Category Archives: Tasmania

December 15, 2019, Sunday, Hobart – Vietnam

With little time to enjoy the MACq Hotel (next visit), we are on our way to the Hobart Airport in the early morning. We arrive to pandemonium. Qantas has cancelled our flight to Melbourne to Hong Kong flight without warning. … Continue reading

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December 14, 2019, Saturday, Fortescue – Cape Hauy

We pack to leave the tree top lodge and take off for a longer day of hiking. First is a crosisng of the Retakunna Creek and then down into the rainforest. It is here where we enjoy the ferns and … Continue reading

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December 13, 2019, Friday, Cape Pillar

We are ready for a full day of hiking with elevation changes and micro-climates. We cross through a forest of gum (Eucalyptus) trees enjoying the smells and quiet. As we move further south, we take a side trip to catch … Continue reading

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December 12, 2019, Thursday, Cape Pillar

It is wet, misty, and cool for our first day on the track. We take off heading south with views of Safety Cove and Maingon Bay to Bruny Island. Early on in the Tasman National Park, we have a little … Continue reading

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December 11, 2019, Wednesday, Three Capes Lodge Hike

Our driver is ready to leave Saffire at 6 AM. Our stay was as comfortable and fun as our first visit. The 20 room resort is the perfect size for enjoying the local sights and experiencing the national park on … Continue reading

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December 10, 2019, Tuesday, Saffire Freycinet

In order to work up toward our trek later in the week, we join a group hiking this morning up to Wineglass Bay lookout.  We follow a similar route into the Freycinet National Park as yesterday.  Although the walk is … Continue reading

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December 9, 2019, Monday, Saffire Freycinet, Tasmania

It remains windy with a high cloud cover. Although we had not planned an activity this morning, we decided to join the tour to Cape Tourville and Sleepy Bay. Taking a ride through the town of Coles Bay, we move … Continue reading

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December 8, 2019, Sunday, Saffire Freycinet, Tasmania

What a difference a full night of sleep makes! This morning we spent time rediscovering the architecture and landscape of Saffire. Although we visited here in 2016, it seems to have aged well. Management has changed, TVs are installed in … Continue reading

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December 7, 2019, Saturday, In Transit to Tasmania

Any early morning start after a night of frivolity was difficult. The water ferry was scheduled for 5:30 AM. We are on our way at 6 after some passenger delays. The hour crossing to the Denarau Port displayed a brilliant … Continue reading

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