Established 1825. Irish Nationalist William Smith O’Brien stayed on Maria Island.
Established 1804. The capital of Tasmania and founded in 1804.
Established Mid 1820s. Visitors to Saltwater River can explore the Tasman Peninsula convict coal mines.
Established . White Beach is a quiet spot close to Port Arthur, nestled in Wedge Bay.
Established 1826. Site of the Brighton Barracks from 1826.
Established 1866. Don’t miss the historic Dunalley Hotel, established in 1866.
Established 1816. One of the oldest townships in Australia.
Established . The location for Australia’s first railway – convict-powered.
Established 1823. Richmond is the home of Australia’s oldest stone bridge (c. 1823).
Established Mid 1820s. Sloping Main boasts a beautiful beach and some historic homesteads.
Established 1830s. Almost every house has a ‘Doo’ name.
Established 1821. A great place to stock up on supplies on the way to Port Arthur.
Established . Eaglehawk Neck is the narrow stretch of land – and home of the ‘dog line’.
Established 1841. Premaydena was once the site of the Impression Bay Probation Station.
Established 1841. Koonya features many well-preserved historic buildings in an idyllic setting.
Established 1860. Visit the Copping Museum.
Established . Nubeena has a long maritime history and was a farming outstation for Port Arthur.
Established . Sleepy Murdunna on the shores of King George Sound.
Established 1833. More than 600 convicts worked the coal mines for the Colony.
Established . See the 1829 oldest supreme court house in rural Australia.
Established 1820. Orginally know as Green Water Holes.
Established . Home of Australia’s oldest timber-span bridge.
Established 1830. Triabunna is a fishing town and gateway to Maria Island.
Established c. 1840. Runnymede is located between Orielton and Buckland.
Buckland is home to the St John the Baptist church, with its famous stained glass windows.
Established in 1820.
Established 1831. Situated at on the Prosser River, Orford is a great holiday and fishing town.
Established 1820s. Close to Evandale, Deddington was home to colonial artist John Glover.
Established . A small town with several historic homesteads, in a rural setting by the Nile River.
Established . Close to Cleveland, Epping Forest was once plagued by bushrangers.
Established Early 1800s. Perth is a relatively large historic town, with many remaining heritage buildings.
Established . A small Midlands town, once a coaching stop between Hobart and Launceston.
Established Early 1800s. At the intersection of the North-South and Swansea old coach roads.
Established 1821. The Morris General Store and Spiky Bridge are highlights.
Established 1811. Evandale is a picturesque heritage town on the banks of the South Esk River.
Established 1813. With its heritage rural setting, Longford features historic buildings and gardens.
Established 1821. An early garrison town. Cross the River Jordan.
Established 1830. The site of the best-known convict settlement in Tasmania.
Established 1812. The 1836 Ross Bridge has around 80 stone carvings.
Originally a garrison town, Campbell Town has many historic convict-built features.