Lonely Planet Names Tasmania Number One!
29-Oct-2008 | World renowned travel guidebook giant, Lonely Planet, has named Tasmania’s Bay of Fires number one in the 10 Must see regions for 2009.Lonely Planet has an unmatched reputation for producing well-researched, up-to-date information that travellers can depend on. In 2006, Lonely Planet printed their 80 millionth book!
Each year, Lonely Planet publishes its much anticipated “Blue List” of hot destinations. The 2009 travel manual features 850 of the world's hottest travel trends, experiences and emerging destinations and Tasmania is on top of the list!
The guide says: “White beaches of hourglass-fine sand, Bombay Sapphire sea, an azure sky - and nobody. This is the secret edge of Tasmania, laid out like a pirate’s treasure map of perfect beach after sheltered cove, all fringed with forest. It’s not long since the Bay of Fires came to international attention, and the crowds are bound to flock. Now is the time to visit.”
The Bay of Fires is situated on Tasmania’s East Coast and extends from Binalong Bay in the south to Eddystone Point in the north. A wide range of activities are able to be pursued in the Bay of Fires area, including camping, beach activities, boating, bird watching, fishing, swimming, surfing and walking.
To find out more about the Bay of Fires please visit: www.bayoffires.com.au, www.bayoffirescottages.com.au, and www.angasi.com.au, or purchase the Lonely Planet “10 Must see regions for 2009” which will be available to purchase from next month.
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