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A R Reflections River Cruises

AAA Car Rentals Pty Ltd

AAA Granary Accommodation – The Last Resort

Abbey’s ‘The Bakery’

Abbey’s ‘The Green House’

Abbey’s on Church

Abbey’s on the Terrace

Abbey’s Spa Cottage

Abel Tasman Caravan Park

Acacia Bed and Breakfast

Contact name Nigel Beeke
Phone 0437 911 502
Email info@acacia-bandb.com

Access Charters

Addlestone House Bed & Breakfast

Addlestone House is a traditionally hosted bed and breakfast with a 4 star AAA Tourism rating.

Nestled at the base of the historic landmark of St Patrick's Head in the picturesque town of St Marys, Addlestone House is surrounded by mountains, rain forests, rivers, waterfalls and farm land, as well as being only 12 minutes from our signature fine white sandy beaches of the east coast.

Contact name Peter Troode
Phone 03 6372 2783
Email addlestone@bigpond.com
Website addlestonehouse.com.au

Adina Place Motel Apartments

Adventure Tasmania

Online marketing platform promoting adventure and youth travel in Tasmania.

Adventure Tasmania is an online marketing platform working to promote Tasmania to the adventure and youth travel markets.

Adventure Tasmania has an extensive online presence which includes a full website as well as a social media presence with over 24k followers.

Adventure Tasmania produces regular article and video content covering events and adventure activities. In the last 12 months we have produced videos covering Kayaking on the Tasman Peninsula, White Water Rafting on the Franklin River and Mountain Biking in the Meehan Range.

Contact name Dale Baldwin
Phone 0408 059 221
Email dale@atypical.net.au
Website adventuretasmania.com.au

Ageing Barrel Tours

Ageing Barrel Wine Tours offer full-day Wine Tours in Hobart, Tasmania

Our Wine Tours, departing from Hobart, include a complimentary lunch that features delicious local produce, and of course – a glass of wine. Offering superior comfort, our Mercedes Tour mini-bus ensures the luxury doesn't stop at the wines you'll sample. We visit the world renowned Huon Valley and Coal River Valley Wine Regions; home to a multitude of Award-Winning Winemakers, Gourmet Cider Mills and Cheese Fromageries.

Phone 03 6289 5341
Email sharon@ageingbarrel.com.au
Website www.ageingbarrel.com.au

Airlines of Tasmania Pty Ltd t/a Par Avion

Airlines of Tasmania operate daily flights from the North and North West of Tasmania to King Island, Flinders and Cape Barren, as well as charter services through our the state

We own and operate Par Avion Wilderness Tours, a tourism award winning and tourism accredited organsation specalising in tours into the remote South West Tasmania and Maria Island

Contact name Shannon Wells
Phone 03 6428 5390
Email s.wells@airtasmania.com.au
Website www.airtasmania.com.au

Alanvale Apartments & Motor Inn

Alexander Hotel

Alexandria Bed & Breakfast

Alice’s Cottages & Spa Hideaways

All 4 Adventure

All Round Guide

We are a dedicated personal services business that offers guided trout fishing tours in Tasmania. We cater for beginners to fly fishing all the way through to the most experienced angler new to our fishery. 

Based in Launceston Tasmania, we are blessed with some great rivers, meadow streams, mountain rivulets and creeks as well as some fantastic lakes and lagoons. And only a short drive away is our highland plateau, housing an over abundance of lakes and tarns, ripe for fishing. We are passionate about people and the environment, especially in Tasmania and our fishery.

And whilst fly fishing for trout is our passion, coaching and mentoring individuals in both a business or personal setting makes up our “bread and butter” activities. We are certified in using the principals of Neuro Linguistic Programming to help people develop in the areas of interest to them, removing road blocks to success and implementing smart goals for the future… Guiding all round!

Email scotty.f.murphy@gmail.com
Website allroundguide.com.au

Amos House & Swansea Ocean Villas

Anabels of Scottsdale

Anchor Down Cottages Pty Ltd

Apartments At York Mansions

Apartments on Fraser Bicheno

Contact name Karen Phillips
Phone 0400 367 665
Email info@apartmentsonfraserbicheno.com.au

Aplite House

Apogee Tasmania

Deluxe sparkling wine  producer using only own vineyard production.

