Tasmania Accommodation and Hobart Hotels and Travel Information
Tasmania is the only island state of Australia and is situated off the southern tip of Victoria and Australia’s mainland. Tasmania is also known as the ‘Apple Isle” because it produced a lot of apples and was first called‘Van Diemens Land’ because Dutch explorer Abel Tasman first discovered Tasmania and named it after the Dutch Governor General of that time.The capital of Tasmania is Hobart, which is located to the south of the Island. There are two main towns on the north of the island. Launceston and Devonport are the gateways to the north and both have airports for easy access.Tasmania may be small but it has many small towns spread around the island that are worth visiting. Tasmania had many penal colonies, so there is a lot of colonial history to be discovered. Many people drive around the island and find their own Tasmanian Accommodation. Apart from Hobart you should add the following towns onto your itinerary. Bicheno, Devonport, Huon Valley, Launceston, Port Arthur and StrahanWe have a lot of Tasmanian Accommodation spread around the Island, Choose from over 340 Tasmanian Hotels and over 100 Hobart Hotels to start your holiday off. All priced for all types of budgets and luxury.