Minibus Hire Tasmania
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MiniBus Hire Launceston

 


We look forward to serving you when visiting Tasmania and require a Minibus, minivan or larger people mover.


rent from $78 per day - conditions apply.

Tasmania is a relatively small island enabling you to see a lot of the state within a short time frame. However, given the diversity of the state and the large amount of attractions to see and explore, we recommend you take your time to not only ensure your safety but take in all that Tasmania has to offer.

Tasmania, the smallest of Australia's six states and is an island lying south of the south-east corner of the Australian mainland. Roughly triangular in shape, it is surrounded by smaller islands, the most important of which are King, Flinders and Bruny islands. Including these smaller islands, the State has a total area of some 68 331 km2 and is separated from the Australian mainland by Bass Strait, a shallow but potentailly dangerous stretch of sea with an average width of 240 km.

Tasmania is the most mountainous of Australian States. It is distinctive not so much for the height of its mountains, which rarely exceed 1500 m, but for their domination of the landscape because the proportion of mountainous country to total area is particularly high. The island is dominated by a central plateau sloping south-east from an average level of 1000 m in the south. On the western edge, it gives way to a range of mountains running parallel to the west coast. This region is sparsely populated and contains the State's main mining areas.

Tasmania lies between latitudes 40° and 43.5° south and its climate is temperate maritime. The State's location on the northern edge of the "Roaring Forties" (a westerly airstream), plus its mountainous terrain, produce marked variations of climate, particularly of rainfall. Tasmania has the highest average rainfall of any Australian State. Annual rainfall can be as high 3600 mm in the west and as low as 500 mm in the east. In the west and north-west, maximum rainfall is received in winter. In the east and south-east, rainfall is more evenly distributed throughout the year.

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