The 10 Best Spots for Stunning Tasmania Photos

Grab the best Instagram shot to be the envy of all your friends

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Wineglass Bay is a main instagram shot in Tasmania
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We’ve found the absolute best 10 places to take amazing photos in Tasmania. Read on to see where you must visit to find these amazing places and grab those perfect photos around Tasmania.

1. Bay of Fires

Bay of Fires is a great instagram shot in Tasmania
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The Bay of Fires is an insta-dream! The bright blue water contrasts boldly with the extra white beaches and orange lichen-covered boulders. It’s a highlight if you’re looking to capture the perfect Tasmania photos.

Getting to the Bay of Fires: Nestled in the north-east of the state, Bay of Fires is a 2.5 hour drive from Launceston or a 3.5 hour drive from Hobart. 

Stay near the Bay of Fires: If you’re travelling up to the Bay of Fires, you’re going to want to make a weekend of it! Stay in the nearby towns of St Helens or Binalong Bay to enjoy all that the Bay of Fires has to offer!

2. Bridestowe Lavender Farm

The lavender farm is one of the top instagram spots in tasmania
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Head to Bridestowe Lavender Farm to see blissful fields of purple lavender as far as the eye can see. The lavendar is in full bloom in December and January, though visitors are welcome year-round. It’s a must-visit if you want quintessential Tasmania photos.

Getting there : Bridestowe Lavender Estate is a 45 minute drive north from Launceston.

Staying near Bridestowe Lavender Farm: There are loads of amazing places to stay in Launceston (click here to see the full list). We’d recommend checking out the Stillwater Seven for somewhere great to stay in town.

3. Cradle Mountain Boatshed

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The Dove Lake Boatshed in Cradle Mountain is an iconic Tasmania photo for anyone travelling to this island state. The Dove Lake walking track takes you past the boatshed and beneath the peaks of Cradle Mountain. Head there to capture a stunning insta-worthy shot.

Getting to Cradle Mountain: The boatshed is a 2 hour drive from Launceston or a 4 and a bit hour drive from Hobart. 

Staying in Cradle Mountain: You can’t look past Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge for somewhere amazing to stay!

4. Wineglass Bay

Wineglass Bay is a main instagram shot in Tasmania
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This stunning curved beach is continuously rated one of the best beaches in the world. Walking trails lead up to give you panoramic views over this spectacular beach or you can walk down to the beach itself. Either option will give you an incredible Tasmania photos that will make you the envy of all your friends on Instagram.

Getting to Wineglass Bay: It’s a two hour drive from Hobart, then a 45 minute walk to the lookout or a 90 minute walk to the beach.

Staying in Wineglass Bay: If you’re looking for ultimate luxury, then you’ll want to stay at the nearby Saffire Freycinet. The Freycinet Lodge is another great option!

5. The Neck at Bruny Island

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This stretch of land connects the north and south parts of Bruny Island. Stand on the lookout platform for the best Tasmania photos.

Getting to Bruny Island: To get to Bruny Island you’ll need to jump on a passenger-vehicle ferry from Kettering, a 30 minute drive from Hobart.

Staying at Bruny Island: There are loads of great places to stay on Bruny Island – click this link to check them out!

6. Tasman Peninsula

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The Tasman Peninsula highlights the rugged beauty of Tasmania. You’ll find 300 metre high sea cliffs, amazing rock formations and an abundance of Australian wildlife. Walk on the Cape Raoul for some of the more spectacular scenery and a perfect Instagram photo in Tasmania. It’s an epic adventure that you’ll remember with your Tasmania photos.

Getting to the Tasman Peninsula: It’s a 1.5 hour drive from Hobart. 

Staying on the Tasman Peninsula: The town of Port Arthur is nestled on the Tasman Peninsula and has loads of accomodation options for you. Click here to find out where to stay!

7. Russell Falls 

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This cascading tiered waterfall will look amazing on your Insta feed! Located in Mount Field National Park, you’ll get to walk through amazing forests, lush trees and ferns before you even arrive. 

Getting to Russell Falls: Head to Mount Field National Park, a 1 hour drive from Hobart, and then it’s a short 20 minute round trip walk once you park the car. 

Staying near Russell Falls: The town of Maydena is nearby – click here to find some accomodation options that’ll suit you.

8. Table Cape Tulip Festival

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The stunning fields of brightly coloured tulips are on display from the end of September to the end of October each year. The bursts of colour will really make your Insta feed pop. 

Getting to the Table Cape Tulip Festival: Table Cape Farm a two hour drive north-west of Launceston. 

Staying near Table Cape Tulip Festival: The farm is based in Wynyard, Tasmania. Check out the nearby accomodation options here!

9. Kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Lady standing at the top of Mount Wellington on a wooden platform overlooking Hobart city; a wonderfully free Hobart activity
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Mount Wellington is the spectacular mountain that overlooks Hobart and makes a perfect Instagram shot. Take a short drive up to the top to see sweeping vistas of the city and its surrounds. Weather is unpredictable in Hobart so there’s a chance you’ll see snow on top of the mountain, even in the middle of summer! Whatever the weather, you’ll get some stunning Tasmania photos.

Getting to Mount Wellington: It takes 30 minutes to drive to the top of Mount Wellington from Hobart

Staying near Mount Wellington: Stay in Hobart and you’ll be close to the mountain! There are loads of great options including the luxury Moss Hotel or the boutique Henry Jones Art Hotel.

10. Little Blue Lake

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This shockingly blue lake makes for brilliant Tasmania photos! The colours are formed by mining in the area, so don’t swim in it as it’s full of toxic chemicals. 

Getting to the Little Blue Lake: It’s a two hour drive north-east of Launceston.

Staying near the Little Blue Lake: Once you’re finished at the Little Blue Lake you can stay the night at nearby Bay of Fires. Check out St Helens or Binalong Bay for some places to stay.

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