1. Enjoy a picnic at the Little Blue Lake, in North East Tassie. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com En-route to the Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails lies one of Tassie’s natural marvels, the Little Blue Lake. The lake reflects a vibrant aqua blue colour due to the minerals in its base from early mining operations (sooo, probs best not to swim here). But pack a picnic, grab a bottle of North East Tassie wine on your way and get ready for some breathtaking views. The Little Blue Lake is around a 1.5 hour drive from Launceston. 2. Live like a millionaire and hire out Satellite Island, further south of Hobart. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Have you ever wanted to hire out your own private island and pretend you're a high flyer with cash to burn? Well, in Tassie you can do just that. Satellite Island remains untouched, with panoramic views of coastline, aqua blue waters, pebble beaches and rocky coves. Channel your inner zen, turn off your mobile phone and enjoy some freshly shucked Tassie oysters while basking in the sunset. Access to Satellite Island is via ferry from Bruny Island (Southern Tasmania). 3. Snorkle around the kelp beds in Fossil Cove, near Blackmans Bay. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com A short walk in bushland near Blackmans Bay (Southern Tasmania) will lead you to this beautiful cove — the focal point being a large rock formation in the shape of an archway. When the weather is fine, you can also snorkel amongst the kelp beds around the shoreline, or just chill on the shore and take in these stunning views. 4. Brave the weather and hike to the Walls of Jerusalem, in the Tasmanian Highlands. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Deep in the heart of the Tasmanian highlands is the spectacular Walls of Jerusalem National Park, 200 kilometres south-west of Launceston. Forming part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, these pristine, untouched forests are home to alpine lakes, ancient Pencil Pines and unique vegetation. So think twice before rocking up with your thongs and selfie stick, as these walks certainly aren't for the faint-hearted. 5. Bask in the serenity of Granite Point Pier, along Bridport's shorline. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Granite Point Pier marks the beginning of Bridport’s beautiful shoreline. Previously built as a port for timber shipment in 1916, Granite Point Pier was partially burned by arsonists — leaving behind this beautifully tragic remnant of the pier. Definitely worth a visit if you’re meandering around the North East Tassie region. 6. Treat your senses to Table Cape Tulips, near Wynard in Tassie's north-west. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Located close to the town of Wynyard is Table Cape Tulip Farm. Only open for a short period during spring (while the tulips are blooming), Table Cape will delight every one of your senses. The drive there is just as beautiful — you won't know where to look. 7. Enjoy the natural beauty and rich convict history of Maria Island, off the East Coast of Tasmania. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Tassie is known for its untouched, natural heritage and rich convict history and Maria Island is one place you can go to experience all of this and more! A natural wildlife sanctuary, mixed with scenic beaches, rugged rocky coastlines and historical ruins, Maria Island has plenty of hidden gems with stories to tell. Even if you’re not a history buff, the sweeping bays are well worth the trip. Located off Tasmania's east coast, Maria Island is only accessible by ferry. 8. Enjoy a little piece of Italy at La Villa Wines, near Devonport. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Enjoy a slice of Italy in a sweet little town called Spreyton, 10 minutes from Devonport where the Spirit of Tasmania docks. La Villa Wines features a delicious range of Italian grape varieties with a Tasmanian cool climate touch, not to mention an absolutely breathtaking Italian inspired villa. Pick up a bottle of Sparkling Nebbiolo on your way through and bask in the serenity. 9. Breathe in the natural rainforest air at Montezuma Falls, on Tasmania's west coast. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com In Tassie, you can take your pick of natural rainforest walks or mountainous hikes and Montezuma Falls is an absolute must for adventure seekers and nature lovers alike. The burn in your legs will be overcome by the mere tranquillity of exploring one of Tassie’s most breathtaking rainforests, not to mention arriving at Montezuma Falls itself. Find this hidden gem en-route to Strahan on the west coast of Tasmania. 10. Imagine you're at the edge of the world at Gordon Dam, in Western Tasmania. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com / Via Instagram Terrifyingly beautiful, the Gordon Dam is located in South West Tasmania. As the tallest dam in Tassie, (measuring 198 metres long and 140 metres high) it’ll be hard to concentrate on anything but the idea of it overflowing. Arrive by car, or you might choose to take the West Coast Wilderness Railway and experience the other wanders south-west Tassie has to offer. 11. Walk over the historic Ross Bridge, in Tassie's midlands. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com If you're travelling between Hobart and Launceston by car, pay a visit to the historic town of Ross (approx. halfway). Built by convicts back in 1836, the Ross Bridge is made out of exquisite sandstone and is the entrypoint to the historic town of Ross, which boasts a rich convict heritage. 12. Get lost in the isolating beauty of Pump House Point, at Lake St Clair. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com If you’re after boutique accommodation and a unique Tassie experience, then spend a night suspended on water at Pumphouse Point. Located at Lake St Clair, you will be exposed to nothing but Tassie’s finest scenery. And if that's not enough, Pumphouse Point has even teamed up with Coal River Farm to bring the best Tassie produce and food to their guests. 13. Be one of the few people on the beach at Boat Harbour, in Tasmania's north-west. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com / Via Instagram Nestled in the rolling hills and rocky headlands of Tassie’s north-west is Boat Harbour, one of the state’s most beautiful, yet sometimes underrated beaches. A far quieter bay, with crisp white sands, rock pools and varied blue waters, there is a very real chance you might be one of the few people on the beach. 14. Bag a bargain and enjoy some delicious Tassie produce at the Evandale Market, near Launceston Airport. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com / Via Instagram If you’re a bargain hunter, collector of trinkets or lover of fresh produce, the Evandale Market is a bustling market that operates every Sunday. And why not make a day of it? Evandale also has various vintage shops and boutiques — you can even stop for lunch at the Claredale Arms and enjoy live music in their beautiful beer garden. 15. Treat yourself to some hazelnut infused goodness at Stelo, in Northern Tassie. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com / Via Instagram Stelo - Restaurant & Farm Gate is a destination dining experience in Hagley, located in Northern Tasmania. Enjoy delicious Tassie produce with an Italian flair and a pinch of hazelnut flavour, all while enjoying the warmth and hospitality that is quintessentially Tasmanian. 16. Experience the Huon Valley at high speeds with Huon Jet, in the Huon Valley. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com / Via Instagram Experience the stunning Huon River from a high-speed jet boat weaving in and around forest canopy, over rapids and taking 360-degree spins. It's an exciting (and scary!) way to see this breathtaking part of Souther Tasmania and it's only a 30 minute car ride from Hobart. 17. Escape the rat race at Eagle Nest Retreat, near Sheffield. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com / Via Instagram A piece of absolute paradise, Eagle Nest Retreat provides you with everything you need for a complete life rejuvination (queue spa bath and glass of wine, overlooking picturesque views). Eagle Nest Retreat is also a 55 minute car drive to Cradle Mountain. 18. And finally, get your water sports on at Lake Barrington, in northern Tasmania. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com A hot spot for the locals in summer, the pristine Lake Barrington is a great spot to explore, take a picnic or camp. Located in north-west Tasmania, Lake Barrington is also ideal for all your favourite water-based activities like canoeing, water-skiing, jet-skiing, motorboating and more.