Five fun things to do in Tasmania

Five fun things to do in Tasmania

Whether it’s spent in the outdoors discovering the diverse landscapes, exploring historic monuments or hearing fascinating tales of times past, there is an abundance of fun to be had when visiting Tasmania.

We narrowed down 5 unique experiences in the apple isle that will not only be fun for all ages but highlight the unspoilt beauty and rich history on offer in this natural wonderland.

1. Totem Pole

Fun for the thrill seekers, the 60 metre high rock formation can be found in the Tasman National Park and is sure to get the blood pumping as you hang from these dramatic cliffs.

Totem Pole - ABC News
Photo by ABC News

2. West Coast Wilderness Railway

Experience the true wilderness of Tasmania on this historic steam train through the West Coast. Sit back and relax on the half day journey as you pass the King River Gorge and old growth rainforest.

3. Mole Creek Caves

Explore the labyrinth of cave systems beneath the Earth’s surface and uncover sparkling crystals, reflection pools, stalactites and stalagmites. While there are three caves open to the public, the area is home to more than 300 caves, sinkholes and underground streams.

Mole Creek Caves, Tasmania Australia

4. Tarkine Forest Adventures

Located at Dismal Swamp, the natural Blackwood forest sinkhole, visitors can experience the rainforest in a very unique way. Jump aboard the 110 metre slide at the viewing platform, and glide through the rainforest and to canopy floor.

5. Port Arthur Night Tour

The brave won’t want to miss a Ghost tour through the iconic Port Arthur prison. Visitors will not only gain exclusive access to the World Heritage Listed site but learn all about its spooky and mysterious past with storytelling’s from inside the walls of this historic prison.

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