Milkshake Hills: The Delightful Hills With The Odd Name

Two oddly shaped grass covered hill formations known as the Milkshake Hills

Milkshake Hills Forest Reserve displays a diverse range of Tasmanian landscapes within a tiny area. The MIlkshake Hills Forest Reserve is located in the north-west region of Tasmania, around a 1-hour drive from Smithton, or 1 hour 20 minutes drive from Stanley. The reserve is a mix of rainforest and button grass plains and contains …

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Cradle Mountain: Hiking The Dove Lake Circuit

Looking up at Cradle Mountain from Dove Lake, Tasmania

The Dove Lake Circuit is possibly the most popular and best-known walking trail in Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. It’s a walk with a lot of sentimental value to us as it was our first introduction to the beauty of Tasmania. And unbeknown at the time, the catalyst for our move here, instead …

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Tamar Island Wetlands: Boardwalks and Bird Hides

Boardwalk through reed beds with a mountain background

Tamar Island Wetlands encompass 60 hectares of tidal lagoons, mudflats, river channels and islands to create a diverse wildlife haven. Located only ten kilometres from the heart of Launceston in Northern Tasmania, the Tamar Island Wetlands are home to a wide range of permanent and migratory birds species as well as mammals, reptiles, invertebrates and …

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