Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. In fact, it’s so small people often forget to include it when drawing the map of Australia. But trust us, this is a place you won’t want to forget about. This short break destination is, well, unforgettable! Australia’s most southern state is full of art, culture, food, wine, and a great place for a road trip or ‘Before-30’ weekend away!


Hobart is Tasmania’s capital and will not disappoint. Home to the world-famous MONA and so many amazing wineries, this is a great short break location to visit with a group of friends before you hit 30!

Your Next Adventure: A hiking guide to Tasmania


Launceston is full of beautiful landscapes and is a city nestled between hills and mountain ranges. This unique little place is bursting with European heritage so make sure you take time to check out the architecture and the beautiful City Park.

Must Do: Spirit of Tasmania: the best staycation in Launceston

Port Arthur

Recognised as one of Tassie’s top tourist attractions, Port Arthur is a historical delight. Spend a day exploring the Tasman Peninsula, the sea cliffs, Cape Pillar and Lime Bay.


The coastal town of Devonport is much more than a drop-off point for the Spirit of Tasmania. With easy access to the extraordinary Cradle Mountain and plenty of fresh produce at your fingertips, Devonport is one to chuck on the list immediately.

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