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Tasmania by 4x4: Episode 2

By Ron Moon and Dean Mellor, 27 Aug 2020 TAS

In this episode we explore Hobart and its surrounds, the southern-most spot in Australia, the Central Highlands, Queenstown and the wild west coast.

Tasmanian sunset

Our 4x4 adventure through the Apple Isle continues, with Hobart and its surrounds on the agenda in this episode.

EPISODE 1: Jacobs Ladder to the Friendly Beaches

EPISODE 3: Tracing the west coast to Sandy Cape

Beginning at Richmond - home of the oldest convict-built bridge in Australia - the crew stops by the Lark Distillery to sample some whiskey, before continuing on to Wellington Park via the Montrose Fire Trail.

Dirt roads are navigated in pursuit of the southern-most place in Australia, Cockle Creek, before heading up to Southport Lagoon and then on to Dee Lagoon in the Central Highlands north of Hobart.

SEASONS 1-6: 4X4 Adventure Series

The following day was spent tackling the rugged mountains surrounding Queenstown, before heading into the town itself to learn about the town's rich history. Strahan, the capital of the west coast, was the last stop on the itinerary in this episode.

Stay tuned for the third and final episode.