Stop and chat.
Tasmanians love living on this little island at the edge of the world. There are mighty connections between the land, food, culture and the people, and locals love to share their stories. You might even learn a few insider secrets.
Don’t just take our word for it:
- Food lovers can follow chef Analiese Gregory’s insider guide to eating and drinking in Tasmania.
- Mountain bikers will want to know the top trail networks to find their flow.
Locals know the weather and terrain. Want to know what to pack?
Local travel specialists
Need travel advice from people on the ground? Contact a Tasmanian-based travel specialist for inside information on how to do Tasmania.
These travel partners are happy to offer free advice to help you plan your Tasmanian holiday, including where to stay and what to do when you get here.
Huon Valley Escapes Southern specialist, with numerous activities and beds around Hobart, the Huon Valley, Bruny Island and further south.
Tasmania.com From museums to mountain biking, wine to wildlife, this specialist has it covered.
Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre Pick from suggested itineraries, or choose your favourite stops and sleeps and have this knowledgeable operator do the rest.
Tas Vacations Piece together a tailored road trip, be it a week of adventuring or a full lap of the state, with self-drive expert TasVacations.
Tas Villas Group Accommodation provider with more than 20 options across the state.
Visitor Information Centres
Look for the little blue and yellow “i” signs to find an accredited Tasmanian Visitor Information Centre. Drop in for advice, maps and ideas, and to book an adventure or your next overnight stay.
These centres are part of the Tasmanian Visitor Information Network, staffed by friendly, knowledgeable locals who are passionate about Tasmania and their particular region.
Visitor Information Centres are open seven days a week.
Services include free information on:
- Itinerary planning.
- Maps and directions.
- Booking services for accommodation and tours.
- Attractions, events, retails outlets and local services.
- Road conditions and transport options.
- 24-hour access to information.
- Public toilets on site or nearby.
- Emergency contact numbers and accommodation options.
- Local knowledge and insights.
There are also white “i” centres that offer limited services.