About Tasmania

Tasmania has a special something that energises and inspires, making it the perfect place for hundreds of home-grown events and festivals as well as the ideal location for many national and international events.*

Tasmania offers event organisers a combination of stunning natural landscapes, modern man-made venues and a culture that embraces the state’s environment, food, wine, history and heritage. And if you want to drive, ride, run, raft, pedal, walk, sail or paddle we’ve got award-winning roads, tracks, rivers and oceans to choose from.

The benefits of holding an event in Tasmania are many and varied. With all the attractions of an island state, Tasmania is nevertheless easy to get to by air or by sea and offers a diverse range of pre-event and post-event activities that can turn a good event experience into a great event experience.

Whether you’re considering holding an event in Tasmania, or seeking information to include in your event participant guide, marketing or promotional materials, you will find the following places really useful.  

Discover Tasmania, the state's official tourism website, offers everything event organisers need to plan their pre and post touring, as well as all the information you would expect to find about:

What to do

Where to stay

Travel information

Venues and services information can also be found through the Business Events Tasmania website, a fantastic resource for event organisers.

*And, don’t forget, if you are staging an event in Tasmania, be sure to get it listed on the Events pages of the Discover Tasmania website!


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