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Oct 11, 2015 - Bicheno to Freycinet Peninsula

After Cradle Mtn. we had to decide where to spend our remaining 6 days on Tasmania. The Tamar Valley (in the north of Tassie) is famous for the Gorge near, & the town of, Launceston (2nd largest after Hobart), and the food & wine of the Tamar Valley. But to the east are two famous National Park Peninsulas, Freycinet and Tasman. We opted for the nature hikes and birding; Lidia has so far seen 10 or 11 of the 13 endemic species of Tasmania, and so it is birds beats wine. Note - the map looks as if we drove straight to Freycinet, though our...

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Jan 27, 2014 - Freycinet National Park

22/01 -28/01 -Our next camp is at Freycinyet NP at Friendlies beaches. This one is not costing us anything because of the parks pass and they don’t charge for camping. Beaches are a little wild, tried fishing but no luck, heaps of people coming and going again. Taking day trips to Swansea and Coles Bay areas and Bicheno. Did the Wineglass Bay walk today, it was little overcast but that’s good for walking 3 hour return trip along with dozens of other people. Walked down to the Bay and had a picnic lunch, they asked us not to continue the...

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Jul 19, 2013 - Travel Travel Travel and Repeat

HOPEFULLY, you will be able to tell from the title of this entry that most of this day was traveling. We woke up before the sun came up and hopped on ANOTHER plane leaving the wonderful and majestic city of Sydney and headed toward the beautiful Tasmania. Only a 20 min drive from the airport we stopped for some ziplining through some of the most beautiful rain forest you can imagine. Sadly, due to storms, the two main ziplines were out of order for repairs. Nevertheless, we were still able to get the thrill of being suspended high above...

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Our Trip Down Under

Jan 7, 2013 - Freycinet

Leen is 50 geworden en in stijl. Het heeft niet veel gescheeld of we hadden op het strand moeten slapen, de weg naar het hotel (het schiereiland eigenlijk) was afgesloten door de branden op 6 januari. Maar voor Leen's verjaardag heeft iedereen een efforke gedaan. Prachtig hotel (Saffire hotel op Freycinet, check it out op het grote web), lekker eten Hugo :-) en ik heb eindelijk nog eens op een fiets kunnen zitten. Soundtrack van de dag: The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades van Timbuk 3.

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