We decided to see Tasmania in winter 2005
We enjoy the cold and we certainly got cold.
We had a great trip and it proved to

be the first of many Tassie trips.

Tasmania 2005 -Day 1: Saturday July 2nd Dicky Beach to Hobart and New Norfolk.

Day 1: Saturday July 2nd Dicky Beach to Hobart and New Norfolk. Left Dicky Beach at 7:00am with Graham our ...

Day 2: July 3rd Heimat Chalet to Strahan.

Had a good night’s sleep for the first night. The van bed was nice and cosy and not cold at ...

Day 3 – July 4th Strahan to Zeehan

Day 3: Strahan (Gordon River cruise) to Zeehan We had a big sleep-in today (6:00pm!!) Had breakfast and showers at ...

Day 4 – July 5th – Zeehan to Cradle Mountain and Wynyard.

Another big sleep in and we were on the road at 9:00am.  Heading into Zeehan we stopped at the Heritage ...

Day 5: July 6th – Wynyard to Smithton and back to Turners Beach.

Left Wynyard at 8:00am and drove to Lacrum Dairy at Mella via Smithton. The Lacrum dairy advertised Cheese tasting and ...

Day 6: July 7th Turners Beach –Forth- Wilmot- Railton – Sheffield – La Trobe – Deloraine.

Awoke early and it was cold!! 6ºc at 6:00am, 7ºc at 7:00am.  No wind or rain though. We had our ...

Day 7: Deloraine to Launceston and the Tamar Valley to Scottsdale

WOW!!!! Finally our first cold morning. We woke to frost on the ground and ice on the windscreen. –2ºc at ...

Day 8: Scottsdale to Bicheno

Lesson 1: Bush camping in Tasmania, while cheap, is STUPID!!! Not having a powered site meant that we could not ...

Day 9: Bicheno to Freycinet to Swansea to Sorell to Seven Mile Beach.

Waking up at Bicheno we had a good hearty omelette before heading down to Coles Bay and the Freycinet Peninsula ...

Day 10: Seven Mile Beach to Port Arthur to Barilla.(Hobart)

Slept in this morning. (Probably due to a big day yesterday??) We had breakfast and headed into Sorell to look ...

Day 11: Barilla to Tahune Airwalk and on to Snug.

Woke up to 2ºc this morning. We discovered how deeply Mick slept as, when he got out of bed, he ...

Day 12: Snug to Russell Falls and New Norfolk

Got up this morning and wandered over to the beach. Snug is a pretty little town on the banks of ...

Day 13 Heimat to Berridale

We got up and had a lovely shower in the 5-star bathroom that are Heimat Chalets Ensuite Sites. We then ...

Day 14: Berridale to Richmond to Barilla.

Awoke to another mild morning, we have now given up on the off chance that it is cold in Tasmania ...

Day 15: Going Home 🙁

Awoke to find a light frost on the ground. It still wasn’t cold though. We did a final check of ...