Pink Tourism in Tasmania
Tasmania’s gay and lesbian history is rich and dramatic. Historic extremes of repression and freedom have culminated in recent world-class social reforms. Rainbow Tasmania is keen to promote exploration of our beautiful state to other rainbow people.
|In conjunction with Tourism Tasmania, the Tourism Industry Council Tasmania and the Office of the Anti-Discrimination Commissioner, Rainbow Tasmania has developed a Rainbow Tourism accreditation program for tourism and hospitality businesses. To receive accreditation under the program as a gay-friendly operator a business needs to demonstrate that:
While visiting Tasmania you may like to participate in SPECTRUM social events, to which visitors are always welcome. Click on the Events tab on the left of the screen to access the current SPECTRUM events listing.
The map below shows the tourism regions. Click anywhere in a region to open the page for that region. Each regional page lists gay-owned, gay-operated and gay-friendly accommodation, venues, businesses and services that we recommend.
You may also wish to consider listings on the Gay and Lesbian Tourism Australia site.