Travel Blogs from New Norfolk, Australia

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It is goooood to be HOME!, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

It is goooood to be HOME!

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... and Lesley's new cat named Felix also sharing the same roof as us. On arrival back into Hobart we dropped off our luggage in New Norfolk then headed back into town to pick up Samuel from school and then take him to his soccer training in  Sandy Bay, ...

Woodbridge to New Norfolk, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Woodbridge to New Norfolk

A travel blog entry by larsennz2007

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... Bush Inn, built 1815, where the first telephone trunk call in the Commonwealth was made. The Hotel's telephone number was New Norfolk 1 right up until 1970, when the automatic exchanges were introduced. Found St Peters Catholic Church in Hillside ...

New Norfolk, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

New Norfolk

A travel blog entry by pauleddy

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... Australia's heaviest tree with heavy evidence of the smell of the Blue Gum Trees (lovely!). We then headed North and stopped at New Norfolk for a pleasant overnight stay (and our cheapest accommodation in 9 months of five quid for the two of us for the ...

Mt Field and Something Wild..., New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Mt Field and Something Wild...

A travel blog entry by jsto

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This morning we drove out to Mt Field NP to see Russell Falls. As you can see from the photos, there wasn't much water in the falls so they weren't too spectacular. We then walked about 10 mins up the track to see the Horseshoe falls. On the way back ...

Nelson Falls and Lake St Clair, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Nelson Falls and Lake St Clair

A travel blog entry by jsto

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... a platypus hide on a section of the walk, but unfortunately we didn't spot any. In the afternoon we drove onto the town of New Norfolk, which is just 40km from Hobart. We stayed in a lovely little little cottage there, which had been converted from an old ...

Little England, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Little England

A travel blog entry by caz_sykes

... constraints. So as I landed it was knowing I had now officially been to all 8 of the states/territories that make up Australia. Yay! I am so glad I made it to beautiful Tassie, if only for an all too short 5 days. Mitch and ...

Big Trees (Land of the Giants), Styx Valley and Mount Field National Park, Australia travel blog

Big Trees (Land of the Giants)

A travel blog entry by roamingroaches

Follwing the directions of a printed mud map to the Wilderness Society's Global Rescue Centre, we were headed for the Styx Valley. The GRC was prominent during the last federal election (2004) where there was much publicity surrounding the visits by Mark ...

Civilization, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Civilization

A travel blog entry by lgnyla

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... this evening have changed and we are heaps closer to Hobart than originally planned. After much hemming and hawing, we decided to stay in New Norfolk again, take a bit of time to try and get a photo of the poppy fields (opium poppy fields those are) but ...

Life as a convict, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Life as a convict

A travel blog entry by nlbrtw

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... myself at Port Arthur, on the Tasman Peninsula, one of the original & harshest penal colonies set up by us Brits in Australia. The site has been lovelingly maintained & was facinating to visit - seeing life as a convict & tracing individual cases (all ...

The Dog Line, Devils Kitchen, yikes!!!, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

The Dog Line, Devils Kitchen, yikes!!!

A travel blog entry by lgnyla

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... even made some stands out in the water for more dogs to be on in case anyone tried to swim their way out!! We passed over the oldest bridge in Australia, in Richmond (my photo with the date readable on it also had a huge SUV, so its not being ...

Catching up with friends, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Catching up with friends

A travel blog entry by waymez

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... but we had seen it last time anyway and were looking forward to catching up with Mike and Abby today. We finally pulled into New Norfolk around 3.30pm - a long drive after departing Strahan at 9am this morning. It was raining when we were looking for our ...

Back With Greg and Barb, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Back With Greg and Barb

A travel blog entry by mactracks

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We decided to stay a few days in New Norfolk, which is a beautiful town about 20 mins from Hobart. Greg and Barb were staying there too, so we spent three days with them doing Hobart and surrounds. We visited Salamanca, walked around Hobart, went to Mt ...

From Our Worst to Our Best Accommodations, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

From Our Worst to Our Best Accommodations

A travel blog entry by dmarek

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... we went through an area that had had a major fire.  Doreen said she still smelled smoke. We reached our destination - New Norfolk-- around 3 pm and went to the tourist info center where we inquired about accommodation.  The woman there was very ...

Hard to cross bridges., New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Hard to cross bridges.

A travel blog entry by gibsondesert11

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Hard headwind until Hobart. After a visit in the centre I can start to go north warts.         Fanny girl change her lifestyle. ...

Just Checking, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Just Checking

A travel blog entry by johnfblack

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This is a dummy run to see if I can drive this OK, seeing that I have a few unsorted problems with email from my tablet.  .  Oh look! I have had 5 visitors to this travel diary already - JB JB JB JB and JB  ...

