With the atmosphere that Tasmania contains, it is commonly known as the best temperate island found in the earth. What makes this place even more of a touristy one is the unspoiled environment found here. The beautiful and mesmerizing natural beauty of this place contains everything that you are looking for, whether it’s the icons, cultural attractions, natural wonders and history. Yet, there is a lot more that you probably didn’t know or your guided tours of Tasmania didn’t tell you about. Let’s find out some of the interesting facts you probably weren’t aware of.
- Huge Area
Did you know Tasmania is almost as big as Switzerland? Most of the place is filled with natural scenery and wildlife. If you are looking for a place where you could relax and spend most of the time, Tasmania is the place to go to. If you are in a rush and looking for a quick spot to travel at, we recommend you not to visit here as there is so much to see that cannot be covered in a small period of time.
It may sound strange to you but yes, it can snow in Australia. We all consider Tasmania as a place where it doesn’t knows, however, the fact is that Tasmania is such place where the weather is pretty unpredictable. During the months of June and July, the place is covered with snow and you can actually enjoy the weather while hiking if you have the right shoes.
- Purest Air
The natural beauty and cleanest environment of Tasmania is something that attracts people from all over the world over here. This is the best place to be at if you are looking for a spot where you can conduct and enjoy all sorts of outdoor activities. Whether it is surfboarding, kayaking, hiking, biking or just going to beaches, Tasmania offers everything that you are looking for. The purest air and safest environment is what brings people here to enjoy such open air activities.
- Port Arthur
A famous attraction of Tasmania, the Port Arthur which is a collection of old buildings, sea views, lawns and basically, a perfect place for picnic has a history which most of you aren’t aware of. The story behind this oh – so – pretty architecture is that it is a convict settlement where a lot of prisoners were kept and all sorts of punishments were given to them. It’s actually difficult to imagine of having such a place besides the coastline where one can wander around every other day.
Hope the above stated facts about Tasmania may have surprised you and is tempting you to visit here right away.