Maria Island - Sleep

Maria Island
Lonely and historically significant island off the east coast.
Maria Island is steeped in history. This wild and rugged island which is over 20 km long and 13 km wide is characterised by sheer cliffs tumbling into the sea, jagged rocky outcrops (Mount Maria rises to 710 m and 'the Bishop and Clerk' reaches 915 m), extensive fossil deposits and interesting ruins of the nineteenth century penal settlement.

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Maria Island - Culture and History

Maria Island
Lonely and historically significant island off the east coast.
Maria Island is steeped in history. This wild and rugged island which is over 20 km long and 13 km wide is characterised by sheer cliffs tumbling into the sea, jagged rocky outcrops (Mount Maria rises to 710 m and 'the Bishop and Clerk' reaches 915 m), extensive fossil deposits and interesting ruins of the nineteenth century penal settlement.

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Tunbridge - Fast Facts

Tunbridge
Historic coaching town on the Midland Highway
Originally known as Tunbridge Wells (after the famous English spa town), Tunbridge is a small town located 92 km from Launceston and 107 km from Hobart. It has been by-passed by the main Midland Highway and consequently has a quiet charm well removed from the urgency of the highway.

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Tunbridge - Culture and History

Tunbridge
Historic coaching town on the Midland Highway
Originally known as Tunbridge Wells (after the famous English spa town), Tunbridge is a small town located 92 km from Launceston and 107 km from Hobart. It has been by-passed by the main Midland Highway and consequently has a quiet charm well removed from the urgency of the highway.

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Tunbridge - Places to See

Tunbridge
Historic coaching town on the Midland Highway
Originally known as Tunbridge Wells (after the famous English spa town), Tunbridge is a small town located 92 km from Launceston and 107 km from Hobart. It has been by-passed by the main Midland Highway and consequently has a quiet charm well removed from the urgency of the highway.

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Triabunna - Fast Facts

Triabunna
Pleasant port on the east coast near Maria Island.
Located 88 km north east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, Triabunna (the word is reputedly an Aboriginal term for a native hen) is a pleasant working port which started life as a garrison town for the penal colony on Maria island. Today it is a town driven largely by its fishing industry (it is known for its scallops and abalone) and the huge woodchip mill at Point Home (it can be clearly seen from the ferry across to Maria Island).

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Triabunna - Culture and History

Triabunna
Pleasant port on the east coast near Maria Island.
Located 88 km north east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, Triabunna (the word is reputedly an Aboriginal term for a native hen) is a pleasant working port which started life as a garrison town for the penal colony on Maria island. Today it is a town driven largely by its fishing industry (it is known for its scallops and abalone) and the huge woodchip mill at Point Home (it can be clearly seen from the ferry across to Maria Island).

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Triabunna - Places to See

Triabunna
Pleasant port on the east coast near Maria Island.
Located 88 km north east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, Triabunna (the word is reputedly an Aboriginal term for a native hen) is a pleasant working port which started life as a garrison town for the penal colony on Maria island. Today it is a town driven largely by its fishing industry (it is known for its scallops and abalone) and the huge woodchip mill at Point Home (it can be clearly seen from the ferry across to Maria Island).

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