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November 12, 2019

Rosie and Lynn are now the 'owners' of a 300 acre protected bush reserve at the edge of the Central Highlands, in the heart of Tasmania.  We use the word 'owner' loosely, because in our minds we are more the stewards of this land, even though we officially purchased it...

February 14, 2018

We are excited to be teaming up with Tara Tucker of Drum Up Big for our first official event – African Drumming - at a private property in the Tasmanian bush. This 300 acres of quiet retreat is just one hour from Hobart but feels like miles from anywhere.  It has two g...

January 17, 2018

Though Tasmania’s excellent festival “season” is now year round, January is a particularly good month for them. To kick things off, you have a choice of food and music or music and food.

For those wanting to be amongst the city atmosphere in Hobart, the Taste of Tasmani...

December 20, 2017

Having spent about two thirds of my life in the northern hemisphere and the other third in the southern hemisphere, I’ve gotten used to having Christmas in the summertime. In the northern countries, we not only have Christmas and New Year’s to liven up the cold months,...

March 15, 2017

Island Time Tours is pleased to announce our Bush Retreats at a private bush property just an hour from Hobart. Let Izzy the Bus take you away to what feels like another world but is just an hour from Hobart. The hand built genuine Alaskan log cabins will provide shelt...

March 1, 2017

Our ‘local’ pub is actually several pubs away from our place in South Hobart but the Longley International Hotel, in Longley, Tasmania has such a unique and indescribable vibe that we prefer to think of this quirky rural pub as our ‘local’. It is a 20 minute drive from...

February 22, 2017

On the way out to our bush property last weekend we found a Tassie devil dead on the road. He looked like he had been a healthy young devil so it is particularly sad to think of this highly endangered animal being bumped off just from careless driving.

This Tassie Trave...

February 9, 2017

The Australian Wooden Boat festival comes to Hobart, Tasmania every two years, on the odd numbered years so it will be happening this year, this month, this coming weekend; Feb 10th – 13th 2017

The Hobart waterfront comes alive with music, food, entertainment, activitie...

February 2, 2017

Feb 7th, 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Bushfires that ravaged all of Tasmania in one terrible day. At one point it was estimated that two thirds of the entire state of Tasmania was on fire.

On Island Time Tours’ Huon Tour where we follow the “Princess Mary...

January 15, 2017

My sister-in-law Nicky and I went on the most wonderful adventure recently. We joined a group of 10 other people for a kayaking trip with Roaring 40s Kayaking ( at the northern end of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and along the coast of the...

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