Our Top 10 Most Picturesque spots
In this Blog I will list the most beautiful places to visit in Tasmania in no Particular order. Over the last 8 months we have been exploring Tasmania, we were absolutely blown away by Tasmania and all its unique beauty. From clear blue waters and white sandy beaches, dramatic mountain landscapes, lush national parks and many incredible Waterfalls.
1.Freycient National Park
Is located on the east coast of Tasmania and a very popular place to visit by visitors. Wineglass bay is a secluded oasis surrounded by green bushland. For breathtaking views of the white sand and crystal clear water, hike to the peak of Mt Amos or Wineglass bay lookout. You can also book a scenic flight for a unforgettable scenic flight over Freycient National park for as little as $155. This is a very picturesque place and a must visit when visiting Tasmania whether you want to just take in the scenery and relax on a beach or take on of the many hikes around the national park.
2. Bruny Island
The Neck connects the north and south part of Bruny Island, the lookout offers 360-degree views over the island. The neck also is a popular spot to observe native wildlife, like little fairy penguins and the short-tailed shearwaters. This is a very picturesque place to visit, check out what to see in do in Bruny island Here.
Cape Queen Elizabeth The Neck Fluted Cape Walk
3. The Bay Of Fires
The Bay of Fires stretches all the way from Binalong Bay in the south to Eddy stone Point in the north spanning 50 kilometers along the coast. Bay of Fires is one of the most Picturesque places in Tasmania. It has spectacular white beaches, clear blue ocean and bright orange granite boulders. It also has amazing free camps along the coast. Head up the rocks Taylors beach for the most amazing sunrise or sunset.
Sloop Reef Campground The Gardens at the Bay of Fires Bay Of Fires Taylors Beach
Is located on the East coast Tasmania it is easy an easy to 30 minutes boat trip across to Maria Island, For the updated timetable and prices click Here. The island is very picturesque and a unique destination to visit. Our top spots to visit on the island is The painted cliffs, Fossil cliffs and Darlington where you can explore the buildings and ruins. You can also get a full day cruise to Maria island click Here for more information or a scenic flight over Maria Island click Here. Depending on how long you decide to stay, you’ll find Maria Island an ideal place for beautiful exploration of land and sea.
Mt Maria Painted Cliffs Friendly Locals Fossil cliffs
5.Mt Wellington- Hobart
Kunanyi/Mount Wellington provides the stunning views over Hobart, with an elevation of 1270 meters. You are able to drive to the top of Mt Wellington then take a short stroll to the summit where you will be rewarded with picturesque views over Hobart, the coast line and the countryside.
6.Cradle Mountain- Lake St Clair national park
If you’re looking for iconic Tasmania Picturesque locations, it doesn’t get more stunning than Cradle Mountain. Head to the iconic Boat shed at sunset or Sunrise for Golden hour, sometimes the clouds are rolling over the mountain peaks. Another amazing photo location is the nearby Hanson’s Peak or Marion’s lookout which can be accessed on a one hour hike from Dove Lake car park. If you do this hike at sunrise or sunset you will get beautiful light across the peak and amazing views of the mountain and lake below.
The Boat Shed Cradle summit Sunset at Cradle Mountain Cradle Valley boradwalk Sunset over Dove lake Marions Lookout
7.Stanley- The Nut
Located in the far North West of Tasmania you will find The Nut located in Stanley. The Nut is thought to be an ancient volcanic plug sitting at 143 meters it towers over Stanley for an amazing picturesque spot of the nut head to Jimmy Lane Memorial Lookout or the Highland Lookout. You are also able to walk around the top of the nut which will give you scenic views over Stanley and the bass strait click Here for more information.
Jimmy Lane Memorial Lookout The Nut from Highfield Lookout Lookout on the Nut The Nut at Sunset
8.Launceston- Cataract Gorge
A unique natural picturesque place to visit, that’s only a 15 minute walk from Launceston city center. This a beautiful place to go for a walk and see spectacular views across the gorge, you may also spot peacocks and wallabies.
9.Little Blue Lake- Gladstone
Located in North East Tasmania between Derby and Gladstone just off Gladstone road you will find the Little Blue Lake. This is a very picturesque blue lake that many visitors come to visit. The lake was originally a mine hole, the lake reflects a vivid aqua blue from the minerals in its base. While visiting the Blue lake why not take a hike up to Cube Rock click Here for more information.
Drone Shot Of Little Blue Lake Cube rock
There is over 200 waterfalls in Tasmania to see, Montezuma falls in one of the tallest in Tasmania at 104 meters. Getting to this picturesque waterfall it is a 90-minute drive from Burnie on Tasmania’s west coast. It is a three hour 8km return hike through amazing lush rainforests, past many enormous trees and many side waterfalls. Along the trail you will also see the old tramway which was abandoned in the 1800’s. The track also is suited to mountain bikes along the same path as the walkers to the falls.
For other great waterfalls to see in Tasmania click Here
Montezuma Falls from the Suspension bridge The trail The Trail