The island of Tasmania is a backpacker’s dream. Rich in history and littered with stunning sights, there are always things to do and see! Tasmania is home to one of the most unspoiled natural environments in the world, featuring a plethora of national parks, world heritage sites and more. But with over 64,000 square kilometres, planning your backpacking trip can be a bit daunting.
But that’s where we come in. Focused exclusively on the state of Tasmania, we help you plan your next backpacking adventure based on the area you want to explore, the things you want to do and your budget.
Narrow your search effort down by coast or location, including Launceston, home of the Tamar River, Hobart, the capital of Tasmania, or the breath-taking Cradle Mountain, and more. From here, choose the activities and events that interest you most, from hiking to world-renowned festivals and events. Set your budget and view a tailored list of the things to do that meet your specific requirements, complete with detailed descriptions, stunning photos and travel stories from the backpacking visitors who came before you!
Our honest, thorough travel guides and easy-to-use trip planner make it simpler than ever to organize your next vacation or backpacking trip, ensuring that you experience the best parts of Tasmania
Backpacking in Tasmania an honest travel guide
If you’re backpacking in Tasmania, Backpacker Tasmania is a great way to find things to do in Tasmania. We also showcase Travel Stories from backpackers from all over the world traveling to Tasmania. Please help people travelling to Tasmania by contributing to Backpacker Tas. You can either Email us a Travel Story or submit Things To Do.
I think the great thing about Tasmania is that the journey is just as beautiful as the destination.
Helen Yip -Edmonton Alberta Canada
These 5 days honestly were the best of my whole Australia trip so far.
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