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Binalong Bay at Sunset
Tassie local, Paul Fleming recently teamed up with Matt Donovan on an adventure around Launceston and beyond to the seaside coastal town of Binalong Bay. Here’s what Paul had to say about the evening sky show Tassie put on for them while he shared his native area with Matt. 

“I’ve had my fingers crossed for weeks hoping that there’d be a nice sunset here for Matt. And all day today I’ve had an eye on the road and an eye on the sky, hoping and wishing we’d get one of Tassie’s epic sky shows. Well, I think we did all right.”

Go Behind The Scenery here.
Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by Paul Fleming, Taken by Matt Donovan.    High-res

Binalong Bay at Sunset

Tassie local, Paul Fleming recently teamed up with Matt Donovan on an adventure around Launceston and beyond to the seaside coastal town of Binalong Bay. Here’s what Paul had to say about the evening sky show Tassie put on for them while he shared his native area with Matt. 

I’ve had my fingers crossed for weeks hoping that there’d be a nice sunset here for Matt. And all day today I’ve had an eye on the road and an eye on the sky, hoping and wishing we’d get one of Tassie’s epic sky shows. Well, I think we did all right.”

Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by Paul FlemingTaken by Matt Donovan

The Lark Distillery, Hobart
What better way to close out a weekend than with a nip of Tasmania’s fine single malt whisky? Michelle Crawford captured this photo while she was exploring Tasmania’s south with Katie Quinn-Davies. 
This Tasmanian owned boutique distillery has been licensed since 1839. Visit their cellar door in Hobart to tour the establishment, taste their outstanding product or just to enjoy some live local music. 
Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Published on Facebook by Michelle Crawford.   High-res

The Lark Distillery, Hobart

What better way to close out a weekend than with a nip of Tasmania’s fine single malt whisky? Michelle Crawford captured this photo while she was exploring Tasmania’s south with Katie Quinn-Davies

This Tasmanian owned boutique distillery has been licensed since 1839. Visit their cellar door in Hobart to tour the establishment, taste their outstanding product or just to enjoy some live local music. 

Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Published on Facebook by Michelle Crawford.

Easy like Sunday morning
Hoping your weekend has been as tranquil and relaxing as this Coles Bay sunrise.
Sitting 200km away from both Hobart & Launceston, this Tasmanian town attracts visitors because of its scenic views and outdoor activities like mountain biking, hiking, boating, kayaking & fishing. 
Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by John Tilley   High-res

Easy like Sunday morning

Hoping your weekend has been as tranquil and relaxing as this Coles Bay sunrise.

Sitting 200km away from both Hobart & Launceston, this Tasmanian town attracts visitors because of its scenic views and outdoor activities like mountain biking, hiking, boating, kayaking & fishing. 

Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by John Tilley

Timeless Tasmania
Andrew Wilson shared this delightfully eerie photo of The Arcadia II, taken in Corinna, on Tasmania’s west coast. In earlier days, The Arcadia II acted as a supply ship for World War II & an east coast scallop fishing boat. Since the 1960’s, this ship has been operating river cruises, transporting passengers down the Pieman River into the heart of the Tarkine rainforest. 
Go Behind The Scenery here.
Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by Andrew Wilson.   High-res

Timeless Tasmania

Andrew Wilson shared this delightfully eerie photo of The Arcadia II, taken in Corinna, on Tasmania’s west coast. In earlier days, The Arcadia II acted as a supply ship for World War II & an east coast scallop fishing boat. Since the 1960’s, this ship has been operating river cruises, transporting passengers down the Pieman River into the heart of the Tarkine rainforest

Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by Andrew Wilson.

Lost soles of Tasmania
On a country road outside of Freycinet you may come across a shoe fence. It’s rumoured that the fence was originally started with sneakers that were left behind at a nearby summer camp. As the years went on, the unclaimed shoe collection grew then other travellers started adding their own kicks to the fence. 
Tell us, would you bring old dirty sneakers along on your travels to leave your footprint in this quirky collection? 
Go Behind The Scenery here.
Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by John Tilley.   High-res

Lost soles of Tasmania

On a country road outside of Freycinet you may come across a shoe fence. It’s rumoured that the fence was originally started with sneakers that were left behind at a nearby summer camp. As the years went on, the unclaimed shoe collection grew then other travellers started adding their own kicks to the fence. 

Tell us, would you bring old dirty sneakers along on your travels to leave your footprint in this quirky collection? 

Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by John Tilley.

