Tasmania lies just off the coast of mainland Australia, and is home to a extreme wilderness which enchants even the most cynical of people. It has strong ties to the art world, and boasts an almost fully mountainous landscape. This makes it the ideal place to come if you are looking for a quiet, cultural retreat in the heart of nature. Make the most of your time away by renting one of the best place to stay, which will ensure the natural world is never far from your fingertips. Discover the rocky coastline of Freycinet National Park, which has an abundance of scenic hiking trails, or climb up the iconic Mount Wellington for some of the best mountain panoramas. You can even abseil down a canyon at Cataract George to get your heart racing.