Contact name Andrew Pirie
Phone 0419 434 868
Email andrew@apogeetasmania.com
Website www.apogeetasmania.com

Apple Isle Wine Tours

Arendon Cottage

Argosy Hotel

Argyle Accommodation

Argyle Accommodation Hobart offers contemporary and comfortable accommodation for the budget conscious traveller.

We are newly refurbished throughout and offer excellent quality at an affordable price. We offer
welcoming private rooms and while there are no ensuites, there are 6 separate private bathrooms. Guests in our Studio rooms have a separate private bathroom for their use only for the duration of their stay.

Argyle Accommodation retains the best features from past eras creating an interesting blend of old and new.

There has been a hotel or similar accommodation on the site since 1846.

We are in the centre of the city, a short walk from all that Hobart has to offer.

For the business traveller, we offer convenient access to government and commercial offices.

The Royal Hobart Hospital and the Hobart Private Hospital are just across the street.

We are only an easy five minute walk from the Hobart Waterfront, the starting point for numerous adventures. You can visit Salamanca Place, catch the ferry to MONA, take an amazing wilderness adventure or a harbour cruises on a tall ship. You can enjoy interesting walks, bike rides and guided walking tours, world class events such as Dark Mofo and the Wooden Boats Festival, and the Taste of Tasmania.

Contact name Richard McKibben
Phone 03 6234 8292
Email enquiries@argyleaccommodation.com.au
Website www.argyleaccommodation.com.au

Arthouse Bay of Fires

Arthur River Cabin Park

Arthur River Canoe & Boat Hire

Arthur River Cruises

Arthur River Holiday Units

Arthur River Shop

Ashdowns of Dover

Ausasia Travel and Service

Aussie Overlander

Australasian Golf Museum

Australia Japan Public Relations

Australian Wild Harvest

Australian Wooden Boat Festival, Inc

Presenters of the biennial MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival. This is the largest wooden boat festival in the Southern Hemisphere, attracting more than 500 wooden boats and 200,000 visitors to Hobart.

A not-for-profit organisation, AWBF Inc. produces the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival and other community events. Calling on the skills of 25 specialist project leaders and 400 volunteers, AWBF delivers large scale public events with a high degree of professionalism and safety.

Contact name Paul Cullen
Phone 03 6223 3375
Email manager@australianwoodenboatfestival.com.au
Website www.australianwoodenboatfestival.com.au

Avalon City Retreat

Avis Australia

Read stories from our partners

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Farm food adventures

Do you fancy picking mushrooms in an old railway tunnel? Or perhaps taking part in a truffle hunt? Well now you can, thanks to a new ‘on-farm’ food experience.

16 April 2019, Edition 204

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Flying high!

After a long absence, hot air balloons are once again floating above the Tasmanian countryside – another sign that our tourism sector continues to fly high.

16 April 2019, Edition 204

Central Highlands powers ahead

There is a tourism boost in the Central Highlands, with upgrades to the historic Waddamana Power Station underway. New interpretive signs at the historic site give visitors the opportunity to tour the original turbine hall, and experience Tasmania’s first large scale power scheme. This complements the Highlands Power Trail, which is a self-drive journey through the Great Lake Power Scheme that was launched in 2017. The Waddamana upgrades are expected to attract more visitors to the region, hard hit by last summer’s devastating fires. They are also a welcome tourist attraction, just months before the Highlands is thrust into the global spotlight when international anglers flock to the region in November for the World Fly Fishing Championships.

14 April 2019, Edition 204

West Coast flights take-off

Regular passenger flights to Tasmania’s West Coast are set for take-off. From May 13, Par Avion will operate three return flights every week between Hobart and Strahan. The two-year trial will determine whether an ongoing passenger service is viable on this route. It is hoped the air service will help boost visitor numbers to the region, by providing an alternative to the three-hour drive between Hobart and Strahan. The West Coast has seen steady visitation growth over the last few years as the region reinvents itself from a community dependent on the mining industry to one increasingly focused on tourism. In the past three years, visitor nights at Strahan have increased by 26 per cent.

