Platypus are big in the Derwent Valley. Some would even say the biggest in the world. Why so big? That’s something we often ask ourselves. Maybe it’s because of the pure water of the Derwent River? The fertile banks? Or maybe, it’s just some weird hangover from the time of the dinosaurs whose bones can be found buried throughout ‘The Valley’. Regardless, Tasmanian animals are abundant here and platypus are just one of our many claims to fame. If you’re after more things to do in Hobart and beyond, here are six places you can spot the world’s biggest platypus in Derwent Valley Tasmania.
There’s something quite magical about the Derwent Valley in Autumn – the gardens and trees put on a spectacular colour show, the days are still clear, with a lingering glow at twilight. There are also so many unique experiences that you’ll only get in the Derwent Valley this time of the year. Here are six things to do when visiting our glorious region in Autumn.
Image credit: Stu Gibson.
A pristine landscape, an adventurer’s playground, a local’s secret – The Derwent Valley is close to Hobart, but far from the daily grind. Home to quaint roadside stalls and famous restaurants, or gentle bushwalks and fast-paced mountain bike trails. Here are five things to do in Derwent Valley Tasmania that will appease the thrill seekers, gourmands or anyone seeking a tranquil break away from the everyday.
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