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Commissariat Store with Bishop and Clerk Mountain in the background on stunning Maria Island.

Maria Island

The painted cliffs on Maria Island.. Maria Island is a National Park, separated from mainland Tasmania by Mercury Passage - easily crossed on a relaxing half-hour ferry ride. #tasmania #discovertasmania #mariaisland #paintedcliffs #nationalpark Image Credit: Cassandra Leigh

Beautiful Encampment Cove on Maria Island on Tasmania’s East Coast. Maria Island National Park is a short ferry ride from Triabunna, about an hours drive from Hobart. #discovertasmania #mariaisland #eastcoasttas #tasmania Image Credit: Sophia Serēnitās

The end of a magical day on Maria Island, Tasmania. Ruby Hunt's cottage in the photo is where Ruby Hunt operated a pedal wireless in the 1950's which was the island's sole way of communicating with the rest of #Tasmania.

What can you do in Hobart in 48 hours? Quite a lot it seems. See how blogger Mekala Rodrigo spent a her whirlwind weekend. #tasmania #hobart #discovertasmania

Discover Tasmania's Bruny Island - home to white wallabies, cheese, and the freshest oysters you will ever find. As Blogger Apples under my bed puts it 'Bruny Island is unpretentious, despite being abundantly wealthy in Australian wildlife and history and seafood'.

Fresh oysters - there's nothing like them. As blogger Erin D. Scott says 'Bruny Island Oysters were perfect - firm, briny and tasting of sea - worthy of a trip half way across the globe.' #oysters #brunyisland #tasmania #discovertasmania

Bruny Island- Tasmania.

Walking up the stair at "The Neck" which connects the North and South halves of #brunyisland. #tasmania #discovertasmania Image Credit: Heike Herrling

Hobart Tasmania, Australia

Sunset and cloud trails over the aptly named Cloudy Bay on Bruny Island. Image credit: tas_al #tasmania #brunyisland #discovertasmania

All you need to know about exploring King Island has been covered by bloggers justalittlefurther. #kelp #currie #kingisland #tasmania #discovertasmania

Sarah Island, Tasmania, Australia

Cloudy Bay, Bruny Island. #surfing #tasmania #brunyisland #discovertasmania Image Credit: James Bowden

Bruny Island, off Tasmania, is an unbeatable breath of fresh air for day-trippers from Hobart | Australia.

Maatsuyker Island Lighthouse and the smaller rocky islands known as The Needles, five kilometres off mainland Tasmania’s south-west coast. Australia’s southernmost lighthouse, the Maatsuyker Island lighthouse was completed in 1891 and was the last Australian lighthouse to be officially operated by lightkeepers. This is one of the most remote parts of Tasmania. #discovertasmania #tasmaniaparks #maatsuykerisland #tasmania #lighthouse Image Credit: Garry Norris

Here is a no fuss map of Tasmania, showing the major touring routes including the Huon Trail from Hobart to Cockle Creek and Bruny Island

A perfect capture of a coastal vista on Tasmania’s King Island. Located in Bass Strait off the north-west coast of Tasmania, King Island has the freshest of seafood, famously good produce and some of the cleanest air in the world. Can’t you just taste it all! #discovertasmania #kingisland #coast #tasmania Image Credit: Bondi Harvest

Friendly Beaches, Freycinet, Tasmania. #freycinet #tasmania #discovertasmania Image credit: Andrew Bain