Rainbowtourism.com is featuring Tasmania on its new Rainbow Places page. Tasmania has the most progressive laws in the country vis a vis G&L rights, making it a very friendly place to visit.
If you’ve ever been tempted to visit The Apple Isle, now would be a good time. There are plenty of gay/lesbian owned and friendly accommodation to choose from across the state, in all the hot destinations:
Rainbow Tourism recommends places to stay and labels each as Gay Owned and Operated or Rainbow Tourism Accredited. Every effort is made to ensure that only gay-friendly properties are listed below these GOO and RTA accommodation.
In Launceston, there are a range of RTA properties, from budget to B&B. Check out Airlie Dorset Terrace if you like Victorian charm, Sandor’s on the Park if you’re there for the food & wine festival in historic City park, or the Country Comfort Coach House for cosy comfort.
Just a short drive outside Hobart in the breathtaking Huon Valley, is a not-to-be-missed “green” retreat, Huon Bush Retreats. Choose your comfort level from cabins to campsites. Either way, you’re inside a habitat reserve and can have breakfast with a wallaby, midnight outdoor bath with a family of possums and wake up with plethora of bird calls.
Whether you want to experience wilderness or wildlife, culture or history, or fine wine and or cool climate cuisine, Tasmania’s the place to explore. Self drive itineraries or escorted tours (some wtih G&L tour guides) are available from GOO/RTA tour operators like Tas Vacations, .