Tourism Industry Coincil Tasmania

Congratulations to our 2024 Tassie's Top Tourism Towns Finalists:

This competition is about promoting local pride in our regional towns, while showcasing the unique experiences that can only be found in regional Tasmania. 

The following Tasmanian towns have been announced finalists in Tassie's Top Tourism Towns of 2024 (click on the town names to view more info).

Bay Of Fires Eco Tours-90

Binalong Bay

Tasmania's coastal gem, Binalong Bay, in larapuna (Bay of Fires) is and ideal destination for young, adventure-seeking couples, that promises an unforgettable blend of romance, exploration, and indulgence. From leisurely strolls on world famous white sand beaches to gourmet picnics amidst secluded coves, each moment is a symphony of natural beauty and culinary delight. Set sail on azure waters or embrace the ocean, uncovering thriving marine life above and below the crystal clear water. Tackle the world-class Bay of Fires Mountain Bike trail, offering panoramic views of mountain ranges and coastline. Retreat to luxury glamping or intimate accommodations, immersing in nature's embrace under starlit skies.

2021 Devonport Aerial.jpg


Devonport is nestled along the captivating North-West Coast of Tasmania, where Mountains meet the sea and the picturesque Mersey River flows. Its allure lies in a new waterfront precinct and expansive parklands. The myriad of pedestrian and cycling pathways meandering through the city, await exploration.

Serving as the vibrant hub of the Cradle Mountain region, Devonport is an ideal launchpad for unforgettable day trips. Not merely a destination, Devonport invites you to immerse yourself in the fervour and pride of its locals. Linger, and discover firsthand the reasons to cherish, savour, and share this unique coastal gem.

Journey into Queenstown (1).jpg


Queenstown, a remote West Coast town in Tasmania, offers an unforgettable experience for adventurous travellers. Once one of the richest mining towns in the world, Queenstown is now home to a vibrant arts precinct, century-old steam train, and breathtaking mountain views. Visitors can explore the town's history through murals, museums, and art galleries, while thrill-seekers discover mountain bike tracks, bouldering fields and access to many of Tasmania’s unique rainforest hikes. The town's biennial Unconformity Festival showcases all genres of artists, performers, and storytellers. While the journey to Queenstown may be challenging, it's worth the wait to experience this Tasmanian gem.

Richmond - Tourism Tasmania & Brian Dullaghan


Richmond extends a warm invitation to young families seeking an unforgettable holiday escape filled with outdoor adventures and charm. Nestled in the picturesque Coal River Valley, this quaint town offers a delightful blend of history and natural beauty. Explore the iconic Richmond Bridge, wander along cobblestone streets adorned with boutique shops, and savour the local culture at cosy cafes. Embark on wildlife adventures in nearby parks, enjoy fresh produce at local farms, or navigate timber and hedge mazes in the town itself. With family-friendly accommodations and a welcoming atmosphere, Richmond ensures a rejuvenating getaway for parents and endless fun for the little ones, creating cherished memories for a lifetime.

Village Green - Night 1 including photo credit


Ross’ majestic elms and sandstone cottages ooze old-world charm and serenity – a precious reprieve in our fast-paced times.  Stroll the streets and soak up the romance of this picturesque heritage village.  The historic streetscape boasts shops with antiques, local produce and art. Admire the iconic Ross bridge;  its construction is an authentic case of Van Diemonian skulduggery.  Explore the intriguing ‘Female Factory’ where convict women and babies were incarcerated. Relax beside the tranquil Macquarie River.   Stay and snuggle in the warm glow of an open fireplace. Visit and journey, with your two and four legged companions, into a romantic past.

Stanley and Godfreys beach (Louise Hawson)


Nestled at the base of the Nut, a cooled lava pond from an extinct volcanic plug, lies the charming town of Stanley, Tasmania. Historic cottages create a picturesque frame around the town's two stunning beaches. On a scenic peninsula in Bass Strait, it boasts some of the cleanest air in the world, thanks to the roaring forties. The town offers Tasmania's finest culinary delights, from locally caught seafood to Cape Grim Beef and locally grown produce. As you gaze at this breathtaking landscape, the hero is the ancient land itself. Stanley is a small haven that packs a powerful punch.

Disclaimer: All town content has been provided by entrants as part of their submission in the Tassie's Top Tourism Town Awards program. Each entrant is responsible for the currency and accuracy of such content.