Fun and Free Things to Do in Tasmania

May 25, 2015 Updated: May 25, 2015

With the vast number of activities and attractions in this Australian island, it will not be hard for tourists to find fun and free things to do in Tasmania. Tasmania is known for its beautiful scenery, wildlife and farm produce that you would surely get to enjoy the place. Some of the things you can try out are the following:

Enjoy the View from the Tasman Bridge

Overlooking the Derwent River, the Tasman Bridge is a great place for a walk during an ideal Tasmanian weather. This bridge connects the east side of Tasmania to the Hobart Central Business District.

Take a Day Hike at Mount Wellington

20 minutes from Hobart can be found Mount Wellington, a perfect location for hiking. When at the summit, take advantage of the picturesque view of Tasmania, particularly Hobart City and the Derwent River.

Check Out the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

If you’re up for some cultural heritage activity, head on to the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. It offers free entrance all week long and you can get a glimpse of the rich history of Tasmania. The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery also conduct various cultural related events so make sure to check on their website for schedules.

Stroll at the Royal Tasmanian Botanic Gardens

With its existence dating back to 1818, the Royal Tasmanian Botanic Gardens in the Queens Domain is one of the oldest gardens in Australia. Visitors of this place have the chance to explore a unique range of plant collections, including a Subantartic Plant House. The Royal Tasmanian Botanic Garden is also ideal for having picnics.

Visit the St. John the Evangelist Church

If you’re the religious type, you might to visit the St. John the Evangelist Church located in Richmond. Known to be the oldest Roman Catholic Church in all of Australia, this place of prayer was built in 1837 and considered an architectural landmark in Tasmania.

Of course this list does not end the fun and free things to do in Tasmania. You can find out more by taking a trip to Tasmania yourself and explore the place. Whether you’re planning on a Tasmanian holiday or just a casual backpacker trip, you’re sure to find it easy going around the place with its well organized tourism and helpful locals.

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