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    22 Places That Prove Tasmania Is The Best State For An Aussie Road Trip

    There's so much crammed into this tiny state!

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    Whether you've been dreaming of visiting Tassie for years, or this year's international travel restrictions have got you considering a trip there for the first time, Tasmania is a top pick for a lot of Aussie holidays.

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    Because it's relatively small it's the ideal place for a road trip – but don't be fooled! There's a huge number of things to see and do in Tasmania, and it's basically impossible to cram it all in to one trip.

    Instead focus on one region at a time: Here are some ideas to get you started.

    By the way, where we've been able to, we've named places featured in this post in both English and palawa kani, the language of Tasmanian Aboriginal people.

    North Tasmania and Launceston/Tommeginne Country

    1. The floating sauna at Lake Derby

    2. Glamping at the Bay of Fires

    3. Sledding down the Meander river

    4. Cataract Gorge

    5. The Restaurant with No Food

    6. The guided wukalina walk

    Southern Tasmania and Hobart/Nuenonne Country and nipaluna

    7. Artisanal cheese and chocolate at Coal River Farm

    8. Sunrise or sunset from kunanyi (Mt Wellington)

    9. The giant trees at Styx Valley

    10. The surf break at Shipstern Bluff

    11. Chase the Southern Lights

    12. Bruny Island

    13. Walk the Three Capes Track

    14. Cockle Creek

    North West and Western Tasmania/Peerapper Toogee Country

    15. Cradle to Coast tasting trail

    16. Dove Lake

    17. Picnic at Josef Cromy wines

    And finally, East Coast Tasmania/Paredarerme Pungenna Country

    18. Camping at Honeymoon Bay

    19. Maria Island

    20. The Keep

    21. Oatlands

    22. Douglas-Apsley National Park