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Tasmania - Cradle Country & The West (PDF Chapter)
This is the Cradle Country & the West chapter from Lonely Planet’s Tasmania guidebook.
If you imagined Tasmania as a land of alpine peaks and untouched wilderness, then you’ve imagined the wild west’s endless beaches, ancient rainforests and boundless horizons. This is Tasmania’s vast outdoor playground, where your options for adventure are plentiful.
- get a bird’s-eye view of World Heritage wilderness then land by seaplane on the Gordon River
- feel the power of Roaring Forties waves on 33km-long Ocean Beach
- watch the true tale of convict escape in Strahan’s hilarious production, The Ship that Never Was
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Tullah, Rosebery, Zeehan, Strahan, Queenstown, Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Cradle Mountain–Lake St Clair National Park, the Southwest, Maydena, Lake Pedder Impoundment, Strathgordon, Southwest National Park and Melaleuca.
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