Good Morning Bruny Island
Local Tasmanian, Michelle Crawford recently joined forces with Katie Quinn-Davies on an adventure to Bruny Island. 
When exploring Bruny Island, you could do an express adventure with a spectacular half-day boat cruise around the island or you could linger longer and explore the 50 km, enjoying local produce and attractions along the way. 
Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Published on Facebook by Michelle Crawford.   High-res

Good Morning Bruny Island

Local Tasmanian, Michelle Crawford recently joined forces with Katie Quinn-Davies on an adventure to Bruny Island. 

When exploring Bruny Island, you could do an express adventure with a spectacular half-day boat cruise around the island or you could linger longer and explore the 50 km, enjoying local produce and attractions along the way. 

Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Published on Facebook by Michelle Crawford.

Bruny Island Cheese Co. 
Tassie local, Michelle Crawford has teamed up with Katie Quinn-Davies on a foodie adventure around Hobart & Bruny Island.
Today the pair made their way to Bruny Island where they got a special behind the scenes look at the traditional techniques Nick Haddow uses to craft some of the finest artisan cheese made in Australia.

If you haven’t yet explored Nick’s work at Bruny Island Cheese Co, make it a must do! 
Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by Katie Quinn-Davies   High-res

Bruny Island Cheese Co. 

Tassie local, Michelle Crawford has teamed up with Katie Quinn-Davies on a foodie adventure around Hobart & Bruny Island.

Today the pair made their way to Bruny Island where they got a special behind the scenes look at the traditional techniques Nick Haddow uses to craft some of the finest artisan cheese made in Australia.

If you haven’t yet explored Nick’s work at Bruny Island Cheese Co, make it a must do! 

Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by Katie Quinn-Davies

Does The Tasmanian Tiger Still Exist?
The Tasmanian Tiger has been thought to be extinct since 1936, but is this really true? Are there actually a few left roaming the Tasmanian wilderness?
Tim the Yowieman set out on the trail of the elusive marsupial, transversing the island state from north to south to see if he could be the first to spy the animal in almost 80 years. To learn what he found on his expedition, read his article on Travel There Next now!
Go Behind The Scenery here.
Photo Credit: Tourism Tasmania.   High-res

Does The Tasmanian Tiger Still Exist?

The Tasmanian Tiger has been thought to be extinct since 1936, but is this really true? Are there actually a few left roaming the Tasmanian wilderness?

Tim the Yowieman set out on the trail of the elusive marsupial, transversing the island state from north to south to see if he could be the first to spy the animal in almost 80 years. To learn what he found on his expedition, read his article on Travel There Next now!

Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Tourism Tasmania.

Bay of Fires
Australia recently shared an image captured by Paul Fleming during his latest adventure around Launceston & Tasmania’s east coast with Matt Donovan. 

Taking in the incredible view of the Bay of Fires in @Tasmania with @lovethywalrus. This place has to come pretty darn close to perfection, with bright white squeaky sand, crystal clear blue water and red-orange lichen-encrusted granite boulders. It’s not only beautiful but also peaceful - it’s not unusual here to have the area all to yourself.

Go Behind The Scenery here.
    
Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by Paul Fleming & Australia   High-res

Bay of Fires

Australia recently shared an image captured by Paul Fleming during his latest adventure around Launceston & Tasmania’s east coast with Matt Donovan

Taking in the incredible view of the Bay of Fires in @Tasmania with @lovethywalrus. This place has to come pretty darn close to perfection, with bright white squeaky sand, crystal clear blue water and red-orange lichen-encrusted granite boulders. It’s not only beautiful but also peaceful - it’s not unusual here to have the area all to yourself.


Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by Paul Fleming & Australia

Five Best Rooms By The Water In Tasmania
Are you heading to Tasmania and want to experience the best rooms by the water? If so, this article published on Travel There Next is just what you need!
Christina Pfeiffer has done all the hard work, creating a list of what she thinks are the top five places to stay by the water. If the wonderful views of each room weren’t incentive enough, Christina also details a range of activities to try and places to visit when staying at each location.
If you’d like to know which rooms fall into Christina’s top five and the interesting activities you could take part in when staying at each, read her article now!
Go Behind The Scenery here.
Photo Credit: Christina Pfeiffer.   High-res

Five Best Rooms By The Water In Tasmania

Are you heading to Tasmania and want to experience the best rooms by the water? If so, this article published on Travel There Next is just what you need!

Christina Pfeiffer has done all the hard work, creating a list of what she thinks are the top five places to stay by the water. If the wonderful views of each room weren’t incentive enough, Christina also details a range of activities to try and places to visit when staying at each location.

If you’d like to know which rooms fall into Christina’s top five and the interesting activities you could take part in when staying at each, read her article now!

Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Christina Pfeiffer.

