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11 Instagram Posts That Showcase the Beauty of Tasmania in Winter

The Island State is truly magical. Featuring a marvellous coastline, enticing national parks, unique wildlife, fresh air and breathtaking scenery, Tasmania is a destination like no other, even in the colder months. And Instagram certainly seems to agree. Scroll down to find the 11 most hashtag-worthy Tasmanian attractions in winter, and while you’re at it, follow The Tasmanian Food Co on Instagram to see posts about sustainably farmed, mouth-watering local produce.

1. Brooke Street Pier

By @katypotaty77

Wander down to Brooke Street Pier and treat yourself to a glass of bubbles and fresh Tasmanian oysters at The Glasshouse before hopping on the MONA ferry for an afternoon at Tasmania’s world class museum.

2. The Salty Dog Hotel

By @thesaltydoghotel

This is for the foodies that love a good view… and their dog. The Salty Dog Hotel is located south of Hobart, and has privileged views of the bay, plus mouth-watering food. Definitely worth a stop over if you’re doing a Tasmanian road trip!

3. Bruny Island

By @wanderlustvanlife

For unparalleled views of Adventure Bay, Cape Queen Elizabeth and the Tasman Peninsula, discovering the rocky coast of Bruny Island is a must. Whether you witness a sunrise or a sunset, you’re in for a treat. Make sure you visit Bruny Island Cheese Co. for a tasting session and lunch, and don’t leave without trying the Saint and Otto cheese varieties.

4. Bridestowe Lavender Estate

By @life_of_a_ninja

One of the most famous Tasmanian attractions, the lavender fields of Bridestowe Lavender Estate are nothing less than majestic. And if you’re able to witness it by sundown, when the deep purples of the sky complement the lavenders, even better. The picture above is proof!

5. Cradle Mountain

By @heathholdenphoto

Keen to see some snow while in Tasmania? Cradle Mountain is your best bet. A beautiful place any time of the year, it becomes even more picturesque when its pine trees and lakeside mountains are dusted with snow. Just make sure to pack a warm jacket!

6. Mount Field National Park

By @tassiebound

One of Tasmania’s most loved national parks, Mount Field National Park is home to impressive wildlife, lakes, rainforests, alpine vegetation, fern forests and the famous Russell Falls. It’s a perfect place to breathe some fresh air and take a nice hike.

7. Remarkable caves

By @spurwaya

It’s not just green scenery, rivers and beaches. The Tasmanian coastline also features unique rock formations that get flooded with the waves coming in and out, for example, the Remarkable Caves.

8. Gordon Dam

By @adam_dyson

The Gordon Dam is a huge, curved concrete structure located across the Gordon River in South West Tasmania. Even though its purpose is to generate hydroelectric power, the dam sure makes a great tourist attraction (and Instagram post!).

9. Cradle Mountain

By @dilan.madhav

For some serious Game of Thrones vibes, the 8-hour hike of Cradle Mountain will not disappoint. The views are quite spectacular.

10. Port Arthur

By @c.t_photo

A visit to this history-packed destination will surely be one like no other. Learn about the convict settlement of 200 years ago and about the convicts who lived here.

11. Painted Cliffs, Maria Island

Painted Cliffs, Maria Island, Tasmania 🇦🇺

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By @maryyse

These crazy red rock formations, called the Painted Cliffs on Maria Island, will give your winter Tasmanian adventure photos all the warm colouring they need to pop out on any social media feed. Be sure to rug up – camping and light cabin facilities only!

Letting Tasmania’s beauty light up your Instagram

Tasmania is a destination like no other in Australia, and there’s lots of tourism information out there listing the generic, typical attractions. But if you’re after privileged, local tips, it’s time to trust social media and let fellow Instagrammers lead the way to the most beautiful spots to visit in Tasmania this winter. And don’t forget some of the important hashtags if you plan to add to these amazing collections: #tassiegram, #discovertasmania and of course, #beautifuldestinations.