14 April 2019, Edition 204

Fagus fields of gold

One of autumn’s most colourful spectacles – The Turning of the Fagus - is about to unfold in Tasmania’s national parks attracting thousands of visitors. For a short time from late April, the fagus, a small ground-hugging tree found only in Tasmania, turns incredible hues of gold, orange and red before dropping its leaves. And, there is evidence that Australia's only cold climate winter deciduous tree has been part of Tasmania’s landscape for some 40 million years. The ‘Turning of the Fagus’ is an annual pilgrimage for many, with Cradle Mountain and Mount Field the two fagus viewing hotspots. In fact, on April 27 and 28 the fagus will be celebrated at Mount Field with live music and roaming rangers on hand to educate visitors. The best spots for viewing this spectacle on foot at Mount Field is at the Tarn Shelf, and at Lake Fenton, where glacial lakes will be fringed with ‘fagus gold’, or if you prefer the comfort of your heated car, head to Lake Dobson.

14 April 2019, Edition 204

Dark Mofo goes underground

As the temperature drops, the heat rises around Tasmania’s hugely popular subversive winter festival – Dark Mofo. The recently released program for the three-week June event, Dark Mofo’s seventh outing, includes an underground twist. Tunnels will add a new dimension with Dark Mofo organiser, Darklab, saying Mona would “…open the doors to a new subterranean tunnel leading to exhibition chambers…” This winter, festival goers will also get the chance to sit in a wine bar floating on the River Derwent. Associate Artistic Director Jarrod Rawlins said: “We need to create an experience of a safe but unexpected nature, something that is not designed to shock you, but is definitely designed to poke gently at your curiosity and life experiences.” All the old favourites will also be back, including the Winter Feast and Nude Solstice Swim. Dark Mofo opens on June 6.

14 April 2019, Edition 204

Surfing to success

Surfing Australia’s new boss is excited about the potential of the sport in Tasmania. During his first visit to the state, new chief executive, Chris Mater, described surfing as an "exciting proposition" which is still in the "development stage" in Tasmania when compared with other states. He told The Advocate, our coastal lifestyle and "good waves" give the island state great opportunities. "In terms of increasing participation it is exciting. In terms of high performance and athlete development, Tasmania is doing well on the Australian and world stage. It has a lot of potential – and that is on top of the great events they have here … we are in the process of looking at our strategic outlook, including Tasmania." The sport will be given a major boost from its inclusion in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

19 March 2019, Edition 203

Tassie guide to motorcycle heaven

Tasmania’s tourism boom is still running hot, and now it is motorcycle enthusiasts who are getting a good run. A popular motorcycling guidebook has been given prominent national coverage in the popular Just Bikes magazine as it caters to a growing market segment. And, for those keen to experience the Island State on two wheels, Throw Your Leg Over Tasmania could well end up being your most valuable travelling companion. The guide is described as a ‘Lonely Planet for motorcyclists’. It highlights 16 “awesome ride routes” and comes with detailed maps and directions. There is also a comprehensive directory of places to stay or camp. The creators, Alan Cox and Bridget Hallam, were inspired after they recently headed south: “We toured Tassie in October 2017 and again in April last year to find the best riding roads – pretty easy to do in Tassie – it’s a motorcycling nirvana!”

19 March 2019, Edition 203

Boost for latest Mountain bike adventure

The Wild Mersey Mountain Bike Trails is set to be completed after an $850,000 federal grant. Tasmania’s newest mountain bike drawcard will offer a network of more than 100 kilometres of track connecting the north-west towns of Sheffield, Railton and Latrobe. Much of this will be through wilderness areas offering stunning views. The mountain bike trails will cater for all levels of ability. Gentle riverside tracks will suit beginners and families, while steep rocky trails are designed for those seeking an adrenaline rush. The Wild Mersey project builds on Tasmania’s growing reputation as a world-class mountain biking destination. Stage One of the project which offers 15 kilometres of track near Latrobe, is now open. The Wild Mersey Mountain Bike Trails is expected to be a major tourist drawcard for the region, with economic modelling suggesting 138,000 new visitors will travel to the North-West each year for the experience.

19 March 2019, Edition 203

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Top gong for Port Arthur

Tasmania’s tourism continues its star run with the Port Arthur Historic Site crowned Australia’s top visitor attraction, also highlighting the growing importance of heritage and cultural drawcards.

19 March 2019, Edition 203

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Hobart’s night sky will fire up early next month, as one of the country’s landmark artistic events – the Australian Ceramics Triennale – draws to a close in spectacular style.

16 April 2019, Edition 204

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