Windsor Corner and Look… a Platypus!

On our way to Queenstown from Hobart, we stopped very briefly in New Norfolk and admired the fountain and flowers in Arthur Square. We tried to summon some enthusiasm for morning tea; but it was still early, so we decided to press on to Hamilton for our first coffee break. We did stop again beforehand […]

Wildlife Photography Workshop for Shutterbugs

Roy and Coreena Vieth of Shutterbug Walkabouts Tasmania will be holding a wildlife photography workshop featuring personal tuition at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. A full day (plus evening as an optional add on) of learning and experimenting on location with keeper interpretations, up close opportunities and more. Book your place now for the January 25 tour. Wildlife Photography Workshop Details Phone […]

Sykes Sanctuary: Bushwalking Haven

In a recent article about the Town of Topiary (Railton) featuring photos by Benita Bell, we included a “Fast Facts” section. Therein, we mentioned Sykes Sanctuary… “40acres of bushland with walking tracks to appreciate abundant local birdlife”. Today, it’s our pleasure to introduce more of Benita’s photos showcasing the natural habitat of another local tourist attraction. Railton’s Sykes […]

Pelicans at Sunset by Carol Haberle

Here is the photo for September by Carol Haberle: Sunset Pelicans. Pelicans: West Inlet, Stanley by Greg Hale Carol loved taking sunsets as many people do, but Carol always took special care to ensure she got the best sunset possible. As we all know the magic of a sunset can change very quickly, so Carol would set up her […]

Recherche Bay: Far South Tasmania

In our article about Cockle Creek, we blamed our dawdling for the drawn-out drive. Stopping to take photos every five seconds has serious consequences! We also mentioned the rather large potholes at the end of the road and very briefly touched on Recherche Bay. Recherche Bay: Tasmanian Land Conservancy We were keen to see Recherche Bay en route to Cockle Creek, […]

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Pictures

Do your best-laid plans sometimes go astray? Ours do! We were to meet the team from Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary when they joined as a member of Think Tasmania. A tour of the grounds, a chat about the great work of the organisation and of course, an encounter with all the animals was in order. However, another Horne-family incident (this […]

Ducks at the Richmond Bridge

Following a query from a concerned reader about the demise of the ducks, we went on a little journey to Richmond. That’s right… there are no limits to the investigative missions we undertake for the sake of Think Tasmania! We did visit back in May, but we’re sharing the results now because it’s school holiday time in […]