Port Arthur Historic Site - it takes takes approximately 1.5 hours or substantially longer if you take time to enjoy the scenery and stop to view the attractions along the way. About 40 hectares of the Site is accessible to the public, including more than 30 buildings, ruins and restored period houses.
• Battery Point - historic houses dating from the first European settlement of 'Hobart Town'. visit Arthur's Circus with its cottages, mostly originally constructed for the officers of the garrison.
• Moorilla Museum of Antiquities -- MONA at Moorilla offers visitors a unique experience: a vineyard, a cellar door, a micro-brewery, accommodation, and more.
• Tasmanian Distillery and Museum -- makes Sullivan's Cove single malt whiskey in the traditional manner.
• Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens - historic plant collections and a large number of significant trees
• St Josephs Catholic Church, 65 Harrington Street, is a little beautiful old church with charming, architecture and many original features.
Sightseeing and Romantic Things to do on Your Tasmania Vacation
There is a ton of activities and romantic things to do for couples on a romantic vacation in Tasmania. Whether you are more of an adventurous couple or the type of people who like the more laid-back experience, you will be able to find both in Tasmania.
Skiing and white water rafting are great possibilities in Tasmania. It is the kind of place where you can enjoy these activities amidst beautiful surroundings.
is also a big deal in Tasmania, as they have 69 landscaped golf courses. On a not-so-hot day, you and your partner can couple up for a few games of golf at Rathos, which is Australia's oldest golf course.
There are several national parks in Tasmania that showcase exotic wildlife that exists both in Tasmania and on the mainland of Australia. You and your partner will certainly be able to take lots of pictures of animals that you perhaps will not see anywhere else in the world.
Mole Creek at Karst National Park is one of the best places to go on your Tasmania vacation where you can see over 200 caves (daily tours).
Visit the National Rose Garden, Woolmers Estate. It displays all of the recognized rose families and represents one of the finest collections of historic roses in the southern hemisphere, ranging from the earliest European and China roses through to the roses of the twenty first century.
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