Hobart from the top of Mt Wellington

Hobart Highlights

Hobart is a beautiful and small coastal city, surrounded by beautiful mountains. I spent around 4 days here in total and instantly fell for the cities laid back attitude and love for sea food.

I arrived at the airport, which is tiny, in the early morning and hopped on the shuttle bus to town. The shuttle bus is great, it’s 30USD return and will drop off/pick up from most the hotels and hostels in town. I was dropped at The Pickled Frog, ditched my bag and set off to Bathurst Street’s farmer market.

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Litchfield Wangi Falls

Litchfield National Park

The local aboriginal tribes believe that Litchfield National Park was formed by their ancestors thousands of years ago, and their spirits are believed to be present in the area still. The landscape here is stunning, and the area is filled with history. Whilst staying in Darwin we hired a car and took the two hour journey south to visit Litchfield. All the attractions at the park share information about the site, the aboriginal importance and the wildlife you can look out for.

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Hartleys Cassowary

Hartleys Crocodile Adventures

As you drive along the Captain Cook Highway from Cairns towards Port Douglas you already know you are in for  a treat at Hartleys Crocodile Farm. The drive is considered to be one of the best coastal drives in Australia, as you pass by perfect beaches and beautiful greenery it’s easy to see why. This is the perfect place for Hartleys Crocodile farm, nestled among the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.

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