Found a Penguin on the way home., Plenty Tasmania, Australia travel blog

Found a Penguin on the way home.

A travel blog entry by penguinhunter

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T-Tag (Tasmania Twist and Go) Scooter group meets on first Sunday morning each month. Today we rode from Cornelian Bay to New Norfolk and then on to Salmon Ponds.Salmon Ponds is a heritage hatchery and gardens area and full of trout plus 3 platypus that ...

Heading west now through New Norfolk....., New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Heading west now through New Norfolk.....

A travel blog entry by vankrusing

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Week 10 – 9/4/13 to 16/4/13 Heading west now through - New Norfolk, Hamilton and Derwent Bridge…. When we left Franklin in the south we had to travel back through Hobart to head towards the west coast.  New Norfolk was the first stop on ...

Mt Field National Park, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Mt Field National Park

A travel blog entry by ajaussietour

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Today the kids and mum made smoothies for breakfast, there was a banana one and a strawberry one. We went to Mt Field National Park and walked to see Russell Falls and Horseshoe Falls. We had a picnic lunch in the bush playground. We saw an echidna ...

Hamilton to New Norfolk, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Hamilton to New Norfolk

A travel blog entry by priceless

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... us.   Don’t forget – you are back into log truck territory as well. Still we make good time and arrive at New Norfolk around lunch time.   Our hosts are used to cyclists and are ready for us early so we can check in. As we ...

New Norfolk, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

New Norfolk

A travel blog entry by ajaussietour

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Today we had sun and it was warm so we played in the sprinkler which was one of those flat ones with a wooden bit on it. The girls and I had a water fight with our water bottles. We also squirted water through the gaps in our teeth. In the afternoon Dad ...

Back to Civilization At Last, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Back to Civilization At Last

A travel blog entry by mactracks

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We drove back through the Huon Valley, which is very picturesque, then through Hobart, and on to New Norfolk. This is a beautiful caravan park which is run by the council, and is right next to the Derwent River. There are lots of walking tracks, and I ...

All aboard, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

All aboard

A travel blog entry by saw_itt

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... of red wine if you wish. Best of all plunger coffee – not a sachet of international roast in sight! We went into New Norfolk for a chinese feast and back to the chalet for wildlife spotting.  It was hard to convince the kids to go to bed, ...

Day 52 - Franklin to New Norfolk, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Day 52 - Franklin to New Norfolk

A travel blog entry by ambro0

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... Kev and Dell arrive in Tas with their van.) The temperature outside the car as we left Franklin was 20deg C. Our ETA at New Norfolk was 11:07am. Unfortunately Mt Wellington was covered by cloud as we drove through Hobart so we were denied a last glimpse ...

Day 53 - Day trip to Strathgordon from New Norfolk, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Day 53 - Day trip to Strathgordon from New Norfolk

A travel blog entry by ambro0

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... and the two passengers, not so new and they had a sign on the back of the wagon to confirm this!! The temperature as we left New Norfolk was 19deg C and we are not expecting it to warm up today as we head south and up. We stopped at Westerway where we ...

Day 12, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Day 12

A travel blog entry by moorefamily5

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... it is raining like get out. We are all packed up and heading towards Hobart for our final week and a bit. We are stopping at New Norfolk tonight. We called into the the wall which is a big wooden wall of history of tassie carved into wood. Very clever man ...

Departure minus 3 weeks, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Departure minus 3 weeks

A travel blog entry by sleepydwarf

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... only aunt, my late father's sister. I've only met her once, about 20 years ago when she and my youngest cousin came to Australia. I've corresponded with her on and off via snail mail over the years, but have always wanted to visit her and to see where my ...

New Norfolk, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

New Norfolk

A travel blog entry by ajaussietour

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Today we went for a walk along the Derwent River and it was a long time. On the way Mum broke my drink bottle and we found an exercise park. There were three parks there, one with a bike and scooter track for kids, with real traffic lights. The other ...

Departure minus 2 weeks, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Departure minus 2 weeks

A travel blog entry by sleepydwarf

... sorting this out before I go because it gets expensive (for example, my service offers a $10/day pack for unlimited calls back to Australia, so for 13 days this would cost $130). The consensus has been to buy a SIM card when we get there – either ...

Departure minus 1 week, New Norfolk, Australia travel blog

Departure minus 1 week

A travel blog entry by sleepydwarf

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Ok, so this is getting real now. We have all the documents from the travel agent. Everything is booked. All we have to do is pack our bags and get on the plane. Hahaha! It sounds easy. It's hard to believe that this time next week we'll be in the air en ...

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