Paul Fleming’s Highlights of Cataract Gorge
Tassie local, Paul Fleming teamed up with Matt Donovan on an adventure around Launceston and beyond to the seaside coastal town of Binalong Bay.
The pair started their day at Cataract Gorge in search of breakfast at local favourite, Basin Cafe. After breakfast they ventured to the Victorian gardens on northern side of the gorge where they encountered the beautiful bird shown above. 

 ”Here, amongst the European plantings are a friendly and proud flock of peacocks. These pretty fellas are just as photogenic as the gorge they live in!” - Paul

By lunch they had traveled to the north east of the state for a cheesy snack at Pyengana Dairy Company. After refuelling with a variety of cheeses, Paul and Matt set off for a gentle hike to St Columba Falls Reserve. To round out their day of adventures, they continued their travels onward to Binalong Bay.
Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by Paul Fleming.   High-res

Paul Fleming’s Highlights of Cataract Gorge

Tassie local, Paul Fleming teamed up with Matt Donovan on an adventure around Launceston and beyond to the seaside coastal town of Binalong Bay.

The pair started their day at Cataract Gorge in search of breakfast at local favourite, Basin Cafe. After breakfast they ventured to the Victorian gardens on northern side of the gorge where they encountered the beautiful bird shown above. 

 ”Here, amongst the European plantings are a friendly and proud flock of peacocks. These pretty fellas are just as photogenic as the gorge they live in!” - Paul

By lunch they had traveled to the north east of the state for a cheesy snack at Pyengana Dairy Company. After refuelling with a variety of cheeses, Paul and Matt set off for a gentle hike to St Columba Falls Reserve. To round out their day of adventures, they continued their travels onward to Binalong Bay.

Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by Paul Fleming.

Southward Bound with Michelle Crawford & Katie Quinn-Davies

Local Michelle Crawford will be sharing some of the best sights and experiences that Tasmania has to offer with mainlander Katie Quinn-Davies as they embark on the next chapter of the Buddy With A Local campaign.

The duo will be exploring the South of the state, heading to Hobart, Bruny Island and the Huon Valley during the course of their adventures.

Before they started their journey, we sat down with Katie and Michelle to find out what they what they are hoping to see and experience during their travels.

Katie, what are you most looking forward to seeing?

MONA and Bruny Island.

Michelle, what are you most looking forward to showing Katie in Tasmania?

That is such a hard question because I am excited about everything! I’m showing Katie my favourite places and introducing her to my favourite people in Tasmania. But if I had to choose one, perhaps our trip to Bruny Island, I just adore its rugged beauty and isolation and this incredible feeling of calm that overcomes you when you drive off the ferry. My family visit as often as we can and it’s a very special place to me.

Katie, what are you most looking forward to doing in Tasmania?

Meeting all the local food producers and hearing their stories and most importantly, getting the opportunity to document and shoot their produce.

Michelle, what are you most looking forward to doing with Katie during your trip?

I’m such a fan of Katie’s work, I am really looking forward to showing her some of my favourite beautiful places in Tasmania and seeing how she captures them with her camera. To see her view of my world.

Katie, what is that most unexpected thing/place/fact you know about Tasmania?

I know really little or nothing about Tasmania other than every person I know who has been there has said it is stunning. I have a feeling Hobart may remind me a little of Dublin and Tasmania itself a little of Ireland.

Michelle, what is the most unexpected thing/place/fact that visitors may not know about Tasmania?

That Tasmania may look small on the map, but there is so much to see that always takes much longer than you think to see everything.

To follow their journey, take a look at the Instagram feeds of Michelle and Katie.

We will also continue to share their adventures right here on the Magazine.

Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by Michelle Crawford.

Courts Island, Cape Bruny
This photo was shared by Nick Green after his weekend adventure around Courts Island, Cape Bruny. 
When visiting this area, get in touch with your wild side by exploring the southern tip of Bruny Island which acts as a wildlife sanctuary and home to several endangered plants & animals. Keep a close eye out and you could spot echidnas, possums, pademelons and Bennetts wallabies!
Go Behind The Scenery here.
Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by @NickedWingreen   High-res

Courts Island, Cape Bruny

This photo was shared by Nick Green after his weekend adventure around Courts Island, Cape Bruny. 

When visiting this area, get in touch with your wild side by exploring the southern tip of Bruny Island which acts as a wildlife sanctuary and home to several endangered plants & animals. Keep a close eye out and you could spot echidnas, possums, pademelons and Bennetts wallabies!

Go Behind The Scenery here.

Photo Credit: Published on Instagram by @NickedWingreen