Tasmania’s Top Locations to Experience Christmas this Year

With
Christmas a matter of weeks away, it’s time to start planning for the
festive season. And, what better way to relax and truly enjoy the
holiday period than from the comfort of a modern campervan?
To
help you out with the planning process we have come up with 10 of
Tasmania’s best locations to pull up and experience Christmas this year.

Cygnet, Southern Tasmania

For most,
Christmas can be a stressful and busy time of year. By-pass the stress
this Christmas with a visit to Tasmania’s charming southern region. The
town of Cygnet is nestled in the heart of the Huon Valley amid rolling
green fields and secluded bays. Pull up and make the most the quiet and
scenic surrounds. Enjoy Christmas by the Channel before taking a relaxed
post-lunch stroll around the lake. If rest and relaxation is what you
seek, Cygnet is the ideal holiday destination for you.

Coles Bay, East Coast of Tasmania

Welcome to
Tasmania’s most iconic destination and the perfect place to ditch the
turkey and experience a Christmas seafood frenzy in the wilderness.
Coles Bay is ripe with dazzling fresh oysters and unique wine sourced
from the immediate area. Before the big day stock up your fridge with
fresh oysters from Freycinet Marine Farm and pop by nearby Devils Corner
for a bottle or two of their famous Pinot Noir. Pick a spot right by
the water and stare up at the looming Hazard Mountain Range while you
experience some of the best seafood that Australia has to offer.  

Hobart, Tasmania

Hobart is Australia’s most laidback capital and the ideal destination for a balance of city convenience and natural ambiance.
Stay at one of the inner city caravan parks and drink in the festive
cheer around the waterfront area. Make the most of the wharfs fresh food
producers to truly experience a Christmas that you are unlikely to
forget. 

St Helens, East Coast of Tasmania

Home to
one of the state’s most family friendly caravan parks, St Helens is an
idyllic waterside town ideal for escaping the hustle and bustle of
everyday life. Set up your outdoor table and chairs and lay back and
enjoy the fresh summer breeze. In the afternoon, pack your swimmers and
while away the hours at the beach.

Strahan, West Coast of Tasmania

Surrounded
by the reflective waters of the World Heritage listed Gordon River, the
town of Strahan has an old world ambiance that is impossible to refuse.
With centrally located caravan parks, the town is convenient and has
access to all the necessities you’ll need before the Christmas
festivities.

Stanley, North West Coast of Tasmania

On the
rugged North West Coast of Tasmania you will discover the historic
destination of Stanley. Make yourself comfortable at Stanley Caravan
Park located in a prime position under the iconic ‘Nut’ before stocking
up your fridge with fresh seafood from the town centre. Request a
powered site by the beach so you can wake up on Christmas morning to the
sound of waves lapping outside your front door.

Launceston

Rivalling
the popularity of Hobart for its scenic gorge and charming historic
buildings, Launceston is a great option for your Tasmanian Christmas
getaway. Stay in the heart of the city at Treasure Island Holiday Park
or take a picnic to the gorge where everyone can lap up the sun and swim
in the river.

Cradle Mountain, North West Coast of Tasmania

Nestled
in the heart of Lake St Clair National Park known for the famed
Overland Trek you will find mesmerising Cradle Mountain. Famed for being
one of the state’s most visited winter destinations, this natural oasis
is also a prime option for your Christmas outing. Take a lazy afternoon
walk around Dove Lake and appreciate the sheer beauty of the
surrounding mountain peaks.