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Getting to Tazmania from Melbourne

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1. Posted by HaadRinGuide (Travel Guru 542 posts) 12y

I'm going to Australia for a couple of weeks in February and I fly into Melbourne, but I want to visit Tazmania. Anyway, can anyone tell me the best way to get to Tazmania from Melbourne - flight or ferry?

Also, do flights/ferries get booked up well in advance or can you usually just turn up on the day and get a ticket? I've got fourteen days in Australia and I've been to Melbourne before, so ideally I want to get straight across to Tazmania as soon as I get there.

2. Posted by New Guy (Full Member 22 posts) 12y


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3. Posted by james (Travel Guru 4136 posts) 12y

Don't waste your time or money with a ferry.

Fly with jetstar or virgin blue.

4. Posted by auddssey (Full Member 60 posts) 12y

Or Rex.

I am going to Tassie too on the 25th to 29th from Melbourne. OOhhhh... cant wait for my short break!!!

Any recommendation on cheap & good accommodation in Tassie? Any other suggestion would be most appreciated!

Cheers mate!