Tasmania is one of the best states to visit if you are looking for beautiful trails. It’s a place filled with all kinds of natural beauties and wonders.
Tasmania offers a unique and adventurous sightseeing opportunities. Here are the major attractions of Tasmania:
A well known and spectacular tourist destination in Tasmania. A wonderful area to explore and enjoy diverse sights of towering mountains, beautiful plains, stunning lakes and magical rainforests.
The Tamar Valley is a unique place to visit. There are more than 20 vineyards lining the shores of the valley and tourists are guided by the Tamar Valley Wineroute. It has an orchid garden, winery, forest and the beautiful Tamar River.
The major attraction of Stanley is The Nut, which affords a great view right along the coast; the Nut itself is a volcanic plug which rises some 152m (492 ft). If you are feeling energetic, you can climb the winding path to the Nut’s plateau or, for a more relaxed version, hop onto the chairlift for uninterrupted views of Bass Strait
Leven Canyon is a tourist destination on the Leven River, Tasmania. It is located 42 kilometres from Ulverstone. Leven Canyon is a 250 metre deep ravine that is part of a wildlife corridor from the coast to Cradle Mountain. The Leven River runs through 300-metre limestone cliffs carved through the Loongana Range, down to Bass Strait.
Gunns Plains Cave
Enjoy the stunning cave formations, rich colours and sparkling crystals. Gunns Plains Cave is in the Gunns Plains State Reserve, approximately 30 kilometres south of Ulverstone in northwest Tasmania. This ten hectare area was one of the earliest cave reserves in Tasmania, being proclaimed a State Reserve in 1918.
The cave was discovered in 1906 by Bill Woodhouse during a hunting trip after, it is reputed, his dogs fell into a hole that formed part of the cave. It has been used as a show cave for most of the 20th century. It is renowned for its magnificent formations, including calcite shawls and flowstones, and has a glow-worm display.
The cave was formed by an underground river that still flows and contains freshwater crayfish, fish and eel. Platypus sleep and nest in the sandy banks along the river.Camping, accommodation and refreshments are also available nearby.