Hobart: Tasmania’s capital of culture; Daily Telegraph

Australia – Tasmanian Wilderness

So long, Sydney, move over, Melbourne. Australia’s second-oldest city, Hobart, is the coolest little capital down under right now. It is packed at weekends with tourists who have come for the food and easy pace of life as much as for Australia’s hippest art gallery, Mona.

Yet what sears the soul is Tasmania’s scenery, not least the achingly beautiful World Heritage wilderness spread across a fifth of the state.

Here’s the pick of what’s new in 2018. Travel agent Tasmanian Odyssey (tasmanianodyssey.com) organises bespoke trips.

Three Capes Walk

Tasmania’s Overland Track is astonishingly beautiful and improbably busy. By contrast, the state’s newest hiking trail, the Three Capes Track (threecapestrack.com.au) on the Tasman Peninsula, hosts just 48 hikers a day.

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