Travel guide to Tasmania

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Facts

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Local name
Tasmania
Inhabitants
473.200

Travel preparation

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Best time to visit

Tasmania can be visited all year round, and offers ample opportunities of sunbathing on the beaches in the summer, and skiing in the somewhat colder winter months.

Literature

Lonely Planet Tasmania

Local conditions

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Time zone

When it is 12.00 in England (summer time), it is 20.00 in Tasmania. When it is 12.00 in England (winter time), it is 22.00 in Tasmania. They have summer time, when we have wintertime.

Culture and entertainment

In Tasmania, most cultural events and entertainment takes place in the capital, Hobart, where there are several regattas during the summer. There's also The Tamar Valley Folk Festival in the end of January.

Accommodation / Hotel

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Large hotels are primarily found in Hobart, while smaller hotels, B&Bs, guesthouses and hostels are to be found in every small and middle-sized town. You can also get overnight accommodation on a farm or in a private room. Book your hotel in Tasmania here

Local transport

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Taxi

In all major and middle-sized towns you can easily get a taxi, either in the streets or by calling for one.
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