“Discover Spectacular Tasmania’s Central Highlands and Midlands Now”. Tasmania’s Midlands are famed for both their agricultural and and architectural heritage. The major towns – Oatlands, Campbell Town, Ross and Bothwell – are among Australia’s prettiest villages. Most of these towns were created in the colonial era as stopping points where travellers between Hobart and Launceston could rest and change horses. Collectively the are renowned as the finest examples of Georgian era villages in the world today.
Tasmania’s nearby Central Highlands, consisting of a series of mountains and lakes in the Great Western Tiers range, are largely contained in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park. The spectacular scenery and easy bushwalks make it one of Tasmania’s most popular destinations. The Lakes region is a trout fishing paradise, with Great Lake and Arthurs Lake being particularly popular.
The area is one of the most glaciated in Australia and includes Tasmania’s highest mountain, Mt. Ossa (1617 metres) and Lake St Clair, Australia’s deepest natural freshwater lake, the source of the River Derwent
“Discover Spectacular Tasmania’s Central Highlands and Midlands Now”