After our Winter House Sitting near St Helens we travel down the East Coast to eventually work our way around to the Huon Valley and on to Bruny Island. We then returned to the Hobart area at The Lea Scout Camp before starting the third part of our Tasmanian adventure.
The third part of our Tasmanian adventure: Leaving from The Lea Campground near Hobart we head for the West Coast and then complete our island tour through the central areas and back to the North East before departing for Melbourne on March 3, 2020.
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December 30, 2019 to January 2, 2020Leaving Strahan after 10 days wasn't easy after such wonderful hosts as David and Julie who had shared their Christmas lunch with us but we had enjoyed a fantastic run of great weather for a total of 2 weeks between...
December 24, 2019Having travelled the "inner half" of the West Coast Wilderness Railway while in Queenstown we had already pre-booked this half for Christmas Eve. This time the journey was a leisurely 4 hours in the afternoon from a 2.15pm start. ...
Above: Entrance Island, the gateway to Macquarie harbour.December 23, 2019Macquarie harbour, about 6 times the size of Sydney Harbour, is Tasmania's largest coastal estuary and the entrance is often referred to as "Hell's Gates" reflecting the wild water that...
December 20-30, 2019Having earlier decided to spend Christmas at Strahan we had booked a campsite at a private property on the outskirts of town. This proved to be a great spot and our hosts, David and Julie, are terrific people and ended up inviting us to...
December 19, 2019 The major tourist attraction in Queenstown is undoubtedly the WCWR; constructed (or re-constructed) between 1998 and 2002 this was a work in progress when we left Tasmania. Now operating 7 days a week with mostly original locomotives recovered...
December 18, 2019At the summit of the highway, before descending the 99 bends into Queenstown, are these two lookouts. The Iron Blow Lookout is a short drive off the highway along an old mining access road. This provides a sweeping view including through to...
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