Tasmania is in the midst of a tourism boom, fuelled by art, history and nature.
MONA now outranks the TATE Gallery in London according to Lonely Planet. Cradle Mountain has become a nature lovers paradise. And for a touch of the past, the history of Port Arthur is moving, or the less sombre but quaint town of Richmond with Australia's oldest bridge should not be missed.
Cycling tours in Tasmania are also growing in popularity. Open spaces, developing rail trails and mountain bike parks such as Derby, have seen the arrival of a growing band of riders.
Cycling the east coast of Tasmania is a rolling postcard. From the Bay of Fires all the way to Hobart, the highlights are endless. The stunning beaches of Bicherno, the unmistakeable Wineglass Bay in Freycinent National Park and Maria Island to name just a few. The distances between towns are short or long enough to suit most cyclists. All this makes for cycling in Tasmania a genuine world class cycling holiday.
Cycling Tours in Tasmania
Cycling tours in Tasmania are becoming increasingly popular, and for good reason. Cycling across Tasmania, either the famous east coast, through the middle or the rugged west coast, is the ultimate way to get close to this natural habitat heaven.
Cycling in Tasmania combines all the best things about being on a biking holiday. Wide open spaces, incredible scenery, delicious locally grown gourmet treats and plenty of choices in accommodation.
Find out more about the Tour de Vines' cycling tour in Tasmania below.