My last day before leaving Devonport was a glorious day spent exploring Narawntapu NP. The park is located at Bakers Beach and I arrived to see hundreds of tiny red mud crabs emerging from the sand. Next to the beach is a fertile plain, which has earned the park its nickname of “the Serengeti of […]
A day trip to Stanley to see the Nut, a stunning volcanic plug rising around 150 metres from the waters edge. The town of Stanley is nestled behind, full of well preserved colonial buildings and quaint cafes. As I headed back to Devonport I stopped for a few hours at the neighbouring Rocky Cape National […]
One of my favourite memories here was watching the big ships arrive and depart. It was fun to skip across the Mersey River in the Spirit of Devonport ferry knowing I would eventually be boarding its big sister the Spirit of Tasmania. While in Devonport I visited the Bass Strait Maritime museum and the Tasmanian […]
A short stop on our way from Cradle Mountain, a woman we’d met in Hobart had recommended we stop in her home town of Sheffield to see the famed murals. They were pretty amazing.
It was a little cool and cloudy, which meant there were no crisp outlines of the distinctive mountain but plenty of fascinating textures in the landscape and vegetation. We spent a couple of hours walking one of the shorter trails. There was much evidence of wildlife along the track, we even caught sight of one […]