Ten of the most Instagram-friendly locations in Tasmania

There's nowhere quite so picture perfect as Tasmania

Ten of the most Instagram-friendly locations in Tasmania

There's nowhere quite so picture perfect as Tasmania
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Tasmania is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque places Australia has to offer.

From its white sandy beaches and clear blue waters, snow-capped mountains, and lush winding hills, there are endless places to take postcard-perfect Instagram pictures that will be the envy of your followers. 

Come with us as we unpack ten of the best Instagram locations around Tasmania.

Bridestowe Lavender Fields

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The Bridestowe Lavender Estate is the largest privately owned lavender field in the world, spanning over 260 acres.

It was started by London perfume genius CK Denny, who migrated to Tasmania in 1921 with a handful of lavender seeds from the French Alps and a dream of curating the world’s finest lavender in the world. The fields are now an unmissable stop when visiting Tasmania, with some of the best spots to snap an Instagram photo and also some delicious lavender-infused ice cream when you finish up.

Eagles Nest Retreat

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Accessing this luxury honeymoon destination will require you to book a room; however, the panoramic views are worth every penny.

The Eagles Nest Retreat is one of the best places in Tasmania to take photos for obvious reasons. The 20-hectare property that spans an old dairy and cropping farm has the best views of Mount Roland in the entire region.

Freycinet National Park

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Just two hours from Hobart, you’ll find the incomparable Freycinet National Park.

Walk the Wineglass bay lookout trail — it takes about 90 minutes to complete — or take the Mount Amos track (about three hours) for the most spectacular views of this iconic beach and national park. We can assure you the photos are worth the challenging hike. And, it beats the gym any day.

Wombats on Maria Island

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If you’re hoping for a close encounter with Australia’s cutest mascots, then Maria Island is the place for you.

Wombats roam the entire island from the beach to the hills, so you’ll be out of luck if you miss a photo opportunity with these fluffy marsupials. The 45-minute ferry that you’ll need to take to gain access to the island is also a great place to get trigger-happy as you watch the beautiful Tasmanian scenery pass by.

Mount Roland

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Mount Roland stands at 1233m above sea level and provides a stunning backdrop for the Kentish area.

There are a lot of different walks that you can choose to conquer here, each varying in difficulty. If you’re not game enough to climb, wandering around the base of the mountain provides just as good views and photos without having to put in quite as much effort.

Bay of Fires

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Known for its extraordinary white sands, crystal clear waters, and orange lichen-covered boulders, the Bay of Fires is a must-go if you’re on the hunt for an interesting place to set up the camera and tripod.

Stretching from Billabong Bay to Eddystone Point, there are never-ending rock pools and hidden coves to discover.

Mount Amos, Freycinet National Park

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Mount Amos is part of a mountain range known as The Hazards, which makes up the Coles Bay and Freycinet National Park landscape.

It’s a challenging climb to the summit of Mount Amos and will set you back roughly three hours for the return trip. But, the panoramic views from the top are well worth the hike.

Wineglass Bay

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Wineglass Bay is at the heart of the Freycinet National Park, overlooked by Mount Amos.

Drones are prohibited in this area, so, instead, we recommend boarding one of the 30-minute plane rides to get some of the best bird’s eye views of the famed bay.

Dove Lake, Cradle Mountain

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The glacially carved lake that lies at the bottom of Cradle Mountain is an iconic Tasmanian image.

In the colder months, snow-capped mountains and frost-covered trees create the perfect winter scene. A two to three-hour circuit walk around the lake will give you access to all different viewpoints and allows you to take in the abundance of wildlife that live in the area.

Captains Rest Cabin

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If you’re looking for the ultimate Tasmanian retreat, look no further than The Captain’s Rest. Go for a paddle on the lake, become friends with the resident ducks, or drink some hot chocolate beside the wood-burning fire – the Instagram opportunities are endless.

Can’t get a booking at Captain’s Rest? Try one of these Tiny Cabins in Tasmania.


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