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Journeys : April May 2009
Win a West Coast wilderness escape Here’s your chance to break away from the everyday and explore Tasmania’s spectacular West Coast friendly West Coast welcome and a wide range of accommodation and dining options to suit all travellers. S Designed to echo the history of the region, the beautifully-appointed individual cottages and terraces take you back to a time when the wild West was inhabited by miners, piners, fishermen and their families. Take time out to enjoy View 42° Restaurant and Bar, set on the hilltop overlooking Macquarie Harbour, or the Fish Café on the Wharf, right on the harbour’s edge; or et on the shores of Macquarie Harbour, Strahan Village offers a Strahan call in to Hamer’s Hotel and hear the tales of the past from locals whose families have lived in the area for more than 100 years. Strahan Village is the perfect base for exploring Tasmania’s wilderness. It’s the home port of Gordon River Cruises and the magnificent voyage aboard Lady Jane Franklin II; home to the harbourside station of the West Coast Wilderness Railway, one of the world’s great railway journeys; and the starting point of the remarkable signature experience Piners and Miners. Paddling east Win The prize is two night’s accommodation for two people in a Strahan Village Waterfront Cottage at Strahan Village. Prize value is $560. Valid for six months from the date of issue and subject to availability. To enter, write your contact details on the back of an envelope and mail to Strahan Village, RACT Marketing, GPO Box 2271, Hobart 7001. Entries close 4 May. West Coast Wilderness Railway B 68 ased at Coles Bay on the East Coast, Freycinet Adventures runs sea kayaking trips along the sheltered inner shore of the Freycinet Peninsula. There are daily departures of the three- hour Freycinet Paddle and Twilight Tour; and from November to mid-April, the four-day Freycinet Expedition combines April / May 09 paddling, bushwalking, comfortable camping and aqua-taxi transfers. The company also operates the Hobart Paddle, a two-hour jaunt from Sandy Bay into the city’s working port precinct, with an on-water snack of fish and chips in Constitution Dock. More: www.freycinetadventures.com.au Win The prize is a Hobart Paddle for two people. To enter, write your contact details on the back of an envelope and mail to Hobart Paddle, RACT Marketing, GPO Box 2271, Hobart 7001. Entries close 4 May.
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