Tasmania, an isolated island state located south of mainland Australia, is known for its extensive wilderness and cooling climate all-year-round. If you’re looking to escape Singapore’s sweltering heat yet avoid the gloomy winter in European countries, Tasmania is the perfect destination for you.
If you need an escape from the daily hectic life of an average Singaporean or are tired of being stuck to an 8 to 5 (or so they say) job, it’s time to take a trip to explore the underrated state of Australia, Tasmania — a city that offers you sceneries that help you forget all your stress back in Singapore.
If you’re looking to satisfy the avid hikers in you, take a hike up Mt. Wellington — the return journey takes only approximately 8 and a half hour but you’ll be rewarded with Tasmania‘s most mesmerising sunsets.
For the rest of us regular travellers just looking for a relaxing trip in Tasmania, go on a day tour around Hobart which includes a trip up Mt. Wellington, Salamanca Place and Royal Botanic Garden.
2. Freycinet National Park
Located in the city of Launceston, Freycinet National Park’s biggest attraction is Wineglass Bay. Travellers will need to take a short hike to the observation point or to the beach itself but don’t panic if your accommodation is in Hobart, there’s a day tour package that begins from the hotel you stay in Hobart to Freycinet National Park.
3. Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
The Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is located approximately 165km northwest of Hobart. Adventurous travellers may wish to undertake the Overland Track — walkers usually take about six days to complete. Less adventurous souls may wish to rent a car from Hobart to tour Tasmania. It’s convenient to take a day trip to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park and head to the more iconic spots in the park like the Dove Lake.
With so many scenic locations to calm your mind and soothe your soul, Tasmania is the ultimate holiday to escape from Singapore‘s everyday buzzing city life.
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